The mathematical approach to building a beginner deck

As a beginning Magic player and also someone who likes to read up and understand as much as possible about a new skill or concept before actually using it, when I started to build my first Standard-legal deck, I read a lot of other posts about deck-building from the official Wizards of the Coast site as well as fan wikis, collective “answer” services like Yahoo! Answers, other peoples’ blogs, and more. [Read more…]

The booster box birthday bonanza

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I should have known something was up when I started to prepare dinner and found that there was a Magic 2014 booster pack sitting in the vegetable crisper. There was another one in the meat crisper, a third by our chef’s knives, a fourth underneath a container of pine nuts, and two more sitting in areas near where my husband had asked me where the various ingredients were for our dinner. [Read more…]