Journey Into Nyx Promos
[content] Wizards of the Coast has released the list of upcoming promos for Journey into Nyx. Check out the complete details on their site. Prerelease On April 26 and 27, 2014 seek out your local gaming store a join in the Prerelease fun to get your hands on these Prerelease Promos: [/content] [content] Launch During the Launch FNM on May 2, 2014 participate to earn: [/content] [content] Gameday...
One little Merfolk, one big impact.
In all the hubbub around new gods, splashy equipments, variants and new Bestow mechanics, a small Merfolk has been swimming under the sonar. Not the biggest of bodies or the most threatening in combat, may soon find itself in a variety of EDH decks for its disruptive and enabling capacities. Before we delve into the potential, let’s look at the actual:
Let’s talk about Modern. The Modern format has been radically growing in popularity since its creation, culminating at Grand Prix Richmond earlier this year. Richmond broke the record for the largest constructed Grand Prix ever with 4300 players, highlighting just how much players today enjoy playing Modern. The format is dominated by decks, variants, and Affinity, all of which are very...
New Legends? New EDH Fun!
What a great way to kick off the EDH articles on this great site than with decks featuring the two newest legends. Competitive vs. Casual Being from Ottawa, I’ve grown accustomed to a very cutthroat EDH environment, but there’s also a large enough casual niche at local stores and colleges that the format can cater to any style of play. But before we get further into that, let’s take a look...
Keranos, God of Storms – Gods, Monsters, and Super Friends
Welcome god #2 of Journey into Nyx, nice to meet you! [content][/content] represents a god with an amazingly powerful ability, let’s check it out. [content][/content] has an ability I would call a win-win situation. Have a land on top of your deck, draw an extra card. Have anything else, you can choose to pick off an opponent’s creature or deal 3 straight to the head. Where the real power of...
Fun // Games
Competition. You can expect to find it in nearly everything you do. Whether it’s seeking employment (As most of us MTG players should be doing… Come on guys, give mum a break!), playing football, or rockin’ a Pro Tour, you’ll be constantly upping the ante to be the best there-is to be. While you evolve, so will the competition around you. At some point, the inevitable is going to happen....
Cube for Noobs – A Primer for MTGO Cube Drafts
What’s the only thing better than playing a draft consisting of all the greatest cards from Magic’s history? Why, WINNING that draft of course! In this post I’ll be going over some basic strategy and tips for successfully playing Cube, primarily how to actually have a better chance to win at Cube from a Spike’s perspective. Cube is by far my favourite format and I play it quite a bit,...
What We Know (and what we don't)
What We Know (and what we don't) I've found the best way to keep up to date with any particular format - and to remain sharp - is to go over the things we know for sure, and to let that train of thought lead towards learning the things we don't. So for my first strategy article for MTGCanada, I'm going to go over the facts in Standard and Modern, and see if that can help lead us to an overall...