Evan Symon

Evan Symon

Evan Symon is a seasoned journalist with stops at the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cracked, GeekNifty, Pasadena Independent, and California Globe.

A graduate of University of Akron, Symon has covered stories in Vietnam, South Africa, Namibia, Germany, North Korea, Slovakia, and Switzerland (in addition to across the U.S. as well, of course).

He enjoys content creation, baseball, politics, and gaming.  When it comes to Magic: The Gathering, he tends to lean towards Selesnya (G/W).

In 1998, Mark Rosewater tried his hand at illustrating a Magic: The Gathering card. Tried.

In 2021, a well known Magic: The Gathering artist faced a rather embarrassing plagiarism scandal.

A 12-card set came out for Magic: The Gathering in the late '90s, but good luck getting your (literal) hands on them.

There are only a handful of cards in Magic: The Gathering that have the power to stop all cards from certain expansion.

Magic: The Gathering's earliest days had some pretty crazy cards. Take Raging River for example...

Tuesday, 14 December 2021 09:25

An Interview with 'Magic' Artist Marta Nael

Catalonian Magic: The Gathering artist Marta Nael talks about her life, her influences, and MTG with Magic Untapped.

In 2018, a fan favorite relic of the past came back into prominence.

In 1994, the first Magic: The Gathering World Championship took place in Wisconsin.  It was very different than today's high-profile MTG events.

Tuesday, 23 November 2021 09:13

An Interview with 'Magic' Artist Marie Magny

French Magic: The Gathering artist Marie Magny talks MTG, Lord of the Rings, and more in this Q&A with Magic Untapped.

For decades, the legend rule has been a controversial part of Magic: the Gathering.

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