Eveil : Un terrain, ou plusieurs !

Voici le retour des Tips tant attendus ! Ces prochains jours, nous allons parler des nouvelles mécaniques introduites par la Bataille de Zendikar, en commençant aujourd’hui par l’Éveil ! L’Éveil est un coût alternatif que l’on peut trouver sur les éphémères ou les rituels, coûtant plus cher que le coût nominal. Si vous lancez le […]

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Awaken: One Land, or Many!

Welcome back to the Rules Tips Blog! This week we’ll be discussing the new mechanics from Battle for Zendikar, starting with Awaken today! Awaken is an alternate cost found on Instant and Sorcery spells, costing more than the ‘normal’ cost. If you cast the spell for the alternate “Awaken” cost, you get the added effect […]

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Infuser l’âme aux artefacts – tout savoir sur cette alchimie

Quand je fais une 5/5 vol ou une 5/5 indestructible au tour 2, mon âme s’illumine. Toutes les options sont possibles avec (appelons le “IAAA”). Cette carte permet de transformer un artefact en créature (si cela n’était pas déja le cas), et de lui attribuer une force et une endurance de base de 5/5. Et […]

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Ensoul Artifact – Learn All About It!

Making a 5/5 flyer or 5/5 indestructible creature on turn two brightens my soul. Both options are possible with . works by setting the base power and toughness of any artifact to 5/5 and, if it isn’t already, makes it a creature. The best part about this transformation is that it does not affect the […]

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Mind Control and Gods: Not a Great Idea

So your opponent is staring you down with an active , or maybe his is online and giving you the business. Your board is fairly barren, but you’ve got a nice little in your hand, and you’re ready to turn that threat into an answer! Well, you shouldn’t. Devotion is a static ability on the […]

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Devotion and Counterspells

By far the biggest chunk of questions I’ve gotten from my players and my threads the past week are all about the last mechanic we’re covering this week (sorry, Scry): Devotion. Devotion is more or less a reworking of Chroma, an ability word from back in Lorwyn block. Put simply, “Devotion to COLOR” is measured […]

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Stony Silence and Artifact Lands

To finish out this week’s Modern flair, let’s talk about a deck called Robots (or back in my crotchety days, “Affinity”). It uses lots of artifacts to make your opponent and his life total very sad. The Legacy version (and the original Standard version) made delightful use of the artifact lands like and pulling double […]

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