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Elric

Pietro Cavalletti

  • Name: Pietro "Elric" Cavalletti
  • Preferred Format: Old School, Vintage, Commander, Legacy

About:

I started playing Magic in 1994, and I'm still in the game despite trying to leave it multiple times. I participated in a lot of tournaments back then and got some good results, but I'm too lazy to list them down. For merely affective and fun reasons, I largely prefer the old cards both as a player and as a collector, but I've played basically every format in the game.

I'm a kind of Jolly Joker (with the face of a Jester's Cap) being a collector, player, commentator, and writer. I'm passionate about Magic and all its aspects.

I will try to bring a little humor with a historical and classic point of view in my articles.

All Articles by Pietro Cavalletti

Vintage at Cardmarket Series Prague: Dread(ge) Return

By Elric (2019-12-10)

Dredge claims the trophy among eighteen players, defeating a planeswalker-heavy midrange brew in the finals. Let's take a look at all the Top 8 lists, see how the format changed after the restriction of Narset, and explore the latest developments.

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From the First Bans and Restrictions to Oko

By Elric (2019-11-26)

In 1994, Wizards released the first list of banned and restricted cards, dealing with presumed problems such as Dingus Egg and Orcish Oriflamme. Compared to Oko, Thief of Crowns and Once Upon a Time they seem … to be coming from a different game. We've come a long way, but some things never change.

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Vintage at Cardmarket Series Barcelona, an Analysis

By Elric (2019-11-06)

A modern version of BUG Fish claimed the trophy in a metagame filled with artifact and combo decks, but also speckled with a few surprises. Let's see how the latest releases and changes affected the Vintage metagame, and take a look at the Top 4 decklists!

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A Very Nostalgic and Special Tournament Report

By Elric (2019-10-15)

Here's a tale from an event unlike any other, impressions and observations about what an Old School tournament represents, the experience of community and nostalgia, featuring all-powerful cards such as Moxen, Black Lotus, Hypnotic Specter—and Fishliver Oil!

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My Worst 10 Flavor Texts in Magic History

By Elric (2019-08-23)

Flavor texts have been part of Magic: The Gathering history since the game was born. This time, I list down my least favorite texts, the ones I personally find most meaningless, senseless, and useless.

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