Tag Archive: Birthing Pod

Modern Masters 2: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner – Rares

Tons of people are speculating on Modern Masters 2015 which will be released next year in May, and they are even starting to take reservations for the Las Vegas tournament. I’m pretty sure… Continue reading

Modern Times: You Win or you Die

I know this is dating how old I am, but I loved those Choose your Own Adventure books when I was in grade school. I probably read close to 20 of them. The… Continue reading

In the End, it doesn’t really matter – a Massive Metagame recap

I’ve posted a few articles in the past months about the metagame in Nagoya, Japan, but I have fallen behind on posting it. So now, less than a week until the Return to… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: 13 Ways to Die

(This article was originally for SCG but due to their busy summer schedule of opens, the World Magic Cup, and the release of Return to Ravnica, they were not able to put it… Continue reading

A Whole New World: MTG post rotation – Black

Almost done! I plan on being out all Friday night and most of Saturday, so I don’t think I should wait on putting out this next post. No new spoilers for Return to… Continue reading

A Whole New World: MTG after rotation – Artifacts

I’m guessing there are only a few of you that continue to buy single cards from the Scars of Mirrodin block, let alone booster packs. In less than 2 months Return to Ravnica… Continue reading

What to Expect: The Impact of M13 on the Metagame – Blue

I like blue, and I think that blue got some decent cards for M13. A lot of them like Index and Essence Scatter won’t see much play until rotation in October, but overall… Continue reading

What to Expect: The Impact of M13 on the metagame – Green

Whoa, it’s a little late in the day again, but I’m going to try and stick to my schedule and get out another article about what you can expect from green after this… Continue reading

What to Expect: The Impact of M13 in Standard – Red

I hope you could get a little insight from yesterday’s Artifact list, but I think today will be a lot more useful.  Today I’ve decided to talk about Red. During the pre-release I… Continue reading

What to expect: Impact of M13 on the Metagame – Artifact and Lands

Well, you can’t win them all. I played on the second of day of the M13 Pre-release in Nagoya at Card Brunch and had pretty much the same results as the day before.… 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.