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Epic Card Game Digital

You've been asking for this since we first launched the Epic Card Game, and here it is!  Like Star Realms, you can play cross-platform for a single price. If you are not yet an Epic Card Game player, the app will be a great way to learn to play. Kickstarter backers...

Epic Organized Play in 2017

2016 saw the crowning of our first World Champion and over $100,000 in cash prizes awarded. We will continue to create a great competitive environment for Epic Card Game in 2017 with a renewed focus on in-store events, the creation of a new Grand Qualifier program,...

Epic Card Game Banned and Restricted Promotion

When your $10 rare gets banned from Standard, that is a bad feeling. When your $20 mythic rare gets banned, that is an even worse feeling. Epic Card Game is the strategy card game of mythic battles, designed by two Hall of Famers. Robert Dougherty and Darwin Kastle...

Epic World Championships Retrospective

Nathan Davis is an editor and associate designer of Epic Card Game. This article is the first in a series of articles discussing Epic World Championship 2016 at White Wizards Game Fair. PART ONE: THE ROAD TO WORLDS The 2016 Epic World Championship is in the books, and...

Lore: Cry Havoc

EPIC Cry Havoc by Ian Taylor The girl was most definitely lost.  The city gate of Covenant was at least a mile away, but in what direction?  She had no idea.  The occasional glint of the sun that peeked between the high branches of the forest gave her few clues, and...

Epic Worlds 2016 Final Match

The Epic World Championship 2016 is in the books and we have a World Champion -- John Tatian! We are putting together a retrospective on the entire event and will be posting a lot more content to our YouTube channel in the near future (so please subscribe!). But, in...

Epic Tournament Rules and You

The Epic tournament rules have been posted here.  For most experienced tournament players, there are no real surprises. -Shuffle your deck properly -Don’t cheat -Don’t be a jerk -This is what Constructed and Limited are -Don’t be mean to judges. And so forth…  ...

Epic Uprising – Ranking the Cards

This is a guest blogpost by Josiah Fiscus. Josiah Fiscus is a 31-year-old gamer from Pittsburgh, PA who has been playing CCGs and designer board games for over two decades. When he’s not at the game table, you’ll find him playing drums and serving as a deacon in his...

Epic Uprising Preview: Zannos, Corpse Lord

Over the past year, Epic has seen shifts across both the constructed and limited-format metagames. Before Epic Tyrants was released, many played with strategies imported from other card games; Sage and Wild were the go-to alignments for many players. Evil-based decks...

Epic Uprising Preview: Grave Demon

Here is a preview written by guest blogger Brad Minnigh. His preview begins with an introduction: Well, first of all, let me say thank you for the opportunity to preview a card from the new set, Uprising! This is a wonderful opportunity and...

Epic Uprising Preview: Den Mother

This is a guest blogpost by Josiah Fiscus. Josiah Fiscus is a 31-year-old gamer from Pittsburgh, PA who has been playing CCGs and designer board games for over two decades. When he’s not at the game table, you’ll find him playing drums and serving as a deacon in his...

Epic Uprising Preview: Gladius, the Defender

Today's preview is Gladius, the Defender. A champion brave enough to stand in the face of a Titan, and live to tell the tale. (Read more about that in a story posted in yesterday's preview for Velden, Frost Titan.) First, the comparisons: a 6 offense, 11 defense...