Nature Abhors a Trinket: The Reclamation Sage Story
Green rarely kills creatures, so it was given power over the two most frequent nonland permanent types: artifacts and enchantments. But green is also the color that uses creatures as its main tool, so that these two elements would eventually collide feels only… natural.
#CMAskTheJudge Episode 27 - Replicate Experience
Episode 27 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 an Izmagnus, a Djinn, and an expensive removal spell.
Paradoxical Outcome in Vintage: The New Hotness?
Vintage format has been revolutionized by a card capable of winning games at instant speed and all on its own. It's not only because of its raw power, but also because of how easy it is to build balanced and synergistic decks around it. Pietro is here to tell you everything you could possibly want to know about Paradoxical Outcome in Vintage.
Changing Tides: U/R Delver in Legacy
For many years, U/R Delver has been a great choice for aggro players in Legacy. Its damage output via Delver of Secrets and Monastery Swiftspear fueled by Gitaxian Probe allowed for insane starts. But does it work nowadays?
Fully Understanding GRN Drafts
After a month of drafting, Toffel gives you the ultimate insight into Guilds of Ravnica drafts and how he's managed a 66% win rate in competitive MTGO drafts.
Potential Pauper Playables in Guilds of Ravnica
Guilds of Ravnica is out and like the majority of Magic the Gathering players, I was looking over the spoilers with interest. However, I was not looking for splashy mythic cards to wreck my bank balance to compete in Standard, I was looking for cool common cards that could become a force in Pauper.
Jumping into Magic Arena
I dipped my toes into Magic Arena this past week and decided to give the program a whirl. After all, with all the hype and positive reviews coming from the community, I wanted to see with my own eyes and click with my own fingers to confirm if the game was as good as it was advertised. After several days of playing through the various modes the game had to offer, I've decided to write up my initial take on where Magic Arena stands.
Two Standard Decks You Might Have Missed
Since Guilds of Ravnica released, many have tried finding the best combination of cards to win in Standard. Some decks have become frontrunners of the format already but there is a lot left to be explore. Today Jamin introduces two decks you may not have seen before.
Grand Prix Denver Tournament Report
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.
Azor's Gateway in Standard
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!