MTG Salvation Article Archives: Monthly: January 2007
It's always necessary to take a look at the cards of a new set and look at how they could influence the various formats.
"Peanut" becomes Lorwyn, "preprints" in Future Sight, the Extended PTQ season heats up, Olivier Ruel makes a comeback, and more!
You probably already have two questions about this article.
It’s that time again! Time to flood the Rumor Mill, time to jump up and down for joy, or sulk on the table, hitting it, and blaming Wizards for what they have done.
In this article originally published Feb.
I'd like to start this article by pointing out something most of you probably aren't aware of, and that's that Thallid has the fastest goldfish of any one drop in Standard right now.
Is there such a thing as too many Damnations? What about a promo foil textless Psionic Blast? The MTGCast crew talks about these issues and many more.
So, did you all enjoy your Planar Chaos? Did the tectonic plates heave and toss your city into the roiling oceans? Did the stars align and bring forth the Great Old Ones to play sealed deck with you? Did you pwn Cthulhu in round one?
Somehow I doubt you'd
Do you attack with the Bear?
Such a simple situation.
In this article originally published August 8, 2005, Peter explains his method for evaluating new cards in sealed deck tournaments, especially prereleases.
After the match you go over to your friends and complain about how broken Wrath is in limited and that they should’ve never printed a card that powerful.
A boatload of new Planar Chaos cards, Prerelease weekend on the horizon, the location of Worlds 2007, Fact or Fiction, and more!
Planar Chaos is looming.
Boros is the format-defining deck right now, in two different formats! In extended, a strong boros matchup is key to having a good day at any tournament.
JayC takes a step back from the technical to discuss how a player's attitude can color the Magic experience, and offers seven suggestions for improving sportsmanship.
Scrubland is not about making you better overnight.
Gavin tells us about his experience at the City Championships.
We here at Cranial Insertion apologize for the minor insanity last week.
Madness is a pretty crazy mechanic in theory.
fadeblue turns the metagame from a vague concept into hard numbers with some math for calculating the relative strength of a deck.
My rating is below 1600 - I believe at this point it's at 1577 in Constructed.
Happy New Year! As a New Year's gift to the loyal listeners, here are two more interviews from Worlds, with Rob Alexander and Aleksi Briclot.
Happy New Year, readers! We've all been up celebrating in a perfectly nonalcoholic fashion (except for Moko, whose mother won't read this and cut him out of her will.