UndyingMTG returns with the next part of his Budget-Focused series, this time bringing us combo-oriented Pioneer and Commander picks.
This week, Sig returns to Collectors’ Edition cards, examining how these have responded to recent Reserved List buyouts. Specifically, he points out an interesting gap developing between market pricing and retailer pricing. The trend could make you a little profit.
Reserved List buyouts are back, with Ancestral Knowledge disappearing from the internet last weekend. The FOMO is real with this one, and Sig regrets not buying a copy for his collection earlier. This week, he examines other Reserved List cards he may prioritize in light of the buyout.
UndyingMTG takes aim at Boros Pioneer sleepers in the next edition of his Budget-Focused series.
Recently, Sig tried his luck on some Modern Horizons boosters. The set is filled with value and opportunity, right? Apparently not. After doing research, Sig was shocked at how bad the odds really were. Exactly WHAT is worth opening from that set?
UndyingMTG goes over how extras impact the secondary market, and what that means for speculators on a budget.
UndyingMTG gives us the rundown on Lovestruck Beast and how “extras” are impacting the secondary market.
Sig has a saved eBay search for the words “MTG Below Good”–this search catches Card Kingdom’s listings. Recently, they posted a collection of misprints and signed cards. Sig made an offer, bought the cards, and got to work!
The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced much uncertainty in the Magic market. However, Sig is seeing a few things that help him feel a little more optimistic. This week, he shares his observations and why he thinks Magic cards remain worthwhile investments.
When people discuss Magic finance, our minds immediately go towards the cards. They are the game pieces, after all, so the game can’t exist without them. However through Magic’s 27 year history, there are a number of ancillary products that can be quite collectible…and valuable.
Tournament Magic will always have its place. But when it comes to game play hours, kitchen table Magic dwarfs the tournament scene. This explains why so many non-tournament legal cards are valuable. This week Sig explores some of the most desirable, which may make for good long-term investments.
What cards are still in print yet are currently rarer than Alpha rares? This week Sig examines the unprecedented set of Mystery Booster playtest cards, highlighting pricing inconsistencies and trying to predict the future market for these casual favorites.
Magic finance and Magic play are two separate hobbies nowadays. They are frequently in tension with each other–an optimal choice in one may be suboptimal in the other. This week Sig reflects on this tension and shares personal anecdotes for how it has impacted his buy/sell decisions.