Brendan McNamara

@brendanistan

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The Glorification of Trolls

Trolls have been established in our cultural lore for millennia. Brendan explores their role in our community and under what bridges they might lurk.

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What I Want from Rivals of Ixalan

Brendan looks at ways Rivals of Ixalan can improve the limited environment.

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Missing Modern Stars

Brendan looks at a few powerful Modern cards that don’t see much play.

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Money for Nothing

Brendan talks about how bad people make money of their hatred, and what we can do about it.

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To Affinity and Beyond

Brendan came up short in the online RPTQ with Affinity.

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Hand Nonsense, Good and Bad

Brendan compares two weird hand cards from Unstable.

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Un-Intuitive Magic

Brendan looks at a few interesting cards from Unstable preview week.

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The Keyser Soze Twist

Brendan reflects on fallen heroes in a year of brutal real-life plot twists.

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Pro Tour Ixalan Draft Metagame

Brendan runs down the successful draft archetypes at Pro Tour Ixalan.

The Modern Age

Modern Season Begins Today

As Pro Tour Ixalan begins today, so does the preparation for the return of the Modern Pro Tour next February.

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The End of Ixalan Draft?

Brendan reflects on Ixalan draft, his experience at Grand Prix Phoenix, and the upcoming Pro Tour down the road from him.

The Modern Age

Playing Against Tron

Brendan continues his survey of the Modern metagame with some advice on how to play against Tron.