January 4, 2018

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Daily Dose of Rivals of Ixalan – Great mythical beings

Welcome all to another edition of the Daily Dose of Rivals of Ixalan, where today I’m going to talk about some powerful new Mythic cards. Most of the cards from Rivals of Ixalan are cards that fit well within one of the four major tribes, or otherwise work well with some of the mechanics of the set. There are other cards, like the ones I’m going to be talking about today, that work in...


January 3, 2018

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Daily Dose of Rivals of Ixalan – Gaining card advantage with Merfolk

Welcome all to today’s Daily Dose of Rivals of Ixalan, where I’m going to be talking about some new additions to one of Ixalan's four major tribes. Introduced in the Ixalan set, the four major tribes were Dinosaurs, Vampires, Pirates, and Merfolk. All of the four major tribes will be getting some major upgrades in Rivals of Ixalan, but today I want to focus on our fishy friends, the Merfolk....


January 2, 2018

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Daily Dose of Rivals of Ixalan – Time to Ascend

Welcome back to the Daily Dose of Rivals of Ixalan, where today I'll be talking about a new mechanic. Ixalan gave us a lot of mechanics to play with including Raid, Enrage, Explore, and, of course, . All those mechanics are back in Rivals of Ixalan, but they've returned with one new mechanic that revolves around players acquiring the . As you can see, the doesn’t do anything by itself. Also,...


January 1, 2018

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Daily Dose of Rivals of Ixalan – Early Returns

Welcome all to the first Daily Dose of Rivals of Ixalan! If some of you aren’t familiar of this article series, I highlight and analyze some of the cards coming out for the latest Magic set release. The official preview season starts off this week, so what better way than to start off by talking about some of the early preview cards we have seen so far. Early preview cards usually come to the...


September 20, 2017

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Daily Dose of Ixalan – What deck do I build for prerelease?

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 simple deck archetypes based on the four main creature types in Ixalan: Vampires, Merfolk, Pirates, and Dinosaurs. However, I believe that within each of these tribes there are two distinct archetypes....


September 19, 2017

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Daily Dose of Ixalan – Top Uncommons for Ixalan prerelease

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 your local prerelease. Today I want to talk about those cards between the commons and rares, uncommons. Three per pack, 18 total uncommons per prerelease. That's all you get when it comes to the...


September 18, 2017

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Daily Dose of Ixalan – Top Commons for your Ixalan prerelease

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 you might pull from your packs, I'll be paying attention to the utility cards that are commons and uncommons. The key to remember when building a deck is that usually you'll only be...


September 15, 2017

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Daily Dose of Ixalan – The new Standard Mana Base is Complete

Welcome all to the Daily Dose of Ixalan, where I’m ending this week with one of my favourite topics of the year, the post-rotation Standard mana base. Mana bases are the key to making any deck work, whether it's a mono-colour deck, or a five-colour masterpiece. Today, I’ll talk about what’s rotating out of the Standard mana base, what’s still here, what’s coming in, and which colour...

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