Tag Archive: UW Delver

Food for Thought – a Metagame update

I’ve been busy preparing for my trip to the USA this Friday so I haven’t had that much time to write anything for my blog. The blog will be on a hiatus until… Continue reading

What to Expect: The Impact of Return to Ravnica on the Metagame – Black, Green, and colorless

If I didn’t have to work, I probably would have posted this up sooner, so please forgive me. I’ll be saving Hybrid and Multicolor for Friday, but today I’ll be covering Black, Green,… Continue reading

What to Expect: The Impact of Return to Ravnica on the Metagame – Red, White, and Blue

How did everybody’s pre-release go? I posted about my first day (using Selesnya), but I didn’t post about my second day. I ended up using Rakdos on the second day and got some… Continue reading

In the End, it doesn’t really matter – a Massive Metagame recap

I’ve posted a few articles in the past months about the metagame in Nagoya, Japan, but I have fallen behind on posting it. So now, less than a week until the Return to… 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

A Whole New World: MTG post rotation – Lands and Multicolor

I fell behind a little bit. Sorry. As you probably already know, the spoilers of have already started. 6 cards have already been posted (5 can be seen on Nurgleprobe’s website at http://nurgleprobe.wordpress.com/2012/08/27/return-to-ravnica-five-spoiled-cards/ ). Things… Continue reading

A Whole New World: MTG after rotating – Blue

After today there are still 3 more colors to go on the rotation wheel, and the first week of spoilers is JUST around the corner. I’m going to have to work extra hard… 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

A Whole New World: MTG after rotation – Red

How the mighty have fallen. I remember when Mono red decks dominated the metagame. During the Scars of Mirrodin block and M12 metagame last year, a lot of people used cards like Shrine… Continue reading

A Whole New World: MTG after rotation – Green

My GW Lifegain deck continues to improve, going 3-2 today at one of the most competitive places in Nagoya. I got a bye, beat a UR Burning Vengeance deck, and beat a UG… 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.