From Around the Web
Once the English captain at the 2017 World Magic Cup, Niels Molle found that competitive Magic can take a real toll on your enthusiasm for the game, and shares some of the ways he learned how to mitigate it.
Riley Knight at TCGplayer looks at the impact of the return of the shocklands.
In Richmond, we tried an entirely new approach to covering a Magic tournament, and Cameron Kunzelman liked it so much he wrote about it for Kotaku!
There’s a new U/R planeswalker in Guilds of Ravnica, and Michael J Flores takes a closer look.
It’s a constant battle to mitigate the rising barrier to entry for Modern, and SaffronOlive has a suggestion at MTGGoldfish.
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Frank’s got some simple puzzles to help you keep your first strike skills sharp.
Sam Black, Mike Sigrist, and PVDDR on the Pro Points Podcast.
Premodern has been exploding in popularity since Joel first covered it, and he brings you the best lists from Swedish Premodern Nationals!
In a followup to his article on improving your reads, Reid shows you how to sense weakness and take advantage of it.
Andrea takes a break from Legacy to jump into a Modern queue with his favorite deck!
— Luis Scott-Vargas (@lsv) August 31, 2018
Tell us what celebs you want us to sort into guilds like little MtG sorting hats of truth.
— Good Luck High Five (@GLHFMagic) September 4, 2018
Its not quite Goblin Rabblemaster, but I have a good feeling that you will see me attacking with this guy in the new standard 🙂 https://t.co/zCd8H8sZ03
— Martin Jůza (@MartinJuza) September 3, 2018
Even though it feels awkward, I think the PT season ending a month after the PT is good. If you come up a couple points short of a level at the PT, you can get on the gp grind. I wonder if in the future it's possible to end PoY and Worlds with the PT, but not lock levels then.
— Ben Stark (@BenS_MTG) September 3, 2018
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