M13 Pre-release: Playing to your Weakness – Red

Next on the agenda is red. I think red has a lot of good sideboard cards and some killer rare/mythic cards, but must have commons/uncommons are few and far between. Feel free to… Continue reading

M13 pre-release: Playing to your Weakness – Artifact

Hello and welcome back to Playing to Your Weakness. If you read my Avacyn Restored articles, then you’ll know what this article is all about. Playing to your Weakness is my opinion of… Continue reading

2012 Nagoya Magic World Cup Qualifier Results and M13 pre-release info

Today were the Magic World Cup Qualifiers in Nagoya, Japan. 155 players came from all over Japan for the last chance to earn a spot on Team Japan for the World Championships. There… Continue reading

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