Category Archives: Card Games

Magic: the Gathering – EDH (Commander) – Heartless Hidetsugu

I love playing casual EDH (commander) with my friends, primarily because of all the janky, stupidly, amazing things you can do with the nearly unlimited pool of cards available.  Being singleton format makes this difficult – no playsets of anything … Continue reading

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[Modern] Budget Boros (~$40 Magic: the Gathering deck)

Woah, there, wooooooah. Slow down. That’s better. Much better. Lately, I’ve been playing against a lot of fairly quick decks filled with enchantments/instants/sorceries and getting swarmed with 4/4 angels (Luminarch Ascension). While I would normally just exile or destroy the … Continue reading

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Big Fatties for casual MtG matches

One of the simplest mechanics to abuse in MtG is to ‘ramp’ mana and then start casting  huge creatures with high costs.  My partner loves this mechanic and she is currently building a hydra deck around this concept (with a … Continue reading

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Creatively constructing themed events for your Magic the Gathering tournaments

How do you cater for the casual player who just wants to play the occasional game of Magic: the Gathering with friends and isn’t interested in spending a lot of money on amassing a true treasure trove of cards? Continue reading

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Top Trumps and Comic Book Annuals

I wandered into the ABC shop on the weekend to pick myself up a sonic screwdriver and was amazed by the range of Timelord merchandise available. The two things which appealed to me most was a packet of Dr Who … Continue reading

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