Strictly Eternal 101 – Cartman and the Probe

Howdy everybody!  It’s Joe again with another installment of Oh My God, You Killed Kenny!: An Introspective Documentary.  Well, not really.  We’re talking about Legacy again, and we’re rambling a bit this time, because that’s what I like to do. Let’s get to the thick of it, shall we? Gitaxian Probe Let me get started by putting it out there: I think Phyrexian Mana is just about the worst, most possibly overly broken mechanic that has ever been created.  I don’t think Dredge, Storm, or even Affinity compare to the absurdity of Phyrexian Mana. It’s that much of a mistake.

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Best Practices: Artist Signed Cards (Through the Mail)

If you’ve seen me around the PucaTrade Discord server, or our very own Patron-exclusive server under the moniker DankMeme, it will quickly become clear that I am a huge collector of artist proofs, artist-signed cards, and artist-altered cards. The art of Magic is what originally got me into the game, my first card being the alternate art foil Thorn Elemental that was in the 7th Edition starter computer game. This article explains how to get your cards signed through the mail, and proper etiquette when working with the artists. If you don’t have a GP near you, and traveling would

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Dank Short Talking Tribal #2

Welcome back to another edition of “Talking Tribal.” Last time we discussed the fact that from 1993-1995 only two vampires were printed; and . Sengir Vampire still sees play in Standard thanks to Welcome Decks. The second vampire, Krovikan Vampire, was flavorful but impotent. In addition to all of this, the third member of this tribe wasn’t even a vampire at his inception. , the third vampire printed (by technicality) came out in October of 1995 in the set Homelands. At this time, legendary creatures were only marked as “Summon Legend.” The legendary subtype (at the time) overruled any other

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Strictly Eternal 101 – Fish are Friends, Not Food

Strictly Eternal 101 – Fish are Friends, Not Food Howdy folks, it’s Joe again for another fine fresh episode of the The Deadliest Catch. Wait. No. That’s not quite right. We’ll get it one of these days, I’m sure, but for right now it’s another weekly dig at a spicy Legacy list. This week we’ve got a list that we affectionately call “Calamari.” No, we’re not deep frying Magic cards and making them taste like sweet sweet desire (although that might be delicious, who knows). Instead we’re jamming creatures like Elder Deep-Fiend! This is a Nic Fit list; all Nic

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