MTG Salvation Article Archives: Author: Chris Jobin
Despite my love affair with Faeries, I’ll be the first to admit that it’s more than refreshing to see Standard so wide open.
When I decided to start my column back in February, my intention was just to write about Constructed.
It is not all that often that we, as a Magic-playing collective, embrace a single and universal concept.
I had this past weekend off, so I decided to head over to my old apartment in Grand Rapids to support my roommate in his efforts to qualify for the MTGO Champs event, which could have potentially sent him to Worlds.
With only two weeks before Magic 2010 is released, I think everyone is at least a little excited about what cards could make their way into the new breed of core set.
By the time the M10 rules changes were announced, my article from last week had already been submitted to my editors and I wasn't able to talk about the impact they'd have or offer my opinion on the issue.
Going into this qualifying season, I wasn't sure what to expect.
Back in February, my roommate Ben and I had decided to go to Ontario, Canada to compete in a PTQ for Honolulu.
Although I grew up in Flint, I recently moved to Grand Rapids to go to school.
After playing in event after event, it becomes clearer and clearer each time that no matter how much you test and prepare, sometimes it's just not your day.
As I'm sure you all are well aware, the Regional Championships are this weekend.
By now, the release events for Alara Reborn are over and the set has had a chance to see some tournament play.
At the time of this writing, the Prerelease for Alara Reborn is over and the Release events are but days away.
The end of April is fast-approaching, and that means that a new set is hot on our heels.
Gosh, has it been a crazy week.
Well, it's all over. Last weekend marked the end of the Extended season for me, and the season officially ends in just two weeks for everyone else.
Indianapolis is a ways from Michigan.
Since the beginning of the game, players everywhere have always flocked to the aggressive decks.
For the Birds I'm not sure if it's just the places where I choose to spend my time, but I often hear a lot of back-handed comments about the current state of Standard.
Two Sides of the Same Coin For those of you unfortunate enough to not have attended Grand Prix Chicago this past weekend, you certainly missed out.
A Legacy Weapon I remember the first time I cast Force of Will like it was yesterday.
Hello, dear reader, and welcome to the first installment of Thirst for Knowledge, my weekly column dedicated to all things in Constructed Magic.
When you think of "Shinjutsei," you probably associate that name with Standard.
The State Championships for this game are known for being just glorified FNMs, but not here.
Welcome to the New Standard
Okay, so I think Rogues are the best aggro deck.