After faking us out with some minor tweaks to Commander and Vintage, Wizards of the Coast (WotC) dropped the hammer on the biggest combo in Standard! With the
Yeeeeeeeeee-haw, Geeks! Amonkhet has landed and it is awesome! Join Szpirs, Devon, Stew, Mike, and Mark as we recount the horrors and splendours of prerelease weekend and share our takes on the new set so far. Plus, a game of Commander goes horribly right! Stew and Devon take a deep dive into WotC’s update to the Banned/Restricted lists. All this and more (possibly) in this week’s Magic Monday! Continue reading “Magic Monday: Ain’t No Party Like a Prerelease Party”
There’s been a week-long spoiler party for the upcoming MTG expansion, Amonkhet, and alla y’all invited. Mark, Devon, and Szpirs chew over the latest spoilers and the HUGE NEWS about what this set means for Standard – and the top tier decks that own it. Continue reading “Magic Monday: Amonkhetch ‘Em All”
Welp, Modern Masters 2017 has been around for five minutes, so I guess it’s time for another MTG expansion! Amonkhet have you down to your LGS on Apr. 28th and the spoilers are droppin’ like noses off Sphinxes. Szpirs is terrified of everything new. Mark, Stew, Devon, and Mike perform an intervention. It’s all things Amonkhet on this week’s Magic Monday. #MTGAKH
Wherein Szpirs reads the MTGO Tumblr and promptly looses his mind. Mark, Stew, and Devon try to talk him down from the edge. Changes to the EDH/Commander format are mulled over and speculation about its future in casual and competitive MTG ensues. Will we see a Commander Grand Prix? Friday Night Commander? Much better ideas than these await in this week’s Magic Monday.
Szpirs: OMG, you guys! They changed the rules for 1v1 Commander! 30 life, bro! 30!
Wherein Szpirs buys a single Modern Masters 2017 booster and turns to more qualified players to find the pick of the pack. Mark, Devon, and Stew share their own adventures in boostery. How’d you all do this weekend? Correct us, dispute us, and share your Modern Masters picks on this week’s Magic Monday.
Magic Brothers (not actual brothers) Devon and Stew sound the alarm about rumoured card bans coming down this week… er… eventually… maybe. Devon breaks down the dominant decks in Standard. Szpirs hazily recalls earlier bannings and asks: what needs banning in today’s game? Does anything? Have your say, Geeks, in this week’s Magic Monday.
Wherein Szpirs gets Commander cards in the mail and, obviously, has no idea what to do with them. Stew promptly schools him with some Commander brew ideas and strategies. Help Stew help Szpirs understand Commander in the comments! Allons y! Continue reading “Magic Monday: Taking Command”