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Aggressive Mining doesn’t stop lands from entering the battlefield another way.

Make sure you know the difference between actually “playing” a land and simply putting a land onto the battlefield. Continue reading

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Mass Calcify, Hunter’s Ambush, and Multicolored Creatures

Keeping with the long tradition of there needing to be some kind of white board wipe somewhere in Standard, M15 gave us back , a 7-mana potentially one-sided board wipe originally printed in Shadowmoor. Conveniently, goes pretty well with another … Continue reading

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Worst Fears Can’t Force a Concession!

Being controlled by another player is often one of their . I mean, you can pretty much do anything they could normally do. You can make them themselves in the face, you can make their 1/1 attack into your untapped … Continue reading

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Eidolon of the Great Revel Hurts You Too!

Red deck wins is often one of the most popular decks in standard. Cheap burn spells, aggressive creatures and hasty threats are known for stealing games from opponents. The mono red special received a powerful tool in Journey into Nyx. … Continue reading

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Iroas and an attacking Boros Reckoner aren’t necessarily buddies.

Boros Reckoner can only trigger if damage is actually dealt to it, so Iroas’s damage prevention may be unfortunate for you when attacking! Continue reading

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Journey into Nyx – Prerelease Tips

Well, we’re fresh out of mechanics to go over, and we already covered the basic “here’s what to expect” on Tuesday. So what’s left to discuss today? The prerelease itself! First off, you may find it very helpful to look … Continue reading

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Tournament Tuesday – JOU Prerelease Edition

Good morning, loyal readers! Today’s Tournament Tuesday Tip will be covering this weekend’s Prerelease for Journey into Nyx, the last set of the Theros block! Whether it’s your very first prerelease, or the newest conquest in your storied Magical history, … Continue reading

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Journey into Nyx Mechanics Week – Returning Mechanics

This weekend, thousands upon thousands of Magic players the world over will be playing with Journey into Nyx cards for the first time- that’s right, it’s Prerelease Time! As we often do with prereleases, the Rules Tip Blog is going … Continue reading

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Their Bile Blight vs. your Pack Rat – Killing your own creature can be good for you.

Bile Blight needs its single target to be legal in order to resolve and do anything, so you have the chance to remove that target in response in order to save the rest of your creatures that share a name with it! Continue reading

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Congratulations, Paul Baranay!

One of our valued contributors to the Rules Tip Blog, Paul Baranay, was recently promoted to Level 3! All of us at the Rules Blog wanted to congratulate Paul on this awesome milestone, and we couldn’t think of a better … Continue reading

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