Monthly Archives: April 2011

Windborn Musings – New Phyrexia Set Review Part IV, the Real Deal

So you’ve read what Graveborn and Seedborn Muse had to say about some of the cards in the set.  Now you’re here and you’re saying, “it’s about time you got around to reviewing all the good cards!”  Just a quick … Continue reading

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Seedborn Musings – An Even Newer Phyrexia Set Review

Welcome to my third of the new set.  It seems like the set is more clearly divided into tournament and casual cards than ever before, which might prove great for those of us on the latter end. Before getting in … Continue reading

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Graveborn Musings – New Phyrexia Set Review (Part II)

What, a GBM article on Tuesday? I just couldn’t help myself – spoiler season comes along and I dive right in, ignoring everything else around me (sorry, honey!). This article goes a bit long, but a card-by-card review is a … Continue reading

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The Muse Vessel – Phyne With Me, New Phyrexia Set Review (Part I)

Welcome to a partial set review of New Phyrexia! The internet has been buzzing for the last week with the news that someone had gotten their hands on the so-called God Book for the new set and spewed the information … Continue reading

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Windborn Musings – Regional Prereleases (or “Wizards, Why do you Hate Me?”)

  Last week, Wizards of the Coast made an announcement that they were going to change the tournament setup for 2012.  They were going to make Pro Tours private and increase the number of Grand Prix events.  In other words, … Continue reading

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Seedborn Musings – Tour de Cards (Part 1)

Cycles are a major part of the game.  A cycle simplifies understanding of set mechanics, as you can see what X does before trying to understand V, W, Y, and Z.  A cycle gives meaning to the five colors.  A … Continue reading

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Graveborn Musings – Politics, Complexity and Multiplayer Strategy (Part II)

Last week I talked about how politics plays a much smaller role in multiplayer Magic than many people think, examining what makes a duel strategic and then looking at how all of those elements of strategy are at the core … Continue reading

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Windborn Musings – Are You My Bitch?

Josh had the dominant position on the board.  Unfortunately I was the only one on the board that he could kill this turn.  Instead of killing me, he made an offer:  “If you want to live, you’ll attack Eric this … Continue reading

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Seedborn Musings – Why I Win in Multiplayer

This is a little different than why black or red wins, but my format riffs off it regardless.  A lot can be said about my play style from my weird, semi-effective decks I play with far greater frequency than they … Continue reading

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Graveborn Musings – Politics, Complexity and Multiplayer Strategy (Part I)

Politics in multiplayer is a lot like pornography, in the sense that everyone assumes they know it when they see it. The fact is that there is no clear and comprehensive definition of politics in Magic, which means that any … Continue reading

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