Tag Archive: Amenity Dream

The Japan Metagame Diaries – Going Goth(ic)

With the introduction of Eldritch Moon into the fold, the standard format is looking to become full on gothic. You can be sure that there will be a lot of vampires, zombies, ghosts,… Continue reading

Osaka MTG Stores: The Magical Land of Nipponbashi

It’s about time I got around to doing this article. I’ve been sitting on the pictures for a few months and just haven’t gotten around to putting the article together. Get ready for… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Marching Forward

The end of February nears and with it the end of the current PPTQ season here in Nagoya. The metagame in Nagoya was turbulent switching from UB control to Mardu to RW to… Continue reading

Tokyo MTG stores: Ikebukuro

A few months ago, I was in Tokyo for the first World Magic Cup Qualifier and a Khans of Tarkir Pro Tour Qualifer. The weather was rainy that weekend, but that didn’t stop… Continue reading

Hobby Stores Revisited: Amenity Dream, Big Magic, and Yellow Submarine

Before Grand Prix Nagoya, I will be taking another look at all the Magic stores in Nagoya and offering new insights and information that I hadn’t done before. I hope that this more… Continue reading

Going Native

The clouds were a murky gray and rain fell lightly. For some reason, I had decided to ride my bike. It wasn’t too heavy, but I wasn’t going to risk getting wet with… Continue reading

The Japan Hobbyist presents: G(reat)P(arty) Nagoya

It’s official, we are now in countdown mode for GP Nagoya. In less than a month, hundreds (if not thousands) of players will be descending on Fukiage Hall. The last limited Grand Prix,… Continue reading

Born of the Gods Game Day: Bruised Black and Blue

It’s been a busy week here in Nagoya. After Pro Tour Born of the Gods, many players made a dash to the stores to buy some modern staples before they shot up in… Continue reading

Born of the Gods Pre-release: Building a Better Olympus

Wherever the gods in Theros reside, it’s getting packed. This last weekend was the Born of the Gods pre-release, and it added 5 new gods and 160 cards to the Theros limited format.… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: The A(ura)-Team

I pity the fool running black, blue, or red and having to play against me on my current streak. Well, at least after making changes following my 5-0 run at Big Magic last… Continue reading