Undying: Back for More

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Undying: Back for More

Marcus Hensing reviews Undying in the Innistrad/Dark Ascension limited environment and looks forward to the role it may play in the Avacyn Restored draft format. Read on for the tools to evaluate Undying cards as the spoilers unfold and you open your first packs.

Heavy Mattock in a Haunted Attic

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Heavy Mattock in a Haunted Attic

You may have heard of the term “flavor draft.” This concept, popularized by Luis-Scott Vargas and friends, involves modifying the rules of a draft based on flavor concerns. A classic example: should a One-Eyed Scarecrow be allowed to equip a Blazing Torch? Or, with Dark Ascension: how would a Headless Skaab wear an Executioner’s Hood? […]

A Tale of Two Launch Parties

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A Tale of Two Launch Parties

The sealed format is a fickle mistress and I am only beginning the journey of learning the key to her heart. Today, I will bring you a tale of two launch parties. In the first act, things go well. In the second act, things go horribly awry. By the end, the protagonist and the audience hope to learn something important about life.