Announcement: Standard League

I am excited to announce that we will be hosting our first Standard League, starting on Monday, March 6th. This league will be held using the Xmage client.  We have partnered with Pucatrade.com to offer prizes for this league. The points are from my personal stash, as Puca has a commitment to no longer generate more points for free. This league will run 8 weeks, and then there will be a TOP 8 playoff at the end. This is a FREE tournament, with prizes paid out in Puca Points.  Each ‘season’ the prizes will vary. For the first season, 1st

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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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PucaTrade Promoted Trading

A few weeks ago, PucaTrade added a highly anticipated feature, Promoted Trading. This new feature is meant to supplant the user created bonus system and offer a system within the toolset of the site for receivers to set their own price for a highly wanted card.  In the announcement thread, Eric gives this explanation: We noticed that many people have been using their usernames to advertise the extra bonuses or “bounties” that they’d be willing to give for certain cards. We’ve been thinking about bounties and the role they play on PucaTrade, and we think it’s time to build the

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Strictly Short – Shipping Larger Items

Ever since sealed product was added to PucaTrade, I’ve been receiving many questions regarding how to ship larger, and weirdly shaped packages.  I’ve been selling odd sized boxes and sealed product on eBay for a while now and have found some economical shipping methods. These can be leveraged for shipping anything but I will only cover the most commonly sent Magic Product. Shipping Labels The first and most important piece of advice I can give is to use PayPal to ship. By using PayPal you’re able to save money on the cost of shipping, obtain your tracking number immediately, file customs paperwork,

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