Category Archive: The Standard Metagame

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Weight of the Underworld

The world of Theros has grown dark. Nightmares have begun to invade the dreams of its inhabitants and the gods grow restless. How is a simple mage to survive in this ever changing… Continue reading

Born of the Gods First Impressions: Winds of Change

With only 2 weeks until the Pre-release and about 10 days until the full spoiler is released, I think today is a good time to take a look at what we know so… Continue reading

Pro Tour Journey into Nyx – Are you Qualified?

Happy New Years! With the dawning of the new year, it means that we are now in the thick of the next season of pro tour qualifiers. Pro Tour Born of Gods will… Continue reading

Grand Prix Shizuoka: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Work It Harder Make It Better Do It Faster, Makes Us stronger More Than Ever Hour After Our Work Is Never Over  -Daft Punk, “Harder Better Faster Stronger” Grand Prix Shizuoka will be… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries – Burning Devotion

Grand Prix Shizuoka is less than a week away now. Last weekend, a BW control deck using 4 Blood Baron of Vizkopa’s took down GP Dallas Fort Worth. The deck was remarkably similar to… Continue reading

Grand Prix Shizuoka: Mind or Meta (Part 2)

After a weekend of tournaments and looking at HappyMTG’s website about Magic in Japan over the past week, I feel like I should revise the list I made before. Previously, my top 8… Continue reading

Grand Prix Shizuoka – Mind over Meta (part 1)

There is no rest for the weary. Grand Prix Kyoto was less than a month ago but here I am, preparing for another Grand Prix here in Japan. Truthfully, I couldn’t be happier.… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries – It takes more than faith, you need Devotion

 It’s been a rough week in Magic in Nagoya, Japan. Following GP Kyoto’s Super Sunday Series standard event, I thought I had learned my mistakes when facing GR devotion and mono blue devotion.… 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.