the stories that make us nerds

NW Nerd is a podcast with feature stories on geeky interests, as well as talk on current and past issues within fandom and pop culture. 

Episode 35 - Untold origins of Magic: The Gathering

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Seattle Met Magazine's Arts and Culture Editor Darren Davis joins NW NERD to discuss the surprising origins of Magic: The Gathering.

Magic has roots in the Northwest. Davis chronicled a history on the iconic card game in the January issue of Seattle Met, including the underrated role of men in large cowboy hats and the surprising lack of fantasy art experience in the early '90s.

Read Davis' article on the history of Magic here