Commander Spotlight: Perplex

Like many games with loads of decisions to make, not every act you take playthroughs need be an all-upside one. It seems contrary at the onset, but there are plenty of occasions where putting a moderate amount of difficult decisions...
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Commander Spotlight: Clockwork Dragon

It makes sense that Magic: the Gathering has to continually find ways to keep the game from becoming even more of the unwieldy lumbering behemoth than it already is. For a game this old, its requisite parts are legion. There...
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Commander Spotlight: Savage Knuckleblade

There is a truism about Magic: the Gathering that most new players inevitably come to grips with, a fact which seems completely baffling at first but then becomes grudgingly understandable thereafter: Not every card is designed to be the best...
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Commander Spotlight: Cultural Exchange

Traveling can be a scary thing to a lot of people, especially if it’s to a place outside of your own neighborhood. This means being immersed in a part of the country or part of the world that isn’t filled...
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Previewing: FAZA

Despite being a subgenre that’s existed for several decades, co-op games have to occasionally re-prove themselves as to be somehow to be worthy of a player’s time. Part of this is because there is a small but vocal part of...
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Commander’s Spotlight: Obzedat’s Aid

Play Magic: the Gathering long enough, and you’re bound to hear the same cyclical arguments crop up now and again. Complaints about inconsistent mana dictating the outcome of the game. Complaints about a particular card, combo, or mechanic being unbalanced...
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Origins 2019 Recap: See You In Six Weeks

Conventions can be a strange thing to encapsulate, regardless of their size, audience, or industry. They can be small and intimate, a gathering of individuals coming together over a shared interest, whose focus is primarily on the human experience of...
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