August 30, 2016

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Daily Dose of Kaladesh – Statistically Speaking

Welcome to deck-building week on the Daily Dose! Every six months the Standard metagame is shaken up thanks to two sets rotating out (Magic Origins and Dragons of Tarkir) and Kaladesh coming into the fold. Now is the time to look at all of the best current Standard decks and see if any of them will survive the cut that is Standard rotation. Statistically Speaking will look at the percentage of...


August 30, 2016

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Musings of the Madman: Take the Crown’s Legends and Leaders

Welcome back everyone! Conspiracy: Take the Crown drafts have been firing non-stop at your local Wizard's Tower, and the set is insanely fun to play with. Your humble scribe's last draft had Benjamin Milette collect five s and - shockingly - win the event. That said, let's look at the set's legendary creatures! Tiny Leaders finally has its Sultai addition, and Duel Commander is all agog about...


August 30, 2016

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10 Commander Staples That Were Cheap in 2012

Since I started playing Magic in the summer of 2012, I have always been looking for the most affordable way to do it. In those early days, Commander jumped out at me as a way to play lots of magic with as many friends as possible while still cashing in on the occasional game of limited. Needless to say the late summer days of 2012 are long behind us and now only the cold, hard realities of 2016...


August 26, 2016

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Going Rogue: Sprout Swarm Combo

Hello and welcome back to Going Rogue, where winning isn't the goal but it often happens anyway. Actually, the goal is making our opponents rage quit/table flip because they got beaten by a billion Saprolings.                     and has been around as a funny combo since before Modern existed, but it never had an adequate shell that could compete since it can be slow to assemble,...


August 26, 2016

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Revisiting Esper Control

A few months ago the Shadows over Innistrad  banlist update painted a bright future for Esper Control in Modern. The ban heralded the end of Tron’s dreaded Emrakul end-game, and the release of and offered some new tools to the archetype. The Tron matchup certainly improved as a result, as Emrakul has mostly been replaced by . Ulamog's cast trigger usually hits two lands against Esper, which is...


August 23, 2016

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Daily Dose of Conspiracy: Take the Crown – Drafting Hidden Gems

Welcome all to the Daily Dose of Conspiracy: Take the Crown where we have been graced with the full spoiler for the new set. All the great reprints and all the great new cards have been released, and its time to review and figure out some strategies for drafting Conspiracy: Take the Crown. A lot of the mythics and chase rares are pretty obviously going to be cards to look out for, but today I’m...


August 23, 2016

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Musings of the Madman: Conspiracy 2 Mechanics and All-Stars

Welcome back all! Conspiracy: Take the Crown drafts are within our reach, and I'm looking forward to diving into this weird and deep format within a week or so. That said, our column is Commander-focused so let's take a look at the set's mechanics and how they might impact us. We'll also be looking at some of the better reprints and new cards offered, while next week will examine legendary...


August 22, 2016

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Daily Dose of Conspiracy: Take the Crown – Drafting Conspiracy

Welcome to another week of Conspiracy: Take the Crown where today I’ll be talking about the Conspiracy draft experience and some of the cards that will shape the draft around you. If you’ve never played a Conspiracy draft, this is what it will most likely look like. First you will pair off in to draft pods of usually eight players. While drafting Conspiracy there will be at least one card in...

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