Zach Barash

Senior Writer

@ImproPhilo

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The Designs of Guilds of Ravnica

Why has Skyknight Legionnaire been printed in every Ravnica block? Zach answers this and more in a deep dive into Guilds of Ravnica design.

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You Should Team Draft

Guilds of Ravnica brings with it a new team draft league season. Find out here why you should team draft, too!

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Guilds of Ravnica Common Tricks and Removal

Prerelease is this weekend! Wanna know every single common removal spell, combat trick, and way of pushing through damage and how it all stacks up? Come right in!

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Surveil is Brilliant

Surveil seems weak, simple, and unexciting. That’s exactly what House Dimir *wants* you to think, because Surveil is actually outstanding design.

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Mythic Edition is the Missing Masters Set

Much has been said of whether Guilds of Ravnica Mythic Edition should exist, but today, let’s talk about *why* it exists.

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The Mechanics of Guilds of Ravnica

Guilds of Ravnica has five mechanics, four of which are brand new and three of those are quite familiar. Zach’s here to review all five!

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Ribbons of Night Rocks!

Some folks have pet cube cards, and for Zach, it’s Ribbons of Night. It’s not good enough for Legacy Cube, but in the right place, it can be just perfect.

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The Future of Masters

Masters sets were supposed to be biannual, themed products, but the next set is nowhere to be found. Is the Masters line dead?

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The Year in Review

As his birthday approaches, Zach takes stock of Magic’s past year: a year of very high highs and low lows.

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Saying Thanks

How do you respond to compliments? Zach shares his experience.

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Preparing for the Moment

Sometimes, life just makes you sad when you should be happy. Today, on the eve of Gen Con, let’s talk about that.