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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
I realize the idea isn't original - in fact, everyone and their grandmother's dog has built a Blink deck. For good reason, too - they're usually fun to play, and can be really cheap to construct. Orginally published 3/31/2008