Did you know Ikoria currently has the lowest EV of all Standard-legal sets? When is the last time the NEWEST set was also the cheapest? To Sig, this screams opportunity. This week he writes about his favorite Ikoria picks for a world that one day recovers from COVID-19.
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!
At first glance, it appears white-bordered cards are suddenly in style. Chronicles, Fourth Edition, Fifth Edition, and Sixth Edition cards are showing up left and right on MTG Stocks. This week Sig investigates this trend and tries to explain why things are unfolding in this way.
Sig recently tweeted about some old Star Wars: CCG booster packs he had lying around. The response was surprising, motivating Sig to do research into the out-of-print game. It turns out, it just may be worth your time cleaning out your old CCG’s and listing them for sale on eBay.
Joe takes a look at his top four picks for Ikoria commons to add to your speculation box.
The COVID-19 government checks are providing cash to players itching to buy Magic cards. But Sig believes Ikoria may the greatest catalysts for MTG finance in quite some time. This week he touches on the numerous formats impacted by this set.
Sig goes off script, eschewing Old School Magic to discuss his experiences learning the value engine of Magic Arena. With a month of play, Sig realizes he may have misplayed with a key deck-building choice, and he wants to help other newcomers avoid the same pitfall.
ChannelFireball is now bringing MagicFests to an Arena near you! After trying his luck in one of these events, Joe takes a look at the expected values for participating in Online MagicFests.
You may be tempted to walk away from Magic finance during this time of uncertainty. Sig doesn’t think that’s the ideal strategy. This week he shares creative ways he’s engaging in this soft market in order to refresh his collection and maintain liquidity.
In the next part of his Budget Focused series, UndyingMTG examines Planeswalkers Domri Rade’s current price, why it has the potential to go up, and what formats it will succeed in.
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.
COVID-19 has forced temporary suspension of many large Magic vendor operations. This week Sig reports on which vendors are closed, which are still open for business, and how he’s shopping during this tumultuous time.
Wizards Play Network has announced that In-Store Play is officially suspended in North America, Europe, and LATAM until at least May 10th. Joe talks about the potential financial impacts for local game stores, online sellers, and average players as well as what we can do to stay connected as a community in these trying times.