Category: Knowledge Vault

Knowledge Vault: Plague Rats (in Alpha 40)

The fledgling Alpha 40 format (minimum of forty cards and any number of the same named card) does not use the decisive rule which renders Plague Rats unplayable (“100.2a …A constructed deck may contain… no more than four of any card with a particular English name…

Knowledge Vault: Spinal Villain (and the EDH starter kit giveaway continues!)

Greven il-Vec had better watch his back, because there’s another Spinal Villain in town.  Now that I got all of my skeletal puns out of the way, let’s see why I think Spinal Villain might be a budget King Suleiman.  Unfortunately, due to a buyout around Amonkhet,…

Knowledge Vault: Hand of Justice (and the giveaway continues!)

In this week’s Knowledge Vault, we’re going to take a quick look at Hand of Justice.  Now, you may be asking yourself, what’s so great about a six cmc 2/6?  Even terrible cards like Abomination and frickin’ Moss Monster are more economical than that.  The answer…

Knowledge Vault: Immolation

This week, we discuss one of the least-appreciated burn spells in all of Old School MTG 93/94:  Immolation.  Now, Immolation may LOOK like an Enchant Creature/Aura, but it’s actually a Sorcery that deals two unpreventable damage.

Knowledge Vault: Bartel Runeaxe

Bartel Runeaxe may look like a cross between one of the aliens from the movie Signs and a grainy photo of Bigfoot, but he’s tough as nails.  In my article on Old School MTG 93/94 Commanders, Bartel barely missed the cut as the best…

Knowledge Vault: …Knowledge Vault

Welcome to our new series of weekly blog articles, Knowledge Vault!  Every Friday, you can expect me to shed some light on lesser known 93/94 cards and/or interactions.  This week’s Knowledge Vault is on none other than, well, Knowledge Vault!