What You Need to Know:
- VIZ Media is happy to bring Magic: The Gathering fans more content, as they'ved announced the expansion of THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING catalog with THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING—DOMINARIA. The book is the sixth installment in VIZ Media’s continuing series of hardcover books celebrating the incredible artwork and imagery of Magic: The Gathering™ and is scheduled for release in Summer 2018.
- Step aboard the legendary airship Weatherlight and explore the plane of Dominaria, an ancient world that has weathered one apocalypse after another and emerged into a new time of rebirth and renewal. These pages, lavishly illustrated with the award-winning THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING, give you the history and stories from the plane where everything started.
- Throughout its 24-year history, Magic: The Gathering has visited many richly imaginative worlds through card sets and stories. Developed by Wizards of the Coast, Magic: The Gathering has more than 20 million fans, is played in more than 70 countries, and is available in 11 languages. Magic: The Gathering has won numerous notable awards, including a Mensa Award and multiple Origins Awards, the Hobby Game industry’s annual top award.
Source: Official Press Release
Magic's impact on the world has been incredibly huge, ever since the early 90's. I still couldn't get into it though.
The lore and way to play the game is quite deep so it's understandable as to why many find it hard to dive into.