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. As a result, drafting participation across MTGO has declined even as Constructed participation has grown. Guilds of Ravnica competitive draft participation was roughly equivalent to that of Hour of Devastation (consistently sustaining about 600-650 participants). Ixalan consistently sustained about 700-750 participants, Rivals of Ixalan 750-800, and Dominaria 850-900. That’s a 29-percent decrease from […]
Many people have been saying there’s been a little less movement regarding Magic finance during the past few weeks or months. Some people are saying there’s a slowdown. Others are saying it’s normal because the holidays are around the corner and players have less money to spend on Magic cards. Regardless, Magic continues to move […]
Eddie weighs in on the latest developments in the finance world, from Guilds of Ravnica, to Worlds, to an odd new combo deck in Modern featuring Runaway Steam-Kin.
Edward covers the latest shifts in the wake of Pro Tour 25th Anniversary, including a new section that highlights major targets he missed in earlier articles.
Rob talks about a card that is seeing some financial movement, but isn’t really high on his list.
I have no idea what the hell I’m doing. I’m not a Standard player. I haven’t played FNM lately. I haven’t PTQ’ed in years, and my best finish was a 7-1-1 9th place at a Star City Open some time in 2010. I made Day 2 at a Grand Prix once, during which I got crushed 0-3. So why […]
Andy walks us through one of his more powerful Commander decks, based on library manipulation and headed by Maelstrom Wanderer. If you’ve ever longed to go nuts with Call of the Wild or Proteus Staff, read on.
Neale’s back with the biggest and baddest decks ever to stack up to 99 cards! Today’s competitive Commander deck update featuress Jhoria, Azami, Zur, and more!
Magic 2012 is almost here! Anthony’s back with his acerbic wit for a spin down the lanes of the latest Core Set, dishing up a Cube review worth reading.