One of the defining aspects of Magic: The Gathering is its limited formats. Whether Draft, Sealed, or Cube, limited Magic has always captivated the hearts of players, both for its low barrier for entry and its high skill ceiling. Writers talk about all aspects of limited, from the newest strategies of the newest sets to the best ways to build Old School cubes. Read the latest articles on what limited Magic has to offer.
Theros Beyond Death Cube Picks
Maintaining a cube is a Sisyphean task starting over with each new set. But we neither see that as a great tragedy nor react stoically aloof just because the power level of Theros Beyond Death does not tower above Mount Olympus. A Dionysian frenzy ended with ten favorites.
Players Tour Preparation: Drafting Theros Beyond Death
Christian shares what he learned about the Theros Beyond Death Booster Draft format while preparing for the Players Tour in Brussels. A look at the combinations and archetypes reveals a little color imbalance and then there are a few cards one really shouldn't underestimate.
Limited Lessons from Prerelease Weekend
Sealed Deck is a different animal than Booster Draft. Nonetheless, it's the best way to get acquainted with a lot of new cards quickly, to learn the parameters of a Limited environment, and to find recurring patterns. Here are some lessons from having played with twenty Sealed Decks!
Bad Excuses for Not Building a Cube
"My dog ate my cards" and "I thought we had to build our cubes for next week" are almost among the more legitimate excuses for not having created your first cube already. This week Sancho addresses some of the common reasons people may give as to why they don't own a complete self-contained draft environment.
Arena Exploits: A Walkthrough (or Speed Run) to Mythic
This is a quick fairy tale about completing a mythical quest … quickly. Let's venture deep into the secrets that the Merfolk try to keep for themselves and meet a few of the Seven Dwarves. Let's put Cauldron Familiar into the Witch's Oven and create 68 Sorcerer's Brooms.