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Card Draw and Tempo by Solpugid
Most Magic players are familiar with the term "card advantage". Most players also understand that having more cards than your opponent is a positive thing. However, a term that goes underused and misunderstood is "tempo".
Orginally published 6/5/2007
Mean Players by Jon Wright
Hey, itís your turn, you gonna play or what? Hello, what the hell are you doing? Ah man, that was such a bad move, canít believe you played that. Have you ever heard these or other rude remarks? Of course you have, rude players are part of the game. But I think more people are becoming that kind of person. Yelling at you to play faster, or play different or even not to play cards. I know that people like to win but does hassling me because of my age, or size (im a little big), or even how I play do anything toward winning. Read on for more.
Orginally published 1/2/2008
Instinct vs. Logic by Grant Champion-Sciuti
Orginally published 5/4/2006
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theoretically, put enough rats in a deck and you can have a three mana unstopable rat army.
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