Do you remember the first Magic creature that became the centerpiece of your deck? After all these years, so many iconic heroes have fallen by the wayside, overshadowed by better and newer alternatives. Today we pay tribute to a whole bunch of those that will forever live on in our memory if not in our decks.
Hooray for Ironwood!
Despite speculation about a movie going on for years, Magic hasn't made it to the big screen yet. But rumors abound, mostly because they are so much fun, aren't they? Let's entertain some possible casting choices for our favorite in-game characters, and sing hooray for Holly— err, Ironwood!
Book Review: Ikoria – Sundered Bond
Django Wexler's prequel chapters where the only good thing about the War of the Spark storyline. But how does his new novel Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths – Sundered Bond compare with regard to storytelling, plot, and characterization? Ryan Scicluna gives us a quick review of the latest in Magic lore.
#CMAskTheJudge Episode 86: Propaganda
Here's Episode 86 of Cardmarket's AskTheJudge series. Each episode includes a video that poses a question regarding the rules of Magic. Watch the video, comment with your answer, and then check your work below. This week's question is about the all-time Commander favorite Propaganda.
Winota Rider Caught Stealing (Again?)
To win in today's Standard, there seem to be two rules: you better have a companion, and you also should have a good way of cheating Agents of Treachery into play. However, it appears that just meeting the second condition may be enough. The fastest way to a bargain steal is of course to enlist the help of Winota.
The Enlightenment of Narset
With her Ikorian incarnation, Narset, the set's third planeswalker, has come full circle, regaining all the colors of the Jeskai Way. What does this entail for the neuro-atypical kung-fu heroine? More importantly, what does it mean for the control decks that choose to embrace her Triome?
Three Mistakes to Avoid to Step Up Your Game
Magic players can be described in a number of ways, but one characteristic that we can all pride ourselves on is the fact that we strive to improve and play as well as possible. This article provides a handful of tips to help you avoid some common mistakes. It's time to really level up your game!
Yorion, Sky Nomad Rises in Modern
"Come slide down rainbows in the sky, let's fly away. Like a bird, you're free to see the boundless face of the earth. Let the wind blow you like a kite and glide away." This is what it feels like to try Yorion in Modern, where the sky is the limit and all your wishes come true by playing an 80-card deck.
#CMAskTheJudge Episode 85: Athreos and Mutants
Here's Episode 85 of Cardmarket's AskTheJudge series. Each episode includes a video that poses a question regarding the rules of Magic. Watch the video, comment with your answer, and then check your work below. This week's question is about the interaction between Athreos and merged creatures.
Famous Rules and Card Changes in Magic History
There's a debate raging at the moment over the possibility of fixing companions via an update to the rules. While unprecedented in recent memory, it would not be the first time cards changed their behavior after the fact. Let's take a look at some famous examples from Magic's past.