Category Archives: Collectible 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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Magic: the Gathering – Tiny Leaders

My group is in the process of preparing for our Gathering the Magic tournament, which is the main way we celebrate each new release – a fatpack draft event where we create 60-card decks from our boxes and smash them … Continue reading

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Magic: the Gathering weekend at the beach

We’re away at the beach and we invited friends to join us for a weekend of gaming and beach shenanigans. I won’t talk about the beach, since this blog is about gaming, but I will talk about what my group … 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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The “Turn 3” Standard

Once again I find myself turning to cheap and fun ways to annoy my friends by smashing them with very cheap decks – in this case, less than $20!!! And, if your card draw is good, and they decide not … 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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First introduced in The Big Bang Theory episode “The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary” in season 3, the (until now) fictional collectible card game Mystic Warlords of Ka’a has intrigued nerds as to how the game might be played and whether or not Enchanted Bunny is really that useless. Well, now is your chance to find out. The game has been released as a Facebook game. So far, it seems pretty polished, with tutorials, single play, duels, collectible cards (which cost Facebook Coins) and the ability to challenge your friends. You can install the game to your profile by clicking this link. Continue reading

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