Weekend Speculation: Creatures in MTG’s Forgotten Realms Set

The following comes from the complicated mind of BDC of the Magic Tavern. Ok, I was already heavily invested in the whole idea of having a Forgotten Realms MTG set WAY before that shotgun blast of spoilers we got almost a month ago. So, that incursion of amazing cards got me SO hyped. But…like IContinue reading “Weekend Speculation: Creatures in MTG’s Forgotten Realms Set”

Will Orc Tribal Finally Get Its Due in Forgotten Realms?

Now first of all, this is a speculation article not a spoiler. I have no new info about the upcoming MTG set, Adventures in the Forgotten Realms. Unfortunately. What we have plenty of here in the Magic Tavern is opinions and speculation. Lots of it. And we’ve had a discussion recently about some possibilities ofContinue reading “Will Orc Tribal Finally Get Its Due in Forgotten Realms?”

Location! Location! Location: Lands we want in MTG’s Forgotten Realms

Adventures in the FORGOTTEN REALMS is just around the corner and we could not be more stoked for a MTG set. Being old school D&D players and, especially, cutting our roleplaying teeth in Faerun aka The Forgotten Realms, we are the prime target for this type of product. One of the things that sets thisContinue reading “Location! Location! Location: Lands we want in MTG’s Forgotten Realms”

The Summer or Drizzt is upon us: What do we have in store?

Welcome to the summer of Drizzt. With the release of the animated short, Sleep Sound, written by the man who wrote both the old and new adventures of Drizzt, R. A. Salvatore, we have entered a stretch of nonstop capitolization on the D&D Drow superstar. And who can blame Wotc? Drizzt Do’Urden is the mostContinue reading “The Summer or Drizzt is upon us: What do we have in store?”

Are you ready to venture into the dungeon?

Okay, So let’s take a quick minute to talk about the POSSIBLE, yes I said possible, new mechanic in the next main set of Magic: the Gathering. A potential leaked card from Adventures in the Forgotten Realms was released onto Reddit today and… it’s a doozy. We love new mechanics and changing up the game is always fun but this one leaves us all wondering what could it possibly be? Well, I’ve got some ideas! 

The Trees are Alive: Squirrel Tribal finds its Commander!

There has always been a faction among the MTG faithful who have LOVED squirrels. They have waited and hoped that someday there would be enough squirrel cards or ‘squirrel adjacent’ cards to make a decent Commander Deck. The only problem? No Legendary Squirrels. They Kaldheim hit and Wotc found the perfect time to drop theirContinue reading “The Trees are Alive: Squirrel Tribal finds its Commander!”

Mystery of the Splintered Goddess: Cegilune, the Hag Queen

Sorry it’s taken me SO long to get back to you and I hope my absence hasn’t dampened your inquisitive spirits, cause today we have more of the mystery of the Shattered Queen, also known as The Queen of Air and Darkness. In the first article, we laid out the origins and pertinent information toContinue reading “Mystery of the Splintered Goddess: Cegilune, the Hag Queen”

Gods, Planeswalkers and other creatures: Speculation for MTG’s Forgotten Realms

The hits just keep on coming, kids! Welcome back to The Magic Tavern where it’s speculation 24/7/365! This is BDC and I am beyond excited for Adventures in the Forgotten Realms coming in July this year. This is mainly because Wotc seems to be extra excited and spoilery real early! First up, Wotc went theContinue reading “Gods, Planeswalkers and other creatures: Speculation for MTG’s Forgotten Realms”

MTG Speculation: Gods of the Forgotten Realms

Well, Magic the Gathering’s big cross over with D&D is just a little over two months away and we already have a few spoilers. The biggest of which is the card announced for the mighty Dragon God, Tiamet. AND, with renewal season just a few months past that, we have to wonder if Adventures inContinue reading “MTG Speculation: Gods of the Forgotten Realms”

This Week in Jank: Strixhaven’s First Few Weeks

By BDC Hey guys, been busy in the brewery deep within The Magic Tavern, so I’m just now surfacing from brewing Strixhaven’s new set of cards! It may not hold the power of Eldraine or Theros Beyond Death, but it is definitely going to change the meta with five new ways of looking at halfContinue reading “This Week in Jank: Strixhaven’s First Few Weeks”