None Shall Pass Bombs

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.

What I Want from Rivals of Ixalan

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

Money for Nothing

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

Hand Nonsense, Good and Bad

Brendan compares two weird hand cards from Unstable.

Un-Intuitive Magic

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

Pro Tour Ixalan Draft Metagame

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

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.

Drafting Ixalan Archetypes

Brendan breaks down the Ixalan two-color archetypes by tier, and explains how that should influence your early draft picks.

Bad Card Limited

Brendan reflects on why the lower power level of Ixalan Limited is a nice change of pace.

Winning in Ixalan Limited

Brendan won an Ixalan Limited PPTQ with lots of dinosaurs and lands. Read how to succeed in this new format.

Sealed in the Time of Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs are the best natural strategy for Ixalan sealed. But what if you don’t have a good dinosaur deck? Brendan cobbled together a 5-0 in an online PPTQ with green-black explore.

Dinosaurs Don’t Need Help

Brendan played Dinosaurs at the Ixalan prerelease. Expect to see a lot of them in Sealed.