Magic: The Gathering – Are Collectible Card Games the New Poker? KehlBayern May 10, 2015 Documentary, Video The Mystical Universe of Magic: The Gathering from VICE Magic: The Gathering: Could Planeswalkers be the New Poker Players? The twenty-year old game from Wizards of the Coast has attracted more players in the past few years than ever before. New and old players alike are falling in love with the collectible card game format and it is exploding in pouplarity both in print and digital realms. Blizzard’s Hearthstone, Wizard’s Magic, and countless others (including Pokemon and YuGiOh!), it seems that this game genre has no end in sight. Here’s Vice‘s documentary on the popular card game and its multi-generational reach.