The sequel to Guilds of Ravnica and the 80th expansion set in Magic: The Gathering‘s history is due to release on January 25, 2019. Here’s what we know about Ravnica Allegiance (RNA) so far, including any cards in the spoiler, the guilds represented, and cards to speculate on before the full spoiler is released. The Guilds […]
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 […]
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 […]
A certain class of cards keeps appearing on MTG Stocks: old foils. But are these moves for real, or are they artifacts of the system? This week Sig investigates.
I decided to spend another few hours durdling around with the Vintage Masters Sealed Deck Simulator and see how easy it would be to build some of the prefabricated archetypes they baked into the set. Pool #1 What seemed obvious – Blue-Green Madness What I had – The basics What I lacked – Depth Not very many discard outlets, […]
Vintage Masters is a throwback to the “Killer Combos” section in Inquest Magazine. It’s a who’s-who of dangerous banned cards from Standard formats past. We will get a brief few weeks to play with these dastardly cards before Khans comes out, and here are some of the coolest combos that come from years of Magic past. […]
Continuing with this series , Doug tears apart Tempest for your viewing pleasure.