|Beginner Magic Lesson: Adding Basic Lands to a Multi-Colored Deck|
Many people who begin to play Magic the Gathering have a difficult time learning how to construct a balanced mana base. This article details some easy steps to helping new players learn ways to tackle one of the hardest parts of deck building. This can also help players who have trouble with mana bases in draft tournaments.
|The Art of Attrition: Card Advantage and Card Devaluation|
Playing Magic is all about having access to cards that you need in order to stop your opponent from doing things to your face. Your opponent wastes a bunch of cards in their hand to get a few creatures in play – so you spend four mana and one card to reset the battlefield. This is called generating positive card advantage.
|The Art of EDH: A sadist's tinkering.|
Building - or constructing - a good EDH deck takes two things: Time and a willingness to be an evil little sadist.
|PortlandEDH - Sharing is Caring FTW|
MTG is fundamentally about resource management. But what happens when cards exist which turn resource management on its head?
|Budget EDH 5 - Low Drop Creatures|
Finding expensive spells for EDH is easy. It's not hard to pack 7-drop creatures that pack a big punch. Heck, just about any Mythic Rare that costs more than five mana will do. But good EDH decks don't just pack a whole bunch of high-cost creatures - otherwise they'll get blown over by someone running a cheap aggressive general like Doran.
|A Few Questions Concerning Players and Their Decks|
This article will be a bit different. It’s not really about cards, new decks or archetypes. It’s not about formats or meta games. It’s about you, the players.
|Budget EDH 4 - Goals And Flexibility with Rafiq|
One the marks of a good EDH card is one that both helps you achieve a goal and is flexible enough to be used in multiple game states.
|Vintage – Analyzing Silver Bullets through Ballistics: Part 2 – Rise of the Machines|
The Vintage scene has changed dramatically since my last Vintage article, written almost three years ago. Wizards has finally given us insight on how they see the format
|Budget EDH 3 - Hate with Thraximundar|
What happens when an EDH metagame goes bad?
|The Art of Casual: MonoWhite Suicide|
]MWS (MonoWhiteSuicide) – Ok, not really, but the theme is almost there. Maybe another article in the future for that one.
|The power of Necromancy:|
More than one way to interact directly with the cemetery, revive monsters can be an interesting way to put creatures directly into play,
|THE TAO OF DISCARD, or, HOW TO PLAY CONTROL LIKE AGGRO.|
Of all the innovations that we have been witness to, perhaps none more has been more prominent than the rise – or, for older players, the return – of the rivalry of Discard vs. Counterspell.
|A New Idea, A New Potential|
Welcome readers, today I will be talking about something Wizards of the Coast mentioned rather recently (As of 5/31/11) a new format concept was introduced to Magic Online known as Modern.
|Budget EDH 2 - Simplifying: Vorosh, the Hunter|
My friend made a Vorosh, the Hunter deck a few weeks ago and he was never happy with it. It had some nice cards in it, but it never really ticked.
|The Art of Control: In the Darkness Once Again|
Why chose black over blue?
For the Control and the hundreds of dollars saved.
Think about it, what does every good blue deck need? Usually, expensive cards, if it wants to be competitive. Several fish decks notwithstanding...
But in black...control is cheap (relatively speaking.)
|Title: Budget EDH 1 - Limited Environments: Nezumi Graverobber|
Looking to get into EDH without busting your wallet? Or tired of losing every game to someone playing $40 rares? This article goes over a different way of building an EDH deck than simply packing bomb after bomb.
|Tier 1 Decks for a Budget!|
If you are anything like me you have a budget and dropping 1 Grand on a deck every month or two just isn't going to happen! So how do we compete with players with endless budgets or vast resources?
|The Art of Control: Aggressive Monoblack Control Decks in Type 2|
MBC, “Mono-Black Control” has been a fan favorite of Magic: the Gathering players since the good old days. Black itself has always been an ubiquitously powerful color of magic and has been often been blessed with some of the most broken and powerful non-artifact/non-colorless spells Magic the Gathering has ever seen.
|The Story of Magic|
A suggestion on how one can view Magic matches like interactive stories from a storyteller’s perspective.
|Standards dominate, rising, retreating, and extinct|
Hi, today I will summarize a couple of decks in standard! The decks today will be Caw-Blade, Kuldotha Red, Valakut, and Vampires
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