Julian To

Julian is some little kid who picked up the game in high school and has been playing on and off with no discernible pattern. He’s back for good now, but his continued participation in this children’s card game coupled with his results suggests he doesn’t enjoy actually winning matches after reaching the playoffs. However, he’s too inscrutable for us to know his true goals. Julian is also a professional grain counter, although he is currently in the process of acquiring more grains.



So, I’ve been playing Magic on and off since discovering the game in late 2005, and since then I’ve fallen in love with the game and grown attached to particular cards for various reasons. But for me, my top 8 cards are cards that marked a few important points and happy memories in my Magic […]

Dead Weight: A Primer on Being Useless.

Author’s note: this piece was written not long after the launch of the GasMtG website back in the end of November 2014, but it was never submitted because I didn’t think it was good enough. After the publishing of my “Breaking the Habit” piece, I revisited this and was convinced to submit it. Despite further […]

Breaking the Habit

It’s a balmy Sunday afternoon, I’m sitting here listening to “Stacy’s Mom” by Fountains of Wayne, after realising that MF Doom’s “Special Herbs” volumes are just instrumentals of songs he’s worked on. Today is a day for me to relax and wind down after a few nights of sleep deprivation, adjusting back to Melbourne’s time […]