Rich Stein

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What We Learned

Blizzard vs Wizards of the Coast: Battle of the Digital TCG eSports Announcements Round One

We look at Blizzard’s eSports announcement from last week and use it to predict what could be in-store for WotC’s upcoming MTG Arena announcement.

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Six Years and Six Lessons for Writing About Magic the Gathering

Rich has learned a few things after writing about Magic for six years. Good lord that’s a long time.

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Some Ultimate Masters Questions with Blake Rasmussen

We catch up with Blake Rasmussen, the Ultimate Master of all things related Ultimate Masters and pry some fun facts out of him about the new set.

News

Dreamhack Atlanta to Award Pro Tour Invitation

This is our first look at one of the forms new PTQs can take.

Card Kingdom

Lightning-fast shipping, exceptional customer service, unique MTG products, and general awesomeness since 1999.

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Dear Sebastian (It’s About Ethics in Journalism)

Some thoughts on ethics, journalism, and anonymous sources.

Grinding It Out

MTG Arena Free to Play Guide to What Cards to Craft, Part One

With limited resources, how should MTG Arena players most effectively use their wildcards?

Breaking News

2019 Grand Prix Schedule Revealed, PPTQs and RPTQs Eliminated

There will be 49 Grand Prix in 2019.

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Analysis, Stats, and the Pro Tour

The community continues to make up the gap in analytics of the Pro Tour stats that Wizards of the Coast won’t provide.

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Thoughts on the Guilds of Ravnica Mythic Edition Booster Box

Wizards announced the Mythic Edition box set for Guilds of Ravnica, and it’s been met with mixed reactions.

Breaking News

Wizards of the Coast Announces 2019 MTG Pro Tour Schedule

It’s finally here! The 2019 Pro Tour Schedule! Book your flights! Plan your viewing parties! Practice your fantasy drafts!

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2018 Labor Day Special

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Steamflogger Union’s annual celebration of hard work, labor, determination, work, sweat, work, and more work!