Flock Talk Episode 8 – Party Games

In this episode of Flock Talk, Chris, Myles, and Kathryn celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial by talking about Party Games – the good, the bad, and the FUTURE. Continue reading “Flock Talk Episode 8 – Party Games”

Top 10 Favourite Nerdy Things #8

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Myles’ Number 8: Filming the Annual Holiday Cube Draft at Meeplemart

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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)”