Monthly Archives: August 2011

Seedborn Musings – Seedborn Museum (Old Hundredth)

Welcome to the Seedborn Museum.  I’m your tour guide for this 100th article celebration here at the Muse Vessel.  Through the gallery you’ll see 100 cards I have some particular connection to, whether it’s cards I’m “famous” for running, cards … Continue reading

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Graveborn Musings—Uzai Yo!!

It’s inevitable that some people will be more annoyed by some cards than others. My own feelings towards tuck effects are well documented, and on the other hand (you may find this this hard to believe) some of my opponents … Continue reading

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Windborn Musings – White Collar Cards for the Discerning Mage

Black gets far too much love here at the Muse Vessel.  As the representative white mage on the site, I’ve been negligent in waving the white flag… As a way to show a little love for white cards, I thought … Continue reading

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Seedborn Musings – Tour de Cards (Part 5)

It’s a comparatively short tour through Urza block today.  Compared to Tempest’s 13 cycles, we’re looking at 9 today and those cycles aren’t even the remarkable ones of the block.  The two major land cycles are thoroughly famous, their most … Continue reading

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Graveborn Musings—Graveborn Musings

So I decided to take the musing part literally today. I’ve written an unstructured article, discussing a lot of different, unconnected ideas without really drawing any definite conclusions—partly to see if anyone would notice the change, and partly because I’ve … Continue reading

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Windborn Musings – Nephilim and Crazy Plays

What three card combo, that excludes Living Death, lets you wrath the board and take all creatures from all graveyards and put them onto the battlefield under your control…

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Seedborn Musings – Tour de Cards (Part 4)

Previously in my life, we’ve gone through to Mirage block in discussing basically the noncommon nonmana cycles in Magic history.  From the deplorable Wards to the Elder Dragons, it’s gotten better overall. Exit bad cycles. Enter Tempest. Okay, so Tempest … Continue reading

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Graveborn Musings—Ass-Kicking Update

Nothing complicated today: asses are being kicked with these cards. Are you getting kicked or are you ready to do some kicking yourself?

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Windborn Musings – Tuck in the Middle with Bruce

So after hearing Graveborn Muse and Seedborn Muse argue so elegantly against and for tuck, it seemed to me that the natural role of my article would be provide the written judgement.  I would be step out of my attorney … Continue reading

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Seedborn Musings – So That’s One Tuck and One No Tuck

Welcome to part 2 in what’s become Tuck Week here at MV, our for-now-definitive Muse takes on the controversial Commander subject of putting opposing commanders in libraries.  Monday’s article threw down the gauntlet (don’t throw the NES game, though – … Continue reading

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