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 […]
Come see all our Fate Reforged spoiler coverage This, I like. The red and green versions of this concept focus on giving us enough +1/+1 counters to justify the casting costs, essentially making the top card of your library into a Hill Giant or whatever. This, though, gives you a Grey Ogre but it’s OK […]
I’m not happy about this. I like spoiler season. I like staying up to see a few new cards. I like how Wizards has gotten very good at controlling the flow of information and showing us what we need to see when we need to see it so we get excited. As a financier, when […]
Do you agree with Ryan’s argument for drawing first in Limited (when it’s called for)? See if this is the edge you’ve been looking for to level up your game.
I love doing my financial recaps of older sets where I mine the expensive cards, but going back further is a little harder in two ways. First, there are just so few good cards in older sets. Second, the good ones don’t often turn over, so it’s hard to establish prices. Luckily, Mirage Block was the first “modern” block and it brought in some great spells that wizards still sling today. Let’s take a walk through time as we re-acquaint ourselves with the block. Below is a list of some of the choice picks from the block; I left out the cards worth under two dollars, leaving only the prime cards on the list. There are some cards in here that I guarantee will surprise you.
As it turns out, Carlos can break Commander decks of all commons too!
In the third and final installment of his design review of New Phyrexia, Gregory discusses the Green and Artifact cards.