Core 2021 Draft Guide

Hallie Santo Limited

Drafting a core set isn’t quite the same as drafting any other Magic set. The mechanics are simpler, the themes are less prominent, and there generally aren’t as many unique build-around cards. But that doesn’t make drafting a core set any less challenging, rewarding, or fun. Core set drafts give players an opportunity to work on their fundamentals and practice …

Ikoria Draft Guide

Hallie Santo Limited

Ikoria drafts went live on MTG Arena last week, and with it, we have several new ways to play. Many Magic players are excited to sink their teeth into this format, especially in the long-awaited player draft queues. But players may also find Ikoria a bit more complicated than other recent sets. Multicolor draft formats force us to answer hard …

How to Rotisserie Draft

Hallie Santo Limited

In the wake of COVID-19, the Magic: The Gathering community has found new and creative ways to enjoy our favorite hobby. In the past few weeks, we’ve offered tips on how to play Magic at home and keep your collection organized. We’ve covered the new tournament series springing up online and the efforts Commander players are making to engage their …

Intro to Chaos Draft

Tom Anderson Limited

Quick poll for you, readers! How many of you out there are still regularly drafting Theros Beyond Death? And, if you are still drafting it, are you enjoying it as much as you did in the first week or two? It’s very common that the shine starts to come off of booster draft formats over time, no matter how well-received …

How to Draft

Card Kingdom Limited, Strategy

Drafting is one of the most popular forms of Magic: The Gathering, and with one of the lowest barriers to entry. For this reason, draft is ideal for new Magic players or players who are returning to the game after a break. If this sounds like you, we’re here to walk you through the basics of how to draft and …

Escape in Theros Beyond Death Limited

Tom Anderson Limited

Hello, Magic players! We find ourselves a few weeks deep into Theros Beyond Death, and players have a lot of positive things to say about the set’s Limited environment. I’m one of those upbeat voices — Draft in particular has been great fun for me, both on MTGA and in paper. I also think that a HUGE part of that …

Theros Beyond Death Draft Guide

Hallie Santo Limited

Theros Beyond Death releases this weekend, which means it’s time to draft! Whether you’re heading to MagicFest New Jersey, playing in your local game store’s Draft Weekend events, or just jamming games on MTG Arena, there are tons of opportunities to draft Magic’s newest set. If you’re feeling a bit adrift in Theros’s Underworld, we have some tips to help …

Throne of Eldraine Draft Guide

Hallie Santo Limited

It’s every Limited player’s favorite time of the year: time to learn a new draft format! Throne of Eldraine drafts are live on both MTG Arena and Magic Online, and Draft Weekend kicks off at local game stores tomorrow. If you have yet to draft Throne of Eldraine yourself – or if you’re still trying to wrap your head around …

Core Set 2020 Prerelease Primer

Card Kingdom Limited

Core Set 2020 is live on MTG Arena, and before you know it, you’ll be able to play with the newest cards at your local game store. Prerelease Weekend is coming up, and if you’re wondering what to expect from Core Set 2020, we’ve got you covered. Prerelease Packs When you sit down for your Core Set 2020 Prerelease, you’ll …

Modern Horizons Limited Archetypes

Chantelle Campbell Limited

With the release of Modern Horizons behind us and MagicFest Seattle ahead, I figured it was time to gain a deeper understanding of Modern Horizons Limited archetypes – for both Sealed and Draft. A “Masters”-style set like Modern Horizons has a significantly higher complexity level than, say, Core Set 2020, so understanding how the cards interact with each other and …