November 6, 2015

Image Credit:

A Higher Standard: Time After Time

Alright. I have five cards in hand my opponent has none and I currently have 3 counterspells at the ready for whatever he draws. I just need to keep attacking with this Shambling Vent. There is no way I could lose. “TIME!!! Active player finish your turn…….” NO! I have my opponent dead to rights but it’s going to take at least 5 more attacks for me to finish him off. I don’t deserve...

November 5, 2015

Image Credit:

Going Rogue: Black Vise Burn

Hello and welcome back to another edition of Going Rogue, where winning isn't the goal but it often happens anyway. Today we have something a little spicy for all you Legacy-lovers out there whose mouths began to salivate with the unbanning of . There are a few ways to abuse this card. Way back in the day, I used to have a casual deck with every effect and draw effect in it, s, and the Vises as...

November 4, 2015

Image Credit:

Esper Control in Modern

Control decks are responsible for the most boring, grueling, and frustrating games in magic. Having been on the receiving end of the counterspell-chain more than a few times, I did not expect to ever feel the urge to be on the other side of the exchange. But times change, and I eventually got over having my s and s being ’d and ’d (it took about 15 years), and crossed over to the dark side by...

November 3, 2015

Image Credit:

Inside the Commander’s Studio – Benjamin Milette

Good morning all! Today we take a new turn in our exploration of the Commander format by speaking with local combo enthusiast Ben “James” Milette, he of the Niv-Mizzet horror, Jhoira abomination, Momir Vig valuetown and just a generally fun and amiable guy to be around. We met Ben at the Wizard’s Tower in Barrhaven, your premier spot for playing, trading and competitive play. Lithe, blond...

November 2, 2015

Image Credit:

Introduction to EDH Part 4: Mono-White

Last week, I discussed the most polarizing colour in Magic, and what some of it's often forgotten shortcomings can be. This week we're moving on to one of more enigmatic of the five colours, White. Longevity, Strength in Numbers, and Playing it Safe These are all things that describe how White plays. White is a particularly odd colour to place in EDH sometimes as it's never particularly bad, but...

Page 3 of 3 123