Tag Archive: Terminus

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 in Cards for Dragon’s Maze – 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

Youuuuu shalll not paaasss!!! (Removal in the MTG Standard Metagame)

I’ve been posting a lot about the metagame and decks lately, but I think it would be a good idea to talk a little bit about removal.  Some of the more casual players… 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

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Out of Control

(NOTE – This is a Star City Games report that I wrote a few weeks ago. With all of the Magic news going on in August, I believe there is a good chance… Continue reading

Return to Ravnica Pro Tour Qualifer results: Nagoya, Japan 7/29

Today was my first ever Pro Tour Qualifier and hopefully not my last. I actually was pretty lucky to even be able to participate today. I did not pre-register for the event (which… 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

Preparing for the Worst: Updating your deck post Avacyn (Part 3)

It looks like I’ll be busy tomorrow going around town looking for cheap commons and play testing before Friday Night Magic, so tonight I’ll be posting the last part of my Post Avacyn… 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.