Bargaining Table

#15: Unbannings and How 2 B Cute

Stefano reacts to the latest (meow-yawn) Modern shakeup re: how (not) to spec around unbannings.

#14: Buyouts Are a Pump-and-Dump Scam

Stefano critiques market buyouts—with the help of his patented Candid Admission Content™.

On the Events at #SCGPHILLY (Also, I’m Back)

Stefano returns from the graveyard to the Table to report on his extremely unpleasant #Phillygate experience.

CARDNAME: Why MTG Finance Sucks

Stefano retires (for now) from the world of MTG Finance writing, so he’s allowed to talk shit about it.

SURPRISE DEPLOYMENT: Guest Specs!

Guest Hipster Brendan McNamara stops by the Table to muse on Khans-block cards that might gain surprise employment in post-rotation Standard!

GRINDING STATION II: Dollars to Destiny

Stefano brings us Part II of an in-depth MTG Finance primer on smartly sweating the small stuff: how to grind value out of cheap cards via buylists & boxes.

GRINDING STATION I: Dimes to Dollars

Stefano brings us Part I of an in-depth MTG Finance primer on smartly sweating the small stuff: how to grind value out of cheap cards via buylists & boxes.

EXPEDITION MAP: These Damn Lands

Stefano responds to the earthshaking news of Zendikar Expeditions and asks: what happens next? Also give him your money, he is cool and nice

CREATURE TYPES: On Trading Styles

Stefano breaks down different trading styles and how to work with them, recapping GP Detroit in the process.

EVOLVING WILDS: Faith and Fetchlands

After a crazy week, Stefano responds to the shocking news about Zendikar fetchlands and fails to find a reason to hold onto them.

BLATANT THIEVERY: Community Ethics

This week, Stefano reveals his dark past — and asks the hardest MTG Finance question: when we trade, what are our responsibilities to the Magic community?

ACCEPTABLE LOSSES: Losing to Win

This week Stefano ponders whether there is a time for losing value in order to win value. Confused? Read on to learn more!