Quote from Kryptnyt »Listen, KupoKupo. some pretentious BS
Quote from JaceTheBodySculptor »As I see it, you have three options:
1) Find an alternative
2) Don't play mtg on the internet at all.
3) Learn to enjoy Arena as it is.
Quote from Rosy Dumplings »the ultimate truth is that magic =/= casual magic.
Quote from arcane7828 »Actually there was a recent Vintage tournament done on twitch. While I don't think that fits what you want, but conceptually you could get your friends to connect via some online video conferencing app and play custom house rules game play there using video tech and paper magic.
Here is the link to that:
Quote from Slavan K. Guiser »
At no point has playing Magic been about who and what cards can be played, except around a kitchen table where it is a friendly gentleman's agreement about what can be brought.
Quote from WarMachinePrime »[quote]
That is why my MTGO play at this time (while I have MORE time to play online) is practically zero. Its try to beat the "randomizer", try to beat the paywall/pay to play algorithms with a strong budget deck, then try to compete with the most expensive decks in the format. No one plays the "for fun"rooms. Its toxic and I am wanting less part of it all the time.
Quote from PlonkDrunkCarrotCuffer »MTGO's shuffling dynamic
Quote from Card Slinger J » Physical Media is dead whether we like it or not as we're being thrust into a Digital Media.
Quote from mikeyG »
Maybe you should get out of competitive play, then?