The holidays are in full swing and the new year is right around the corner. And as some of you may know, the stock market has been a bit shaky in the last month or so. But it seems Magic is still doing pretty well during this slightly volatile time. I think a good portion […]
Welcome back, folks. It’s been a while since I last wrote an article, in large part because I’ve been unwilling to make any financial moves on MTGO before reading the December 6th announcement about competitive play on Arena. What is announced there could have major ramifications for investing on MTGO, and so I’ve been very […]
In 1998, I read an article in Inquest Magazine about Recurring Nightmare and Survival of the Fittest. From that point, I was hooked on the idea of playing value-laden creatures, aiming to overpower an opponent in card advantage and maybe pull off a combo kill. Decks at that time ran Great Whale and Shivan Hellkite […]
Next week, we will receive a Banned/Restricted list update. This is at the forefront of everyone’s mind due to the overwhelming and continual dominance of the Caw-Blade archetype in Standard, but the DCI may take action in other formats as well. Standard Caw-Blade is so overpowering that it doesn’t have a bad matchup. When Jund […]
Know what would make an awesome movie? Knights vs. Dragons. Now guess what’s a terrible idea for a Duel Deck.
This week marks the second half of our exploration into the mammoth trove of valuable cards from Urza’s Saga. No other block contains as many solid cards to be traded for, plucked out of collections or rummaged from bulk bins for profit. You can take a look at the previous half of this article here […]
Urza’s Saga is the first set in one of the financial powerhouse blocks of Magic. Though it was supposed to be themed around enchantments, I reckon that Urza’s Saga really has the theme of “you’ll pay $10 for this, this and this.” While Tempest represented the first truly modern set, Saga expanded on this to […]