Category Archive: Magic the Gathering decks

TJMGD: Grand Prix Kitakyushu – Learn to Walk Before you Run

It’s hard to accept failure. You try so hard, for so long, and you fall short. When I was in high school I played for my school’s soccer team. We were the “ghetto”… Continue reading

Jund No More – my prep for GP Kitakyushu

It’s getting down to the wire now. There are 4 days left until I hop on a plane and head down to Fukuoka prefecture to prove to myself that I’m not just a… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Grand Prix Key-Ta-Q-Shoe

I realize that it can be difficult for foreigners to pronounce Japanese names sometimes, so I wanted to make sure you know how it’s said. When watching coverage of Magic events, I tend… Continue reading


I’m having an identity crisis right now. I don’t know what kind of deck to play, and I don’t know what kind of player I am anymore. Back during the Dragon’s Maze metagame,… Continue reading

Last Chance

There is a chance that after Theros is released, we might not care about M14 cards at all, but I for one think it has given us quite a few cards to revitalize… Continue reading

Heartless Bastard

Magic can be pretty cutthroat sometimes. Some people can be downright assholes to get the win. I know you’ve all thought about it at one time or another. I’ve actually gone out of… Continue reading

Emperors of the Wild

With only 2 weeks to go until the M14 pre-release, and 3 weeks until a new metagame is upon us, you think I’d be done with deck ideas. However, that’s anything but the… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Listening to Your Inner Voice

You can’t always believe in what other people tell you. Sometimes you have to go with your gut and listen to your voice, your inner voice that is. Magic is the same way.… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Picking up the Pieces

On June 2nd and June 3rd, Over 600 players descended on Nagoya, Japan for the final World Magic Cup Qualifier and a Pro Tour Theros Qualifier. Among them were many legends and professionals:… Continue reading

Pay the Reaper

I know I should probably be finishing up my “Bang for your Buck” article with multicolor, but it’s much easier to do a quick update with some good news: one of my brews… Continue reading