Joseph is an avid player of eternal Magic formats, including Vintage and Legacy.  As a Nic Fit player who will tell anyone who will listen about his deck, Joe spends his time analyzing and playing on Magic Online and various online platforms, while prepping for competitive events.  To follow more Joe, check out his Twitter!

Strictly Vorthos – The Elder Dragon War

Howdy folks and welcome back to another peek into the history and lore of Magic: The Gathering! This week we’re going to be looking as much as we possibly can into the Elder Dragon War and the major players from it. There isn’t much concrete information yet about the War itself, but with M19 giving us even more backstory on these massive dragons, we’ve got a little bit more to go on now! The Birthing of Dragons The original Elder Dragons were birthed from the Ur-Dragon, falling from the tempest storms upon an unknown plane (largely assumed to be the plane of

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Strictly Eternal 101 – Where Lumberjacks Roam

Howdy folks! It’s Joe again and we’re here for another edition of The History of the Lumberjack: The Mountain’s Mightiest Men! Or rather, a little Legacy. This week we’re looking at a very interesting deck created by “adrieng” off the Source, called “RG Stuff” or “RG Things”! This deck is pretty insanely cool, running cards like and . The Core of the Deck As you can see, this deck is crazy fun. Ramping into a Turn 2 or off a Lumberjack is real. For that matter, so is ramping into a 20/20 off / . However, another solid fun card is

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The Banning of the Ages

Hello folks! If you’re reading this then you may or may not be totally aware of what has happened today in the Legacy format. That’s right. Deathrite Shaman and Gitaxian Probe have been banned in Legacy. For quite a while I’ve been of the mind that these cards should be removed from the format. Deathrite Shaman has proven to be a real problem with reducing diversity in the format to the point that there is simply no downside to playing DRS in any deck that supports it, which as it turns out is quite a lot. Deathrite’s power has always

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Strictly Vorthos – The Weatherlight

Howdy folks! It’s Joe and we’re here again for another deep dive into Dominaria history! Pretty soon we’ll be jumping into M19 and talking about Elder Dragons, so this is our last little hurrah on Dominaria. This week we’re talking about one of the pieces that ties the whole thing together, the history of the Skyship Weatherlight. Creation of the Weatherlight After the events of the Tolarian Academy explosion, Urza realized that experimenting with time travel was not going to cut it in defeating the Phyrexians. He needed a better plan, a grander plan. One that involved the entire plane of

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