MTG Salvation Article Archives: Monthly: March 2005
Today, Wizards announced that it would be discontinuing its popular Magic Online service, citing falling sales, coding issues, and rising costs.
A Terrible Trinket
Welcome to what is the first in a series of short articles (depending on the MTG Salvation powers that be) about, well, whatever has got my goat recently.
By Lennie Brookes (AKA Qwerty)What Does Blue Splash To In Legacy? Basics of Blue in Legacy Part II
In my article about The Basics of Blue in Legacy I discussed its core concepts like denial and draw.
Originally when I volunteered to cover The Rock I was not particularly excited about doing so.
"Full Saviors of Kamigawa Spoiler!
by Tom Fowler
In its earliest days, Magic was a game played for ante.
Betrayers' Flavor – Sweet or Sour? PART 1
Betrayers of Kamigawa (BOK) has been released for some time now, continuing the block theme of Japanese folklore and other tales - complete with spirits and ninjas.
A while back, we were told of the news that we would not see our beloved Birds of Paradise in 9th Edition.
After "The First," much of what was coherently Standard is no longer.
Magic cards are a pretty diverse group, they represent spells, creatures, locations and objects in a fantasy setting.
Legacy, formerly known as 1.
Our local elementary school started a weekly "electives" program whereby parents and other volunteers could sign up to teach "anything" for the last 50 minutes of each Tuesday for six weeks.
Simple enough question, right?
The Year of the Rogue Decks
As most of you know, the Pro Tour Qualifier season is here, and there have been a few good rogue combo decks in this format.
Were the Bans Right?
by Tom Fowler
ATS stands for Angry Tradewind Survival, deriving its name from the three most powerful cards in the deck: Anger, Tradewind Rider, and Survival of the Fittest.
Fast forward a few years down the road with the release of Mirrodin.
Red Deck Wins has long been an essential part of the Extended format.
Despite having such an awful name, Teen Titans is one of the best decks for an Extended player to be using at the moment.
Reanimator is an incredibly fast combo-aggro deck.
A look at Blue Green in Extended
By: Jake Sticka
Look over there! There it is! An Odyssey block with a force that's obvious.
What began as an offhand suggestion (in the “Hey, wanna make a road trip to GP Boston?” way) turned into a very good trip.
Today, I thought I’d cover one of those odd variants Wizards like to give us.
After losing a game, start by swearing and stomping your feet.
Scepter control is starting to see more and more play in Legacy; I have been playing it since Isochron Scepter was released.
I'm sure by now everyone has seen the news on the front page.