Tag Archive: Rancor

A Whole New World: MTG After Rotation – Innistrad Block Green 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

Taking out the Trash- Moeru Gomi

I don’t know if many of my readers have lived in Japan for long (or even at all), but if you have then you know how overly complicated garbage removal is. Every day… 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

My So Called Life Gain Deck (revisited)

I’ve had a lot of practice with my life gain deck recently and the results have been nothing less than amazing. It’s been very consistent and has battled back from the brink on… Continue reading

The Exalted One

20,000 hits! That’s amazing! Thanks to everyone who follows my blog and I hope that you continue to check it out in the future. It’s mindblowing to know that only a month ago… Continue reading

Metagame Musings: Post M13 release in July

With a Pro Tour Qualifier coming up on Sunday in Nagoya (see my previous post) and a few more in early August, I think now is the best time to post the results… 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

M13 Pre-release: Playing to your weaknesses – Green

Day 3 of Playing to your Weaknesses. Today’s color is Green. Unlike Red (which I think got shafted), Green has definitely gotten a power boost (especially with it’s rares). While you don’t have… 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.