Derek Gallen



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Theros Beyond Death Cube Review: Red

What Red cards from Theros Beyond Death should you add to your cube?

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Theros Beyond Death Cube Review: Black

How do the Black cards in Theros Beyond Death stack up in a cube environment?

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Theros Beyond Death Cube Review: Blue

Update your cubes with the latest blue cards.

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Theros Beyond Death Cube Review: White

What White cards should you be adding to your cube from Theros Beyond Death?

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MagicFest New Jersey and the New Magic Convention Experience

Derek had a great time at (the very crowded) new MagicFest experience.

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Early Cube Picks from Theros Beyond Death

Grab these cards at your prerelease, then put in them your cube.

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How to Assess Potential Cube Cards, Featuring Woe Strider

Use these principles to evaluate new cards to add to your cube during spoiler season.

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Aesthetics in Magic: Counterspell

The aesthetic of Counterspell and the color Blue define how we play Magic.

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MTGO Holiday Cube: Where’s the Beatdown?

Red cube decks have been seriously wounded, but their soul still burns.

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Losing, Listening, and Learning

Some reflections on the iterative process of cube design.

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Throne of Eldraine Cube Review: Multicolor & Colorless

This is the way the reviews end, not with a bang but a whimper.