Tag Archive: B/W Tokens

A New Frontier – DOMination: The Impact of Dominaria on Frontier

“A New Frontier” is a series of articles based around the MTG format created by Hareruya and Big Magic in Japan that uses only cards with the new border from the M15 set… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: The Yokohama Big Magic Open

This last weekend the first large standard event for Dominaria took place, but it wasn’t in the USA. Yokohama held the first Big Magic Open of the season, and around 500 players showed… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Dead to Rites

It’s been almost a month since I last wrote about the standard format. It was before the rotation, and I had just finished the Japan Nationals tournament. I went 8-4, with a 4-2… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: It’s a Hard Knock Life

As much as you might want to say otherwise, when it comes down to it Magic is all about luck and variance. Sometimes you run hot, sometimes you don’t. We have to learn… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Amonkhet Game Day – Secret Stash

There are some people that like to cry about the problems of  standard and about how unbalanced they think it is, and there are others that see a problem and rise to the… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Nos morituri te salutamus

Nos morituri te salutamus – We who are about to die salute you There can be no greater honor in Magic the Gathering than a creature giving its life to protect the player.… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Give me Back my Tokens!

(Special thanks to my old friend James Miles for this awesome gif! He really brought my idea to life! The picture is from the movie Taken 2, featuring Liam Neeson. Used under Fair… Continue reading

A New Frontier: Absolutely Revolting – The Impact of Aether Revolt

A New Frontier’ is a new series of articles based around the recently created MTG format that uses only cards with the new border from the M15 set and onward. In these articles… Continue reading

A New Frontier: Power Rankings – Planeswalkers

‘A New Frontier’ is a new series of articles based around the recently created MTG format that uses only cards with the new border from the M15 set and onward. In these articles… 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

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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.