Burning Inquiry — Taking a Break from Magic

We’ve all been there. At some point this game which once inspired such lustful joy becomes a frustrating grind. Somewhere between the reserved list and the banned list, netdecking and token promos, boundless infinite combos and constricting real-life circumstances; it is here that players must reconsider the spaces for Magic: The Gathering in their lives. […]

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Partner Focus — Ikra Shidiqi, the Usurper

I’ve been looking forward to writing this article. Along with Vial Smasher the Fierce, this partner was the most immediately appealing to me. Ikra Shidiqi, the Usurper is a combat-ready commander that enjoys jumping into the fray and gives you an amazing benefit as a result. Let’s look at each part of the card in […]

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Partner Focus — Ishai, Ojutai Dragonspeaker

Suppose, theoretically, that you are already bored with Atraxa, Praetors’ Voice. You’ve already built Atraxa as Infect, Planeswalkers, Thallid tribal, and even Angel/Horror tribal just to tone it down a notch. I’ve played multiple games recently against two different Atraxa builds at the same time, which is a testament to her power, popularity, and versatility. However, maybe you want […]

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