Rich Stein

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What We Learned

HasCon and the 2017 Magic Premiere Event Calendar

Rich takes a look at the recent announcement of HasCon and its implications for the Magic community.

52 in 52

The Darksteel Eye

The Darksteel Eye is one of the better Magic novels, making this a pleasant entry in the 52 in 52 series.

Standard Deviation

Discolock Match-Up Discussion

Rich analyzes the match-ups for Discolock as he tries to climb out of the obscurity of the lower rungs of the Hearthstone ladder

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Five Reasons the New Magic Story is Better than the Old Magic Story

After reading 40+ of the legacy Magic novels, Rich discusses why the new Magic Story is a vast improvement

52 in 52

The Moons of Mirrodin

Welcome to our 2016 52 in 52 series. This year I will be reading 52 Magic: the Gathering novels spanning […]

Standard Deviation

Climbing the October Ladder with Discolock

This week Rich provides a status update as he pilots Discolock on the October Standard ladder

What We Learned

Wizards Announces Organized Play Changes for Pro Tour Kaladesh

Rich takes a look at the changes to Organized Play that were announced ahead of Pro Tour Kaladesh

52 in 52

Scourge

This week we review Scourge and thank any and all divinities that this trilogy has come to an end.

Standard Deviation

Hearthstone October Standard Deck Selection

Rich proposes a few options for his October Standard Deck on the Hearthstone ladder and asks YOU to vote on them!

What We Learned

Everyone’s Buying eSports Teams (and the Future of Magic Online)

This week we take a look at the changing landscape of eSports and Wizards of the Coast’s desire to get involved.

52 in 52

Legions

This week we review Legions, the middle-story of the Onslaught block and easily the most absurd story in the entire Magic the Gathering pre-mending canon.

Standard Deviation

Closing Out the September Season with Disco Warlock

Rich finishes the September Standard Hearthstone season with Disco Warlock and shares his thoughts on mulligans and match-ups.