So, it’s Friday, the day before Grand Prix: Columbus, and we arrive around 5:10am. We pull up to two or three of the hotels on the Columbus Convention Center campus, no vacancy. Courtyard Marriot, which I’m more than willing to give a plug here, has a vacancy for Friday and Saturday; but we’ve just been […]
This week’s column has a bit of required reading before we jump in. I’ll give you a few minutes to read (it’s short). Today I’ll be referring liberally to topics discussed in this article. All right, finished? Glad you’re back. Just like Magic R&D designs cards for the different psychographics, you must learn to trade […]
A Revisão dos Lucros – Análise de Trocas Se você é como eu, você ama Magic. Mais especificamente, você ama trocar cartas de Magic. A emoção da troca é tão empolgante quanto ganhar um FNM ou abrir seu primeiro Baneslayer Angel. Se você estiver lendo este site, então você já deve ter visto alguns dos […]
Hey everyone! I am extremely excited to be making my debut on Quiet Speculation. I think it’s only appropriate to start with an introduction for those of you who don’t know me. From my QS Bio: Noah Whinston is a Chicagoland Magic player who’s been in the game for 5 years. He jumped right into […]
Doug Linn breaks down the best way to break down a new collection, including how to max values on bulk rares!
This week I’m going to take some more time to update you on the progress of the Demand Matrix and expand on what we’ve gone over in the past. I’ve re-written and expanded the source data that feeds into the matrix and laid the ground work for expanding it to be able to cover Extended, […]
Dear Doubling Season Readers, This is Doug Linn from Doubling Season. First, we would like to thank you for demonstrating amazing loyalty in your readership of our start-up site. We are constantly motivated by the great feedback we get and we love to deliver content that you want to devour. As you may have heard, […]
Kelly answers reader questions and muses about the end of the Summer PTQ season.
If you’re anything like me, you love Magic. More specifically, you love trading Magic cards. The thrill of the trade is just as exciting as winning FNM or cracking that first Baneslayer Angel. If you’re reading this site, then I’m sure you’ve seen some of the great advice of the other writers here and maybe […]
In my last column, I discussed some of the resources you should have to being making short-swing trades on cards, using the power of real-time social media instead of the snail’s pace of “real life”. Today, I’m going to discuss how to identify the stores that may have advantageous pricing, and how to “make the […]
If you are going to Grand Prix: Columbus with an eye for subsidizing your trip by trading, put an eye on how you can build a binder that any Legacy player will flip over. There is a specific attribute of the Legacy format that makes binder assembly simple, and that is the standardization of sideboard […]
This week I’m going to take a short break from the Demand Matrix concept while I work on some refinements to the calculations and add in some additional data points. I’m going to focus in on some of the other results I’ve gleaned from my obsessive collection of sales and pricing data. Why do I […]
Doug Linn guides you through his hometown just in time for the Grand Prix!