Reign of Fire

Reign of Fire

Reign of Fire This is the longest I’ve gone without writing an article, but the Magic has still very much been alive for my fellow compatriots and I.  This weekend in particular was more exciting than I expected, and some great results happened which I’ll share with you readership along with what I’d recommend for … Continue reading

Building A New Archetype

Building A New Archetype

Building A New Archetype One of the hardest things to do in competitive magic is to brew a new deck from the ground up.  Some of the most famous brewers in Magic history; Adrian Sullivan, Conley Woods, Sam Black, Brian Kowal, Patrick Chapin, etc, have all had to go through a lot of trial and … Continue reading

Riding In Minneapolis, A PTQ Top 8

Riding In Minneapolis, A PTQ Top 8

Riding In Minneapolis, A PTQ Top 8 16 years ago (at least according to Wizards), I attended my first Pro Tour Qualifier for Magic the Gathering.  This past Saturday, I attended my last.  It was a memorable journey, and a lot was on my mind going into the weekend. For starters, this qualifier season was … Continue reading

Trending:  Analyzing The Metagame

Trending: Analyzing The Metagame

 Trending:  Analyzing The Metagame Many of you probably have a Pro Tour Qualifier coming up this weekend, and I thought it would be beneficial to discuss my current thoughts on the Standard metagame.  When we last left off, I had just top 8’d a PPTQ with my own brew of Mardu Midrange.  I was defeated … Continue reading

Making The Correct Choice

Making The Correct Choice

Making the Correct Choice It’s been a while, welcome back.  In the past month we’ve had holidays and life at my job has been quite busy, but I took it upon myself to try and improve as a Magic player and managed to play in five PPTQs.  While I’m not a huge fan of the … Continue reading

Solving Standard And What To Do In Broken Formats

Solving Standard And What To Do In Broken Formats

Solving Standard And What To Do In Broken Formats In the last few weeks I’ve been able to get a grip on what I believe is the answer to winning in the current Standard format.  I’m going to walk through some of that today as well as expand upon my ideas for Modern and Legacy. … Continue reading