Gaming Inspiration

Inspiration and tips from dragons, notable players and worthy opponents.

New Features Now Available on Ca...

New features are now available on the Dragon Shield Card Manager! Explore the new features available at your fin...

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MTG 2022 Release Schedule

We’ll be taking a cyberpunky visit to Kamigawa, over 1200 years have past since Saviours of Kamigawa....

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Three New Matte Dual Sleeve Colors

We’re releasing three new gorgeous colors of Matte Dual sleeves! Glacier, Peach & Crypt. All colors are releasing...

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5 New Double Shell Deck Box Colors

We’ve given our Double Shells a revision and they’re now available in 5 new awesome colors!...

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Are Dragon Shield sleeves acid f...

As a player of TCGs you might see PVC/acid free labels on TCG accessories, but what is the importance of a TCG acce...

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Should you double sleeve your tr...

Double-sleeving is when you take a trading card and put it in two layers of card sleeves. 2 sleeves, double the s...

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Which Dragon Shield sleeves are ...

You might have heard about the opaqueness of a card sleeve before, especially in tournament settings, but what ...

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What is the Classic Card Sleeve ...

With all the different varieties of card sleeve textures available it can be quite tricky to find the card ...

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The best Dragon Shield sleeves t...

Keeping your cards in mint condition is fantastic, protect the cards you love so they they’ll be minty fresh ...

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How do you clean Dragon Shield s...

If you’ve been playing TCGs for a long time you might have experienced sleeves getting dirty and becoming ‘gross...

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How often do I need to change ca...

The fact of the matter is; Sleeves will wear over time. Sleeves will get dirty over time. Sleeves will ev...

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Magic the Gathering Kamigawa – N...

Kamigawa – Neon Dynasty has it’s pre-release weekend starting this Friday. All cards have been availa...

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Battle of Chaos Release

There are lots of new cards for Vampire and Ghostrick archetypes, as well as Nordic monsters and a new level 10 Swor...

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Flesh and Blood Everfest Released

Hurrah! The newest Flesh and Blood set – Everfest releases today! After an exciting spoiler season we can final...

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7 Sleeves Crafter Inspiration Id...

Your deck is unique! So why aren’t your sleeves? With Sleeve Crafter, you can create custom sleeves with the ren...

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Awesome gift ideas for card game...

Christmas is right around the corner and its time to get in the spirit of giving! Use this list to get inspired...

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Dragon Shield – Perfect Fit

November 2016 our line of Perfect Fit was released.A Dragon Shield inner sleeve available in ‘Clear’ and ‘Smok...

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Introduction To TCG Accessories ...

Welcome, young Padawan, to your very own card gaming adventure. What awaits you is a world of epic rivalries, ...

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An Introduction to Pokémon TCG C...

My name is Steffen Eriksen, and I am a competitive Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) player. I have for the past ...

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament and Major E...

I am Miguel Soto, Yu-Gi-Oh! world competitor with Team Shenanigans Gaming. I will be covering how to prepare...

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Introduction To TCG Accessories ...

Welcome back, Padawan, to the “I’ve Come to Game” series, intended to provide an overview of the most impor...

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Mega Rayquaza: Can You Tame This...

It is Steffen from team 8bp here, and today, we are going to look at one of the top decks in the current Pokémon...

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Sleeving up your Commander deck

Collectable cards games (CCG) as a whole have taken over for the last 20-25 years or so now. With games like Magi...

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Introduction To TCG Accessories ...

Unlike sleeves and deck boxes, which offer a limited amount of customizability, playmats truly know no bounds....

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Yu-Gi-Oh TCG Accessories for Tou...

I am Philip Torres with Shenanigans Gaming here to get you up to speed with what is needed to play the Yu-Gi-O...

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Product review: The New Line of ...

My name is Steffen Eriksen, and I am a competitive Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) player. I have for the past 11...

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A Link to the Future!

What’s kickin’, y’all? Kwikpanik here again to bring you the fantastic news that a new world of Yu-Gi-Oh! ha...

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Spellbook of Knowledge: New YuGi...

With the release of the newest set, Code of the Duelist, coming out in late July, many cards that I have been [.....

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How I Got Started

I was 16-years-old and William Lies, a high school friend, asked if I wanted to try out this card game.I didn’...

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Dragon Shield & I

For eight years now I’ve traveled the world playing Magic. In that time, I’ve won tournaments, qualified for e...

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Dragon Shield Art Sleeves

Have you seen our 3 new art sleeves? We are proud to present art sleeves printed on an entirely new and improved ...

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What Are Trading Card Games?

Jumping into the world of card gaming can be an overwhelming experience. The card gaming community has an [...]...

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Android: Netrunner Living Card G...

In autumn of 2017, a number of changes came all of a sudden to Fantasy Flight’s venerable Android: Netrunner Liv...

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Why Play Commander

Collectable cards games (CCG) as a whole have taken over for the last 20-25 years or so now. With games like Ma...

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Top 5 Fun Magic Cards

For eight years now I’ve traveled the world playing Magic. In that time, I’ve won tournaments, qualified for ...

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Learning Mana Curve

Hi everyone! This article is part of a series in which we learn about Magic the Gathering fundamentals. Today we are...

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Things to Do After Being Elimina...

Howdy, everyone! I am Miguel Soto with Team Shenanigans Gaming and I am back again with another great article! In th...

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I’ve Come to Game: Miscellaneous...

After you’ve got your hands-on sleeves, a few deck boxes, and at least one playmat, what do you need next?...

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Spirit of the Game

Undoubtedly, the Pokémon Trading Card Game has become vastly more competitive over recent years with consider...

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Preparing for Team Tournaments

In today’s competitive environment, we find that every few months there is a team constructed tournament. Learn...

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Going Rogue in Yu-Gi-Oh!

Ever since the beginning of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game’s first Shonen Jump Championship tournament (...

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What Are Living Card Games?

Jumping into the world of card gaming can be an overwhelming experience. The card gaming community has an ...

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Preparation is Half the Battle!

It’s the early hours of Saturday morning, say 3 am, before a regional that you and your friends are excit...

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What Are Deck Building Games?

Jumping into the world of card gaming can be an overwhelming experience. The card gaming community has an...

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When it Matters: Sleeve Opacity

Excellent question. Card sleeve opacity has become a bit of a hot topic in the card gaming community over...

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Getting Into Modern: MTG

Modern, Magic’s most popular format, shows no sign of slowing down. How does one get started with Modern? The b...

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MTGO: A Guide to Magic Online

Learn how to start playing Magic: the Gathering Online from Daryl Ayers, one of the best in the world....

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Jeff Jones Reviews Dragon Shield...

If you’re looking for some durable, high-quality sleeves for your trading cards, look no further than the...

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Understanding Magic’s Many Format

Today I am going to rank all of the most popular Magic formats from worst to best. This might not include e...

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Places to Know: MTG Strategy

Learn how to start playing Magic: the Gathering Online from one of the best in the world....

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How to Start Playing Pokémon Com...

You will have to devote yourself to the game. A lot of study is needed to comprehend the cards and formats....

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The Importance of Sleeve Upkeep

You are playing at an event. You have just finished round four, and your table has been selected for a random deck...

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Building Trust With Your Opponents

Read about how and why it's important to build trust with your opponents in the Pokemon TCG, or any TCG!...

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Keeping the Dream Alive

How can players keep their favorite trading card games alive when they're canceled by the publisher? Brett Wright ...

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A Tournament Report from the Big...

On the weekend of September 28th/29th, the biggest Regional Championship in Pokém...

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Places to Know: MTG Strategy

Can't wait until FNM to get your Magic fill? Consider watching these recommended streamers! (Recommendations ar...

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Preparing for YCS Pasadena

With the release of Soul Fusion and two YCS’ taking place in the past month, the metagame is seemingly so...

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Why Create a TCG Team?

Have you ever considered starting a trading card game team? Jamie Turner is back to discuss his experiences [...]...

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Thoughts on the New Yu-Gi-Oh! Ba...

Hello everyone! We recently received our latest update to the Forbidden/Limited list! This list was one o...

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Places to Know: MTG Podcasts

In today’s installment, I will be going over the top 5 podcasts related to Magic that I like to listen to. I ...

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Places to Know: Modern Decks

In today’s installment, I will be going over the top 5 podcasts related to Magic that I like to listen to. I wis...

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How I Improved at Magic

Improving at Magic: the Gathering can be daunting. Learn how pro-player Daryl Ayers did it....

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Places to Know: Magic Events

I’ve been playing Magic on the East Coast for years. But when you’re just starting out, it can be dif...

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My Least Favorite MTG Mechanics

I love Magic. Magic is the most fun game I have ever played in my life due to the thousands of cards and ...

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A Modern Horizons Primer

Modern Horizons, the first Magic: The Gathering set focused on the Modern format, hits the tables for the first [...

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Top 5 MTG Arena Streamers

Last time I wrote something relating to Magic and Twitch I was highlighting out my five favorite streamer...

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Add a Land

You love playing Magic, building your own decks, and battling against your friends. You just finished yo...

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An Introduction to Oathbreaker

Oathbreaker is a new Magic: the Gathering format that I recently started playing. I have to say: It’s ...

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Magic Online or Magic Arena?

Playing paper Magic is easy. Choose a format, build your deck, find friends or a tournament near you, the...

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