3 New Pioneer Decks with Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty

Mason Clark Pioneer

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Pioneer was Magic’s hottest new format. But when organized play went on hiatus and a wave of bans hit the format, many players quickly forgot about Pioneer. Now, as large events are becoming more of a reality, players are giving Pioneer another look – especially given the impact that Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty is having on the …

Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Draft By The Numbers

Tom Anderson Limited

Welcome back, my scientifically-minded Draft players! At time of writing, almost two weeks of Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Limited are on the record. Various surveillance thopters and cyber kami have begun filtering that data into a more complete picture of the format – one that can supplement and validate our first instincts as Magic players. That’s what this Draft By Numbers …

Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Draft Guide

Tom Anderson Limited

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 …

Reconfigure – MTG Keywords Explained

Card Kingdom Strategy

Reconfigure is a new mechanic in Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty for “Artifact Creature – Equipment” cards. If those seem like some incompatible card types, you’d normally be right, as creatures can’t be equipped to other creatures. But that’s where our new mechanic comes in. Reconfigure represents several different abilities. First, it functions as an Equip stand-in. You can pay the reconfigure …

Neon Dynasty Commander Upgrade Guide: Buckle Up

Scott Cullen Commander

Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty is here, and it’s looking like the start of a bright new future for Magic. Kamigawa is now much more advanced than when we last left it; we’re introduced to dazzling future tech like High-Speed Hoverbikes, but there’s still a sense of tradition with the more reserved Jukai Naturalists. This balance between tradition and modernity gives this …

Neon Dynasty Commander Upgrade Guide: Upgrades Unleashed

Kristen Gregory Commander

Chishiro, the Shattered Blade leads the Upgrades Unleashed precon from Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty. Kristen reviews the new cards and offers some pointers for upgrading the deck and taking it in new directions.  Chishiro, the Shattered Blade Let’s take a look at what Gruul has to offer before we get to “modifying” this precon. Ahem.  Chishiro is reasonably costed as a …

Top 20 Ninja Cards in Magic: The Gathering

Tom Anderson Community

There’s no disputing it at this point: Ninjas are the most- and best-remembered part of the original Kamigawa block. Even with close to 20 years of power creep and shifts in Magic design against them, Ninjas are still an iconic and popular creature type, with a huge number of players maintaining Ninja tribal decks to this day.  What makes Ninjas …