April 19, 2017

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Daily Dose of Amonkhet – Limited Archetypes for Amonkhet Prerelease – Part 1

Welcome all to the Daily Dose of Amonkhet, where today I’m going to be going over three of the best archetypes to be playing in Amonkhet Limited. An archetype in Magic is a strategy, usually involving a set of colours you can build your deck within. When Wizards of the Coast make a larger set such as Amonkhet, they can put multiple archetypes in one set, making it so you have many options to...


April 18, 2017

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Daily Dose of Amonkhet – Top 10 Uncommons you want to be playing at Prerelease

Welcome all to Prerelease week here at the Daily Dose of Amonkhet! Yesterday I talked about 10 Commons that you want to make sure are in your deck for prerelease weekend. Today I’m shifting focus to those three cards between the Commons and the Rare, the Uncommons. I find that the Uncommon slot of a pack really sets the tone for what kind of deck I’m going to build in a Sealed event. When it...


April 18, 2017

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Daily Dose of Amonkhet – Top 10 Commons you want to be playing at Prerelease

Welcome all to the Daily Dose of Amonkhet. This week I’m shifting my focus from previewing the cards to getting you ready for your local Amonkhet prerelease starting April 22nd. When players go to their local gaming store and sit down with a prerelease kit in front of them, they just want to open that kit as quickly as possible. When they do, the first thing they'll want to know right off the...


April 14, 2017

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Daily Dose of Amonkhet – Mythics Galore!

Welcome all to the end of week two of preview season here at the Daily Dose of Amonkhet, where today I’ll be looking at some of the remaining Mythics of Amonkhet. When most players view the new cards from a set, they start off by looking at the Mythics. Sometimes they're supremely powerful like , and sometimes they have a unique place in casual and Limited games like . Either way, players want...


April 13, 2017

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Daily Dose of Amonkhet – Breaking it Down – Gods Edition

Welcome all to the Daily Dose of Amonkhet, where today I’m going to break down the five new gods. Each of the new god creatures you will see are very powerful, as they should be, but are they powerful enough to see play in Standard soon? I’m going to break down each of the five gods into four categories: 1) How are its creature stats and base abilities? - How is it as just a creature without...


April 12, 2017

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Daily Dose of Amonkhet – Red/Black Zombies Revisited

Welcome all to the Daily Dose of Amonkhet, where today I’m going to be talking to you all about Zombies. That’s right folks, good old graveyard crashing Zombies. Today I don’t want to talk about the Zombies you get from Embalming a or an , but instead about cards that create some classic Black Zombie creatures. The last time we saw a major source of Zombies was back in Shadows Over...


April 11, 2017

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Daily Dose of Amonkhet – Embalm, Back from the dead for Round 2

Welcome all to the Daily Dose of Amonkhet where today I’m going to be talking about a brand-new mechanic from Amonkhet. We've seen mechanics involving cards in the graveyard in the past, such as Flashback, Delve, and Spell Mastery. Amonkhet brings us an almost-Flashback ability for creatures called Embalm, which works as follows: “Exile this card from your graveyard: Create a token that's a...


April 10, 2017

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Daily Dose of Amonkhet – Trials and Cartouches

Welcome all to a new week of the Daily Dose of Amonkhet, where today I’m going to be talking about 10 new enchantments that have a very interesting premise behind them. Back in Oath of Gatewatch we got a cycle of Oath Cards such as and that all provided an ability when they entered the battlefield, and a secondary ability involving Planeswalkers. These have become more useful and popular over...

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