A Geek-ish Gathering in Rawlins
Local game shop provides sense of community, hosts regional qualifier championship for popular trading-card game
December 22, 2022
When a person's fate hangs upon the roll of dice and cards in hand, money is usually involved. The cards placed on tables at Geek-ish Things on December 10 weren't clubs or spades though.
Instead, the cards were adorned with fantastical artwork featuring creatures, spells and land types. For several hours, players from Rawlins and surrounding other towns battled it out in a Regional Championship Qualifier for Magic: The Gathering.
The first but not the last
Released in 1993 by Wizards of the Coast, Magic: The Gathering was the first trading-card game from which other trading-card games suc...