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Now displaying: November, 2015
Nov 26, 2015

First Pick - GP Pitt capped, other debacles for PES

 

The $150 GP idea?

 

GP Oakland capped, announced here: http://magic.wizards.com/en/content/fact-sheet-grand-prix-oakland-2016

But not here: http://www.gpoakland.com/

 

Gather the Townsfolk -

 

The new counterfeits

https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/3u7d1j/the_current_batch_of_counterfeits_are_extremely/

Counterfeit cards: http://www.manaleak.com/mtguk/2015/11/counterfeit-magic-the-gathering-cards-the-growing-threat-by-joseph-dunlap/

 

Desperate Ravings - Pauper league, pauper format

 

Going Infinite - No-Reserve List Legacy: http://www.mtggoldfish.com/articles/no-reserved-list-legacy



Pass the Salt - Card Conditions

 

The Finisher:

 

This Thursday in these United States of America, we celebrate the time in history that we Americans like to think we very nicely asked the Native Americans to have a delicious Butterball turkey and stuffing dinner with the Pilgrims. Nowadays, we use Thanksgiving to celebrate what we Americans are thankful for, so as a Magic player what are you most thankful for this year:

Nov 19, 2015

First Pick - Possible Oath of the Gatewatch spoilers: http://www.gatheringmagic.com/alexullman-news-11182015-potential-leak-and-major-spoilers-for-oath-of-the-gatewatch/

 

Jon Loucks Great Designer Search:

http://archive.wizards.com/Magic/magazine/article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/feature/125b

 

The 0-2 Drop -

 

Legendary Cube - The Durdle

Too much mana fixing?

 

Gather the Townsfolk -

 

http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/2016-magic-online-championship-series-2015-11-13

http://imgur.com/u79nLHf

 

http://magic.wizards.com/en/MTGO/articles/archive/magic-online/pro-tour-qualifier-changes-2015-11-16

 

Going Infinite - New Un-set? MaRo notes one is not in development and would need community support to happen.

 

Danny West on time control / wasted time in Magic

http://www.starcitygames.com/article/31913_Time-After-Time.html

 

Splash Damage - Desert Bus - www.desertbus.org

 

https://twitter.com/DesertBus/status/667063573546442752

 

The Finisher:


A recent article called “10 Celebrities you (Probably) Didn’t know played MTG” was posted on ManaLeak.com, and some of the names that appear in the article are Firefly stars Nathan Fillon and Alan Tudyk, and comedian Seth Rogen. Given the opportunity, which celebrity would you like to see cast some spells?

Nov 13, 2015

Magic Mics 11/11/15

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First Pick -

Lands wins GP Seattle in the hands for Jarvis Yu
https://t.co/re4Crpotg0

Wasteland Karl - https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/3ryr5m/can_someone_explain_the_karl_reference_from_the/

Desperate Ravings -
Bob Ross Magic twitter account

http://wpn.wizards.com/en/article/new-policy-combining-premier-events - No more TCG or SGC events can be tied to PPTQs or GPTs.

Gather the Townsfolk -
Creator of mtgcoverage.com loses battle with cancer:
https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/3s236w/eulogy_for_envibeesj_creator_of_mtgcoveragecom/

http://www.channelfireball.com/articles/slow-play-whats-the-call-judge/
GO BACK TO THIS after saffronolive thing^

The Red Zone -
MTG Goldfish requested to stop publishing constructed matchup data
https://twitter.com/MTGGoldfish/status/664170462767788032

Saffron Olive explains
https://twitter.com/SaffronOlive/status/664177739612725248

What WotC could do - block access:
https://twitter.com/MTGGoldfish/status/664200315785183232

@SwitchGlitchmon @Claw0001 @SaffronOlive @SohNata The source was bots "watching" replays. https://twitter.com/MTGGoldfish/status/664208976356098049

http://www.channelfireball.com/articles/slow-play-whats-the-call-judge/

Going Infinite -
Gender pronouns in Magic: https://www.reddit.com/r/spikes/comments/3sad00/mod_post_gender_inclusiveness_and_foresight_on/

The Finisher:

Over the weekend, Paulo Vitor Dance Dance Revolution made a tweet discussion the possibility of playing a Pithing Needle naming Abandon Hope in an unlosable game... for the trolls. Now Pithing Needle naming Abandon Hope in an unlosable situation might be enough of a needling to actually make your opponent concede, so given the opportunity, what card would you name in certain game situations?

Nov 5, 2015

First Pick - Shadows Over Innistrad; Commander Spoilers

Blade of Selves
Daxos Returned
Ezuri, Claw of Progress

Gather the Townsfolk - SCG Organized Play changes

Kitchen Lynx playmat is the greatest thing evarrrr.

Going Infinite - http://www.mtggoldfish.com/articles/the-most-expensive-standard-since-caw-blade

Jeebus’ rebuttal: http://www.mtgbrodeals.com/2015/11/03/the-fallacy-of-standard-is-too-expensive/


Splash Damage - Travis Woo indefinitely suspended from Channel Fireball for anti-Semitic remarks during a stream: https://t.co/4huo2uwewD

The Finisher:

http://markrosewater.tumblr.com/post/132556780753/and-the-off-limit-ones-arent-even-necessarily#notes
Recently on Mark Rosewater’s Tumblr Blogatog, he was asked, in so many words, if a return to Kamigawa was a done deal. His answer: “I believe in Blogatog speak it’s code for ‘it’s already been designed.’” So with that revelation and Shadows over Innistrad and Battle for Zendikar, what’s the next return to set?

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