Near record breaking attendance for a Grand Prix. Destined encounters with late night sealed. Lots of sweet Standard decks. And great experiences with old and new friends. Grand Prix Pittsburgh had it all. This summer has been amazing for magic. Not only did I get a Star City 5k in my hometown but we also […]
“It’s a unique time in our history, in the history of any civilization. It’s the moment of the acquisition of technology. That’s the moment where contact becomes possible.” Contact It’s a unique time… …when Wizards takes action and bans two cards, but the oppressive deck still remains to dominate the format. …when Wizards creates a […]
Mike Lanigan details his initial tournament experiences with his Blue/White Puresteel Paladin deck, including his insight into how the deck should fare against the current field. Don’t miss out on Voltron!
“From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend; the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe, a mighty robot, loved by good, feared by evil. As Voltron’s legend grew, peace settled across the galaxy. On Planet Earth, a Galaxy Alliance was formed. Together with the good planets of the […]
Well, I made the trip out to Cincinnati this past weekend and it was a lot of fun. Not successful on my part, but certainly fun. If you are interested in a detailed list and thoughts on it, take a look at the article from last week. The deck I played was almost the exact […]
With a new format becoming available for the first time Friday, it’s time to take a quick look at what’s available. For the most part, these will be aggro or combo decks, since control decks need to be built towards the metagame. As it stands, Caw-Blade is the premiere control deck in the format, and it can be played as-is with the mere addition of Batterskull.
This week we will go off the beaten path of the usual trade analysis articles I write. Instead I want to talk about the new set. Now before you groan and close this article bear with me I promise it will be worth it. Yes, we all know Karn Liberated and Sword of of War […]
With the release of Mirrodin Besieged, Block Constructed has a reasonable enough cardpool to be playable, and the Daily Events and Premiers on Magic Online are firing. Having won the Premier last week, I am now clearly an expert on the format. Clearly. Here’s the deck: Untitled Deck creatures 4 Goblin Wardriver4 Hero of Oxid […]
(For Part 1, please click here!) Welcome back for Part 2 of my Mirrodin Beseiged Design Review! Rather than reviewing the set as it applies to Constructed or Limited play specifically, I’ll be going over how the set appears from a designer’s standpoint. Green This is a serious Giant Spider upgrade. Most of the time, […]