Revenant Recon Precon Upgrade Guide

Revenant Recon Precon Upgrade Guide

Chris CornejoCommander

Murders at Karlov Manor comes with four new Commander decks to check out. With strong new cards and reprints of classic staples, each precon is shaping up to be great. Revenant Recon is the blue/black precon, and this heavily surveil focused list has plenty of room for upgrades.   Revenant Recon: New Commanders  Before we get into how to improve the …

The Lost Caverns of Ixalan Early Look

The Lost Caverns of Ixalan: Early Look

Chris CornejoCommander, Products, Standard

It’s been a while since Magic: The Gathering last visited Ixalan, and a lot has changed on the Meso-American inspired plane. Let’s jump in and take a look at everything we know about the upcoming set, The Lost Caverns of Ixalan!  The Story  A year has passed since the Phyrexian invasion of the Multiverse and Ixalan is healing its wounds …

Doctor Who Early Look

Doctor Who: Early Look

Chris CornejoCommander

2023 is Magic’s 30th anniversary and… wait, do you hear that? It’s a kind of whooshy, shimmery sound.   Weird. Anyway, coming up later this year in Magic, we…was this blue box always here? What is going on?  Doctor Who? 2023 is also the 60th anniversary of Doctor Who, the venerable British sci-fi show. To celebrate these dual milestones, the …

Wilds of Eldraine Predictions

Wilds of Eldraine Predictions

Chris CornejoStandard

Wilds of Eldraine previews are nearly upon us and the story is almost over — so it’s time for some predictions! I make no guarantees beyond these being educated guesses since they’re mostly based on what I think would be neat. Just take everything here with at least a pinch of salt. That said, let’s get to the prognosticating!  Prediction …

Wilds of Eldraine Early Look

Wilds of Eldraine: Early Look

Chris CornejoStandard

Wilds of Eldraine is swiftly approaching, and we’re here to fill you in on everything you need to know about the upcoming Standard set before preview season starts! The Story  In our first visit back to the main Magic multiverse since the New Phyrexian invasion, we come to an Eldraine still reeling from the effects of that conflict. A massive  …

Commander Masters Early Look

Commander Masters Early Look

Chris CornejoCommander

Commander Masters presale on cardkingdom.com starts today! The joke for a while has been that every supplemental set is just meant to add cards to Commander, but this set is explicitly meant to do exactly that! Featuring a ton of reprints (including new art treatments) and four Commander decks each with 10 new-to-Magic cards, we’ve gathered everything we know about …

The Jordan Aisaka Memorial Tournament

The Jordan Aisaka Memorial Tournament

Chris CornejoCommunity, Events, Livestreams

Last October, a light went out in the Magic community. Jordan Aisaka unexpectedly and suddenly passed away due to a brain aneurysm. The ripples of grief from this event were felt far and wide; while Jordan may have been a Seattle local, his love and enthusiasm for the game left an impact well outside his hometown. While Jordan did play …

The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Predictions

The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Predictions

Chris CornejoStandard

The Lord of the Rings is upon us, with previews starting next week and Card Kingdom’s presale already live! We know a bit about Tales of Middle-earth at this point, but today I’m going to make some predictions for what we might see as previews progress. Normally, I also make some story predictions. But, well…we kind of already know the …