Historically Speaking — ‘Nacatl’ means what?!

Words have weight. A heft, like a cleaver, or a rolling pin. Words like imperator or carnifex, tribune, or legion evoke certain images, certain moods; they carry deep over and undertones and implications. Take the previous examples—they evoke a Roman flavor so before we even see a card, we’ve drawn expectations. Look at Licia: Words […]

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Uncompetitive Spirit — Pentagram

You all know how it goes. You make the calls. You put the brews (or soda) in the fridge. You set the stage and make room around the kitchen table for yourself and three other powerful mages. And then four show up. So what do you do? You could just go ahead and play EDH […]

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Underdog’s Corner — A Thousand Years of Dissent

Every story needs its own underdog, and every underdog with a story needs their chance to rise to the occasion. When this series first started, I evoked the imagery of Rudy, the Toon Squad, and Gold-Medalist Olympic hockey team. These were all characters and teams that defied the odds and had their moment to shine. […]

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Jolt — Commander Toolbox Deck Tech – Gishath, Sun’s Avatar

Join me as we take a look at Gishath, identify the strengths of the card to make sure we’re getting maximum value and fun from Gishath. Also, this is my first deck tech like this, if you have any constructive criticism, hop in the comments. Hope you enjoy it!

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Intellectual Offering — Gishath, Sun’s Avatar

Welcome back to Intellectual Offering. This week I’m excited to let my inner Timmy ROAR and talk a little about Gishath, Sun’s Avatar. In case you haven’t had a chance to drink this beauty in here it is in all it’s glory: That thing is HUGE. Ok so it’s not Titanosaur huge: But I mean […]

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