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Episode 609: The Curse Of The Black Lotus : NPR

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But Magic is still around, right?

In a classic bubble — housing for example, or tech stocks or Beanie Babies — the fun ends in a crash. Things go belly up, and people can lose a lot of money.

The creators of the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering faced such a bubble. The cooler they made their cards, the more the resale value increased — and threatened to send Magic cards the way of the Beanie Baby.

magic had its best year in 2014 supposedly

I believe that. The audience seems to keep expanding. 

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