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  • Skulduggery
    October 12, 2017
    Going for the Gold: A Preview of Canadian Nationals
    Going for the Gold: A Preview of Canadian Nationals
    Samuel Tharmaratnam
    October 12, 2017
    This weekend is the relaunch of an event that used to be the forefront of the Canadian Magic scene, Nationals. Long before the prominence of the new age of Canadian Magic, this was a tournament...
  • October 6, 2017
    Going for the Gold: Top 5 Cheats in Magic
    Going for the Gold: Top 5 Cheats in Magic
    Samuel Tharmaratnam
    October 6, 2017
    For this week's article, I thought it might be a good idea to help my readers become more adept at recognizing when someone's cheating against them. There isn't much that feels worse in this game...
  • Kopala
    September 29, 2017
    Going for the Gold: A Primer on Ixalan
    Going for the Gold: A Primer on Ixalan
    Samuel Tharmaratnam
    September 29, 2017
    As promised, today we'll be delving into the full Ixalan limited format. Unfortunately, when you compare this set to other sets there are much fewer playables this time around. Before we go into the intricacies of the...
  • MTGXLN Daily Dose
    September 20, 2017
    Daily Dose of Ixalan – What deck do I build for prerelease?
    Daily Dose of Ixalan – What deck do I build for prerelease?
    Joey Hoffer
    September 20, 2017
    Welcome all to the Daily Dose of Ixalan. As prerelease continues, today I'd like to talk about the different deck archetypes you can build this weekend. It might seem like there are just the four...
  • MTGXLN Daily Dose
    September 19, 2017
    Daily Dose of Ixalan – Top Uncommons for Ixalan prerelease
    Daily Dose of Ixalan – Top Uncommons for Ixalan prerelease
    Joey Hoffer
    September 19, 2017
    Welcome all to the Daily Dose of Ixalan, where prerelease week continues! Yesterday I talked about some of the most powerful commons of Ixalan and how they can help you when building your deck for...
  • MTGXLN Daily Dose
    September 18, 2017
    Daily Dose of Ixalan – Top Commons for your Ixalan prerelease
    Daily Dose of Ixalan – Top Commons for your Ixalan prerelease
    Joey Hoffer
    September 18, 2017
    Welcome all to the Daily Dose of Ixalan. This week I’ll be talking about how you can prepare yourself for your local Ixalan prerelease. Today and tomorrow, instead of focusing on the flashy rares or mythics that...
  • Angler Drake
    September 15, 2017
    Going for the Gold: Play Along with Sammy #2 (GP Indy 2017 – Part 2)
    Going for the Gold: Play Along with Sammy #2 (GP Indy 2017 – Part 2)
    Samuel Tharmaratnam
    September 15, 2017
    Today we continue with our Play Along segment at GP Indy 2017. If you didn't get a chance to read part one, click here. Okay, are you done yet? Let's continue... Day Two had just commenced...
  • MTGXLN Daily Dose
    September 11, 2017
    Daily Dose of Ixalan – Drop your buffs, it’s a Pirate Raid!
    Daily Dose of Ixalan – Drop your buffs, it’s a Pirate Raid!
    Joey Hoffer
    September 11, 2017
    Welcome all to the Daily Dose of Ixalan, where we're currently less then three weeks away from the set’s release on Sept. 29th! Last week was jam-packed full of previews, and this week is starting with more...
  • Nicol Bolas God Pharaoh
    September 8, 2017
    Going for the Gold: Play Along with Sammy #2 (GP Indy 2017 – Part 1)
    Going for the Gold: Play Along with Sammy #2 (GP Indy 2017 – Part 1)
    Samuel Tharmaratnam
    September 8, 2017
    Hey Wizard's Tower fans! This week we’re back to analyzing Magic feature matches. It’s one thing to talk about Magic in a contextual frame, but it’s another to analyze a match and break down each...