menu

Order of Suck Session

Are you a Quiet Speculation member?

If not, now is a perfect time to join up! Our powerful tools, breaking-news analysis, and exclusive Discord channel will make sure you stay up to date and ahead of the curve.

Do you love to win or hate to lose?

This is a question I have asked myself frequently over the years. The answer for me is that I hate to lose and take wins as a given and losses as an injustice. As a result, I play way less competitive Magic and I'm much happier for it. Some people love to win and that's great, because that's the way to be. If you hate to win, be careful on MODO this week.

A Reddit Thread popped up detailing an issue on MODO with a bug in the card Order of Succession that players are using to run out the clock.

Oarsman79's Stream shows a documented case of this being exploited by someone who is attempting to use it to win a game he can't otherwise win.

The reddit thread includes an indication that Alison from Wizards Customer Support is aware of the bug and has passed the information along to the team. I'd advise giving them a bit of time to get the exploit under control before you play formats where the card Order of Succession is legal.

Stay safe out there, and stay away from 2-man queues. If the prize for first place is $0.25 and the penalty for a loss is $2, that's what we in the business call "Bad EV".

Untitled

Jason Alt

Jason Alt is a value trader and writer. He is Quiet Speculation's self-appointed web content archivist and co-captain of the interdepartmental dodgeball team. He enjoys craft microbrews and doing things ironically. You may have seen him at magic events; he wears black t-shirts and has a beard and a backpack so he's pretty easy to spot. You can hear him as co-host on the Brainstorm Brewery podcast or catch his articles on Gatheringmagic.com. He is also the Community Manager at BrainstormBrewery.com and writes the odd article there, too. Follow him on Twitter @JasonEAlt unless you don't like having your mind blown.

View More By Jason Alt

Posted in FreeTagged

Have you joined the Quiet Speculation Discord?

If you haven't, you're leaving value on the table! Join our community of experts, enthusiasts, entertainers, and educators and enjoy exclusive podcasts, questions asked and answered, trades, sales, and everything else Discord has to offer.

Want to create content with Quiet Speculation?

All you need to succeed is a passion for Magic: The Gathering, and the ability to write coherently. Share your knowledge of MTG and how you leverage it to win games, get value from your cards – or even turn a profit.

Join the conversation

Want Prices?

Browse thousands of prices with the first and most comprehensive MTG Finance tool around.


Trader Tools lists both buylist and retail prices for every MTG card, going back a decade.