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Modern Hero

Week Two

It was a rough week for Modern Hero as three Birthing Pod decks highlighted the challenges of the deck’s sideboard. Come read about our first sub-.500 week.

What We Learned

Grand Prix Byes

This week Wizards announced a new system for determining Grand Prix Byes. We’ll take a look at the changes and what they mean for players looking to enjoy the Grand Prix circuit.

Modern Hero

Week One

Week One of Modern Hero is now in the books. Find out how the Modern Event Deck performed this week and then vote on what changes you’d like to see in the deck for next week.

What We Learned

Conspiracy & Vintage Masters Spoilers

The start of the summer will be exciting as two new Magic supplemental sets release within a week of each other. Now it’s time to take a look at the spoilers for Vintage Masters and Conspiracy.

Modern Hero

Prologue

The Modern event deck contents were revealed recently and we decided to sleeve it up and bring it to a local tournament and see how it plays.

What We Learned

Pro Tour Journey into Nyx

The second Pro Tour of the year, following the release of Journey into Nyx, is now in the books. Take a look at the big winners and losers from a weekend of elite-level Magic in Atlanta.

What We Learned

Wizards Sues Cryptozoic

The gaming world was a bit stunned this week when Wizards of the Coast filed a complaint against Cryptozoic for their game Hex: Shards of Fate, claiming copyright, patent, and trade dress infringement.

What We Learned

Judge Promos

This week we take a look at the new Judge Promos, the MTGO Beta Client, and preview Pro Tour Atlanta.

What We Learned

Theros Demographics

Looking through the artwork of Theros we break down the demographics of the plane.

What We Learned

Journey into Nyx Prerelease

This week we played in the prerelease for Journey into Nyx. Find out what we thought of the final set of the Theros block.

What We Learned

Journey into Nyx Spoiler Season

This week we break down spoiler season for Journey Into Nyx. We’ll find out what has everyone the most excited heading into prerelease weekend.

What We Learned

MTG at PAX East

Wizards made a big showing at PAX East this year with big announcements about Journey into Nyx, Magic 2015, and Duels of the Planeswalkers 2015. We went to Boston to get the latest details on these topics and more.