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 […]
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 […]
Many people have been saying there’s been a little less movement regarding Magic finance during the past few weeks or months. Some people are saying there’s a slowdown. Others are saying it’s normal because the holidays are around the corner and players have less money to spend on Magic cards. Regardless, Magic continues to move […]
Hello, everyone and welcome to a new edition of the Daily Stock Watch! Pre-release weekend is near and everyone’s hyped for Assassin’s Trophy Guilds of Ravnica. The return of fair decks in Modern is coming as they say, so everyone who will be trying to take care of their prized possessions from the hottest thing […]
Jason Alt breaks down what we know so far about FTV: Angels to make some speculative guesses about inclusions. There’s a lot we don’t know but a few choice cards are looking likely to make an appearance.
With the proliferation in recent years of casual-targeted products like Commander 2014, Corbin Hosler believes the rules about safe investments have changed. He explains what our new guidelines should be.
We know that reprints of old and rare decks are coming in Duel Decks: Anthology, but these products were released so many years ago that many of us (including me) aren’t more than passingly familiar with the cards in them. If you want to get the bottom of these decks without spending the time to parse the […]
Carlos develops another Second Sunrise deck, this time with Vish Kal at the helm. Find out how profitable sacrificing your own creatures can be.
Carlos develops a mono-white angels deck with Linvala at the helm. Read on to find out about Commander from a more casual bent than usual.
In the last segment of his artifact extravaganza, Carlos is looking at Dark Ascension and Kataki, War’s Wage. This guy has typically been considered unplayable for Commander; but when you build around his effect, he can be pretty nasty.
One of the most popular and powerful approaches to Commander is to play out of your graveyard. This week Carlos wants to find out what happens when someone decides to aggressively attack them instead. Turns out, this unique constraint yields a very interesting list!