Burn at the Stake

Remember when I said I was going to play a sweet Grixis control list this week? Something else caught my eye.

The Standard Pauper Tournament begins!

When I announced the Standard Pauper tournament, a close friend asked how many players I hoped to have. I replied […]

Flavor Wasted

I spent most of the weekend in a hole, playing through Bioshock Infinite. I know it’s not a new game, […]

Hipsters & Monday Night Magic’s No, Seriously, You Make the Card Contest EXTENDED and Prizes Announced!

Good news! We want more submissions so we’re extending our team-up contest with Monday Night Magic through next weekend! The […]

Bogle: The Gateway Drug

“Hexproof is a gateway drug to counterspells, Matt. JUST SAY NO.” — Hunter “Rolex” Slaton

Commander, Cube, and Mike Tyson (Aug. 19)

What happens when you design a game and people start playing it a little differently? This is what happened to Wizards of the Coast and Magic the Gathering in the mid 2000’s. We’ll take a look at the rise of Commander and Cube and look at it in the context of a Mike Tyson quote.

Feeling Weird, Feeling Good

765 Planeswalker points! Just over the limit. I unceremoniously went 3-3 in the PTQ in Delaware. That’s good enough. Overall […]

Fundamentals

Lately everybody’s been ragging on core set. But there’s no better arena in which to reinforce Magic’s fundamentals.

The Scrub Report—These Cards Can Get You Down

My first serious interest in Magic coincided with the start of my new job at my local gaming shop. I […]

This Could be Love for Fire

Remember back when I shared my thoughts on the Eternal-playability of certain M14 cards? There was this Pyromancer guy that had […]

M14 Limited

Drafting is about commons—a format where commons are your bread and butter and commons are king.

Taking the Competitive Route

It was just about two years ago that I stumbled upon Twenty Sided Store in Williamsburg Brooklyn and it’s been […]