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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The Forgotten Stories of Australian Magic

The Forgotten Stories of Australian Magic

It’s a wild place down here for the Australian wizard, and it was wilder still in days gone by, when PTQs awarded cash prizes and the rules were more like… recommendations. In part one of an ongoing series, I’m here to bring you a story which illustrates how Magic used to be played, in the […]

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Rain Drop, Pod Top: November 27, 2017

Rain Drop, Pod Top: November 27, 2017

We did another episode! Look at us go! This week we’re talking about: CyHi The Prynce – No Dope on Sundays Yung Lean – Stranger Pnau – Changa Jaden Smith – Syre Taylor Swift – Reputation Ugly God – The Booty Tape Sound off in the comments with your opinions on this week’s selections. Tracks […]

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Ixalan Draft, a Dissonant Hellscape or an Avantgarde Masterpiece?

Ixalan Draft, a Dissonant Hellscape or an Avantgarde Masterpiece?

With Pro Tour Ixalan in the books, opinions on the feature set remain divided, and critical consensus looks no closer. Ixalan, a vibrant and colourful world of pirates and dinosaurs has polarised the Magic community, posing deep questions about how we define the success and failure of an expansion, and whether the design of a […]

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