Why it’s Terrible: Magic: The Gathering

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Okay. Calm down. I know, you LOVE Magic and know in your heart of hearts that Magic is the best thing since sliced bananas. I love Magic too… but it’s TERRIBLE! Let’s get to why I think you can spend your gaming dollar elsewhere! Continue reading “Why it’s Terrible: Magic: The Gathering”

Learning to Like Magic – One Girl’s Journey

There is a lot about Magic: The Gathering that I enjoy – the artwork, opening packs, building decks from sealed pools, sorting cards (especially registering sealed pools at GPs!! Hooray for OCD!!!). Unfortunately, the one thing that I don’t really like is playing┬áMagic. Actually, that’s not quite true…I like playing a little bit, but I just don’t feel compelled to improve myself by playing more frequently, which is probably why I only play about once a year – basically whenever Myles wants to go to a sealed Grand Prix. Continue reading “Learning to Like Magic – One Girl’s Journey”

Khans of Tarkir Gameday at Meeplemart

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THE MOST AMAZING GAMEDAY PLAYMAT EVER PRINTED. EVER.

A few months ago we celebrated M15 Gameday and I won my first playmat ever. I mean, I have a stack of playmats. I have enough playmats to outfit every supporter of the Sultai clan (12 playmats total), but this M15 Gameday playmat was the first one I ever WON. That means a lot to me. I like trophies. I want to be buried with every trophy I’ve earned in my life. They’re all coming with me.

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Why play Magic: The Gathering at your local Store? (Part 2)

 

This guy was the guy.

In 1995 a stranger taught me how to play Magic. Well, he wasn’t a complete stranger. He was the lifeguard at my local swimming pool. He kept his cards in a Beta max cassette and told me that poison counters were really good if they added up. He let me build a deck with his green cards because I really liked the art of Ironroot Treefolk. Continue reading “Why play Magic: The Gathering at your local Store? (Part 2)”

Why play Magic: The Gathering at your local Store? (Part 1)

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Gather the townsfolk and get to your LGS!

MTGO is good because I can record my drafts at 2AM…in my unmentionables, BUT IS THAT REALLY GOOD? I’ve become accustomed to playing MTGO, but in the last couple months I’ve been trying to get away from the computer monitor and into the stores where all of this Magic started for me. Continue reading “Why play Magic: The Gathering at your local Store? (Part 1)”