IGN is happy to share an unique sneak peak at two playing cards from Magic: The Gathering’s upcoming Stranger Issues Secret Lair set: Chief Jim Hopper and Eleven, The Mage.
Hopper and Eleven are each legendary creatures, every with the “Buddies For eternity” means, which lets you use them partnered with each other to concurrently lead a Commander deck. Right here’s what they seem like:
The Stranger Issues Secret Lair can have a complete of eight mechanically distinctive playing cards (in addition to a Stranger Issues-themed Clue token) with full particulars set to be revealed on an official Wizards of the Coast livestream at 2:30pm PT in the present day. The set can be launched alongside six different Secret Lairs as a part of Magic’s “October Superdrop,” which kicks off preorders subsequent week on October 18.
This isn’t the primary time Magic has accomplished a crossover with a preferred TV present, and it most likely gained’t be the final both. A promotional set elevating cash for charity launched My Little Pony playing cards in 2019, whereas a Secret Lair with characters from The Strolling Useless launched in 2020. Wizards of the Coast has additionally already introduced upcoming crossovers with Road Fighter, Fortnite, Lord of the Rings, and Warhammer 40k.
Magic: The Gathering – Lord of the Rings, Road Fighter, Fortnite, Warhammer 40K Card Artwork
WOTC says The Strolling Useless was the preferred Secret Lair it has made up to now by way of gross sales, however Universes Past has additionally spurred uncertainty about Magic’s future amongst some followers. Many are excited by the tie-ins and the brand new gamers The Strolling Useless proved these crossovers are ready to herald, whereas others see it as a dilution of Magic’s personal world because the variety of new units continues to extend. IGN lately spoke with Wizards of the Coast and dozens of Magic gamers – from informal followers to Corridor of Fame execs – about what Magic’s future would possibly seem like.