Monthly Archive: June, 2012

June Update: Magic World Cup Qualifiers this weekend!

I really want to apologize for not posting anything since the 19th. I worked 11 days straight (with 6 of those days being 13 hour days) and barely had time to sleep, let… Continue reading

Playing the Market: Knowing when to sell your Magic Cards

Recently I’ve been a lot more interested in the monetary value of cards and when their prices go up or down. I’ve noticed that as a set gets older and gets closer to… Continue reading

Turning the Tide: The Japan Meta Game 6/15/12

Hey. You guys. Yes, you, the ones reading this blog. YOU ROCK! Thanks for helping me to hit 10,000 hits in less than a year! Here’s to hoping for 10,000 more!  I feel… Continue reading

Nagoya Traveller 3: Ganbare! 頑張れ! Dragonzu . . . (baseball in Nagoya)

For those of you that live in Japan and have access to a TV set, you’ve probably watched a baseball game, or maybe just saw one for a few seconds while flipping through… Continue reading

The M13 Speculation Continues . . .

The meta game reporting is going to be a little light this week (due to my friend coming into town and hanging out until Sunday night), but in it’s place I’d like to… Continue reading

Early M13 Speculation and the Nagoya meta game

Just a reminder, but June 30th is now only 26 days away! If you plan to play in the Magic World Cup Qualifiers (remember, you need to have had a Japanese address since… Continue reading

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  • List of Weekly Tournaments in Nagoya

    Nagoya has standard Magic tournaments almost every day.

    -- MONDAY: Card Brunch Kanayama, 6:30
    -- TUESDAY: Hobby Station Sasashima, 6:45 pm
    -- WEDNESDAY: Hobby Station Mei Eki, 6pm
    -- THURSDAY: TCG 193, 7pm
    -- FRIDAY: 6pm, FNM, Various locations (check MTG locator), Draft at Big Magic usually if enough people. Prinny Club Kanayama 8pm and 11pm.
    -- SATURDAY: Card Labo Mei Eki, 11:30 am - Hobby Station Mei Eki, 2pm.
    -- SUNDAY: Big Magic, 11 am. Usually a booster draft after standard tournament (3:30 or later depending on number of participants at the standard event).

    There are also Legacy and Modern events held around town during the week.

    -- Monday: TCG 193, 7pm (Modern)
    -- Tuesday: TCG 193, 7pm (Legacy)
    -- Thursday: Advantage Kamimaezu, 7pm (Legacy)
    -- Friday: Hobby Station Mei Eki (modern) 6pm, Advantage Kamimaezu (modern and legacy) 6:30pm, TCG Shop 193 (modern), 7pm
    -- Saturday: Hobby Station Osu, 1pm (Legacy), TCG 193 (Legacy)
    -- Sunday: Hobby Station Osu, 5pm (Modern)

    There are also modern, legacy, and vintage events about one time a month at Big Magic as well. Amenity Dream also hosts one Legacy even a month too I think. Check the "Magic the Gathering" tab on the top of my website to get more information about the locations of these stores.