July 15, 2015

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Grixis Control is here to stay and here's why

Not too long ago, a successful Grixis control deck in Modern was a dream. If you were like me, you always felt it was missing… something. Keranos, , or even more optimistically, , all seemed to fall short as finishers, and staying alive long enough to cast them was a challenge. Most matchups were uphill battles where win percentages usually started off in your opponent’s favour as you...


July 14, 2015

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How to Burn With Magic Origins and the Top 10 Cards to Bank On

Welcome to another edition of the Daily Dose of Magic Origins! Today we will be looking at a decklist which takes advantage of one of the new DFCs (Double-Faced Cards) Chandra, Fire of Kaladesh. There is belief that this will be the least used of the new DFCs to see play in Standard, but I’m here to show you a red deck for Standard that will take advantage of that. First off, let’s talk about...


July 9, 2015

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Hallowed Moonlight: Is there room in Modern sideboards?

Note: I won't talk about the card in Legacy or Standard. For the former, it's unlikely it will surpass Containment Priest's utility. As for Standard, with a meta that changes weekly, we would have to see how Origins plays out. Social media was excited for Hallowed Moonlight as soon as it was spoiled. Readers quickly saw its applications against many Modern decks: - Token decks ( or otherwise) -...


July 7, 2015

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Daily Dose of Magic Origins: Top 10 Commons and Uncommons from Magic Origins!

Daily Dose of Magic Origins – Top 10 Commons Welcome all to another edition of the Daily Dose of Magic Origins, where today we will be looking at ten of the top 10 Common cards from Magic Origins. Celestial Flare is a reprint card which gives white a powerful removal card both offensively and defensively. For 2 mana it can allow you take out a powerful attacker, or a large blocker you’ve...


July 6, 2015

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Daily Dose of Magic Origins – Hulk Smash

Welcome to another edition of the Daily Dose of Magic Origins! So far we’ve previewed some great cards, but today we’re going to focus on some of the great Green cards coming in Magic Origins, available on July 17th! Each set, there always seems to be a new Hydra that comes with the set, with its +1/+1 counters and all that jazz. Welcome to Magic Origins, Managorger Hydra. There are a couple...


July 4, 2015

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Internet Famous!

Ever have one of those days where hanging out at your favorite gaming shop got you internet famous? Let me tell you all a story. I'm a real estate agent with Remax, and we're always looking for new marketing ideas. One thing that's less common in real estate is finding agents with similar hobbies to mine. The last time I checked the stats the average age of a real estate agent in Ontario is 57,...


July 2, 2015

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Let's just go to the head!

Daily Dose of Magic Origins – Let’s just go to the head! Welcome to another Daily Dose of Magic Origins! We are back with more previews of what’s looking to be an amazing new set, Magic Origins! We’ve already talked about some of the new mechanics coming in Magic Origins, as well as some of the new DFCs (Double-Faced Cards) planeswalkers that will be arriving as well. Now let’s turn our...


June 29, 2015

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Daily Dose of Magic Origins – Master Speller

Welcome all to another edition of the Daily Dose of Magic Origins! Today we will be looking at second new mechanic from Magic Origins called Spell Mastery. This will give an advantage to all those Magic players that love to sling the spells, and build some burn or control decks. Let’s take a look at what Spell Mastery does. Sometimes spell mastery gives an additional effect to the card, and...

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