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Transform Cards Impact Small Business Owner

October 26, 2011

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CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – It’s been a rough month or so for gaming sleeves retailer Rick Malone.  His business involves producing and selling one or two types of sleeves during any given six month period.  Malone says sales of his most popular sleeve, the translucent “clear sleeve,” have plummeted following the release of two-sided […]

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Dating and Magic

September 26, 2011

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By Osyp Lebedowicz After the recent Jon Finkel/Gizmodo girl hubbub, I realized not only are there a lot of issues about Magic players dating, but also that we’re quite passionate about those issues. If you’re a straight guy who plays Magic, how/what do you tell girls about it? Is it okay to hit on female […]

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Worlds in San Francisco: Travel Guide!

September 26, 2011

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By Matt Sperling For everyone who qualified for the World Championships in San Francisco this year, you’re in for an amazing vacation.  As someone who has visited Paris, Amsterdam, Japan, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, and other countries to play Magic, I can assure you that making a Magic trip into a vacation is very possible.  When […]

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Innistrad Transform Cards Preview

September 6, 2011

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Here are some Innistrad preview cards, showcasing the new Transform mechanic.  Enjoy! And the reverse side: And the reverse side And the reverse side And the reverse side And the reverse side And the reverse side And the reverse side And the reverse side

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Terrible deck of the week: Kastle Red

August 17, 2011

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This week Hall of Famer Darwin Kastle made top 8 of the TCP Player Irrelevancy Tour Championship with the following list: 4 Chandra’s Phoenix 4 Goblin Guide 4 Grim Lavamancer 4 Kargan Dragonlord 4 Kiln Fiend 4 Burst Lightning 4 Forked Bolt 4 Galvanic Blast 4 Lightning Bolt 20 Mountain 4 Teetering Peaks SIDEBOARD 2 […]

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Wizards set to finally kill Caw-Blade

August 17, 2011

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by Staff Caw-Blade, a deck using Squadron Hawks and Sword of Feast and Famine to gain card and tempo advantage, has been the menace of Standard for months.  The deck was formerly dubbed “Jace-Mystic” before those cards were banned in an attempt to bring balance to the format.  Every single person who thought the problem […]

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Explaining Timely Reinforcements

August 11, 2011

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by Matt Sperling We had some questions about the printing of the card Timely Reinforcements in Magic 2012, so we sat down with the lead developer of Magic 2012, Tom LaPille.  Here’s what he had to say about the new life gainer and token generator: MTG Lampoon: Tom, thanks for taking time away from overanalyzing […]

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