Novice Cube Drafter Declares Deck “Best Ever”, Immediately 0-3s

Novice Cube Drafter Declares Deck “Best Ever”, Immediately 0-3s

The Holiday Cube features some of Magic: the Gathering’s most powerful cards in the 25 years since its creation and allows a unique opportunity to draft “absurd” combinations of cards – and to even “break” the fundamental rules of the games with cards from the oft vaunted “Power Nine”. It attracts the attention of grizzled […]

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Report: Local Man Apparently Completely Fine After Losing PPTQ

Report: Local Man Apparently Completely Fine After Losing PPTQ

Reports are emerging that local PPTQ Competitor Sam McHale is taking his recent loss in the finals of a 29 player Sealed PPTQ remarkably well. After crushing his opponent in the first game, McHale lost the following two – the first of which was to his opponent drawing exactly to win, and the other to […]

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Wizards Confirms, No New Planes… Ever!

Wizards Confirms, No New Planes… Ever!

The design team behind popular trading card game Magic: The Gathering (a Deckmaster product) has confirmed that the creative expansion of the universe in which the game takes place is over. Mark Rosewater, on his unofficial blog ‘Suck Out All The MaRo Of Life’, explained that this decision had been a long time coming. “We […]

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Grand Prix Sydney – Team Communication Guidelines

Grand Prix Sydney – Team Communication Guidelines

Team tournaments are appreciably different to individual events and this is true beyond deck building. Team chemistry, and maximising the effectiveness of having two friends to assist you during the event can be the difference between seeing the winning line and overlooking an unconsidered corner case. It is easy to fall into several traps in […]

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Grand Prix Sydney – Team Modern Primer

Grand Prix Sydney – Team Modern Primer

An Overview of Modern Modern is a non-rotating constructed format comprising of sets from 8th Edition through to the current releases. Over this time Magic design has evolved significantly, and so the format contains a wide variety of powerful tools, many of which are well beyond the power level of current era releases. This leaves […]

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Ten Better Ways To Spend $450 Than Completing Your Playset of ‘Jace, The Mind Sculptor’

Ten Better Ways To Spend $450 Than Completing Your Playset of ‘Jace, The Mind Sculptor’

We get it, we get it. You already have a Jace, The Mind Sculptor. You bought it for your EDH deck when it was still legal in Standard and only had to pay $200 for it. Also, it’s foil. Of course it is. But now that Jace is unbanned in Modern, it’s worth way more. […]

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Unified Modern Team Divided following Ban List Announcement

Unified Modern Team Divided following Ban List Announcement

Bloodbraid Elf is Unbanned. Jace, the Mind Sculptor is Unbanned. Whilst readers won’t yet know the full effect of this morning’s bombshell Ban List Announcement on everybody’s darling format, which comes into effect February 19th, already ripples are bringing the bloated corpse of dissent to the surface in more subtle ways. Our source, who wishes to […]

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Unstable’s Incredible Additional Extra Content

Unstable’s Incredible Additional Extra Content

We learnt last week that Unstable had more twists beneath the surface than we first expected – cards with multiple different text-boxes, but the same name – and each one thematically appropriate. Now that we’ve got the cards in our hands, we’re learning of yet another delightfully unexpected aspect of the Unstable design – MtG […]

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