Rich Stein

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Announcements, Announcements, Announcements

Last week Wizards made a pretty significant announcement about announcements. Yes, that’s kind of meta.

52 in 52

Godsend

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

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PAX East 2016 Survey, Part 2

This week we take a look at card games that were featured at PAX East in Magic’s absence.

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The Gathering Dark

This week we travel back to The Dark to learn more about the peril that befell Dominaria between the end of the Brothers War and the founding of the Tolarian Academy.

What We Learned

PAX East 2016 Survey, Part 1

This week we take a look at card games that were featured at PAX East in Magic’s absence.

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The Colors of Magic

This week we read The Colors of Magic, an anthology of short stories from around Dominaria in the wake of the war between Urza and Mishra

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65,000 and 1,000,000

This week we look at some Magic data from Hasbro’s first-quarter earnings report

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Bloodlines

This week we finish the stories of Urza’s Saga block and setup the events that will make up the stories of the Weatherlight Saga and ultimately the Phyrexian Invasion

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Platinum

This week we talk about the upcoming changes to appearance fees and the World Championship prize pool and how the math works out.

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Time Streams

When we left Urza he had survived confronting Gix thanks to the sacrifice if his only true friend, Xantcha. Now, years later he is the disguised Master Malzra, head of the Tolarian Academy.

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Shadows Over Innistrad Prerelease League

Wizards has been doing great things lately with Magic Online. Sure there are still a lot of bugs and issues […]

52 in 52

Planeswalker

This week we continue our 52 in 52 series with the aftermath of the Brothers War and Urza’s adolescent years as a planeswalker as he challenges Phyrexia for the first time.