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 […]
Rob features Geth, Lord of the Vault on the Freaky Friday edition of the Daily Stock Watch!
Carlos continues the theme of expanding on other people’s Commander decks, this time bringing us some flashback action with Dralnu, Lich Lord.
One of the most popular and powerful approaches to Commander is to play out of your graveyard. This week Carlos wants to find out what happens when someone decides to aggressively attack them instead. Turns out, this unique constraint yields a very interesting list!
Commander decks don’t have sideboards. So what do we do with the cards we’d normally put there? Jules has the answers!
Sol’Kanar is firmly three colors, right? Robert takes us on a brief journey through the world of a monocolored deck for a multicolored Commander! Swamps lie ahead!
We’ve had 2 weeks of Opens to see the impact New Phyrexia has had on the Standard and Legacy tournament scenes. I’m going to focus on Standard, since the Grand Prix this weekend is Legacy, and will almost certainly have more players than the SCG Open series gets. Waiting on that will give us a bit of a better view on the format. However, for Standard, there’s no reason to wait, especially since the format hasn’t really undergone much of a change.
It’s the second part of the New Phyrexia design review. This episode features Gregory’s unique design analysis on the Red in Black cards in the newest set.