From Around the Web
Kristina Manente at SyFy profiles Alison Luhrs, the woman behind much of Magic’s Lore.
As soon as I saw that there was a Pauper MCQ at MagicFest Los Angeles, I knew that I had to put it on camera. The Top 8 was more diverse than I could have expected, and offered a great chance to see the variety of the format. Kendra Smith takes a complete look at all 8 of the top finishing decks over at CoolStuffInc.
Martin Dang at MTGMintCard gives you an inside look at how Team Snapcardster x MTGMintcard prepared for and fared at the first Mythic Championship.
While most people agree the the proposed mulligan rule change would be a positive chance for Standard and Limited, some have concerns that broken strategies would get too strong of a lift. Brian Braun-Duin weighs in over at TCGPlayer.
Matti Kuisma at Hareruya took white aggro to Mythic Championship Cleveland and was rewarded with a Top 16 finish.
ICYMI: 5 Posts from ChannelFireball
G/B/x Midrange is finally one of the best decks in the format, and Reid Duke chose to play… Mono-Blue Tempo?!
Modern Horizons represents a world of possibilities for change in the format. Frank counts down his picks for the most enticing options.
With Modern Horizons on the… horizon, Matt Sperling and Eric Vergo ask and then test the question: could Lackey be one of its inclusions?
It’s an underrated aspect of competitive play, but performing at your highest level starts the night before.
Siggy tried every deck and Standard before the first Mythic Championship, but just couldn’t find anything as solid as Sultai.
Research shows losing 2 matches quickly and winning 1 very slowly means you experience more total positive emotion.
— Matt Sperling (@sickofit) March 6, 2019
Thanks to @ChannelFireball we have coverage of the Pauper Mythic Championship Qualifier with two Hall of Famers in the booth.
— Owen Turtenwald (@OwenTweetenwald) March 3, 2019
“What compelled you to attend this tournament?”
— Owen Turtenwald (@OwenTweetenwald) March 2, 2019
In security, going home from LA (where I managed a brave 8-7 record)
Me (continuing conversation with security officer): "I was also in Cleveland last week for another tournament"
Security: "Oh, was that the one @AutumnLilyMTG won? I love Mono Blue"
— Sleep-In Simon Nielsen (@MrChecklistcard) March 4, 2019
— ChannelFireball (@ChannelFireball) March 7, 2019
Research by William Lamping.