All Posts By Case Kiyonaga

A WHOLE NEW WORLD!

Lots of changes this week!  Blizzard dropped the heavy end of the nerf bat on a few of the more problematic cards but how will this shake things up? The short answer: not as much as you might think. The long answer?  Glad you asked! Innervate: Gains only one mana crystal. Innervate has been something…

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Hearthstone: Murloc Paladin

Hello and welcome!  Today is the first installment of a weekly, regular-ish Hearthstone column brought to you by yours truly and Numot Gaming where we talk about anything and everything from metagame, new decks, tournament results, card changes and releases, or anything else that particularly strikes my fancy.  This week we will be talking about…

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Snatching Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory

This is a cautionary tale, please don’t do this at home kids! Have you ever been at a sealed event, opened what you thought was an insane deck, and gone “OH YEAH, EASY 6-0 HERE I COME” then proceeded to get crushed without really knowing why? That happened to me this weekend in a sealed…

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Shifting Meta Shifting Prices

Wizards’s recent active stance on bannings has created some interesting time periods where a lot of cards have to be re-evaluated in light of a semi-new environment.  In particular, the bans of Felidar Guardian and Aetherworks Marvel have (in theory) opened up a lot of possibilities that weren’t viable due to the types of interaction…

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The Endless Horde

Before we start, a moment of silence for our dear banned friend Felidar Gua…Just kidding! I couldn’t even finish typing that with a straight face.  Anyways, now that cat combo is gone we have a whole new interesting standard world to explore and with Amonkhet joining the fray we have a ton of new toys…

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Combo Meal #3

Normally when a new set comes out it’s like magical Christmas time: new cards means new strategies, new strategies means new decks, and new decks means sweet, sweet brewing.  With Aether Revolt, we get the added bonus of bans; it’s like double magical Christmas time!  What that means is we have a wide open format…

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Standard Brewing | The Colossus

Hello! You’ve probably never heard of me as this is the first Magic article I’ve written but I’ve been playing Magic and other card games at varying levels of competition for a long time (you may have heard of me from Hearthstone, Legend of the Five Rings or perhaps from Day9’s stream). In any card…

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