From Around the Web
Danny Forster at DotEsports talks to Ben Stark about how he sees Yuuya Watanabe after his DQ.
Nathan Rupert at MIT Technology Review explains why Magic proves to be too complex to create a pure computational approach to solving it.
Thien Nguyen at Hareruya talks about how he made the Top 8 of the Mythic Championship.
SaffronOlive at MTGGoldfish counts down the top 10 new Commander cards.
StrictlyBetterMTG at TCGPlayer looks at five new exciting Standard decks.
ICYMI: 5 Posts from ChannelFireball
In the time between Ravnica Allegiance and War of the Spark, the Pauper metagame has become dominated by Gush and monarch strategies.
No one was more surprised than PV when he realized he would play Tron at MC London, but it’s the deck that gained the most with the mulligan rule.
Matt reached the Top 8 at MC London in the unlikeliest of ways. But he took that opportunity, and Affinity, all the way to the finals.
Jump into a Draft of the newest Magic: The Gathering set, War of the Spark, with Reid Duke!
Mashi is joined by the Ben Seck for Hit or Myth at MagicFest London! Find out what they think of all fifteen mythics from War of the Spark.
Apparently Arclight Phoenix won the MTGO PTQ, and in grand Phoenix tradition, added like two cards from the most recent set. Was this deck just perfect after Guilds?? pic.twitter.com/jtE2HrvQPr
— Luis Scott-Vargas (@lsv) May 9, 2019
same energy pic.twitter.com/YPKxiNqBY7
— ChannelFireball (@ChannelFireball) May 7, 2019
🔹🔹🔹The MPL starts this weekend! Which of the groups do you think is strongest? 🔹🔹🔹 pic.twitter.com/8FgWGaxfpo
— Paulo Vitor (@PVDDR) May 6, 2019
You know what's REALLY damaging to the community? Marking your sleeves so you know what cards are coming. And he's probably been doing it for years. Can someone translate that for me please? https://t.co/sl635h5aZk
— Matt Sperling (@sickofit) May 8, 2019
This is @BasicMountain’s MTGO Death Rig. The left hinge is broken, the charger barely works, and it’s from 2012.
I suggested that it might be time for a replacement. His response: “Buying a new laptop is how they win.”
WHO IS THEY???!!!
(He’s 1-0 with Burn) pic.twitter.com/G4StRu1F4J
— Cedric Phillips 🏡 Seattle (@CedricAPhillips) May 4, 2019
Research by William Lamping.