None Shall Pass Bombs

Vacation from Ixalan

Brendan returns from vacation with a Rivals of Ixalan Sealed PPTQ top 8 report.

Rainy Toronto Slips Away

Brendan went undefeated on day one of Grand Prix Toronto and came within one game of making the Top 8.

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.

Six Sweet Vintage Cube Cards

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

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.

What I Want from Rivals of Ixalan

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

Money for Nothing

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

Hand Nonsense, Good and Bad

Brendan compares two weird hand cards from Unstable.

Un-Intuitive Magic

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

Pro Tour Ixalan Draft Metagame

Brendan runs down the successful draft archetypes at Pro Tour Ixalan.

The End of Ixalan Draft?

Brendan reflects on Ixalan draft, his experience at Grand Prix Phoenix, and the upcoming Pro Tour down the road from him.