From Around the Web
The price of Modern is falling, so it looks like Wizards’ strategy to keep the format accessible through supplemental products is a success. Saffron Olive at MTGGoldfish takes a close look at the price of the format across the most popular decks.
One of the game’s greatest ambassadors, Raphael Levy, looks back at his last 20 years of professional Magic across 95 Pro Tours.
The title really speaks for itself here.
Temur Energy has started to wear on all of us. Patrick Dickmann at MTGMintCard covers another way to play Longtusk Cub and 56 other cards.
Mg Kl at Old School MTG has a tournament report from a unique local event.
Andrea’s focus turns to Modern, and Italy’s RPTQs served up some spicy new lists to try out.
Through a little creative tuning, Ben Stark took an innovative take on Red all the way to the finals at Grand Prix Atlanta.
Don’t end up a victim to your opponents’ combos with the help of Rachel’s list of the best way to ruin a degenerate’s day!
Mashi and Frank count down the 8 most frustrating creatures to kill.
Portland featured a few familiar faces and some big moments as Shahar Shenhar vaulted back to the center stage of Magic.
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— gabriel nassif (@gabnassif) November 21, 2017
I think people declare “my pool is bad” far too often and many 0-1 drops could be 7-1 or 6-2 into t8.
— Owen Turtenwald (@OwenTweetenwald) November 19, 2017
And why isn't it the preferred method for choosing who goes first in a game of Magic? https://t.co/pS2GEzftGI
— Brian David-Marshall (@Top8Games) November 21, 2017
Game Design Opinion: Unless memory is a core part of your game, reconsider mechanics that create trackable hidden information. Trying to card count or remember if someone took a green or a red cube 3 turns ago generally adds more frustration than it does depth or fun. Who agrees?
— Gavin Verhey (@GavinVerhey) November 20, 2017
Sorry I don't think Merfolk has been the best deck to play in literally any event in history
— Paulo Vitor (@PVDDR) November 21, 2017
Research by William Lamping.