For those who have only played Magic casually, it can be intimidating to branch out into higher-stakes play. Adam shares some tips for those getting started.
This week Andrew looks at replacement effects. What are they and how do they work? He dives into the basics and then explores some weird dark corners.
This week Andrew begins a series on Layers and continuous effects. What are layers? How do they work? Let’s find out by exploring the first layer: Copy effects!
This week our new resident rules guru Andrew breaks down priority. What is priority? How does it work? What are some common shortcuts used in a typical game?
Time waits for no man, as they say, and Magic is the same for all players. Good advice will always be good advice, but relevance is relative. By the same token, Magic players need advice that is relevant to formats as they actually exist. And that must be re-evaluated periodically. The second Beginner’s Guide article […]
Yesterday, Brian Braun-Duin published “When Playing to Win Is a Loss,” an article detailing the dangers of getting caught up in the competitive spirit. It admonishes angle shooting and makes a case for sportsmanship in a gaming environment. Brian’s thoughts resonated with some of my own, especially as relates to the place of ethics in […]