Derek Gallen

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@DGallenMtg

Silence, Exile, and Cunning

Enjoy Your Food

Derek goes on vacation and finds time to enjoy the process, both in life and Magic.

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Silence, Exile, and Cunning—Phasing Out

I’m phasing out, but where am I going?

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Silence, Exile, and Cunning — Battle For Zendikar Cut-Ups

Derek slices into the flavor text of Battle For Zendikar to unveil hidden moments of language.

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It’s Time to Unban Bloodbraid Elf

Derek continues our B&R announcement predictions before the Pro Tour. It’s time to unban Bloodbraid Elf.

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Stoneforge Mystic and Modern

Recently the community went into hysteria over whether Stoneforge Mystic will see an unbanning in the Modern format. But will it happen?

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The Case for Blood Moon

Whether Blood Moon should be legal is the subject of much debate in Modern. Derek makes a case for it to stick around.

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All Tomorrow’s Parties

A decade of retail hasn’t exactly provided Derek with therapy, and now Magic is joining in to promote a weekend of black friday shopping.

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A Modern Take on GP Pittsburgh

Heading to GP Pittsburgh? Take a minute to review the most fashionable Modern decks going into the tournament this weekend!

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Battle For Zendikar Limited

Follow along as Derek analyzes some pack one drafting in Battle for Zendikar limited!

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Kill Your Darling, Darling

Furthering your Magic game most likely involves playing the deck you love to hate.

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Silence, Exile, and Cunning — Battle for Zendikar Cut-Ups, Continued

Derek’s experiment with cutting into the flavor text of Battle for Zendikar reveals more than just a war-torn world.

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Legacy and the Mongoose

Learning Canadian Threshold is helping Derek’s mental game.