Deep Analysis – How Destroying Modern Leads to Magic’s End Phase

Today I want to talk about something serious. Hasbro is slowly killing Magic as we know it.  They have successfully destroyed Vintage and Legacy. Now they are trying to do the same thing to Modern and they are using the same tactics as they did to make Vintage and Legacy…

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Deep Analysis – Mentor

This week I will be talking about a topic that I haven’t before. While I began playing Magic in late 1996, I was very new to the tabletop gaming scene.  The Pro Tour was very new in those days and I was a very competitive anyway.  I HATED losing.  While…

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Deep Analysis – My Top 10 Broken Magic Decks of All Time

With the introduction of Kaladesh, an artifact specific block, I thought I’d go back and list what I though were the most broken decks in Magic’s history.  The reason that I wanted to write about this topic was because the last 3 artifact blocks that have been done by Wizards, all…

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Deep Analysis – Fight Club: When to fight over a card in Magic

  Welcome back to Deep Analysis. Today’s article is going a little deeper than my usual ones.  Most of my articles have been about statistical analysis of formats, history of the game, or detailed deck information.  This article is going to ask you a deeper, more thought provoking question. What…

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Deep Analysis – Musings of a Ban

In today’s Deep Analysis, we are going to talk about cards banned throughout Magic’s long history and what constitutes the potential for a card to be banned. The majority of cards that have banned throughout the history of the game falls into one of three categories: Card Advantage / Selection…

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