News of the Realm 5/13/22

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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 May 13th, 2022.

Our Friends

The Professor told the story of the Return of Marit Lage, played a high-stakes Booster Box game, and announced Shuffle Up and Play!

Loading Ready Run cracked packs of Modern Masters 2015 and Aether Revolt (but German!), told us Stuff Magic Players Say, talked about Pride Across the Multiverse and SNC Limited, drafted some SNC, played Mommander, and gave us part 2 of their SNC Set Review for Canadian Highlander.

Numot drafted just a frankly astonishing amount of SNC.

MTG Goldfish went Against the Odds with multiple Elsepths in Standard, and discussed Treasure in Commander.

GLHF upkept, broke down part 2 of the SNC story, and looked at Draft data.

Nizzahon gave us a lot of lists: Top Ten Awful Cards with Great Art, Top Ten Creatures Who Can’t Block, Top Ten Fogs, and Five Underperforming SNC Cards. He also continued the History of the B&R List, drafted some SNC, and did a 7-Year Channel Anniversary Q&A.

Mountain Man Magic listed the Must-Have New Capenna Cards.

Card Kingdom

Chris rounded up what we know about the upcoming Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur’s Gate.

Scott listed the Top 20 Cantrips in Magic.

Tom released his Streets of New Capenna Draft Guide.

Mason asked if Your Splash is Worth It.

Nizzahon revealed the origins of Mark Rosewater in MTG.

Michael found a home for Ledger Shredder.

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

From the Borderlands

Explorer had a B&R announcment.

WotC revealed their plans for their Warhammer 40K crossover.

Grim Monolith original artwork sells for $86,000!