Amonkhet Remastered Draft Guide

Tom Anderson Limited

Alright readers, who’s ready for a bit of sun and sand?! Amonkhet Remastered releases imminently on MTGA, bringing back the powerful graveyard synergies and red deck staples that marked Magic’s stay in the realm of the God-Pharaoh. Historic players are abuzz figuring out the impact of these new cards (particularly those looking to build around The Scarab God and The …

Community Spotlight: Gerry Thompson

Hallie Santo Community

The second chapter of Gerry Thompson’s Magic career began in late 2014. After a six-month internship in R&D at Wizards of the Coast, he was back on the competitive grind, bent on earning back his Pro Tour and SCG Invitational invites. That day in November, Gerry and I had both made the quarterfinals of a 130-person Standard IQ in Bellevue, WA …

New Battle Decks: May 2017

Card Kingdom Products

Each month, we add two new Battle Decks to our growing selection of exclusive products – but this month, we’re releasing THREE! If you’re looking to expand your Battle Deck collection, check out Monumental Force, an aggressive mono-white tokens deck featuring Oketra’s Monument; Counter Revolution, a mono-green deck that beefs up its creatures with +1/+1 counters; and Trial Run, a Grixis deck featuring …

Top 8 Cards of Pro Tour Amonkhet

Hallie Santo Standard

With Felidar Guardian out of the picture, all eyes were on Pro Tour Amonkhet to see what might be next for Standard. If you’re looking to dive back into Standard at Amonkhet Game Day or your next Friday Night Magic, here are some cards and strategies you should keep in mind. (Honorable Mention: New Perspectives. The cycling combo deck may …

Amonkhet Standard, Now With Fewer Cats!

Chris VanMeter Standard

Whenever a new set comes out, we hope for some shakeups in the Standard format. Existing strategies get some new options, and with a little luck, some entirely new strategies will leap to the forefront of the format and keep everyone on their toes. Amonkhet was released a week and a half ago, and with it, a whole slew of …

Commander with the Amonkhet Gods

Aaron Durbin Commander

(Editor’s Note: Welcome back to the CK Blog! We hope you enjoyed our feature on the hottest red cards in Amonkhet and their applications in Standard and beyond. We’re still talking Amonkhet cards today, but we’ve called on Aaron, Card Kingdom Fulfillment Specialist and resident Commander fan, to share his thoughts on how the new set impacts his favorite format. …

Red Mages Quarterly: Amonkhet

Simon Irving Standard

(Editor’s Note: Welcome back to the Card Kingdom Blog! As we explained yesterday, we’ll be creating more content than ever before this year, thanks in part to our talented staff, who will be contributing articles and other creative work to this blog. Today, you’ll be hearing from Simon from the Retail team at Mox Boarding House Seattle. Simon has been …