Tag Archive: Tempered Steel

The Japan Metagame Diaries: When Will the Beat Drop?

  I want to start off today’s article by congratulating my brother, who is a big fan of EDM (Electronic Dance Music), for finishing his summer DJ class. It’s great that he’s able… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Machinations and Manifestations

It’s been a while. It’s not like there is a shortage of stuff to write about, but there has been a shortage of time to write over the past few weeks. Ever since… Continue reading

A Whole New World: MTG after rotation – White

Finally, it’s come to this. White. Which white cards will be leaving standard in a month, and how will it affect the metagame? As of Today, about 50 cards have been spoiled for… Continue reading

What to expect: Impact of M13 on the Metagame – Artifact and Lands

Well, you can’t win them all. I played on the second of day of the M13 Pre-release in Nagoya at Card Brunch and had pretty much the same results as the day before.… Continue reading

Magic Game Day: Dark Ascension and the current Nagoya Metagame

Another Game Day is upon us. This weekend Magic Game day will be happening all over the world. In Nagoya, all of the shops are participating. Last time Magic Game Day Innistrad was… 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.