Tag: Magic the Gathering Decatur

Jul
17

2014 EDH Summer Season: League Update

We’re three weeks into our Elder-Dragon Highlander League at Board Knight! So far, we’ve had several players show up to win packs and/or play for pool points. Even though J. Banks pushed out a 10 pointer last Wednesday, there is […]

Jul
13

Report: Grand Prix Chicago 2014

Recently, I attended Grand Prix Chicago. The format was Standard so hopefully everyone will be familiar with the decks that are possible to play. I do not play standard on a consistent basis (FNM) due to card availability and time […]

Jul
10

Explaining Priority, the Stack, and Layers

Magic: The Gathering is an extremely complex game, as anyone who has ever played can tell you. This complexity comes at the cost of having occasional extremely confusing rules and board states, especially since so many cards modify the rules […]

Jul
02

Progenitus Control

If you like to have fun, Commander (formerly known as EDH) is the format for you. For those of you who have never heard of Commander, it’s a one hundred card singleton format (i.e. no multiple copies of cards outside […]

Jun
25

Lucky Charms: They’re also delicious in MTG!

Last year at Pro Tour Gatecrash, David Sharfman piloted a R/W/U deck called Lucky Charms. The deck was similar to many of the flash control decks that were being played at the time, but featured 10 of the charms from […]

Jun
25

Mastering Modern: Steamlining Scapeshift

It is time for my favorite PTQ season as well as my favorite format, Modern. Not only do you get to play the most fun format possible, but for the small price of winning a PTQ you get a free […]

Jun
14

Brewing Boros: Purphoros and His Legion

People play Magic: The Gathering for a wide variety of reasons. People enjoy a variety of formats and game variations. Some enjoy playing tight games, focusing on sound technical play. Other players look to come up with the latest tech […]