To Damian

Most of the content on this site is generally lighthearted and fun in nature. This is article is not. Please be aware that this article touches upon themes such as death, loss, and the social impact of Magic. Six years ago, a friend introduced me to Magic: The Gathering. A week later, I noticed someone on the bus was flipping through some cards across the aisle. Now, I had seen this dude before—big, scary, intimidating. But I thought, “Hey. He’s got magic cards, how scary can he be?” A month later Damian was one of my best friends. The guy

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DankShort: Talking Trivia Part 1

Magic is a game riddled with intricacies ranging from the creation of the game, to development, to the rules themselves. I’d like to take this time to share some of the most interesting anecdotes per set that Magic has to offer! Alpha (1993) Birds of Paradise was only printed because of the artwork. The artwork that is on the original BoP was originally commissioned to be Tropical Island but it was found that the birds were too distracting. Beta (1993) Circle of Protection: Black and Volcanic Island were first printed in Beta. They were omitted in Alpha. Unlimited Edition (1993)

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EDH IMHO: First Things Last

For me, the key to a great story is how it ends. If an amazing story has a lame ending, it will undue every trace of the groundwork that brought it to its conclusion. If a mediocre movie can really stick the landing, then you might be able to forgive mistakes made the the beginning and middle of the plot. There’s just something about a story that really, truly requires you to stick the landing. Welcome to EDH: IMHO. A diverse haven for passionate, casual weirdos who want to create stories with their friends through a game of Commander! Last

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DankShort: Worst Art #5-1

Welcome back to the second installment of my top 10 worst art of Magic. These pieces are so bad that they are not in any specific order. Let’s finish off strong with the last five of the worst pieces of art! Goblin Digging Team It’s important to note that the artist’s obvious intention was to have classic fantasy goblins being put to work. It is the details that make this card art bad. The giant lima bean on the rightmost goblin’s head. The funnel on the middle goblin’s head. And, lastly, the heart-shape tattoo displayed prominently on the butt of

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