Sunforger and Burst Lightning

Welcome back for another installment of Rules Tips! Hopefully everyone continues to enjoy drafting Modern Masters 2015. We’ve come across a number of situations that piqued our interest and certainly yours. Let’s jump right in with the use of Sunforger …
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Modern Masters Week: Hurkyl’s Recall and Control Changing

Welcome to the final day of Modern Masters week! Today we’ll be covering a bit of a corner case interaction, but a fun one. There’s a good chunk of artifacts in this set (after all, Metalcraft is a draft archetype), …
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Modern Masters Week: All About Eldrazi

Today on Modern Masters Week, we’ll be talking about everyone’s favorite transdimensional world-devouring horrors: the Eldrazi! First seen on Zendikar, these massive beasts are back in Modern Masters to wreak havoc in the general direction of whoever you don’t like. …

Modern Masters Week: Persist and +1/+1 Counters

Hello and welcome to our third day of Modern Masters Week! Today we’ll be covering a mechanic from the Shadowmoor block (one half of the Lorwyn megablock): Persist. Those of you who were playing during Avacyn Restored and Dark Ascension …

Modern Masters Week: Tournament Tuesday Triggers!

Welcome to a special SECOND daily post for this special week! Today we’ll be going over Missed Triggers again (especially focusing on the ones in Modern Masters 2015), so hopefully those of you headed to the Grands Prix this weekend …

Modern Masters Week: I’ve got Soul(shift)

Welcome back to Modern Masters Week! Today, we’ll be covering… Soulshift! No points for guessing, I told you that yesterday. Soulshift is another mechanic from Kamigawa block, which was heavily laden with Spirit creatures. Put simply, Soulshift lets you get …

Modern Masters Week: Arcane Spells

Welcome to our lead-up to Modern Masters 2015! Hopefully a great many of you will be enjoying the festivities at the Grands Prix in Las Vegas, Utrecht, and Chiba this weekend (nearly the entire Rules Tips Blog team will be …

Anafenza vs. Deathmist Raptor

And we’re back! It’s Friday, so let’s get one last tip out there before we all head out to our local FNMs tonight. Let’s talk about our favorite deadly, can’t stay dead dinosaur, Deathmist Raptor. It’s hard to keep a …
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Crux of Fate vs. Protection from Black

Welcome back everyone. Today, we’re going to talk about the latest black boardwipe, Crux of Fate. You have a board full of non-dragon creatures, but your opponent has hit five mana and taps out to cast Crux of Fate, choosing …
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How Shaman of Forgotten Ways works in 2HG

Shaman of Forgotten Ways tries to set each player's life total to a specific number, but how does that work when you have two players and only only life total? You pick one player and ignore the other when resolving the effect!
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