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.
Enough warning can never be given when it comes to counterfeits–they will always be a risk to Magic economy’s health. By being more savvy when shopping for high-end cards, and avoiding certain traps, one can avoid much of the counterfeit risk that haunts Magic.
The Pioneer metagame is on the move, and Adam has a report on what new cards have emerged and are on the rise.
2019 has been a tough year to be holding Old School cards, to put it mildly. As prices equilibrate, Sig is slowly making new acquisitions for his collection. Will this be a brighter year for card prices? Or will they continue to stagnate? This week, Sig shares his take.
Bans! Sam is less than thrilled with WotC’s new approach to the Banned and Restricted announcements!
While it’s true the Old School market has been particularly soft this season, some vendors have overdone their price cutting. The result: many deals are out there on major retailer sites…if you know where to look and can catch a restock.
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.
Sig was underwhelmed by last weekend’s Black Friday sales. Some of the discounts simply didn’t create compelling price points. This week Sig shares data to support why these blanket site-wide sales aren’t as great as they’re made out to appear.
While the stock market breaks records, many components of the Magic market are well off of their highs. This has created some real buying opportunities. This week Sig shares some of his favorite pick-ups as well as where to buy them at the best price.
Pioneer is the hottest thing in Magic finance, and Adam shares the insights – and promising specs – he took away from a deep dive into the format’s buylist numbers.
David follows up on his look at Pioneer, this time setting his sights some important cards to consider for the early stages of the format.
Kyle provides an overview of the MTGO market in the wake of Pioneer’s announcement last week.
For months, MTG finance had remained quiet and calm. The market was largely stable, and admittedly boring. Then the Pioneer announcement came along and awakened the beast. Now havoc (and controversy) is once again being wreaked by #MTGfinance.