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D&D’s famous classes come to Magic in a very flavorful way

There’s nothing more iconic in Dungeons & Dragons than classes. They are the basis of your character’s background and guide what will happen throughout your adventures.

It wouldn’t be fitting for Magic’s first D&D-themed set, Adventures in the Forgotten Realms (AFR) to arrive without paying homage to classes. Fortunately, players can look forward to 12 different cards, each themed around an iconic D&D class.

These cards range from uncommon to rare and feature the “Level Up” mechanic that was first introduced in Rise of the Eldrazi. …


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Dice rolling, limited powerhouses, and treasures galore

We are updating this story as new spoilers are published, so keep coming back for more!

Welcome back to another round of Adventures in the Forgotten Realms (AFR) spoilers. We have a lot to recap today, including several new cards featuring the “Roll a D20” mechanic and a lot of powerful cards for limited.

After three days full of spoilers, it looks like we have plenty of delicious D&D flavor to enjoy in this set. Let’s dive right in to some of the most noteworthy AFR spoilers from the last few days.


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Beholders, Kobolds, and Manlands, oh my!

We are updating this story as new spoilers are published, so keep coming back for more!

Hello, Magic fans! Today is an exciting day because we are officially kicking off preview season for the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons-themed set, Adventures in the Forgotten Realms.

We’ve already seen a ton of cool cards today with excellent flavor. There are also some powerful new cards that are sure to have an impact in a variety of formats from standard to Commander to limited.

There’s a lot to cover, so let’s dive in.


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Everything you need to beat one of Standard’s most potent decks

Welcome to MTG Meta Breakers! This series is devoted to helping you take on some of the most common decks in standard (aka “the meta”).

Whether you’re looking to climb the competitive ladder on Arena, want to win your local Friday Night Magic (FNM), or are just sick of getting beat, you’re in the right place.

For the purposes of this series, we’ll assume that all games are in best-of-three format. This allows you to sideboard against your opponent. When hoping to take down the metagame, sideboarding is your best friend.

Without further delay, let’s dive in!

This week we’ll…


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Everything you need to know about Magic’s next standard-legal set

This summer promises to be an exciting one for fans of both Magic: The Gathering as well as Dungeons & Dragons. That’s partially because Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has announced a major crossover between the two franchises.

It comes in the form of a new standard-legal Magic set called Dungeons & Dragons: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms (AFR).

Players will soon be able to tap their mana base for some of D&D’s most famous heroes — and villains. …


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A fan-favorite ‘monster’ and a terrifying new mill card will arrive in July

With prerelease weekend for Modern Horizons 2 kicking off, most of the Magic community’s attention has been focused on cracking fetch lands and powerful new modern staples.

That doesn’t mean fans of other formats can’t have something nice too.

During the 300th episode of Dragon Talk, a long-running podcast dedicated to Dungeons & Dragons, hosts Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble revealed two new Magic cards.

The spoilers come from Magic’s next upcoming standard set, dubbed Dungeons & Dragons: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms (AFR).

Both cards lean heavily into D&D lore while retaining an undeniably “Magic” feel.

Will that be…


You can plan ahead to turn on your lights or the coffee maker

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Google Assistant is an incredibly helpful tool. For people with a smart home, the digital assistant is even more useful. Google Assistant makes it possible to automate mundane tasks like turning on a light or pausing the TV.

However, it has been lacking a major feature. Until now, Google Assistant hasn’t been able to schedule smart devices and connected lighting to turn on and off at specific times. That is no longer a problem, according to Google developer documentation reviewed by Android Police. …


But is humanity ready to deal with the consequences?

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The effects of climate change have an impact on many areas of life. However, few biomes are hit harder than coral reefs. High ocean temperatures can cause mass bleaching events that devastate reefs and, in turn, spell ruin for the creatures that live there.

Scientists have tried a variety of approaches in hopes of saving coral reefs. Now, research from the Carnegie Institution for Science suggests that a bit of gene-hacking could keep reefs safe from the effects of climate change.

The approach is possible thanks to researchers who discovered a gene in some types of coral that allows it…

Cody DeBos

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