|Posted on March 16, 2012 at 9:40 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on March 16, 2012 at 9:20 AM||comments (0)|
Last month, one of my friends was interested in getting into Standard Magic, but was absolutely terrible at building decks. He asked me to make him a deck based around angels. This was difficult, because there are very few angels in SOM-DKA Standard and whatever decklist I gave him would probably suck, but he was pretty insistent. So I built him this.
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|Posted on January 28, 2012 at 9:20 AM||comments (0)|
David Sirlin, a game designer and professional Street Fighter player, is famous for his mindset of "play to win." As far as his line of thinking goes, you should go all out to win by any means necessary – even if the route of shortest resistance is something boring to take and to watch, like spamming a single move over and over.
One of Sirlin's most famous matches (yes, Street Fighter has famous games like chess and go) was in the finals of a Street Fighter Alpha 2 tournament. ...
|Posted on October 20, 2011 at 4:40 AM||comments (0)|
It's been quite a while since Innistrad came out, but due to a combination of impending exams and family matters, I haven't been able to lay my hands on a single physical card from the set. Until today.
After a long and arduous wait, I finally gained access to two boxes of Innistrad cards. My father (who also plays Magic) took most of the rares and money cards, but I managed to grab almost all the commons and uncommons in the set – including a playset of Stalking Vampires!
|Posted on October 17, 2011 at 6:10 AM||comments (0)|
When your opponent slips up, take advantage of his mistake. Obvious, I know, but very few people actually do so when it counts.
Suppose you're playing Magic: the Gathering against a middling control player. He's not very suited for the archetype and likes to tap out for turn-six Titans. What do you do? Save a removal spell or counterspell for turn six. Don't let yourself get blown out by the 6/6 you know is heading your way. When he learns from his mistake and leaves mana...