From Around the Web
Kayure Patel at Axion shows you how to plan ahead in your Drafts to make the most of every pick.
Cecilia D’Anastasio interviews the three artists who were held overnight in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility.
Look, it’s no secret that MTG’s prior forays into the digital space have left a little to be desired. South Morning China Post has an AP story on the big step in the right direction that is Arena .
You can draft throwback set Khans of Tarkir on Magic Online, and Jaroslava Stefankova at Pure MTGO has a quick primer.
AJ Sacher at CoolStuffInc has a video analysis of the Legacy semifinals of PT 25th Anniversary.
ICYMI: 5 Posts from ChannelFireball
Once banned into oblivion, combo decks are back in force in Pauper.
Mashi Scanlan hosts Tom Martell, Brian Kibler, and Gerry Thompson.
Draft some of the greatest cards to win a Pro Tour in the history of Magic’s most prestigious event!
You rarely know what’s in your opponent’s hand. You can only ever guess. Thinking probabilistically will bridge the gap.
For PV, despite a strong performance at Pro Tour 25th Anniversary and the Silver Showcase, it was hard to call either a success.
Happy to announce that I will be joining @bazardebagda and @Walaoumpa as a player consultant with WotC until the end of the year. Very happy to be working with Willy and Eduardo and looking forward to doing the best I can to provide feedback on issues to improve the game I love.
— William Jensen (@HueyJensen) August 27, 2018
— Emma Handy (@Em_TeeGee) August 26, 2018
You’re not going to get chess clocks in paper Magic.
— Ryan Overturf (@RyanOverdrive) August 29, 2018
Let's say tomorrow you woke up as Maro, a sort of a Freaky Friday but instead of becoming your mother you became Head Designer of Magic the Gathering.
What controversial change would you make to ineffectually kill Magic?
— April King (@CubeApril) August 28, 2018
This hall of fame season has been like none other. After much more thought I’ve finalized my ballot (despite thinking that twice before). I will be voting for Lee Shi Tian, Mark Herberholz, GerryT, Ken Yukuhiro, and Seth Manfield.
— Luis Scott-Vargas (@lsv) August 29, 2018
Research by William Lamping.