“Count these!” Someone shouts. “How many knuckle blades do you have?” “Don’t worry, I’m not gonna ankle shank nobody.” In the game room, rules are being established. Tournament brackets are being drawn. And sixteen players stand at the ready. “FNM players!” calls out a man in a dress shirt and tie. “ROUND STARTS!” Tonight is Friday Night Magic, and these are Planeswalkers, navigating the multiverse with a team of creatures, spells and enchantments of various colors and abilities. Th ey might be Liliana Vess, exercising the dark art of necromancy – or elder dragon Nicol Bolas, shattering minds with the power of touch.
Godfrey, Elaine; Collins, Alixandria; and Herold, Hunter
"Friday Night Magic the Gathering,"
Ethos: Vol. 2016
, Article 12.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/ethos/vol2016/iss2/12