News of the Realm – 4/1/2022

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With News of the Realm, we take a quick look at everything that went on at Card Kingdom, with our friends, and in the Magic world this week! 

Welcome one and all to News of the Realm! Here’s what we and our friends had going on for the week leading up to April 1st, 2022. And yes, it’s April Fool’s Day, we know, but we promise that all the links below lead to what they actually say they do.

Our Friends

The Professor dove into the history of House DImir, and ran down 5 odd choices for Commanders.

Loading Ready Run played some Canadian Highlander on Friday Night Paper Fight; talked about the Arena economy and Commander Legends on Tap Tap Concede; and cracked a pack of War of the Spark.

Rhystic Studies explores the tension between price and value in a uniquely threadbare EDH deck.

Numot continued drafting Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty on Arena; took a couple stabs at Super Jump on MTGO; and ran a league of Invasion Block Draft while it’s still around.

MTG Goldfish talked about the Arena economy on their podcast, featured some powerful Planeswalkers on this week’s Commander Clash, tried to see if Mirror Box could prevail in Modern on Against the Odds,

GLHF gave out 5 TIps to Becoming a Better Magic Player and talked about OP and Baldur’s Gate on the Upkeep.

Mountain Man Magic gave out his predictions for Streets of New Capenna

Nizzahon rated the Top 10 Worst Green Cards Ever; drafted some Neon Dynasty; and discussed just how broken the old Memory Jar deck really was.

Card Kingdom

Kristen listed 30 cards every EDH player could use

Scott talked about Why Casual Decks Should Have a Weakness

Tom gave us his predictions for Streets of New Capenna

Mason discussed the Organized Play announcement

Michael looked at the Modern Rhinos deck. 

We ran through the rules and workings of the Reinforce mechanic. 

From the Borderlands

As mentioned above, WotC announced the next stage of Organized Play, including the return of Pro Tour.

Hipsters of the Coast’s Zach Barash looked at Maestros Charm from a game design point of view.

Rob Bockman wrote about the variations Magic has printed for the effect of drawing three cards.

Goblin Lore discussed Jodah.

Leaving a Legacy talked the Punishing Waterfalls Legacy deck.

And if you really need your April Fool’s Day fix, or if it just feels wrong to get through an entire article on the internet today without seeing this particular link, here you go.