Category: Collectible/Trading Card Games

3 Reasons Why We Love Artifact, the DotA-based Online Card Game Designed by Valve and Richard Garfield; a Ready Review.

On November 28, 2018, Artifact, the hotly-anticipated electronic trading card game and its first set, A Call to Arms, were released.  This love child between DotA and Magic: the Gathering is what we have all been waiting for. Advertisements

[Old School Brawl] Rubinia Soulsinger: brewing a Creature Theft/Sacrifice Combo Deck

Rubinia Soulsinger, a Green/White/Blue (“Bant”) legendary creature from Legends, has over four hundred decks on EDHREC.  She was even reprinted in Commander Anthology.  With that many people using Rubinia in regular EDH, she is likely a strong candidate for a commander in Old School Brawl, as…

[Old School 93/94]: Why Hammerheim is better than Mountain in almost every single way (You heard me!)

Mountain is trash.  Mountain is a bad card.  Hammerheim is a superior magical card.  Mountain, for the following reasons, does not often belong in your 93/94 deck: (Disclaimer: this article is intended to be as satirical as it is educational.)

[Premodern] Colorless: Impactful Artifacts & Luxurious Lands

Although the cards themselves are not very colorful, our final installment highlighting some of the best Premodern cards ever printed is perhaps the most exciting of them all!  If you play or are interested in playing Premodern, you likely either played between ’95-’03 and strive to…

Ready Review – GWENT: The Witcher Card Game

October 23rd is the full release of GWENT: GWENT Homecoming.  If you are interested in watching some GWENT gameplay, We’ve been streaming it over on our Twitch.  To celebrate Homecoming, here’s five reasons who you should play GWENT!

[Old School Brawl] Deck Tech: Sol’kanar the Swamp King B/R/U (“Grixis”)

Just in time for New England Old School (@neosmtg)’s LobsterCon 2018, here is our first Old School Brawl deck tech!  Let’s take a look at a beloved legendary creature who has been ruling over Swamps since 1994: Solkie!

Guilds of Ravnica Specs: the top five standout cards of each color combination that could impact #GRN Standard

I can’t believe that we are just one week away from Return to Return to Return to Return to Ravnica.  The full spoiler is available on the WotC website here.  Now that we’ve seen all of the cards, these are the Guilds of Ravnica…

Wizards continues printing exclusive yet Standard-legal cards in supplemental products.

For better or for worse, Wizards continues to print exclusive Standard-legal cards that can only be obtained by means other than sealed booster packs.  On August 28th, the image and translated text of the Guilds of Ravnica Buy-A-Box promo Impervious Greatwurm was leaked to the…

[Premodern] Gold: A primer on some of the best multicolored cards in Premodern!

In our second-to-last Premodern primer (colorless Artifacts and Lands will be the last one!), we take a look at the multicolored “gold” cards that are legal in Premodern!

[Premodern] Blue: Mo’ Phling, Mo’ Problems.

The fifth and final color that we have left to review is none other than the bane of WotC R&D: Blue!  Over the Premodern years (1995-2003), Blue brought us some of the most busted cards of all time.

Old School Brawl – 93/94 Commander: Mana Dorks, Mana Rocks, and Other Mana Acceleration

Having set forth which Legendary Creatures are eligible to Command your Old School Brawl deck, we turn our attention to the little dudes that make big things happen: Mana Dorks.  Mana Dorks, and Mana Rocks, are great early-game plays in Brawl and/or Commander, because they…

Old School Brawl – 93/94 Commander: Who are my Options?

I’ve written about Old School 93/94 before.  I’ve written about Elder Dragon Highlander (“EDH”)/Commander/Brawl before.  But I’ve never written about this format: Old School Brawl.  The article that precipitated my article here was none other than DFB’s article: Old School Brawl — a 93/94 Commander variant…