Monthly Archive: April, 2013

Angry Tokens – Top 5 in the Dragon’s Maze Pre-release

If you read my last update about the pre-release, then you’d know that I went 2-0-1 at the midnight pre-release with a Golgari/Simic build (which was great), and 3-2 with a Gruul/Izzet build… Continue reading

Dragon’s Maze: Playing to your Weaknesses – Golgari and Izzet

I’d like to start off by apologizing for not putting out all of my articles about DGM limited before the pre-release. The coming articles should still be useful for future reference if you… Continue reading

Dragon’s Maze Pre-release: The Odds are Stacked In your Favor . . . sometimes

I have been to two pre-releases today already. One was at the midnight pre-release at Hobby Saloon in Osu Kannon, Nagoya, and the other was at Amenity Dream in Osu Kannon, Nagoya at… Continue reading

Dragon’s Maze: Playing to your Weaknesses – Simic and Gruul

You know, I just might be able to get all of the sets done before the pre-release! It would be great if I can. As of Thursday night, I’ve decided to go ahead… Continue reading

Dragon’s Maze: Playing to your Weaknesses – Rakdos and Boros

Welcome back to my continuing series of articles focusing on which common and uncommon Dragon’s Maze cards will be best in the limited format. I’d like to say thanks to one of my… Continue reading

Dragon’s Maze: Playing to your Weaknesses – Azorius and Dimir

I thought I’d try something a little different this time with the pre-release of Dragon’s Maze. The set is almost entirely multicolor, which means it would be pointless to break down each color… Continue reading

The Running Man: Now Back to the Show

A few of our runners are already making their way through the maze, but not all are fairing the same. It seems like the Golgari and Gruul champions are doing well, but the… Continue reading

The Running Man: Place your Bets now

I loved the 1987 movie “The Running Man” with Arnold Schwarzenegger. For those of you who have never seen the classic 80’s action movie staring the Governator, it’s about a man who is… Continue reading

Betting on the Long Shot

As you may already know, I have been writing for the Magic website, but today I posted my new article on Click on the link below to check it out.… Continue reading

Dragon’s Maze: First Reactions (and a store review)

We finally got some spoilers for Dragon’s Maze, and to tell the truth it kind of snuck up on me. I have been so engrossed in current metagame, always tweaking, always brewing .… 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.