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Korey McDuffie

Magic lost one of its toughest competitors, as we learned last week that Korey McDuffie had passed away at 25. Tom Ross has a thoughtful tribute devoted to Corey on the mothership.

From Around the Web

Magic: The Gathering and Netmarble announce ‘Project M’ for mobile (Updated)

Hot on the heels of the announcement of one major digital game for MTG, Jason Wilson at VentureBeat details a new mobile Magic: The Gathering game for mobile as yet titled only “Project M.”

Magic: The Gathering Arena’s economy features earnable and purchasable items

More specifics continue to come out about Magic: The Gathering Arena, and Leo Stevenson at PowerupGaming has some new information on the nature of the in-game economy.

Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan: By the Numbers

Saffron Olive at MTGGoldfish takes a deep dive on Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan with the inside scoop on which decks over and underperformed in the event.

An Insight Into Lantern: Does it Need to Be Controlled?

There’s been some buzz about a possible Lantern banning in the works, and Kerry Meyorhoff at ManaLeak breaks down the question and its possible implications.

Deconstructing Curious Obsession

I spent more time looking at the art of a random uncommon in this article than at any time in my  Vorthos Mike at Gathering Magic looks at the art of Curios Obsession.

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Moon Stompy – Legacy | Channel Mengucci

Make your opponents pay for their greedy greedy mana bases!

Top 8 at Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan with Modern 5-Color Humans

Despite his misgivings about the format, Andrea managed to battle his way to a 12-4 record and his third Top 8 finish!

Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan Testing Insider

Limited Resources: LSV and Marshall Sutcliffe.

Pauper: Hot for Teachings

Brian DeMars takes the plunge into Magic’s hottest new format with a pure control deck built around Mystical Teachings!

The Ultimate Guide to Cube Archetypes: Aggro

Holiday Cube may be over, but Luis has the final installment of his complete Cube guide to get you ready for its next appearance!

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