Small time Legacy in Calgary
Legacy is my favourite format. I love the power level of the cards and the insane interactions: anything is possible in a Legacy match. Earlier this week, I participated in and witnessed some pretty interesting games of Magic: The Gathering. Let me give you the run-down of how our four-man mini-tournament turned out. First of all, my decklist: Round One: Jerome — BUG Delver While sitting down...
JOU Prerelease: Choose your Path!
As with a number of recent sets, the Journey into Nyx prerelease requires players to choose a faction to support: a “path” represented by one of the five colours. Your chosen path will determine which promotional card you get, as well as which type of seeded booster pack you receive. While some people will choose based on their favourite colour, or with the hopes of getting a certain card in...
Chose Your Own Adventure
Here is something I found interesting on the Wizards.com website. It's an adventure path were your choose which way you go, full of Journey Into Nyx lore with a few spoilers. Can you get thru the labyrinth on the first run thru? Take me to the Labyrinth
City of Brass
For my article this week, I’m going to touch on the recently spoiled card: At first glance, it appears to be a functional reprint of , although if you delve a bit deeper, there are a few subtle differences. deals one damage to you after you tap it for Mana, whereas Mana Confluence requires a one-life investment in order to be activated in the first place. The situations this is relevant are few...
Journeying into Nyx Standard
I love spoiler season. Every spoiler season without fail I find myself staring at my computer screen filled with endless different Notepad documents, concocting list after list of new decks in an attempt to take advantage of standards newest potential powerhouse cards. And boy do we have some sweet new cards for us to look at! I can honestly say that the cards that have been spoiled so far are...
Journey Into Nyx Promos
[content] Wizards of the Coast has released the list of upcoming promos for Journey into Nyx. Check out the complete details on their site. Prerelease On April 26 and 27, 2014 seek out your local gaming store a join in the Prerelease fun to get your hands on these Prerelease Promos: [/content] [content] Launch During the Launch FNM on May 2, 2014 participate to earn: [/content] [content] Gameday...
One little Merfolk, one big impact.
In all the hubbub around new gods, splashy equipments, variants and new Bestow mechanics, a small Merfolk has been swimming under the sonar. Not the biggest of bodies or the most threatening in combat, may soon find itself in a variety of EDH decks for its disruptive and enabling capacities. Before we delve into the potential, let’s look at the actual:
Let’s talk about Modern. The Modern format has been radically growing in popularity since its creation, culminating at Grand Prix Richmond earlier this year. Richmond broke the record for the largest constructed Grand Prix ever with 4300 players, highlighting just how much players today enjoy playing Modern. The format is dominated by decks, variants, and Affinity, all of which are very...