I started playing Magic in 1994. From those days of poring over printed price guides assembled weeks earlier, to having practically up to the minute prices at our fingertips digitally today, Magic finance has evolved considerably in the past twenty-seven years. Regardless of the decade, some Magic finance lessons are timeless and many of us […]
Ultimate Masters has hit the market and there’s already been a lot of movement. The prices of the reprints dropped as they usually do when a set first hits the market. But it seems like the prices have started to rebound a lot quicker this time around. There’s a slight possibility they could drop again […]
Magic Online has a problem. A card value problem. In a recent Channel Fireball article, Florian Koch showed just how much card prices have fallen over the past few years: That’s right. To own a playset of the cheapest version of every Magic card ever printed on MTGO would have cost you roughly $28,000 in […]
This is the first article from my new series, MTG Questions. You might be familiar with the Hold ‘Em & Fold ‘Em series (rebranded as MTG Metagame Finance), which takes a tournament-oriented perspective. I decided to start this series to focus on more general aspects of MTG finance. The two series will work together, as when […]
Welcome back, folks. It’s been a while since I last wrote an article, in large part because I’ve been unwilling to make any financial moves on MTGO before reading the December 6th announcement about competitive play on Arena. What is announced there could have major ramifications for investing on MTGO, and so I’ve been very […]
For this week, Eddie brings more Guilds of Ravnica spoiler talk and a dive into one of Magic’s newest formats to crop up, Premodern.
What does the perfect mono-red aggro deck look like in Holiday Cube? Today concludes the discussion.
Tired of the same silly peanut butter spread for your Commander sandwich? Try the velvety Nutella that is an underused commander!
In the final Cube SWOT article Usman shatters notions around Artifacts, levying ruin to the everyday average.
In the fifth part of his ongoing series, Usman gives us a SWOT on green in cubes!
This week brings us to the last part of Urza Block. We’ll look at the set’s theme of enchantments and their enablers while we go through a big history lesson in the process. You’ll see the other “best creature ever printed” after Morphling (and Goblin Welder!) and see piles of beloved casual cards. Interestingly, Destiny […]
You’ll be seeing red this week as Usman runs through part 4 of his Cube SWOT series!
In part 3 of his Cube SWOT series, Usman discusses the strengths, weaknesses, and archetypes represented in black and how these manifest in cube.