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Grand Prix Denver Tournament Report

By Andifeated (2018-10-19)

Andifeated just participated in his 49th Grand Prix Event and his first Grand Prix Event in North America this past weekend alongside his Austrian friends Helmut Summersberger and Mark Loh. He recounts his journey here on preparing for Guilds of Ravnica Team Sealed and his trip to the United States of America.

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Azor's Gateway in Standard

By ChristianS (2018-10-19)

Chrstian Seibold has been interested in Azor's Gateway since it was first spoiled. Filtering and a game-ending land is a potent combination, but Abrade was the card's natural enemy. Well Abrade is no more and Christian is back with his version of Gateway Control. If you're interested in awesome control brews, this is the deck for you!

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#CMAskTheJudge Episode 26 - Locus of Cards

By MaximilianK (2018-10-19)

Episode 26 of Cardmarket's AskTheJudge series. Each installment in this series will include a video that poses a rules question about MTG. Watch the video, comment with your answer, and then check your work below. This week's question involves a growing mana locus and it's momentous fall.

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Something to Remember - The History of Tokens

By SanchoN (2018-10-18)

From glass beads, coins, and matches to cardboard with the same size and even the same backside as Magic cards, tokens and other reminders that represent everything within the game, including creatures, have come a long way. This week, Sancho offers a token of gratitude to a special category of little helpers.

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Dangerous Propositions: Hypergenesis

By Kumagoro (2018-10-17)

The Modern ban list is a maximum security prison with 33 inmates, some of which pose a potentially serious threat to the meta. But now that Big Jace has been released, anything can happen. Let's review each of those offenders to see if they're eligible for parole. This time we talk of the ultimate green cheater.

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Define This: Card and Quality Advantage Part 1

By Moudou (2018-10-17)

The time has come for Modou to cover two of the most important notions in the history of CCGs: Card Advantage and Quality Advantage. Check out some examples, and a fun quiz at the end on what constitutes Card Advantage.

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Tarmogoyf: The Downfall

By HansD (2018-10-16)

Modern is chock full of iconic spells, but Tarmogoyf has been a mainstay in the format for as long as it has been around. If anything, Tarmogoyf symbolizes the "old" Modern – the era of Birthing Pod, Splinter Twin, and Deathrite Shaman. As those decks have faded off into the sunset of the ban list, Tarmogoyf has been left as a member of the old guard, watching the metagame around it revolve and slowly leave it behind. Today, I want to take a look at what made Tarmogoyf so powerful, how it lost its power, and where it might be headed.

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Reyhan and Ikra Budget Golgari Deck Tech

By RyanS (2018-10-16)

Building a Commander deck is a fun, but daunting task, especially if you are on a tight budget. In this article, I will try to explain the thought process of building on a budget using cards which cost less than three euros each.

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Fighting the Good Fight: Goblin Guide

By HansD (2018-10-12)

"Fighting the Good Fight" returns with one of red's most iconic creature spells. While the card looks simple (and perhaps bad) on its surface, Goblin Guide has been an archetype staple for Modern's entire life span, and it's not a surprise to see why. Let's take a look at what makes this card so deadly and how to fight against it!

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Having a Plan in Guilds of Ravnica Limited

By Toffel (2018-10-12)

Guilds of Ravnica is a complicated limited format. After many drafts, Toffel is here to explain that having a clear plan in mind is the path to the best Draft deck. Just asking "which card is the highest value" isn't going to cut it anymore.

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