Ravnica Horoscopes: October 2018

Chantelle Campbell Uncategorized

Thanks to this handy quiz, you’ve likely figured out where your guild allegiances lie, but you may not be sure what to do with that information. Lucky for you, the staff here at Card Kingdom have been studying the skies of Ravnica and have some recommendations to help you live your best Guild life. Azorius Senate Your life has been …

A Beginner’s Guide to Krark-Clan Ironworks

Chantelle Campbell Modern

Matt Nass has Top 8’d the last three Grand Prix and won two of them with one of Modern’s most talked-about decks: Krark-Clan Ironworks combo. While many had initially dismissed the deck, it’s proven more resilient and powerful than initially estimated, even showing up in the Top 4 of Pro Tour 25 in the hands of Ben Stark. With that …

Going Outside Your Comfort Zone

Chantelle Campbell Strategy

Winning isn’t the same thing as getting better. In fact, sometimes they might be diametrically opposed. “But Chantelle,” you may ask, “how do I know if I’m getting better if I’m not winning?” I think this is best answered by an anecdote – one about me as a young planeswalker (and by “young” I mean “just a few short months …

Key Constructed Cards from Core Set 2019

Chantelle Campbell Standard

Another new set means another opportunity to shake up constructed, and M19 doesn’t disappoint! This is the first core set since Magic Origins in 2015, and with it comes the opportunity to inject staples back into Standard, as well as unleashing powerful new tools for all our favorite Constructed formats. The Planeswalkers        A new core set means a new …

Lessons from Grand Prix Vegas

Chantelle Campbell Strategy

Last weekend, Sin City was home to one of the largest Magic events of the year, and the town transformed as over 5,000 competitors, cosplayers, content creators, and lore lovers descended on the Las Vegas Convention Center. Grand Prix Vegas is unique in the Magic community, as it’s the closest thing to a traditional convention that we typically get. With …

Deck of the Week: B/R Hollow One

Chantelle Campbell Modern

Throughout its brief tenure in the Modern format, Hollow One has not been a deck that players have taken particularly seriously. With cards like Burning Inquiry and Goblin Lore, the opportunity for the deck to fail itself often seems too high. But that variance can hurt your opponents as much as it can hurt (or help) you. With the deck …

Going to Llanowar

Chantelle Campbell Standard

Dominaria Prereleases have wrapped up (and they were a blast!), and the Draft Leagues are open. With all of the new cards evaluated, the eyes of the masses are turning to Standard, and the splash that these powerful new cards will have on our favorite rotating format. But there’s only one card that I’m excited about – a card that …

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: 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 …