Rich Stein

Chief Hipster


What We Learned

Memorial Day

This week we celebrate Memorial day by paying tribute to the heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect the multiverse.

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Cashing Out in Atlantic City

This week I talk about the long process and emotional ride of cashing out my Magic collection

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Modern Masters Roulette

Last week Wizards unveiled the entire Modern Masters 2015 set and it looks like you might be better off gambling your $10/pack on something else in Vegas.

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Scouting has recently come to the forefront of the collective consciousness of the Magic community. What is it and who’s talking about it?

Card Kingdom

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Inaugural RPTQ Weekend

We take a look at the aftermath of the first ever RPTQ weekend

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Video Replay

Should the DCI floor rules be amended to allow for video replay? We take a look at the ongoing debate.

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Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir

Zac Clark takes over for a week with his guest post covering Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir

A Planeswalker's Guide to Earth

A Planeswalker’s Guide to Earth—The Abzan Houses

Hipsters’ new historian, Curtis Wiemann, continues his look at the earthly origins of Tarkir and the Abzan Houses

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The Battle for Zendikar

This week we make some wild speculation about the upcoming storyline for Magic the Gathering, but if we’re wrong you’re going to be very unhappy.

From the Sideboard

March Madness 2015—Championship

Chandra Nalaar vs. Liliana Vess in the March Madness 2015 Championship. Who will win?

From the Sideboard

March Madness 2015—Championship Preview

It’s time to find out who are two championship competitors will be after a pair of grueling Final Four showdowns.