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Matteo takes a look at Limited
vs. Constructed and explains why the two disciplines require an entirely
different set of skills. He then expands on the concepts of leveling and
bluffing and their relevance in Limited and Constructed.
At the current
age of 15 I've played 1 Pro Tour and top 16ed Nationals multiple times. Over
the last year my play skill has increased to no end and I have started playing
bigger scale tournaments and having bigger scale success to match. I can attest
these successes solely to a change in play outlined by the following 9 pointers
to improve your game…
Today I want to cover a
format that I've personally found both fun and extremely profitable during its
brief tenure on MTGO: triple Besieged draft. Now, while this might not be available
anymore on Magic Online, that doesn't prevent drafting it in physical form. I'm going to start today's article by
looking at some basics about the format, and then delving into two specific
archetypes ripe for the picking.
It’s been a
month since the new UW deck enhanced by the combination of Stoneforge Mystic
and Sword of Feast and Famine took the field of PT Paris by surprise and posted
some truly impressive results there. What is our recipe to fight the new king
of Standard? And if we were to play Caw-Blade, which version would we run? Read
on to find out.
There has been a post on Blackborder concerning the use of a creature to use planewalker abilities, but we are as of yet unsure whether this is a legal move.
Level 5 judge Riccardo Tessitori brings you crazy rules interactions, interesting tournament situations, helps you spot cheaters and much more. Answer his questions and win Blackborder points! Sharpen your rules knowledge!
In this installment I have a couple of control decks to share, an old
one revisited and a newish one just making it's way into the meta. As a
bonus, I have a 'challenge' deck from comments from my last article. So
grab a handful and get ready to taste the rainbow!
You have the unique opportunity to ask Level 5
judge Riccardo Tessitori all the questions you want to!
You can ask him questions concerning rules
problems, the life of a level 5 judge, DCI policies, interesting tournament
situations and anything else you want to ask him!
The sound of .50 caliber machine gun fire is not what we think of when
we consider the background music for the average Magic player's evening.
That wasn't the case for Marco Trujillo. Marco is an undergrad at the
University of Northern Iowa where he's studying to be a teacher. In
January of this year, he headed for Cairo, Egypt to finish his student
teaching requirement, opting to teach outside of the country in a part
of the world he had never been rather than simply stay near home and
In this installment of
Battle School, Adam Koska battles against level 7 mage
Jeremy Neeman. The two pros cover one of the most important matchups of the
current Extended format and play 20 games against each other. They identify key
plays, share their sideboarding strategies, update the decklists, and tell you
how to win the matchup. If you're looking to master the Extended format, this
is the article series for you!