Chris Cousens

Card Name: Birthing Pod Mana Cost: 3 Phyrexian Green Converted Mana Cost: 4 Types: Artifact Card Text: (Phyrexian Green can be paid with either Green or 2 life.) 1 Phyrexian Green, Tap, Sacrifice a creature: Search your library for a creature card with converted mana cost equal to 1 plus the sacrificed creature's converted mana cost, put that card onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.

The New Midrange

The New Midrange

In my last article (#shamelessselfpromotion), I suggested that Standard is moving in interesting new directions. Red decks are more powerful and faster. Whip decks have been driven out by Ugin, and U/B and Esper Dragons can handle the late game better than Abzan and Devotion. This leaves a hole in the middle of the metagame. […]

This One’s for the PPTQ Grinders

This One’s for the PPTQ Grinders

Dragons of Tarkir is on the shelves! Buy, buy, buy! Actually, now is probably not the best time to buy. The availability of DTK singles is low, demand is high, blah blah economics. This is not the place to talk about Magic finance. This is the place to listen to a questionable source blather about […]

Creature Storm

Creature Storm

To those of you who do not know me, a brief introduction might be helpful.  I started playing Magic at the Mirrodin Besieged Prerelease, where I was infected (lel) by all that competitive Magic had to offer.  I have not, and may never, achieve magical greatness.  I once travelled to Canberra for a PTQ where […]