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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Grâce et Aide de Sigarda

Aujourd’hui, nous allons parler d’une autre carte de la Lune Hermétique, mais dans le contexte de cartes légèrement plus vieilles.  L’Aide de Sigarda est un petit truc sympa pour ceux qui aiment renforcer leurs créatures – il permet de lancer vos Auras en Flash comme des actions de combat ou à la fin du tour […]

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Établir un total de points de vie

Bonjour à tous et bienvenue sur les astuces de règles ! Aujourd’hui, nous allons couvrir les effets qui établissent le total de points de vie à un nombre spécifique. Pour l’instant, en standard, nous avons quelques cartes qui font cela, comme Arbre de la perdition et Providence. Quand un total est établi à un nombre […]

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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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Bestow and Sigarda’s Aid

Today we’ll be talking about another card from Eldritch Moon, but in the context of some slightly older cards. is a nifty little trick for decks that like to beef up their creatures- it lets you flash in your Auras as combat tricks or at the end of your opponent’s turn, and it lets you […]

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Setting A Life Total

Welcome back to the Rules Tip Blog! Today we’ll be covering effects that set a life total to a specific number. Right now in Standard we’ve got a few cards that do this, such as and . When a life total is set to a specific number, most people are just going to change their […]

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Emrakul and Controlling Another Player

Welcome back! Eldritch Moon gave us a lot of scary colorless cards, the scariest of which is . Emrakul is the newest in the line of cards that let you control another player during their turn (colloquially called “” effects, after the first such card printed in Mirrodin block!). While it hasn’t been that long […]

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All About Tree of Perdition

For today’s Rules Tips, we’ll be covering , the anti-backwards sibling of . Like Tree of Redemption, Perdition is a 0/13 Defender for 4 mana with a nifty ability that trades life totals for toughness. Where Redemption swapped its toughness with YOUR life total, Perdition (being black and spooky and all) swaps with an OPPONENT’S […]

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