Kaladesh Prerelease Week: Energy!

Welcome back to the Prerelease Week! Today we’ll be going over the last of the new mechanics from Kaladesh: Energy. This mechanic has actually been kicking around R&D since the original Mirrodin, waiting for a set to be used in, and now we have it! Many of the cards in Kaladesh give you energy in […]

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Kaladesh Prerelease Week: Fabricate

Welcome back to the Kaladesh Prerelease Week! Today we’re going over Fabricate, a new mechanic that shows off the inventiveness of a plane full of artificers. Fabricate is a triggered ability that fires upon the permanent entering the battlefield, and will come with a number- for example, has Fabricate 2. What that means is as […]

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Kaladesh Prerelease Week: Vehicles!

Welcome back to the Rules Tip Blog! With the Kaladesh Prerelease coming up this very weekend, we’ll be going over some general tips for the prerelease, as well as a little tutorial on the new mechanics of the set. We’ll start this crash course (I will not apologize for the pun) on the first: Vehicles! […]

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Selfless Spirit and Kozilek’s Return

Welcome back to the Rules Tip Blog! Today we’ll be going over the interaction between and . Spirit is a sort of update on an old favorite, ; a creature you can pop to save the rest of your team if needed- but this time at half the cost. A lot of the time it’s […]

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How to Use Geier Reach Sanitarium

Drawing cards is fun, right? Lands that draw cards are even more fun, right? Well, is a fun card! It’s pretty simple on the surface: You can tap it for a colorless mana to cast spells and pay for various things (as is normal for most lands), but you can also use it to spread […]

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Brain In A Jar and Fuse

Welcome back! Today we’ll be covering how interacts with split cards- especially the ones with Fuse, printed in the Return to Ravnica block. Split cards are a bit different from ‘normal’ cards; instead of having just one thing, it’s basically two smaller cards printed on the same piece of card stock, usually forming a saying […]

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Thalia and Shocklands

Welcome back to the Rules Tips Blog! Today we’ll be doing a Modern Monday tip on how everyone’s favorite gloriously-maned Cathar interacts with Modern’s favorite colorfixing! messes with your opponent’s tempo by making their nonbasic lands, and all of their creatures, come down tapped. That makes it harder to block, and punishes greedy manabases by […]

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Summary Dismissal and Uncounterable Spells

There’s not a lot of uncounterable spells kicking around in Standard right now, but there ARE a few (like and a Spell Mastery-enabled ), and they’re alongside some weird “counterspells”: and . Unsubstantiate is a sort of ‘new’ version of an old favorite, , or a creature-free version of . Rather than outright countering a […]

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