Tag Archive: Restoration Angel

Bang for Your Buck: Investing in Cards for Modern Masters 2015 – Tier 2 Decks

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

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

Bang for your Buck: Investing before Gatecrash – White

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

Taking Hits – Strategies for the RTR and GTC metagame

Yessss!!! Back to the Magic the Gathering posts finally! Right?!? Today I went to a Yokohama Grand Prix trial and did pretty well for myself. Going into the event, I felt like I… Continue reading

Return to Ravnica Metagame: Week 3

Another week down, and another week closer to to GP Nagoya. How was everybody’s Game Day? Did anybody top 8? I came very close both days with my new GWB Token Populate deck,… 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

Game Day M13: Get a Life

August 4th Saturday’s Game Day at Hobby Station Osu was another painful reminder that I still haven’t figured out how to control the metagame. It was 6 rounds of hell for me as… 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

Avacyn Restored: The Good, the Bad, and the Glorious (an article by Chris Bradford)

Today on The Japan Hobbyist, we have a guest columnist giving us his opinions about the Avacyn Restored set, and how he thinks the cards will affect the different formats in the future.… 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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