Author Archives: Jeff

My Jaces

While chatting with a dude at the draft table this week about the unbanning of Jace, the Mind Sculptor in Modern, we both remarked that we could remember specifically where each of our copies came from, and I bet that’s true for a lot of people. I didn’t complete my set of Jaces until well […]

Goofy 4-pack team draft

We have been having a dickens of a time getting 8 people together at the LGS to fire a Rivals draft. I think we got there once in the last 4 draft nights. Lame. Anyway, tonight we got to 6 people and decided to do a mutant 4-pack team draft for the lulz. We split […]

First Rivals draft and WTF was this Houston DQ?

First pass at Rivals of Ixalan draft in paper down at the LGS. I P1P1’d a gold card, Dire Fleet Neckbreaker, and then tried to force BR pirates. I ended up with a few good blue pirates in my pool (e.g. Deadeye Rig-Hauler & Dreamcaller Siren) but not enough to try going 3-color. I think […]

Rivals of Ixalan Prerelease

Finally time to refresh the limited format! My Rivals of Ixalan prerelease pool was nothing special, but I had a Zacama, Primal Calamity and I didn’t come there to NOT play three-color nine-drops so I just said yolo and tried it. I did cast the Zacama once (I won that game) but the best thing […]

Noooooo just no

The Magic community recently became embroiled in a controversy over online bullying. A cosplayer named Christine Sprankle accused a YouTuber named Jeremy Hambly (Unsleeved Media) of harassing her so badly that she had to quit her cosplay business. Debate raged across the Magic internet, including of course on the MagicTCG subreddit. The MagicTCG mods quickly […]

Donestable

Did an Unstable draft at the store tonight. I would have preferred Iconic Masters but the majority present voted for Unstable and I’m no wet blanket! I first-picked a foil Grusilda, Monster Masher, which is basically like The Scarab God. Since I took that first, I just focused on taking black and red cards to […]

Iconic Masters Draft

Did an Iconic Masters draft at the LGS, this is the first one I’ve done, though I did scrub out of a sealed PPTQ on the weekend the set came out (despite having Consecrated Sphinx in my pool, because I am a shitty scrub). In this draft, I P1P1’d a Yosei, the Morning Star and […]