Tag: MTG

Pummeling Standard

With the release of Ixalan some things became very apparent in the standard format. Pirates and Dinosaurs are the coolest thing ever and Energy as a mechanic was going to continue to dominant. The classic Temur energy had morphed into Sultai energy adopting the Winding Constrictor or going so far as to be 4-Color energy…

Read More

Budgety Modern – Eldrazi and Taxes with Gonti

The taxman cometh and he cometh with more CARD ADVANTAGE. Gonti is pure value and playing with your opponents cards is probably the most fun you can have so let’s go! Got one in the main and one in the side for twice the luxuriousness. He should be great in any midrange match ups, but…

Read More

Rough Drafts | The Power of Bluffs

Last week, I was listening to Limited Resources, and they covered a topic I’ve been interested for some time: bluffing. Though not as important as tight technical play, bluffing adds a really interesting dimension to Magic that I think can be utilized to bolster your win percentage. We most often think of bluffing in Magic…

Read More

Elder Dragon Hoedown Ep. 19 – Feeling Blue

Tom (lifeandllamas), Archie (Shalok), Cameron (Ilyon), and special guest Ian Dixon (Dixonij) are feeling blue this week, with everyone testing a little bit of Blue for their Commander decks. More content at: http://www.numotgaming.com/series/elder-dragon-hoedown/ Support Cam (Ilyon) on: www.Patreon.com/Ilyon Find Dix at: https://twitter.com/dixonij https://twitter.com/EyesontheMise Dix’s Deck: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/hotline-bling-feat-talrand/ Archie’s Stream: http://www.twitch.tv/acowen Archie’s Deck: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/dywtg/ Cam’s Stream: http://www.twitch.tv/ilyon_…

Read More

Married to the Game Episode 27 | YouTube Edition

Each week Jennifer, Athena, and Jamie talk about the newest things happening in the Magic: The Gathering. This week we talk about Athena’s controversial Twitter polls, Unstable spoilers, a true angel investor, and Alex Bertoncini’s recent game loss. ** Clarification: Alex Bertonicini was allegedly issued a game loss during a LCQ for an RPTQ not…

Read More

Puppet’s Frequently Asked Questions

Before I wrap up our discussion on control decks in Standard, I wanted to present my current list and then discuss every card not in it. Well, not every card, but at least the ones most commonly asked about by people on social media, or viewers of my stream (Conley81 on Twitch). As I have…

Read More

SCG Worcester Regionals Tournament Report

Wednesday and Thursday I made my way through some MTGO leagues with some nice 4-1s trying to lock in my deck. After a 3 hour drive from Vermont down to Massachusetts on Friday night I realized I had some godawful cards in my deck. After testing Opt for awhile I came to the conclusion Sleight…

Read More

Married to the Game Episode 26 | Grabbing Graveyards Like Animals

Each week Jennifer, Athena, and Jamie talk about the newest things happening in the Magic world. This week we talk about Pro Tour Ixalan: the people we cheered for, the DQ’s and more. Also, is it ok for other people to touch your cards? Contact us here: mttgcast@gmail.com Twitter: @mttgmtg Jennifer: @TheMrsMulligan Athena: @_Elantris_ Jamie:…

Read More