Category Archives: Tournament Rules

I hope everyone has been enjoying all the new Commander cards and the new abilities that have come with them. One of the more exciting of these new cards is Nahiri, The Lithomancer- She gets you value through tokens and …

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S’exploiter pour le fun et pour profiter

Bon, vous savez certainement que quand votre adversaire tue votre Sidisi, vizir morte-vivante en réponse à sa capacité d’Exploitation, vous n’avez pas d’effet de tutorisation, mais vous pouvez toujours sacrifier une créature (sinon, nous y reviendrons un jour prochain !). …

La Coursière de Kruphix monte sur ses grands chevaux : ses erreurs les plus courantes

De retour pour un nouveau cours(ier) intensif sur la Coursière de Kruphix ! Aujourd’hui, nous allons étudier les interactions de l’IPG et du MTR avec la Coursière, au lieu de son fonctionnement normal dans le Comprehensive Rules. Nous allons parler …

Team Trio et Slow play

Toi et deux de tes meilleurs amis joueurs de Magic avez décidé de vous inscrire à ce fameux tournoi en Team Trio qui a tant attiré ton attention… et maintenant ? Une fois la première ronde démarrée, le tournoi se …

Exploit Week: Exploiting Yourself for Fun and Profit

So, we’ve covered what happens when your opponent kills your Sidisi in response to the trigger (you get no tutor, but can still sac), and what happens if they destroy the creature you were going to sac (You can sac …
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Exploit Week: Trying to Kill the Potential Sacrifice

Welcome back to Exploit Week here on the Rules Blog! Today we’ll be covering the OTHER way of messing up Exploit (or trying to, at least): Killing the potential sacrifice. Now, as you learned yesterday, the Exploiting player doesn’t select …

Enduring Scalelord Combo

The Dromoka brood might have forbidden the Abzan’s ancestor worship, but they sure kept the love of +1/+1 counters! Not only does Bolster bring your weakest creatures up to snuff with the rest, the Dromoka have a lot of fun …
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Tournament Tuesday: Goblin Rabblemaster Confusion!

Today’s post is going to be about everyone’s favorite Goblin buddy-maker (Well, second favorite for Commander players! No hard feelings, Krenko): Goblin Rabblemaster. He slices, he dices, he makes disposable bodies to feed to Butcher of the Horde and he …
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In 2HG, you get a free mulligan but the starting team skips its first draw step.

2HG (two-headed giant) is a little unusual compared to other multiplayer formats. You get a free mulligan, but the starting team doesn't draw on the first turn!

How “sudden death” works for timed single elimination matches.

Many players will never encounter a timed single-elimination match, but if you do, it's good to know how a winner is determined after the 5 additional turns are over!