Mirror Box: Power Ramp

This bit of janky info comes to you from the twisted mind of BDC. We’ve already gone through a great deal of legendaries that work with the new card, Mirror Box, from the set, Kamigawa, Neon Dynasty. But there is so much to this amazing card. Besides the bonus of having more than one ofContinue reading “Mirror Box: Power Ramp”

Mirror Box: Legendary Gamechanger in Standard

With the addition of Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty, I feel there was a much needed influx of great cards and a return to even greater mechanics. I, personally, haven’t been this excited about a set in a while. But, although I’ve took a tour of the many strong deck builds, I’ve found myself enamored with oneContinue reading “Mirror Box: Legendary Gamechanger in Standard”

Neon Dynasty Card Focus: Eater of Virtue

Wizards has seemed to blow the lid off their mechanics starting with the new Kamigawa set just out. The spoilers had long time fans reeling with the possibilities. Now that the cards are out in both paper AND Arena, players are coming to grips with a great many combos, strategies and synchronicities that have madeContinue reading “Neon Dynasty Card Focus: Eater of Virtue”

Samurai in Neon Dynasty: A pleasant surprise

With all of the talk of the return of Ninjstsu, transforming sagas and an almost staggering number of cycles, it was easy to miss a hidden treasure in Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty. That treasure is Samurais. Although not as flashy as Ninjas or as awe-inspiring as dragons, this sets army of Samurai bring a power notContinue reading “Samurai in Neon Dynasty: A pleasant surprise”

Did Midnight Hunt Fix the Werewolf Mechanic?

Last month, I wrote an article about the history the Werewolf creature type in Magic the Gathering and the fact that I believed the original transformation mechanic was not impossible to play, but that it was chaotic and unmanageable. A few of you called me crazy and reassured me that TRANSFORMATION as it was inContinue reading “Did Midnight Hunt Fix the Werewolf Mechanic?”

Desert Doom Draw: Iymrith Casual EDH

No doubt, there are a lot of great cards from Adventures in the Forgotten Realms that will see play in Commander. Volo, Tiamet and Xanathar are the top runners right now and, believe me, there are already a mess of deck lists and articles coming on the top tier decks. But one of the deckContinue reading “Desert Doom Draw: Iymrith Casual EDH”

Will Orc Tribal Finally Get Its Due in Forgotten Realms?

Now first of all, this is a speculation article not a spoiler. I have no new info about the upcoming MTG set, Adventures in the Forgotten Realms. Unfortunately. What we have plenty of here in the Magic Tavern is opinions and speculation. Lots of it. And we’ve had a discussion recently about some possibilities ofContinue reading “Will Orc Tribal Finally Get Its Due in Forgotten Realms?”

Location! Location! Location: Lands we want in MTG’s Forgotten Realms

Adventures in the FORGOTTEN REALMS is just around the corner and we could not be more stoked for a MTG set. Being old school D&D players and, especially, cutting our roleplaying teeth in Faerun aka The Forgotten Realms, we are the prime target for this type of product. One of the things that sets thisContinue reading “Location! Location! Location: Lands we want in MTG’s Forgotten Realms”

MTG Speculation: Gods of the Forgotten Realms

Well, Magic the Gathering’s big cross over with D&D is just a little over two months away and we already have a few spoilers. The biggest of which is the card announced for the mighty Dragon God, Tiamet. AND, with renewal season just a few months past that, we have to wonder if Adventures inContinue reading “MTG Speculation: Gods of the Forgotten Realms”

This Week in Jank: Strixhaven’s First Few Weeks

By BDC Hey guys, been busy in the brewery deep within The Magic Tavern, so I’m just now surfacing from brewing Strixhaven’s new set of cards! It may not hold the power of Eldraine or Theros Beyond Death, but it is definitely going to change the meta with five new ways of looking at halfContinue reading “This Week in Jank: Strixhaven’s First Few Weeks”