Magic: The Gathering – Inside the World’s Most Played Trading Card Game

Wizards, demons and goblins collide in the world’s first trading card game Magic: The Gathering, affectionately dubbed “cardboard crack” by its 10+ million diehard obsessives. From dank, wood-paneled basements to international big money pro tournaments, Magic continues to flourish since its phenomenal debut in 1993.

VICE follows a professional Magic player who dropped out of college for a shot to be number one on the pro circuit, while two brothers wax nostalgic about the spells of old.

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Comments

KINDLE says:

This is why I stopped playing. Half of winning, is down to £$£$ to get a constant flow of best cards. The other half? Is down to LUCK. You have no control which cards come out in which order. You could get done by Mana Deprivation.

Kaleb Henkel says:

holy shit the fact that he got his own card made me cry

Demauscian says:

should have used that chaos orb

Robin Marks says:

This documentary echoes my sentiments in the material world, namely: fuck professional Magic. Casual, especially EDH, all the way, beeyatches.

Mr Pieraldi says:

that jacob kid looks like he was gonna cry over a game lol

SirKingHoff says:

yay the money grubber lost!

crypto says:

damn jacob wilson seems so cringey and douchey, especially when juxtaposed by the cool ass italian bros.

TheDirtymikenation says:

Some one needs to tell this kid he is 19, and playing against people who are twice his age and have been playing the game since he has been alive. He will be the World Champion if he sticks with it and speaks it into existence

bricky 81 says:

I used to play this 23 years ago…have no idea where all my cards went 🙁

Free Ware says:

Pro players freak me out, and man, it is hard to build a deck when your just starting out.

GodsLenguage says:

hi, what do you guys think about this collection? is it too much?? http://www.ebay.es/itm/263188495592?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

CreamOf Weber says:

Don’t get me wrong, Magic is an awesome game. However, the people that take it seriously are the worst kind of people.

Demauscian says:

You can get into vintage for the low low price of 25,000 and up.

Yz X says:

Am I only one who just know this game at the first time?

Hokkaido Wolf says:

I would enjoy going to one of those tournaments, but there are no females. I wouldn’t want to be the only chick. Lol

11swallowedinthesea says:

*Pocket Monster is better.*

christian porter says:

10:36 Kenny Powers means what he says!

mysterious stranger says:

4:25 Vice HQ ! kek

Captain Cor says:

What information could that guy have that he could possibly not divulge?

TheDirtymikenation says:

4:00 Why does the runner up get a trophy?

Boom Bap Raw says:

is that man with visible musculature and upper body strength at 4:44 lost or something?

Mundane05 says:

17:23 Alright… What was it like a nudie card?

Sunset Rider says:

The elusive “boob-butt fairy” at 10:57.

A says:

8:15. Is that an unsleaved Mox in the middle of the bin.

vesleengen says:

Dual lands and Unlimited Mox Sapphire just put in a box… Just 3000 dollars just there…

Russell Parry says:

He might be a great magic player but that limp-wristed fish of a handshake he gives is the real crime here.

Prololan says:

NO SLEEVES REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

猫我蜜糖 says:

A great game. But saying it might be one of the best game ever made is kinda over kill…

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