Tag Archive: MTG

Code of the Cardboard Samurai 15: The Kaiju of Ikoria

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-j55kk-d95b77 I don’t know about you, but the moment Wizards of the Coast announced that Godzilla and many other Toho studio monsters would be in the next Magic the Gathering Set, Ikoria, my… Continue reading

Being Wasteful in Pioneer

Geez, it’s been quite a while since I last wrote an actual paper article. I used to write about every topic under the sky; limited, card prices, you name it. But my schedule… Continue reading

Code of the Cardboard Samurai 14: Japanese Pioneer Vocab 101

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-qzqnu-d06afe The Pioneer format has exploded in popularity in Japan recently due to the upcoming Magic Fest in Nagoya. GP Nagoya will be the first ever Pioneer GP along with GP Brussels in… Continue reading

Code of the Cardboard Samurai #13: Magic and the Military in Japan

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-qgina-cc37a6 Having lived in Japan for more than 10 years now, I’ve been all around the country and have met a lot of people playing Magic the Gathering. Doing so has allowed me… Continue reading

Code of the Cardboard Samurai 12: Pioneer Delight

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kchcc-c717e1 Pioneer started off with a bang here in Japan and it’s been the talk of the entire Magic the Gathering Community for the past few weeks. It was only natural that we’d… Continue reading

Code of the Cardboard Samurai 10: “Trader”ous

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-yqwrk-c2be16 If you’ve lived or played Magic the Gathering in Japan before, then you’ve probably noticed that events here have always been hit or miss when it comes to trading. The Grand Prix/Magic… Continue reading

Code of the Cardboard Samurai Ep. 9 – Magiku Imnida! Magic in Korea

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-qp3tg-bfd2cb If you plan on visiting, living, or are currently in South Korea and want to know more about Magic the Gathering scene in the country then look no further. In this episode… Continue reading

Code of the Cardboard Samurai #8: Judge-ment Day

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-w4mie-bc3559 For episode 8 of the Code of the Cardboard Samurai podcast I thought I’d try something new. I took the show on the road last week at Eternal Weekend and met up… Continue reading

A Guide to Being Trendy at Magic Fest Chiba

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-v7z23-b9af21 Welcome to episode 7 of the Code of the Cardboard Samurai podcast! In this episode, I’m joined once again by Ed Nguyen of the Cartel Aristocrats podcast as we talk about trends… Continue reading

Season’s Greetings: Summer MTG Review

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-x552j-b7863e In episode 6 of Code of the Cardboard Samurai, we welcome Ben Payne to the team and talk about everything that’s going on in Japan this summer such as recent news, events,… Continue reading