GP Indy Survival Guide

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GP Indy Survival Guide

Jonathan Medina, JR Wade, Mark Sun and Caleb Durward get together to talk about the Legacy Metagame in preparation for the upcoming GP in Indy.

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? […]

Sacking Out: A PTQ Report and Pod Primer

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Sacking Out: A PTQ Report and Pod Primer

Peter Johnson has some tips on Pod for anyone trying to win a Modern PTQ. His tournament report goes into lines that are useful for playing with and against the archetype. Meanwhile, his primer explains his unconventional card choices, such as zero discard and some spicy new cards from Dark Ascension!

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.