Commander Masters Draft Guide

Commander Masters Draft Guide

Tom AndersonCommander

I’m not sure what percentage of the audience for Commander Masters is mostly excited about its Draft potential — but whatever size that minority is, I’m part of it. The first few Commander sets to introduce these modified draft rules were an unexpected hit, producing quality Limited gameplay filled with classic multiplayer moments.  Any of you shopping for a box …

The Lord of the Rings Tales of Middle-earth Draft Guide

The Lord of the Rings Tales of Middle-earth Draft Guide

Tom AndersonLimited

We’re getting very close to the historic day when Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth releases, and looking over that full set spoiler has got to have any Tolkien fan rubbing their hands with excitement! Not only is having an entire set to explore this world great for characters and lore, but seeing Tolkien’s mythos through the lens of …

March of the Machine Draft Guide

March of the Machine: Draft Guide

Tom AndersonLimited

The final war against Phyrexia is here, and we’re all getting Drafted to help defend the Magic multiverse! The frontline of this fight can be confusing at first, with new mechanics and even a new card type to contend with. Never fear though — the Card Kingdom draft guide is here to help you prepare for the battles (and Battle …

The Brothers' War Draft Guide

The Brothers’ War: Draft Guide

Tom AndersonLimited, Strategy

With The Brothers’ War returning to a traditional, simultaneous Arena and physical release schedule, Draft lovers get to spend a little more time with the full spoiler before jumping into the trenches.  That’s just as well, since this set is very unique in many fundamental aspects. Wizards has leaned into the epic, world-spanning scale of their story. Every color is …

Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Draft Guide

Tom AndersonLimited

Heed my word, Magic players: the future is now! Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty has launched to much fanfare and applause, with its daring cyberpunk setting drawing many curious players back into the game after the holiday lull.  Just glancing over the spoiler for Neon Dynasty gives you the feel of something different and special, with a remarkably high density of artifacts …

Innistrad: Crimson Vow Draft Guide

Innistrad: Crimson Vow Draft Guide

Tom AndersonLimited

Crimson Vow follows immediately on the heels of Innistrad: Midnight Hunt, without even a supplemental Draft product like Commander Legends or a Masters set to separate them. It’s been quite a while since we had consecutive sets share a thematic and mechanical base like this, and I admire how WotC has used this chance to express the grindy, graveyard-driven nature …

MID draft guide

Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Draft Guide

Tom AndersonLimited

Welcome to the CK Draft Guide for Innistrad: Midnight Hunt! The original Innistrad set an extremely high bar for Limited gameplay, frequently described as an all-time favorite by veteran players. It will take more time to properly judge the success of Midnight Hunt against its predecessor, but early signs are strong. The mechanics are novel and intriguing, the pool of …