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The State of Standard, by Graeme McIntyre

The State of Standard, by Graeme McIntyre

[Editor’s note: please note this article was produced prior to Monday’s banning of Field of the Dead. We’re currently working on some updates in response to this. In the meantime, let us know in the comments your take on the ban – and which decks will be taking the field in response.] Before I start […]... read more
Tournament Report & Decklists from Manaleak’s Modern Win-a-Box 12/10/19

Tournament Report & Decklists from Manaleak’s Modern Win-a-Box 12/10/19

Modern has been through a turbulent time the last few months, with Hogaark dominating the MSQ scene, followed by some (mostly) well received B&R announcements. But last Saturday saw 17 players compete for two Throne of Eldraine booster boxes over 52 matches, with Joseph Dale, Timo Bertram, Keiran Randazzo and Joshua Gordon taking a top […]... read more
Shifts in the Meta: A Modern Update for Autumn 2019 by David Inglis

Shifts in the Meta: A Modern Update for Autumn 2019 by David Inglis

The Modern meta has undergone a huge change in the last six months. War Of The Spark was one of the most impactful Magic sets for just about everyone who enjoys this game, from Vintage fans to Kitchen Table players, offering access to lots of powerful Planeswalkers. Next came Modern Horizons, which – despite looking […]... read more
Throne of Eldraine – Mechanics Primer by Kirsty McIntyre

Throne of Eldraine – Mechanics Primer by Kirsty McIntyre

Throne of Eldraine is out in the world Prerelease is over, and players are looking forward to drafting the set in paper for the first time over release weekend! These Limited events are, for many people, the first opportunity to see how the new cards play out and interact, but they’re also the first chance […]... read more
Sevinne, the Chronoclasm – (Jeskai Commander Deck Tech), by Paul Palmer

Sevinne, the Chronoclasm – (Jeskai Commander Deck Tech), by Paul Palmer

Commander 2019 has given us a lot of very cool new legendaries to play around with. A new multi-color Morph commander, a populate Commander that makes trampling rhinos and even a madness-focused vampire. But these weren’t the ones that drew my attention. I’ve always loved Jeskai: it’s probably my second favorite color combination and it’s […]... read more
Manaleak Tournament Centre: Events Schedule September & October 2019

Manaleak Tournament Centre: Events Schedule September & October 2019

**Update: Please note our October win-a-box events have swapped, with Modern win-a-box Saturday 12th October, and Standard win-a-box Saturday 19th October.** We’re also running a second Modern event on the 19th for players that can’t make the 12th! With a range of formats, friendly players and knowledgable staff, we’ve got Magic: the Gathering events to […]... read more
Invisible Monsters, by David Inglis

Invisible Monsters, by David Inglis

Hey everyone, it’s been a little while. I wanted to talk about the psychological side of gaming. Hogaak has dominated Modern until recently, which alongside preparations for a new job and the release of World of Warcraft Classic has left me with neither the time nor motivation to succeed at cards recently. But with the […]... read more
Expected Value, Subjectivity and Joy – by Graeme McIntyre

Expected Value, Subjectivity and Joy – by Graeme McIntyre

Expected Value, Subjectivity and Joy – by Graeme McIntyre “Too many people today know the price of everything and the value of nothing.” – Ann Landers I’ve written a couple of articles over the last few months about MCQs. They’re one of the biggest changes to the competitive game in years, and they’re a hot […]... read more