Matchup Mulligan: Dimir ReScaminator

Matchup Mulligan

Final Dredge Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) [[Mox Opal|]] [[Lotus Petal|]] [[Brainstorm|]] [[Echo of Eons|]] [[Chrome Mox|]] [[Commercial District|]] [[Burning Wish|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep You don't need [[Lion's Eye Diamond]]! Cast [[Lotus Petal]], [[Mox Opal]], and then [[Chrome Mox]]. With the Imprint trigger on the stack, cast [[Brainstorm]]. Put [[Echo Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Dimir ReScaminator with Brian Coval

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest Brian Coval (Twitter: BoshNRoll | Youtube: BoshNRoll | MTGO: BoshNRoll) Brian "BoshNRoll" Coval releases YouTube videos every weekday and specializes in non-rotating "Eternal" constructed formats (Vintage, Legacy, Modern, cEDH, Pioneer, Pauper). He is a Star City Games Invitational winner, a Grand Prix champion, Eternal Weekend Vintage Champion, co-host of The Eternal Glory podcast, Read More »

Opportunity Cost: Deck Building

Opportunity Cost Deck Building

The loss of potential gain from other alternatives when one alternative is chosen. -Oxford Dictionary Opportunity cost is a term normally associated with finance and investing. In Magic: The Gathering, opportunity cost has deck building and playing applications. While playing, it tends to be more tactical. It is a decision to play a given card Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Dredge II

Matchup Mulligan

Final Sultai Beanstalk Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) [[Gaea's Will|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Beseech the Mirror|]] [[Thoughtseize|]] [[Bloodstained Mire|]] [[Misty Rainforest|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep An important aspect to the Sultai Beanstalk matchup is understanding you have plenty of time. They won't kill you quickly, so you can remove all Read More »

TES Infernal Tutoring #72

Infernal Tutoring

The first 2024 set release Murders at Karlov Manor. It was a fairly benign release with little initial fanfare in eternal formats aside from [[Pick Your Poison]]. But that all quickly changed! There are eternal format playable cards like [[Leyline of the Guildpact]] in Temur Rhinos, [[Cryptic Coat]] in [[Stoneforge Mystic]] decks, and [[Doorkeeper Thrull]] Read More »

The ABC’s of TES: Beseech the Mirror

The ABCs of TES

Last year, I set out to write a comprehensive primer for The EPIC Storm (TES). I could not have anticipated how much the deck would change after just one set release. [[Beseech the Mirror]] obsoleted the primary engine of the deck and added several more, almost transforming TES entirely. Check out my first reactions to Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Sticker Goblins with Romario Neto

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest Romario Neto (Twitter: Romario Neto | Twitch: Romariovidal | Spotify: Legacy Small Talk | MTGO: romariovidal) I first got into Magic in 1997 and have been playing actively since 2009. I have one Star City Games (SCG) Legacy Open Top 4, have made the finals of a Magic: The Gathering Online (MTGO) Super Read More »

The EPIC Legacy Tier List — Q1 ’24

Tier List

This is part of an (approximately) quarterly tier list article series. Methodology Everyone builds tier lists differently. Mine is based on Magic: The Gathering Online (MTGO) Challenge results (As collected by Joe Dyer and the Legacy Data Collection Discord). The data-driven approach helps inform my feelings based on my experiences playing with and against the Read More »