Strictly’s Simple Prerelease Finance Primer

Its the most wonderful time of the year. With the Kids slinging spells And everyone wanting a Peema Aether-Seer Its the most wonderful time of the year…. Yessiree, it is the most wonderful time of the year! Pre-release weekend.  I’d considered rewriting the whole song but time is short and what I have to share is important. Through trial and error, I have come up with a system for how I handle the financial part of the pre-release weekend. For the most common card types and rarities, I have created for myself a dollar value that represents a decision “threshold”.

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Announcement -Patreon Goal #1 Met

I am super excited to announce that we have reached Goal #1 on our Patreon. As a thank you to our current patrons and future patrons we have launched our Hall of Supporters page. Reaching Goal #1 means that I can move my hosting to a paid service and benefit more from the clicks and traffic that comes to the site. In the near future I will be moving the blog over to my own domain. Goal #2 is really close to being reached.  From my side, it looks like we are about $6/month away from Goal #2.  Once we reach this

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Strictly Level Up–Play Better Players

I wanted to take a moment and offer you something slightly different than normal.  Most of my posts so far have been around trading and shipping habits, but I also get a ton of general Magic questions.  The most frequently asked question (that is unrelated to collection building and trading) is ‘How do I get better at MTG?’ This question used to make me uncomfortable because I know when it comes to actually playing the game I have so much more to learn and compared to most players. After all, I am just strictly average.  One compliment that I’ve gotten

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