Promoted Trades – PucaTrade Response

Early this week, I posted my thoughts on Promoted Trades.  I was admittedly critical of this new set of features.  Today one of my major fears became reality when I read that the feature was now fully deployed, and Promoted Trades was live for all cards. Being cautious about this change, I decided to promote a few simple lands I needed for game day.  Since promotion, I have received commitments of half the lands I need.  While I was writing the original post, I reached out to some of my Patreon partners for input.  Someone suggested that I obtained a quote

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How do I get in to EDH?

You’ve heard stories about crazy play interactions primarily based on cards you had to look up. You see the players at the side tables playing games with 4 or more people all at once, each with an over-sized deck, and it looks like they’re having a blast. Now you want to try it out, and join in the fun! The time has come to build your very own Elder Dragon Highlander (EDH) deck. Are you wondering how to tackle a format which includes almost all of Magic’s card pool, and has it’s own “social contract”? Well, let’s break it down a bit.

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Aether Revolt Prerelease Two Headed Giant

Patrick Cossel writes for his own page The Forge Herald and has been a huge supporter of my effort here.  I asked him to post this article here because I really enjoyed it.  Especially because he admits his wife is better than him. A simple and subtle reminder that Magic is for everyone. Original Article can be found here. Aether Revolt pre-release has come and gone and, as I always do, I was able to take part in the 2HG event at our store. The store I play at, The Sports Alley in Sheridan, Wyoming, hosts two events each pre-release –

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Frontier: Started from the bottom now we’re here.

With the Frontier format on the rise, I’d like to examine where we are how we got here. I’m not here to bring controversial opinions like the ones that have dominated magic content and social media. Instead, this will read as a chronology of the format from the beginning. I’ve been following and playing the format since the beginning and this is my account of what’s transpired. September 26th After what was arguably Wizard of the Coast’s busiest year for set releases, Hareruya and Big magic announce the Frontier format. Frontier is a new non-rotating format featuring cards from the

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