Rich Stein

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What We Learned

Crackgate

Grand Prix Richmond should have been the crown jewel of the 2014 GP Circuit. Instead it was marred by a bullying and shaming scandal.

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Grand Prix Richmond

What does it mean for the future of Magic that Grand Prix Richmond featured 4,000 players and over 10,000 viewers?

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Jace vs Vraska

This week Wizards revealed the contents of the Jace vs Vraska boxed set and they are exciting!

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Pro Tour Born of the Gods

The Modern format was at center-stage this weekend in Valencia, Spain for Pro Tour Born of the Gods. We recap the first major event of 2014.

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Annihilation

Wizards announced the 2014 From the Vault boxed set this week and it will blow you away. Literally. Not so much figuratively.

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Bitterblossom (and Wild Nacatl)

Bitterblossom is unbanned. What does that mean for you?

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MTG Conspiracy

Wizards launches a viral marketing campaign for its new multiplayer set: Conspiracy.

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Team Channel Fireball

Channel Fireball rocked the MTG fan community when they announced their new team lineup going into Pro Tour Born of the Gods. Virtually every member of the former Team Star City Games is now on Team CFB. In the meantime the rest of Born of the Gods was spoiled.

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Born of the Gods

This week we take a look at the official Born of the Gods previews including new mechanics and spoiled cards. We’ll also talk about the Magic Movie announcement and recap Grand Prix Sacramento and the SCG Open in Columbus. It’s been an exciting week and we have plenty to talk about!

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Modern Event Deck

This week we take a look at the Modern Event Deck, the M15 Card Frame, the Magic Coin, more sexist satire, Grand Prix Prague, and SCG Open Orlando. It was a wild week in the Magic community and we’re going to get you up to speed on everything you need to know.

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Player’s Championship or World Championship?

Since its inception in 1996, the Magic World Championship has been the premiere MTG tournament at the highest level of the game. This year though, StarCity Games has overhauled their tournament circuit which culminate’s in the SCG Player’s Championship. What does each one offer to fans and players alike?

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The Three Biggest MTG Stories of 2013

It’s been a wild year for the Magic community, and as 2013 comes to a close it’s time to look at the three biggest stories of the year. Event coverage, tournament attendance, and the state of Magic Online were all brought to the forefront of our attention for better or for worse. Now we look at how those stories unfolded and what the future holds for us.