Tag Archive: FRITES

A Whole New World: MTG After Rotation – Innistrad Block Black Cards

Note: “A Whole New World” is a series of articles that I do before each block rotates out of standard. In these articles, I take a look at all of the cards that… Continue reading

Duality

I’m having an identity crisis right now. I don’t know what kind of deck to play, and I don’t know what kind of player I am anymore. Back during the Dragon’s Maze metagame,… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Picking up the Pieces

On June 2nd and June 3rd, Over 600 players descended on Nagoya, Japan for the final World Magic Cup Qualifier and a Pro Tour Theros Qualifier. Among them were many legends and professionals:… Continue reading

Unqualified

(Fellow Nagoya native and Magic player Kamiken gives us his insight into the final World Magic Cup Qualifier on June 1st, 2013. He did much better than any other foreign player in the… Continue reading

Fight for your Rites

(Fellow Nagoya native and Magic player Kamiken gives us some insight on the World Magic Cup Qualifier this weekend and what he thinks everybody is going to be playing and why.) This weekend… Continue reading

Not Dead Yet – Rising from the Ashes

I just wanted to let my readers know that I’m not dead yet, and neither is this standard metagame. We are mere WEEKS away from a new set and people are still churning… Continue reading

Back from the Brink – A look forward to April and my time the USA

  I’m finally back from the USA! After a week I’m recharged, renewed, and ready to go. I filled my large suitcase entirely with gifts, candy, and other things that are difficult for… Continue reading

Food for Thought – a Metagame update

I’ve been busy preparing for my trip to the USA this Friday so I haven’t had that much time to write anything for my blog. The blog will be on a hiatus until… Continue reading

Preparing for Gatecrash Gameday

(For all those interested, I have a new article posted on 60cards.com. Please follow the link below to check it out: http://60cards.com/flash-gordon/) It’s been rough here in Nagoya since Gatecrash hit the scene.… Continue reading

What to Expect: The Impact of Gatecrash on the Metagame – Lands, Artifacts, and Hybrid cards

NOTE: Gatecrash vocabulary words have now been added to the “MTG Vocabulary (In Japanese)” tab at the top of the page. If you’re interested in how to say “Battalion, Bloodrush” or any other… Continue reading

  • Recent Posts

  • Top Posts & Pages

  • Twitter Updates

  • Archives

  • 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.