Low Market — Lightning Strikes Twice

Saskia the Unyielding art by Greg Opalinski Lightning Strikes Twice Whether you’re a grizzled Magic veteran or a bushy-tailed new player, chances are good that at some point before learning to play you listened to someone discussing the game and said to yourself, “I recognize the words they’re using, but they may as well be speaking a different language.” […]

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Low Market — Borborygmos’ Splendid Combo

Borborygmos Enraged art by Aleksi Briclot Anger Management It’s an important life skill, I believe, to find constructive outlets for your anger. I, for example, might channel it into video games. Some people might exercise. Some people might find a private place to emit a primal screech. Borborygmos Enraged does none of these things, preferring […]

#aggro, #amulet of vigor, #borborygmos enraged, #combo, #dune-brood nephilim, #green, #gruul, #lands, #mirrorpool, #red Read More »

Fresh Meat — Neheb, the Eternal

Welcome to the first edition of Fresh Meat! You may read my bi-weekly series Dig Through Time where I review old sets of Magic and pull out underplayed gems. This series is going to be more infrequent. Whenever a new set comes out I’ll select an interesting new legend and walk you through some of the […]

#aggravated assault, #aggro, #burn, #double damage, #extra combat, #mono red, #neheb the eternal Read More »

EDH Political Science — Marchesa’s Bully Pulpit

At the end of last year India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, announced a bold plan to cut out black market spending and corruption. Eliminate money. Not all money, but enough of the untraceable, large denomination, physical bills so the underground economy is either left exposed or starves. A wave of anti-corruption politics has swept other […]

#aggravated assault, #aggro, #black, #mardu, #mass mutiny, #meta, #politics, #queen marchesa, #red, #vindicate, #white Read More »

Ultra Budget Brews — Anax and Cymede

Welcome to the 5th edition of Ultra Budget Brews, the series that builds entire EDH decks where nothing costs more than $1! (I totally should have named this series Dollar General. To you, the reader, I apologize.) Recently, I discussed how the rules of EDH tend to lead to a few different archetypes of decks […]

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