Brendan McNamara


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A Quarter Century of Blue

Brendan explores the best archetype in Masters 25 draft: blue cards.

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Masters 25 Sealed

Getting ready to play a Masters 25 Sealed tournament this weekend? Brendan breaks down some key commons and uncommons.

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The Hammer With Masters

Brendan drafted Modern Masters 2017 last week to help prepare you to be disappointed as you crack boxes of Masters 25.

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Masters 25 Limited Speculation

Brendan guesses at some cards that might fill out the Masters 25 Liited environment.

Hipsters Presents

Flashing Back to Theros

We share some of our favorite articles about Theros draft, to help you navigate flashback drafts on Magic Online!

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Adventures in Multiple-Choice Land

Brendan examines the design of the multiple-choice test that was Trial 2 of the Great Designer Search 3.

The Modern Age

Problems with Delve

Now that Jace, the Mind Sculptor and Bloodbraid Elf have been unleashed on the Modern metagame, what does that mean for the delve mechanic?

The Modern Age

Modern Stirrings

Brendan breaks down the potential bans for Modern in the wake of Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan. Only one card has a big target on its back, but you never know what R&D will ban.

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Vacation from Ixalan

Brendan returns from vacation with a Rivals of Ixalan Sealed PPTQ top 8 report.

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Rainy Toronto Slips Away

Brendan went undefeated on day one of Grand Prix Toronto and came within one game of making the Top 8.

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Tournament Magic is Dying

Tournament Magic is dying. Spikes are leaving the game in droves. It’s not because the game is being designed poorly. It’s because Spikes feel insulted by the prizes they can win.