Rich Stein

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What We Learned

Thoughts on Spike, Tournament Grinder

Spike, Tournament Grinder will finally be printed in Unstable completing the psychographic cycle that began in Unglued. But not everyone’s a fan…

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Pro Players Should Grow Thicker Skin

Should Pro Players be called out for punting games on Sunday of the Pro Tour? Or should the fans cut them slack because it’s hard to get that far?

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Biggest Team Surprises and Disappointments from Pro Tour Ixalan

We take a look at the biggest surprises, biggest disappointments, and biggest questions from the Pro Tour Ixalan Team Series competition.

2017-18 Pro Tour Team Series

2017-18 Pro Tour Team Series Preview

Get ready for Pro Tour Ixalan with our complete 2017-18 Pro Tour Team Series preview! Every team! Every player! Who’s going to win it all?

2017-18 Pro Tour Team Series

2017-18 Pro Tour Team Series Off-Season Recap

Welcome to our preview of all 222 players across 37 teams in this year’s Pro Tour Team Series. Who’s not returning? Who’s new? Who’s going to win it all?

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An Article About Articles About Women in Magic

Women in Magic took to Twitter on Friday to chime in on the topic of why they do or don’t play competitively. Maybe it’s time men start listening?

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Three Possible Futures for MTGO and Magic the Gathering Arena

What does the future hold for Magic the Gathering’s legacy digital flagship product Magic Online, and the potential usurper, Magic the Gathering Arena?

Breaking News

Wizards of the Coast Statement on Ixalan Double-Faced Card Stock

A batch of Ixalan cards were printed on the incorrect card stock. Wizard’s released an official statement on the latest in a long line of printing problems.

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Everything I Want from MTGO Data

Aaron Forsythe raised some questions about MTGO Data last week and lucky for him I have all the answers. Find out what data you didn’t even know you wanted!

Kickstarter Campaign Review

Relics of Wizardry

We take a look at Relics of Wizardry, the latest Kickstarter campaign from Josh Krause, the force behind Original Magic Art and Classic Art Tokens.

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The Beginning of the End of the Magic Judge Program

Is Magic the Gathering Arena the beginning of the end for the Magic Judge Program? If I answered that here you wouldn’t read the article!

Hipsters Presents

Odds of Victory for all 24 Magic World Championship Competitors

Check out our completely unofficial odds for all 24 Magic World Championship competitors heading into this weekend’s title event in Boston.