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Now displaying: August, 2015
Aug 21, 2015

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First Pick - 

 

New Battle for Zendikar Keywords and their implications

 

http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/arcana/duel-decks-zendikar-vs-eldrazi-2015-08-17 

 

Gather the Townsfolk - 

Magic at PAX

 

http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/arcana/battle-zendikar-pax-prime-2015-08-18 

 

Splash Damage -

VS 2PCG released

 

Desperate Ravings 

 

Hangarback is EVERYWHERE - http://i.imgur.com/TQ64SvQ.png

 

Top 8 of GP London: http://sales.starcitygames.com/deckdatabase/deckshow.php?event_ID=3&t[T1]=1&start_date=2015-08-15&end_date=2015-08-15&state=&city=London&order_1=finish&limit=8&t_num=1&action=Show+Decks 

 

GP Detroit - Team sealed has little variance. 

 

Blast from the Past - 

 

Stuck in the Middle with Bruce, by John “Friggin’” Rizzo http://www.starcitygames.com/magic/misc/2005_Stuck_In_The_Middle_With_Bruce.html

 

The Finisher:

 

Eternal Weekend is this weekend August 22-23, featuring Legacy Champs and Vintage Champs in the City of Brotherly Love: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. And the Vintage playmat is Tolarian Academy! So what less-than-loved strategies do you guys think will finally make their marks on the Type 1 and 1.5 metagames?

Aug 13, 2015

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First Pick - 

http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/2015-community-cup-2015-08-12 

 

Gather the Townsfolk - 

FTV: Angels revealed: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/vault-angels-2015-08-10 

 

LSV, Jackie Lee, and Ian Duke

http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/organized-play/2015-world-championship-coverage-plan-2015-08-07 

 

GP SeaTac has Delver of Secrets products

http://gpseatac.com/ 

 

Splash Damage - 

http://venturebeat.com/2015/08/11/hearthstone-makes-20-million-a-month-thats-more-than-dota-2/

 

Hearthstone making estimated $20Million per month. 

 

Blast from the Past  - 

 

This gem was recently uncovered and reshared on MTG Reddit, it’s MTG from ESPN2 in 1997. Boy this is painful to watch!

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L95mhQF2mu0&app=desktop

 

 

The Finisher:

 

Wizards of the Coast announced the 2015 Holiday Gift Box this week, and in it are 5 Battle for Zendikar booster packs, some non-full art basic lands, and much much more. So what, pray tell, is that much, much more?

 

Aug 10, 2015

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First Pick - 

OP Changes announced at PT Origins: 

 

http://magic.wizards.com/en/PTOriginsOPAnnouncement 

 

Gather the Townsfolk - 

Legendary Cube? http://magic.wizards.com/en/MTGO/articles/archive/magic-online/announcing-legendary-cube-2015-08-05  

 

Going Infinite - 

Mox Boarding House’s Modern Rematch of the Century: https://othersideoftheplanet.wordpress.com/2015/08/04/rematch-of-the-century-modern-no-banned-list/

 

Decklists -

http://tappedout.net/users/EventsMBH/mtg-decks/

 

The Red Zone  - MaRo announces BFZ will not contain fetchlands, but will contain full art lands, and a new rare cycle of lands: http://markrosewater.tumblr.com/post/125946926763/first-of-all-love-your-work-secondly-any-chance

 

The Finisher -

 

Pro Tour Vancouver took place over the last weekend, where the new so-called “Vancouver mulligan” was introduced. So what is the next gameplay change that Wizards will introduce to improve the player experience?

Aug 1, 2015

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First Pick - BFZ pre-release changes: http://markrosewater.tumblr.com/post/125230819733/when-do-bfz-spoiler-weeks-start

 

Gather the Townsfolk - 

Oblivion Sower revealed - no Annihilator; possible Avenger of Zendikar reprint? 

 

Going Infinite -

Planeswalker Points - Professor discussed how kinda useless they are.

 

The Red Zone  - 

Ari Lax discussing throwing a draft on Twitter: https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/3ertfh/is_wrecking_an_opponents_draft_for_a_teammate_in/

 

Splash Damage - 

Magic Duels released on Steam. 

 

The Finisher:

 

From the Vault: Angels will be released on August 21, featuring some of the most iconic angels from Magic history. So what’s the next iconic Magic product?

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