One interesting fact about "Magic: The Gathering" is that the game was almost called "Mana Clash." Initially, designer Richard Garfield intended to call the game simply "Magic," but his lawyer informed him that the phras... More »

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Some interesting information about Virginia is the various nicknames the state is known by: Old Dominion, Cavalier State, Mother of States, Mother of Presidents, Mother of Statesmen and Birthplace of A Nation. The "Old D... More »

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The mythical Greek goddess Aphrodite, known as Venus in Roman mythology, is the symbol of lust, beauty and love. She was born from the foam on the sea as famously pictured in Sandro Botticelli's painting "Birth of Venus,... More »

Proliferate is a keyword action in Magic: The Gathering. When a player is told to proliferate, that player chooses any number of permanents with a counter on them. Those permanents then receive an additional counter of t... More »

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Exalted is a triggered ability in Magic: The Gathering. The rule states that whenever a creature attacks alone, the creature with exalted gets +1/+1 until the end of the turn. More »

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"Dredge" is a card mechanic in Magic: The Gathering that allows a player to cast a card from his graveyard by foregoing his normal draw and by discarding cards from the top of his deck in lieu of paying with mana. This s... More »

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Jund is a setting in the fictional universe of Magic: The Gathering. In the game's lore, Jund is one of the five shards of Alara and is primarily aligned with the color red, but green and black act as secondary colors. More »

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