MTG Salvation Article Archives: Monthly: May 2006
What was Marlon Brando rebelling against? It was never entirely clear.
Half of this article was written several days before Regionals occurred.
The single most common reason people lose games in Magic is because of mana issues, be it mana flood, mana screw, or color screw.
Triggered abilities, continuous effects.
Unlike anything before it.
This article is all about the art of Dissension.
ome of you might remember my attempt to put a value to each rare in Guildpact before the set had hit general release.
Spell Snare is unplayable and Cackling Flames is nuts! That's right, it's time for Dissension's Limited review.
Eli, Thijs, and Tom have spent the last three weeks babbling about this new-fangled "Dissension" stuff, so our mailbox at cranial.
The effects of Ravnica Block have already been felt in Extended.
There has been some consternation in the Magic community as the spoilers for Dissension have slowly been revealed to the public.
This is the start of a several part series that is going to show my progression of a Selesnya aggro deck for Regionals 06’ and the play testing that I do for it.
Some countries still have Regionals or JSS qualifiers in the current Standard format, so you should know how to play with or against Heartbeat.
WHEREAS, it has been resolved that this entertaining, informative column (hereafter “Cranial Insertion”) dedicated to explaining the rules and intricacies of Magic: the Gathering trading card game (hereafter “Magic”) to an audience of thousands (h
Since 1994, I’ve loved the concept of the White Weenie deck.
There are different types of casual cards.
Control decks start to lose the moment they forfeit the ability to prevent things from happening for any sustained period of time.
I think most people would agree when I say that Kamigawa had some of the most lackluster creatures and creature abilities we have seen in a while.
Welcome to Cranial Insertion, everyone.
Overall, though, the outlook for Ravnica block has looked weak in comparison to the multiple deck types spawned from the Mirrodin and Kamigawa blocks.
Hey, it's May and Dissension rolled around, finishing off the Ravnica Block as the last of the three sets, featuring three new guilds and a whole lot of new shenanigans of Magic's Research and Development team.
There are a few reasons why Sligh (and I don't mean RDW) hasn't been played in Type 2.
What draws players into various formats?