Author Archives: Jeff

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 […]

So close…

I started off 8-0 with this black-white deck featuring a Vona, Butcher of Magan. I would sometimes side into a green-white dinos deck with some fatter creatures if that made sense. Alas, in round 9 my opponent had turn 2 Wanted Scoundrels in games 1 & 3, and in the final game he put One […]

Oh no not my Blood Moon

This bike meme slays me. Maybe I’m a jerk, but as the guy in the comic says: whatever. I made a version applicable to my own life situation:

Blue-Black Barely

The format continues to stress me out, but I got a 6-3 with this blue-black deck: Ixalan Friendly Sealed (2017-11-04)Lands (17)9 Island8 SwampCreatures (15)1 Siren Stormtamer2 Storm Fleet Aerialist1 Desperate Castaways1 Dire Fleet Hoarder1 Fathom Fleet Captain1 Sailor of Means1 Siren Lookout1 Watertrap Weaver1 Deadeye Tormentor1 Ruin Raider1 Skymarch Bloodletter1 Fathom Fleet Cutthroat1 Wind Strider1 […]