Monthly Archives: December 2011

Muse Vessel—Yule Mooze! SBM’s Best of the Vessel #3

I don’t know how Bruce feels about this comparison but I’ll make it: Bruce Richard is Phil Collins. Now I presume there are some differences, but relative to what you’re reading here the equation holds.  My favorite band in the … Continue reading

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Muse Vessel—Yule Mooze! SBM’s Best of the Vessel #2

I don’t have a lot to say about social aspects of multiplayer.  I’m the youngest of the Muses and an introvert; I don’t know what I’d say that would help you much. I don’t have a lot of in-game theory to … Continue reading

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Muse Vessel—Yule Mooze! SBM’s Best of the Vessel #1

Hey all; Seedborn here to pick out Premium Article: Graveborn. When we were in the StarCityGames.com Talent Search, it was clear we were writing on largely the same subjects.  There were 2 other Commander writers who were the first to exit … Continue reading

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Muse Vessel—Yule Mooze! GBM’s Best of the Vessel #3

Here’s a little-known fact: without Bruce, this site would not exist. He’d deny it of course, with some nonsense about team efforts and everyone working together, but the fact is that it was his idea and he made it happen. … Continue reading

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Muse Vessel—Yule Mooze! GBM’s Best of the Vessel #2

The one Magic writer that I would recommend above all others—even above myself,[1] MaRo and the Great Alongi—is Seedborn Muse. I’m a smart guy, and I hope that from time to time I’m able to provide some new ideas that … Continue reading

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Muse Vessel—Yule Mooze! GBM’s Best of the Vessel #1

As Bruce announced on Friday, we’ll be taking three weeks off over Kwanzaa. We’ll still have articles on our usual days, but this week they’ll be my favorites, next week they’ll be Brandon’s picks, and we’ll usher in the New … Continue reading

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Windborn Musings – Building a Casual Playgroup

Dear Robby, Last week, I read your article at gatheringmagic.com.  You provided a list of things that you wanted to do before your child was born (congrats!).  One of the things on the list includes building a casual playgroup.  You asked, … Continue reading

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Seedborn Musings – Lady Evangela and Her Ragtags

The three largest creatures in my Esper-colored Commander deck are 5/5, 3/6, and 3/4.  My commander is a 1/2 with a damage-prevention tap effect.  The deck wins games.  Welcome to the bizarre world of Lady Evangela.

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Graveborn Musings—The Fast (Mana) and the Furious (Timmies)

One of the biggest issues in the Commander community has for some time been the prevalence of mana acceleration. For example, check out this analysis of Sol Ring and ensuing discussion, the discussion on fast mana in this episode of … Continue reading

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Windborn Musings – A Dish Best Not Served

Destroying your playgroup is really not all that difficult. Just do nothing.

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