Tag: MTG

Married to the Game: Squirrels Girls #29

Each week Jennifer, Athena, and Jamie talk about the newest things happening in the Magic: The Gathering. This week we talk about playing Unstable, silver border cards in commander, Hearthstone ripping off Magic, and The Great Designer Search 3! Contact us here: mttgcast@gmail.com Twitter: @mttgmtg Jennifer: @TheMrsMulligan Athena: @_Elantris_ Jamie: @jamietopples

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Working Towards a Healthy Community

The discussions this past week about how to improve the Magic community’s health have prompted me to think more about the interaction between content creators and consumers. There is certainly a link between the content creator, the content they produce, and the behaviors their viewers engage in as a result of that content, but how…

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The Challenges of Set Design

The release of Iconic Masters has prompted a number of comments from professional players about the strength of the set relative to Ixalan. There seems to be a general consensus that Iconic Masters is a better draft set, and there are a number of interesting perspectives about why this is the case. Mike Sigrist wrote…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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_…

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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…

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