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All Aboard the Ixalan Hype Train

Are you excited for Ixalan? Forget everything you know about Amonkhet and get ready for this September’s large set release!

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Amonkhet Superlatives

With the entire Amonkhet set available to view we chose some of our favorites and gave them high school yearbook superlatives. Enjoy!

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Is the Magic Story Becoming a Problem for Standard?

Some folks would have you believe that the problems with competitive Magic these days stem from the shift in focus towards the Magic Story. They are wrong.

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Should Players be Banned from Tournaments for Offensive Language

Two well-known Hearthstone streamers were banned from HGG for offensive language. Is this a good reason to be banned from tournaments? Where’s the line?

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Magic the Gathering’s Reddit Community

Magic the Gathering and Reddit have an interesting relationship. This week we learn more about the makeup of the MagicTCG Reddit community.

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The Financial Value of Modern Masters 2017

It’s once again time to discuss the financial value of Modern Masters. I’m sick of it. You’re sick of it. Let’s get this over with.

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One Tournament Organizer to Rule Them All

Can a single tournament organizer shoulder the responsibility of running every Grand Prix event. Is that the best course of action for Magic?

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How’s That for Modern Support?

For months the community has cried foul that Wizards was cutting Modern Support, but given the contents of Modern Masters 2017, this couldn’t be more untrue.

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Will Damnation be in Modern Masters 2017?

We actually have no idea whether or not Damnation will be in Modern Masters 2017 but the question is worth exploring

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What is Magic Digital Next?

Just what do we actually know about Magic Digital Next? What’s real? What’s speculation? What should you do with your MTGO collection?

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Goodbye GPT, Welcome Back Nationals and PTQs

This week we talk about the end of the GPT system, the return of the Sunday PTQ, and the incredibly exciting return of the National Championships.