Wizards of the Coast’s venerable series of card games has had some quirky crossovers Through the years. But things will only get weirder and more wonderful with an expansion of his latest crossover into a real Magic multiverse that would make even the More experienced planeswalkerTurn your head: Lord of the Rings Y Warhammer 40,000.
Polygon reports today that during a call to Hasbro investors, Wizards of the Coast announced a new line of Magic collaborations called Universes beyond. As the name implies, the new set of cards will welcome collaborations with other licenses. beyond those created by Wizards.
TThe first two new additions to the line are as wild as you’d expect: Wizards is formally collaborating with Middle-Earth Enterprises and Games Workshop to bring the worlds of Lord of the Rings Y Warhammer 40,000 (you would think they would go for Sigmar Age instead, but maybe one day?) to the card game. For now, no more details were revealed about the things we really want to know, like how many lands we need to touch to play. Baharroth, cry of the wind, or if Gandalf gets summoning sick when you bring him back as Gandalf the White.
But suffice it to say, we’re excited. We will bring you more about Magic: The Gathering – Universes Beyond how and when we learn it.
To update: In a new blog mail detailing Universes beyond, Wizards of the Coast clarified that the new line will be clearly separated from its standard card releases, with a special aluminum badge denoting collaborative cards. Releases will cover multiple Magic formats, including a Warhammer 40,000 Commander Deck, and is not strictly limited to “Secret Lair” releases such as recent collaborations with The Walking Dead.
In addition, they noted that Adventures in the forgotten realms, the next Dungeons and Dragons place, in fact, it will not be considered part of the line, and the mark will only be used to Magic licensing collaborations outside of Wizards of the Coast properties; we have updated the language of the previous version of this post to reflect that clarification.
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