Ultimate Masters is still in full bounce back mode, and the last World Magic Cup has come to a finish. Plus, some sweet Ravnica Allegiance spoilers have hit the market so there’s gonna be a nice mix of things to talk about again in this piece. Owing to the spoilers, this might be a little […]
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 […]
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 […]
Hello, everybody and welcome to a new week of the Daily Stock Watch! Standard cards are starting to move in the wake of new brews with cards from Guild of Ravnica, and we’re all but ready to see which deck will be the new Black Red Midrange (arguably the best deck from last season) of […]
Pete returns with an update to his popular Horde Magic format, introducing an element of story with The Raid.
Mike Lanigan responds to a friend in need who’s trying to build a Standard deck around Pack Rat. Operating under the specified restrictions, he sets out to make the most competitive deck possible.
Witness the unveiling of Ryan’s pauper cube list and see if it inspires you to join in the awesomeness.
Mike provides some examples of cards being under- and overrated in the new Standard format, before sharing a few decklists.
Mike discusses the general impact Ravnica is likely to have on Standard deck construction, and reviews some (charming) cards that have been spoiled.
At the tail end of the current Standard’s run, the format is still evolving. Mike examines some new archetypes on the cutting edge that arose from the World Magic Cup.
This week Jason bears witness to an historical Magic transaction, reports the slew of typos to appear in Magic products of late, and praises recent rogue deck builders for their quixotic quest to render Magic fun.