Flashback Draft: Invasion

Last year I vowed to draft every format in Magic. This is the first in a new series called Flashback Draft, where I will revisit Limited formats of ages past.

160th at the Poughkeepsie PTQ with Jund or The Wrong Deck on the Wrong Day

Bed came early Friday night. I didn’t go to team Modern Masters sealed practice. I didn’t go to FNM. I […]

Two Scoops (June 17)

This week Rich takes a look at a recent community discussion about conceding (scooping) to your opponent in an important round of a tournament and the dilemma posed when asking for or asked for a concession. As always Rich also runs through last week’s community news, reviews the latest Wallpaper of the Week, and looks to the coming seven days.

Read the Cards: A Modern Masters Tale

I don’t think there’s anyone more pumped for Modern Masters Limited than I am. Seriously, ever since I won that […]

Breaking the Two-Bye Barrier at Grand Prix Providence

The team format, fixed seating, and VIP bottle service (J/K!) made GP Providence even better.

The Scrub Report—Giaco’s Modern Life

Dear Modern Masters, I’m sorry I was so apprehensive of you! I know I call myself a scrub and a bad player, but I’m glad I dove in and drafted.

There’s No “I” in Team

Last week, I headed up to Providence to play in the team Grand Prix. My plan to scrub out and play in Legacy side events didn’t go quite as planned.

First Impressions of Modern Masters Limited

Li Xu had a blast playing Modern Masters Limited this weekend, and shares his thoughts on the format.

Only Built 4 Cubin’ Lynx—You Shall Not Pass

As Hipsters’ new Cube columnist I feel like it is my duty to inform and educate the masses about the world’s greatest Magic format. Today I’ll be talking about the cards your neighbor to the left should never, ever see.

Death

Heard this one before? “Card X is great!” “Not really. Dies to Doom Blade.” Every (non-black) creature can be subject […]

Provident Planning

Between the five limited events I entered, the several two-person cube drafts, and a bonkers session of “shop for foils,” Jess Stirba had a great time at GP Providence.

A Visual Diary of GP Providence 2013

Rolex drove two-thirds of the Christian Hunters, featuring the Obliterator, and Connor “Purple” Hayes to the Providence Convention Center. Before […]