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Test your skills… Shrink!

July 1, 2015

Last week at Dice Tower Con a few Mage Wars Arena players got to peak through the suggested spellbooks for the upcoming Mage Wars Academy. The response was tremendous! They were excited both for this new format and for taking these cards into…

Dominate the Arena: Origins!

June 22, 2015

It has been a whirlwind of activity here at Arcane Wonders since Origins ended, almost two weeks ago.  We’ve been in a flurry preparing for Dice Tower Con and Gen Con, as well as recovering from Origins, personally my favorite show of the year. But by now I’m sure my love of…

Test your skills… at the Academy!

June 15, 2015

Amidst all the excitement coming from Origins with Sheriff of Nottingham winning the Board Game of the Year award and the pre-release of Mage Wars Battlegrounds Domination, several players had the opportunity to experience a whole new way to duel with our play sessions of Mage Wars Academy…

Dominate the Arena: Galaxxus

June 1, 2015

At Origins, players will have the chance to see Battlegrounds in person, and, some will play against Aaron Brosman, our community manager and designer! He’s excited about this… how excited? He just spoiled one of the “big” cards in the set for you to enjoy!

Dominate the Arena: Skeelax

May 26, 2015

Yesterday was a national holiday in our home country of the USA.  For those celebrating, we hope everyone had a restful and reflective Memorial Day! Today however, is a new day, and it is one with a new Domination spoiler! Today we look at the only…

Dominate the Arena: Sentinel of V’Tar

May 18, 2015

Today we delve back into the Arena and see a new way in which we will dominate it with Battlegrounds Domination!  Last week we saw the amazing potential of the Guard Dog. This week, a Guard Dog is not enough to claim victory…

Dominate the Arena: Man’s Best Friend!

May 11, 2015

In Battlegrounds: Domination you will have access to a plethora of new spells, but none so reliable as man’s best friend. This week’s preview is all about our friendly…

Sheriff of Nottingham: Father Geek Approved!

Our friends at the Father Geek have provided their input and opinion on the Sheriff of Nottingham and it’s no surprise…

Dominate the Arena: Cascading Forcewave

May 4, 2015

For today’s Domination preview, we have a special treat in honor of May the fourth. Today we’ll be looking at a spell in domination that has a wealth of applications outside of Battlegrounds. It’s a spell that shows just what a Forcemaster can do…

Dominate the Arena: Bolt of V’Tar

April 27, 2015

In Domination it is a race to take control of the V’Tar Orbs throughout the arena and use their power to claim victory. To do so you’ll have to eliminate their guardians, the Sslak and Usslak. So once you’ve removed the guardians you need to…

Origins Game of the Year!

April 22, 2015

We’re happy to announce that the Origins Game Fair has nominated Sheriff of Nottingham as board game of the year!  As you may know, the Origins awards are held annually at the Origins Game Fair and have a long line of…

Mage Wars Monday – Astral Anchor

April 20, 2015

In this episode, Aaron and Ricky discuss the guardians previewed last week. Then, they bring out the big guns, today’s preview card Astral Anchor!