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Casual Black Magic

Breaking Premodern

Sam discusses their tournament-winning decklist, designed around a seemingly busted interaction for Premodern.


Refreshing Yourself from the Firehose

Rob takes a break from the deluge of new product previews and reviews to talk about Modern Horizons design elegance.

Drawing Live

The Mechanics of Phyrexia: All Will Be One

Oil, poison, and shouting with the Mirrans. Zach covers the new and returning designs seen in our trip back to Phyrexia.

Swamp Talk

Necropotence: The Lopsided Power of Death

Kyle looks at how Necropotence demonstrates a chaotic balance of life and death.

Card Kingdom

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Swamp Talk

Facing What Rises From the Bog

Kyle looks at Bojuka Bog, and how it both removes and preserves the things we remember.

Hipsters Presents

Looking Back On The Best Magic: The Gathering Mechanics of 2022

There were a lot of mechanics in 2022, but here are the ones that rise above the others.

Drawing Live

Design of a Card: Maestros Charm

Three Grixis-colored Charms, nine modes, and one fascinating designing history binding them all together.


Evoking Grief in Magic and Life

Coping with the sudden loss of a family member by turning to Magic’s latest incarnation of grief.

Drawing Live

Design of a Card: Silver Bolt

From Blazing Torch to Silver Bolt, the history of damage-dealing artifacts is anything but simple.

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Design of a Card: Mardu Outrider

You might not have heard of the Standard-legal Mardu Outrider, but you definitely know its ancestors.

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The Designs of Ikoria

Ikoria is a massively experimental set, chock full of designs worthy of both praise and scrutiny.