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Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"
Despite its reputation as a "lesser" form of Commander, Brawl has been a highly-anticipated feature in Magic: The Gathering: Arena due to its status as a fresh format (especially compared to Standard, which is still being plagued by Golos and Field of the Dead for however long – though those cards are being eyed for an[...]
"Oathbreaker" Ban List Updated - "Magic: The Gathering"
Oko is also running the risk of being banned, but not nearly as high as the last archetype we discussed. Number of decks between Simic Food and Bant Food – 14 Notable players playing Food decks during MCV: Kai Budde, Reid Duke, Gabriel Nassif (Simic Food) Source: Wizards of the Coast Adventure Many players are also trying their hand at the Adventure archetype brought[...]
Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"
What this means, in essence, is that players will be able to play Magic on the interface using every card available in Standard (including the cards newly-released today for Throne of Eldraine!), and practice for twelve games (until October 1st) before taking part in another event (starting on October 6th) During that event (need I remind[...]
"Magic: The Gathering Arena" Planning New Innovations for 2020
The format will be Standard, and teams who best two of three of the players from the opposing team will go on to advance to the next round. The full rules for this league are here Magic: The Gathering: Arena players from any qualifying school can sign up for this league using this link You have[...]
Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"
I apologize for the misinformation. Source: Wizards of the Coast However, the bright side about this is that there's still plenty of time to prepare for not only the event where players can temporarily use every card in Standard to their best potential but also for the event where players will compete (with their own cards) for[...]
Wizards of the Coast Publishes "State" of "Arena" - "Magic: The Gathering"
The biggest one, known as the "Giant Opportunity", temporarily adds all four copies of all cards in Standard to each player's inventory Each player has until September 25th to use these cards in an event – if they win this particular event with twelve wins and no more than one loss, they win the cards[...]
Throne of Eldraine art
Throne of Eldraine will release to Magic: The Gathering: Arena a day earlier, on September 26th, marking a new Standard rotation. …And there was much rejoicing Throne of Eldraine, Magic: The Gathering's 82nd expansion set, has been fully revealed at long last, and with it, its tokens and a release notes document In the document (featured[...]
Playing In A New Golden Age of "Magic: The Gathering"
This sort of echoes every so often, such as in Minneapolis earlier this year, where a Mardu build defeated a meta filled with Hogaak decks. Anyhow, my friend Holden and I went out and recreated these decks as best as we could and played in a Friday Night Magic standard event My friend piloted a Naya[...]