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  • QS Founder Doug Linn looks at what went on "Behind the Wall" this week, highlighting some phenomenal Vintage Masters coverage that Insiders got to consume.  Don't get stuck on the wrong side of the Wall, wild-ling!

    This Week On Insider: June 16 – 22

    QS Founder Doug Linn looks at what went on "Behind the Wall" this week, highlighting some phenomenal Vintage Masters coverage that Insiders got to consume. Don't get stuck on the wrong side of the Wall, wild-ling!
  • QS's founder and editor-in-chief reviews everything that happened on Insider this week, including summaries of every article and his Pick of the Week.  A great way to get caught up if you're an Insider, and a great way to see what you're missing if you're not!

    This Week on Insider: 6/15/2014

    QS's founder and editor-in-chief reviews everything that happened on Insider this week, including summaries of every article and his Pick of the Week. A great way to get caught up if you're an Insider, and a great way to see what you're missing if you're not!
  • Matthew Lewis reviews all the mythic rares from <em>Born of the Gods</em> and rates them for speculative potential based on current prices.

    Unlocked Insider: Finding Value in Born of the Gods

    Matthew Lewis reviews all the mythic rares from Born of the Gods and rates them for speculative potential based on current prices.
  •   Recently, a Reddit post showing Jeff Hoogland with his library and all of his permanents in the “Red Zone” blew up the front page of r/magictcg (until someone else came […]

    Keep Your Hand To Yourself

      Recently, a Reddit post showing Jeff Hoogland with his library and all of his permanents in the “Red Zone” blew up the front page of r/magictcg (until someone else came […]
  • I cam across what honestly can be described as “LGS drama” on Reddit today, but I think it’s worth sharing because it kind of stumped me. And as someone who […]

    What Would You Do?

    I cam across what honestly can be described as “LGS drama” on Reddit today, but I think it’s worth sharing because it kind of stumped me. And as someone who […]
  • MTGO, Hearthstone, and SolForge each handle the in-game clock differently. Who does it best?

    Three DTCGs’ Approaches to the In-Game Clock

    MTGO, Hearthstone, and SolForge each handle the in-game clock differently. Who does it best?
  • The Community Cup is a fun event that Wizards does to recognize prominent community members every, and it’s usually a great event, full of fun and good-natured competition. This year […]

    Community Team Defeats Wizards

    The Community Cup is a fun event that Wizards does to recognize prominent community members every, and it’s usually a great event, full of fun and good-natured competition. This year […]
  • The Prerelease is now just a week away, and it feels like this spoiler season went by super fast. Not that it wasn’t awesome. There’s a million new goodies to […]

    All the Clan Cards, in Order

    The Prerelease is now just a week away, and it feels like this spoiler season went by super fast. Not that it wasn’t awesome. There’s a million new goodies to […]
  • Well, the full spoiler is here, and while there may not be a ton of financial gems in the last wave of cards, there are some relevant cards, and a […]

    Khans of Tarkir – Full Spoiler

    Well, the full spoiler is here, and while there may not be a ton of financial gems in the last wave of cards, there are some relevant cards, and a […]
  • Matt Sperling and Paul Reitzl recently posted a spot-on takedown of MTG digital products. They ask an important question: what was <i>your</i> breaking point?

    Sperling and Reitzl Ask: What was Your Breaking Point?

    Matt Sperling and Paul Reitzl recently posted a spot-on takedown of MTG digital products. They ask an important question: what was your breaking point?
  • Fair warning; I have no intention of buying a Holiday Box, nor do I have any idea how well these things actually sell for Wizards. I’ve only seen a few […]

    2014 Holiday Box – And a Promo

    Fair warning; I have no intention of buying a Holiday Box, nor do I have any idea how well these things actually sell for Wizards. I’ve only seen a few […]
  • Trap Essence Yeesh. Clunky and narrow. The only way this card could be worse is if it didn’t say “up to one target creature” and you couldn’t play it if […]

    Khans of Tarkir Spoilers – 9/11/14

    Trap Essence Yeesh. Clunky and narrow. The only way this card could be worse is if it didn’t say “up to one target creature” and you couldn’t play it if […]
  • Cryptozoic responded to WOTC's lawsuit regarding Hex: Shards of Fate. Which company makes a better case?

    A Good Breakdown of the MTG vs. Hex Lawsuit

    Cryptozoic responded to WOTC's lawsuit regarding Hex: Shards of Fate. Which company makes a better case?
  • We saw the art early, and it grabbed our attention then. Now, it’s finally here. Pretty cool, right? I’m not quite as sure about the card when it comes to […]

    BEAR PUNCH

    We saw the art early, and it grabbed our attention then. Now, it’s finally here. Pretty cool, right? I’m not quite as sure about the card when it comes to […]
  • Let’s just jump in. Abzan Charm 3 good modes, and off-color draw to boot. This is hard-to-cast but relevant removal and a combat trick all rolled in there. This should […]

    Khans of Tarkir Spoilers 9/10/14

    Let’s just jump in. Abzan Charm 3 good modes, and off-color draw to boot. This is hard-to-cast but relevant removal and a combat trick all rolled in there. This should […]
  • Let's discuss a couple of the templating changes made by the editing team in Khans of Tarkir.

    A Templating Win and an Aesthetic Loss

    Let's discuss a couple of the templating changes made by the editing team in Khans of Tarkir.
  • I wish it wasn’t rare to have this sort of occurrence happen, and honestly it isn’t necessarily that rare. But we always hear the stories of the stores that ripped […]

    When Stores Do The Right Thing

    I wish it wasn’t rare to have this sort of occurrence happen, and honestly it isn’t necessarily that rare. But we always hear the stories of the stores that ripped […]
  • We knew about the rare and uncommon fixing already, but now we've got common fixing for Limited. Check it out!

    All the Mana Fixing for KTK Limited

    We knew about the rare and uncommon fixing already, but now we've got common fixing for Limited. Check it out!
  • Playmats are one of those things in Magic, along with deck choices, that can really allow players to express their magical “identity.” You see it in cards with casual players […]

    Planeswalker Playmat, anyone?

    Playmats are one of those things in Magic, along with deck choices, that can really allow players to express their magical “identity.” You see it in cards with casual players […]