Travis Norman

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Far Wanderings

The Magic Community Deserves Something Better Than Twitter

Travis looks at Magic’s complicated relationship with Twitter.

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Commander Primer: Orzhov

The tenth and final installment to our Commander two-color primers.

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Blue Mana: Magic’s Visual History of Life on the Sea

An art and flavor tour of how Magic uses the ocean for storytelling and world building.

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How Magic: The Gathering Could Die, Part 2

If Magic did die, what would happen afterwards?

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How Magic: The Gathering Could Die, Part 1

How exactly does a card game die, and can that ever happen to Magic?

Tenth Anniversary Top 10

Top 10 Things You Can Do To Grow A Pauper Scene At Your Local Game Store

Building a paper Pauper community in just ten easy steps.

Tenth Anniversary Top 10

Top 10 Reasons To Play Premodern Magic

Your old favorites will always be living in Premodern.

Tenth Anniversary Top 10

Top 10 Pieces of Magic Art on Unplayable Cards

All good cards get Magic art, but not all good Magic art gets good cards.

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Letting Go Of The Past To Move Into The Future

Travis returns to his old local game store, Battlegrounds in Norwalk, Connecticut.

Tenth Anniversary Top 10

Top 10 Ways To Make Your Commander Night A Good One

Commander game night can be a wonderful experience—especially with these helpful tips!

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Embracing the Suboptimal in Commander

You don’t have to play the “best” cards in your Commander deck.