Temur Creativity Modern

Modern Deck Guide: Temur Creativity

Michael Rapp Modern, Strategy

Indomitable Creativity has shown up a few times, in a few different versions, during the last year or so of Modern’s history. The shells change, but the core game plan has stayed the same: control the board, then use Indomitable Creativity to generate a huge mana advantage.  Previous versions of Creativity chose Serra’s Emissary and Emrakul, the Aeons Torn as …

Draft Format basics

Magic Draft Format Basics

Dan Troha Limited, Strategy

Booster Drafts have been one of the most popular ways to play Magic: The Gathering since the game’s inception. Played everywhere from the most casual of kitchen tables all the way to the Magic World Championship, draft is a format that really does have something for everyone. However, it’s not quite as simple as picking up some cards and playing …

Going last in EDH

How Much Does Going Last in EDH Suck?

Kristen Gregory Commander, Strategy

Going last in EDH can feel pretty miserable – especially if more than one of your opponents get a speedy start. But just how bad is it to go last? Is it blown out of proportion? Kristen entertains some of the arguments.  Going last in Commander: it’s something we all pray to never happen, and when it happens consecutively, it …

Tips for your first RCQ

What to know before your first RCQ

Chris Cornejo Strategy

With Regional Championship Qualifier Season in full swing, many folks will be returning to competitive paper Magic after a long hiatus. However, for some players, this will be their first foray into organized play. We recently covered what you should bring to a CommandFest, and while a lot of that information will transfer well to preparing for an RCQ, competitive …