Tomik in Standard and Legacy

Card Kingdom Legacy, Standard

Tomik, Distinguished Advokist generated quite a buzz when he was previewed last Friday. A 2/3 flying creature for two mana will always get Magic players’ attention, but Tomik’s ability to protect lands makes him valuable beyond Standard. Magic Designer Melissa DeTora provided some useful context about Tomik’s card design and some hints about how he might affect competitive formats. Today, …

GP Seattle Tournament Report

Chantelle Campbell Legacy

As I prepared for Grand Prix Seattle, I knew I wasn’t very familiar with Legacy – not nearly as familiar as I was with the other Grand Prix format. What the heck, I thought, let’s play something fun and focus your testing on Standard. Having played Legacy Soldiers at Mox Boarding House’s Duel for Duals the previous Wednesday to a …

Deck of the Week: GP Seattle Winners

Card Kingdom Legacy, Standard

In honor of last weekend’s double-header Grand Prix in our hometown of Seattle, we have a double dose of Deck of the Week for you today! Seattle is well-known as a Legacy hotbed, and it was only fitting that one of our own would win the Legacy portion of the event. Mox Seattle regular Daniel Duterte took down the tournament …

Deck of the Week: Legacy Soldiers

Chantelle Campbell Legacy

(Editor’s Note: This Friday, we’ll be introducing a brand new exclusive Card Kingdom product here on the CK Blog! With that in mind, we’re bringing you our Deck of the Week a few days early. Enjoy!) Mono-White Soldiers has been on everyone’s radar since the spotlight was shined on it at SCG Worcester. With Grand Prix Seattle (and Mox Boarding …

Deck of the Week: Legacy Eldrazi

Hallie Santo Legacy

With Grand Prix Seattle just a few months away, many Magic players are beginning to shift their focus to Legacy. A number of Legacy neophytes have been venturing out to our weekly tournaments at Mox Boarding House, and the recent surge in attendance is a testament to both our community’s enthusiasm for the local event and the health of the Legacy …

Modern and Legacy After GP Vegas

Chantelle Campbell Legacy, Modern

Grand Prix Vegas was a whirlwind of a weekend, so much so that it’s taken me a week to gather my wits and start analyzing the results. Modern was particularly interesting, as many players prepared to take down the big bad wolf of the format, Grixis Death’s Shadow. Contenders prepared a variety of strategies to attack the expected metagame. One …