Gaming Inspiration

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

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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Video guide – Why double sleeve?

Well. Maybe you decided to double sleeve your cards, but do you know WHY you should do so?...

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Video guide – How to double sleeve

Double sleeving is important if you want the maximum protection of your cards. But nobody said it was easy. See...

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Sleeves, Sleeves, Sleeves

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

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Pokémon Trading Card Game: An In...

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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Regional Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament an...

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

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About Deck Boxes

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

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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 Magic...

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All You Need to Know About Playmats

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

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Be Prepared: Yu-Gi-Oh! Accessories

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

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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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Knowledge: The New Spellbook Cards

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 i...

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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 Pokémon...

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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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