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 […]
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 […]
Adam shares two more Monastery Mentor brews for a post-Treasure Cruise and post-Birthing Pod Modern format!
Adam takes a look at the new post-Treasure Cruise, post-Birthing Pod, Fate Reforged Modern metagame by using data from last weekend’s SCG Modern Premier IQ.
Part 1: Splinter Twin | Part 2: Tarmo-Twin | Part 3: WUR Twin In Part 1 of this primer series, we discussed the basics of the Splinter Twin archetype in Modern and a Tempo Twin decklist from Pro Tour: Born of the Gods. In Part 2 we discussed Tarmo-Twin, a more aggressive version of Splinter Twin. […]
This week Jason Alt explains the difference between sheep and speculators in his usual mix of insight and snark.
Mike Lanigan relates his experiences at the TCG Invitational battling to a 21st-place finish.