Commander Spotlight: Phytohydra

Very soon the Magic community will be treated to the 8th set featured around the plane of Ravnica in 13 years, making it the second most recurring world in the game after Dominaria and the most frequented on this half...
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Commander Spotlight: Citadel of Pain

The act of gaming is rooted so much in social interaction, it should come as no shock that even the most trivial parts of a game can foster a few stories. Whether it’s key plays, amusing antics by those involved,...
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Commander Spotlight: Burning-Tree Shaman [Repost]

Editor’s Note: We’re off today in celebration of the holidays. In the meantime, enjoy this thematically color-appropriate Monday Magic article, which was originally published on 5/19/14. There are numerous metaphors players use when describing the process of  building, running, and maintaining a...
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Commander Spotlight: Sulti Charm

Throughout this article series run (well over 200 at this point), you will find common threads and patterns. Like any Magic player, I come with my own degree of informed opinion on the state of the game, its various formats,...
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Commander Spotlight: Brightflame

The Magic community is well into the cycle for the newest set, Guilds of Ravnica (not to be confused with the nearly identical name of many years earlier, Ravnica: City of Guilds), and talk for the last few months have...
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Going Unplugged: Not Your Average PAX

No convention is going to be enticing to all people at all times. Just as there are innumerable genres, subgenres, and individual preferences that compete for your attention and your budget, no one single convention is going to perfect for...
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Commander Spotlight: Reality Acid

Blue has a reputation. Depending on your point of view, this is an unfair expectation, maligned by other players who bemoan a few overpowered cards from 20 years ago that warp some Eternal formats more than other colors as indicative...
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