Tag Archive: Reckless Bushwhacker

A New Frontier – Gaining Steam

“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

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

The Japan Metagame Diaries: GP Shizuoka – A Dream Deferred

For some reason, as I searched for a title to this article, the first line of Langston Hughes poem “Harlem” came to mind. I originally wanted to use his poem to start off… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Aether Revolt Game Day

For those of you that follow me on Twitter, I made a bold prediction last week after taking down 28 person tournament in Nagoya. I said I would make 3 top 8s at… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Sram Dunk

You might be wondering how today’s Magic article relates to one of the most popular Japanese manga of all time. It all starts with this card: If you ask me, Sram’s Expertise is… Continue reading

A New Frontier: Power Rankings – Commons and Uncommons

‘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

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

The Japan Metagame Diaries – GP Tokyo: Brew Brothers – Day 1

  I couldn’t be prouder to be a Cardboard Samurai right now. Only 4 of us went to Grand Prix Tokyo this past weekend, but all 4 of us made day 2. From… Continue reading

Oath of the Gatewatch: Playing To Your Weaknesses – Red

(NOTE: “Playing to your Weaknesses” is a series of articles I have been doing on my own blog since Avacyn Restored that cover all of the uncommons and commons in a new expansion… 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.

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