Jack’s Magical Christmas

One of the greatest joys as a Dad is sharing the things that bring us happiness with our children.  It’s no secret that I love the game of Magic, and as soon as my son was old enough to understand I tried to get him involved.  Throughout the years I’ve bought him a few different preconstructed decks to mess around with, but the time was coming when he’d outgrow those.  It was right around the Kaladesh release when he started showing more interest in playing. He told me he wanted to start playing FNM events with me. I ran out and bought

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Strictly Short–Pucaing Internationally from the US

Fear of the unknown holds us back from trying new and rewarding things in all aspects of our life.  Until recently, I had never sent an overseas package on Puca Trade. I didn’t know what I was missing.  Once I opened myself up to the idea, cards that were not readily available to me suddenly became available.  I’m currently awaiting a playset of WPN Promo Path to Exiles, in Italian. (Whoo!) Today I am hoping to remove some of the mysticism around sending cards overseas and hopefully open a new world of recipients and senders to you. Receiving The is

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Strictly Short – A Want List That Works

The past week has been quiet because I’ve been enjoying some much needed family time. I’ve received an overwhelming amount of good feedback on the blog, so I wanted to find a way to get content to you and reduce the amount of lulls in the action.  Today we’re gonna try something new. Instead of a deeper more involved post, I want to publish short, concise, and highly focused post on one topic.  I’ll call these, Strictly Shorts. Go Wide, but Keep Your Focus Today’s tip is about how to mange your want list most effectively. I believe that your Wants

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Puca Trading–The Strictly Average Method

As you’ve probably already reasoned, I’m a huge advocate for the Puca Trade Discord server.  The first time I encountered this server was during the infamous Future Site roll out. It was full of angry dudes screaming and yelling at the Puca admins.  What I missed then, was that communicating in a very IRC-esque fashion, had a lot of potential for growth and prosperity among the traders. I joined the discord community with little to no expectations.  I hadn’t received a card in months.  It seemed like everyone was only sending cards to get insane bounties, or ridiculous reciprocal trades

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