A Lesson in Preparation: The Game Room Standard PPTQ Story

It was a chilly Sunday morning in Sacramento. I wanted to get a workout in before the PPTQ, but that meant getting up early…and getting my kids up early. I’m no longer sure which is the more difficult task. (Although, let’s be honest, my wife did 95% of the work getting the kids up and ready). After a couple cups of coffee (gotta hydrate pre-workout, right?) my wife and I got the kids loaded up and off to the gym.  We put in a good hour-long workout, I got the blood flowing, and was feeling good.  A quick stop at

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EDH IMHO: Talk on the Wild Side

Welcome to EDH: IMHO. A diverse haven for passionate, casual weirdos who want to create stories with their friends through a game of Commander! Thank you for joining me! If you are reading this article, I hope that you read my first one. My desire with that article was to not only introduce myself, but to give you, my beloved reader, a look into what I want EDH IMHO to be every week. This week, I would love to discuss my history with the format, and why I love it so very much. If I had to summarize my Commander

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EDH IMHO: The Legend of Zap Rowsdower

Welcome to EDH: IMHO, a weekly article about my love and experience with Commander. “I’m Rowsdower. Zap Rowsdower.” …and with that, I met one of the most ridiculous fictional characters I’ve ever seen. I’m not sure I’ve ever been so inspired by something so stupid. Zap Rowsdower, whose name I use here, as well as on Discord, is the standout character in the Canadian indie classic(?) The Final Sacrifice. It SHOULD have won best picture in 1990, but for some reason the academy went with the safe choice Dances with Wolves. Curse you Kevin Costner…you beautiful, incredible man. The Final Sacrifice

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An Old School evening

Old. School. Magic. For anyone who plays the game, it brings you back to the beginning or your Magic journey, whenever that may be. Similar to the music you listened to in high school that you will consider to be ‘classic’ for the rest of your life (for me, it’s Weezer’s Blue album; as an aside about getting old I have found that actual ‘classic’ music stations play the songs that I remember best from those years), the cards that you first learned the game and played with hold a special place in your memories. I began playing when I

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