First-time QS contributor Stephen Moss discusses why networking is such an effective tool in this business, and how to go about doing it.
Remember how good Spikeshot Goblin was in Mirrodin block Limited? Well, his big brother is back and ready to dish out some pain. He’s a 1/1 for 1 with the Goblin subtype, so your ears should perk up automatically. It propagates the Equipment theme in Scars of Mirrodin without relying solely on equipment to be […]
The Scars of Mirrodin prerelease is in a week, and everyone is excited about the new cards coming out. They need to find four Etched Champion, and you need to use this opportunity to make yourself some good trades. Today I want to talk about one older card in particular you should look to pick […]
Well cats and kittens, this is one you’re going to want to bookmark. Not just the normal bookmark you use for Quiet Speculation, but one for just this article. This week we’re going to look at how the Scars of Mirrodin prerelease prices are shaping up, and I’ll continue to update the charts and graphs […]
It’s a tentative week. We sit on the precipice of an all new format, but first, we have this $10,000 monster looming over our heads. The Baltimore SCG Open is of course the monster I speak of. And any of you coming here would do well to know your way around. Most parts of Charm […]
Whinston’s Whisdom strikes back as we join you with yet another column about the world of Magic finance. Unfortunately, I am yet again forced to take my attention away from MTGO on account of outside factors, in this case, PT Amsterdam. In today’s article I’ll go over the results from the event, how this will […]
This is how amazing things happen. I’ve been busy. Tinkering with the few Scars of Mirrodin previews we have so far, and loving it. This is my kinda set, so far at least, and Scars marks, for me at least, a period of unbridled success on the part of the Magic design teams. I’ll have […]
Everyone knows “that guy.” You avoid him, but he’s always at your FNM trading with the new players and trying to take them for all they’re worth, quoting imaginary card prices or just otherwise being generally annoying. No one wants to trade with that guy. In an attempt to help you avoid ever resembling that […]
Doug looks at ways to measure, count, value cards – all without having to actually count them!
Welcome to my first article in, well, a long time. My name is Stu Somers and I am mostly an Online trader. I am mostly known as “stu55” on everything from MTGO to any internet forum. I want to give you a little background on where I come from and why you should even bother […]
Last month this subject in the rotation was called the “Worth Matrix.” Herein lies approximately the same data, but I’ve decided to shift the focus away from the experimental concept of a new measuring value and toward the manipulation of the data from the actual Buy Lists that I track. [iframe https://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=0AukC5EWiTvOpdE1fQjE4bFdmMHJ5ZE84d2tNbjhsN2c&hl=en&single=true&gid=24&range=B2%3AC3&output=html&widget=false 430px 320px] I’m […]
Whinston’s Whisdom is back for yet another week of Magic finance analysis and tips for those who want to make Magic not only a hobby, but a living as well. This week I’m diverging a bit from MTGO to talk about getting started in dealing (a topic of I’ve been looking into as of late) […]
Doug Linn teaches you how to swim with the sharks. They want you to be their chum!