Brendan McNamara

@brendanistan

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Tournament Magic is Dying

Tournament Magic is dying. Spikes are leaving the game in droves. It’s not because the game is being designed poorly. It’s because Spikes feel insulted by the prizes they can win.

Hipsters Presents

Our Best Work of 2017

Our gift to you: six of the most memorable articles we published in 2017.

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Six Sweet Vintage Cube Cards

Brendan looks at some of his favorite cards to draft in cube.

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The Glorification of Trolls

Trolls have been established in our cultural lore for millennia. Brendan explores their role in our community and under what bridges they might lurk.

Card Kingdom

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What I Want from Rivals of Ixalan

Brendan looks at ways Rivals of Ixalan can improve the limited environment.

The Modern Age

Missing Modern Stars

Brendan looks at a few powerful Modern cards that don’t see much play.

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Money for Nothing

Brendan talks about how bad people make money of their hatred, and what we can do about it.

The Modern Age

To Affinity and Beyond

Brendan came up short in the online RPTQ with Affinity.

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Hand Nonsense, Good and Bad

Brendan compares two weird hand cards from Unstable.

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Un-Intuitive Magic

Brendan looks at a few interesting cards from Unstable preview week.

The Modern Age

The Keyser Soze Twist

Brendan reflects on fallen heroes in a year of brutal real-life plot twists.