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Category: Games I Play

Mage Wars Tournament League

Upon introducing Mage Wars to my play group, who are mostly Magic: the Gathering & strategy card game players, they immediately fell in love with it. It’s embodies the total feeling of being a mage in combat, with brilliant, balanced, and easy to remember rules. There was also no losing to bad draws: you pick […]

Gaming As a Language

A little something I wrote in 2006. It has definitely amplified since then…   Gaming is a language. Each game has a different language. When gamers are discussing a particular game, it becomes a secret, coded language that a non-player wouldn’t understand. This is special, not from its exclusion, but its inclusion, and connection of thought […]

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