What We Learned

Grand Prix Las Vegas Wrap-Up

We recap the festivities that took place during Grand Prix Las Vegas including those that happened away from the Nevada desert.

Grand Prix Las Vegas aka Magic: the Conventioning

Is Grand Prix Las Vegas really a Grand Prix or is it time we started thinking of it differently?

Why do Leaks Keep Happening in the Magic Community?

Leaks struck again when three marquee cards from Hour of Devastation were posted to the french version of the official MTG website. Why does this happen?

Why Can’t Wizards and Twitch Promote their own Players?

If Wizards did a better job to promote pro tour players, would they need to invite Amaz to bring more viewers to their marquee event?

Why is Standard the Standard Format?

Standard is highlighted as the exclusive format of the Pro Tour and is heavily featured in non-Pro Tour events as well, but why is that the case?

How 375 Planeswalkers Finished at Pro Tour Amonkhet

This week we pour over the data coming out of Pro Tour Amonkhet and consider who performed better: pro players or amateurs?

How 428 Planeswalkers were Invited to Pro Tour Amonkhet

Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Pro Tour Amonkhet?

The Role of Magic Online in the Banning of Felidar Guardian

Felidar Guardian was hanging on by a thread when Wizards chose not to ban it last week. A few days worth of Magic Online data changed all that. How?

All Aboard the Ixalan Hype Train

Are you excited for Ixalan? Forget everything you know about Amonkhet and get ready for this September’s large set release!

Amonkhet Superlatives

With the entire Amonkhet set available to view we chose some of our favorites and gave them high school yearbook superlatives. Enjoy!

Is the Magic Story Becoming a Problem for Standard?

Some folks would have you believe that the problems with competitive Magic these days stem from the shift in focus towards the Magic Story. They are wrong.

Should Players be Banned from Tournaments for Offensive Language

Two well-known Hearthstone streamers were banned from HGG for offensive language. Is this a good reason to be banned from tournaments? Where’s the line?