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Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s MAGIC Moment & More- G&S Weekly Wrap-Up

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s MAGIC Moment & More- G&S Weekly Wrap-Up

Welcome to the Weekly Wrap-Up, where we highlight some of the articles and videos that have gone up over the past week that you might have missed!

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Magic Moment

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JGL himself stopped by Geek & Sundry this week with a box of Magic: The Gathering cards from his younger days, taking a trip through memory lane with Erika Ishii as he shared magic memories and facing off against Erica with some vintage decks. Watch the extended interview and the game they shared here!

Double GM Tips – Wrangling Smart Lighting and Smarter Players

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We’ve got a double-whammy with  helpful advice for game masters this week, with tips to from Eric Ravenscraft help ambient lighting using smart lights during your game sessions, and advice from Rick Heinz on how to deal with the most difficult of encounters mobs: rules lawyers.

Netflix’s Castlevania sets a High Bar for Video Game Adaptations

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Jessica Fisher took a deep dive into why the two seasons of Castlevania is a new gold standard for video game-to-show adaptations and is also totally binge-worthy.

The Afro-Futuristic RPG: Orun

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As Rob Wieland put it: “Black Panther blew everyone away this spring with an epic tale of royal intrigue and high tech action. Much of the films unique visual storytelling came from the Afro-futurism movement. This movement in science-fiction draws inspiration from African myths and legends and suggests that their cultures will be ascendant when the human race take to the stars.” He looks at the New Agenda Publishing’s RPG on Kickstarter, ORUN: Post-Apotheosis Afro-Centric Space Opera RPG.

Let The Sorting Hat Pick The Potterverse Game For You

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Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin or Hufflepuff, we all know we’re more than our houses. Or are we? We’ve got a list recommending some of the best Harry Potter boardgames based on your house (and no, Dumbledore isn’t going to come in at the end and change the standings of who wins).

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Image Credits: Eric Ravenscraft, Netflix, New Agenda Publishing, Warner Bros

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