Tag Archive: FNM

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Season’s Beatings

With the pre-release for Aether Revolt less than a month away, I figured now would be a good time to do one final update on Standard over here in Nagoya, Japan before we… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Waging a Holy War

The angels of Innistrad are not ones to go silently into the night. With spirits quelling, grim humans flaying, and mechanical abominations coming to life, they aren’t just going to stand around and… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: The Devils in the Detail

It hasn’t been too long since my last standard metagame report, but between then and now we’ve had a few Grand Prix and a Pro Tour. The standard environment has completely changed, and… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Innovation

We still have another week until the Pro Tour, but after the first week of standard at the SCG Open as well as at thousands of FNM’s around the world, the new “players”… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries – Getting Over Game Day

Japan summers are hot. We’re talking losing 2-3 liters of water in sweat every day. It can be unbearable sometimes, especially at night if you don’t have an air conditioner in or near… Continue reading

Bang for your Buck: Investing in Cards for Eldritch Moon – Red, Green, and Artifact

Disclaimer: I can not be held responsible for any poor decisions I make in regards to any cards you might buy in response to my article. I’m going to post my thoughts and… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries – A Crash Course on the Shadows Over Innistrad metagame

Before I start today, I want to congratulate one of the Cardboard Samurai from my Facebook group,  Stephen Jackel, on his top 8 of a 130 person PPTQ in Tokyo last weekend.  … Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries – Walking in the Shadows

Hello darkness, my old friend, I’ve come to talk with you again, Because a vision softly creeping, Left its seeds while I was sleeping, And the vision that was planted in my brain… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Going Dark

Darkness has been slowly spreading throughout the land. Little by little it has crept into every facet of the metagame and begun to shape it. Without a big tournament to shape the metagame,… Continue reading

Getting Wasted

From time to time we need to let go of things and just relax. We need to unwind, kick off our shoes, and pound a few “brewskies”. This can sometimes lead to no… Continue reading