Ixalan New Set Digest

Whenever a new set comes out, there are a lot of changes to familiarize yourself with: new cards, new rules, new IPG and MTR, changes to the Oracle. It's a lot to absorb. This article has everything you need all in one place.
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How to organize a PPTQ

The following article is based on a document I wrote some time ago for store owners interested in running their first PPTQ. As such, it's a little unique for content on this blog, since the target audience wasn't originally judges. …

Returning Mechanic Review – Phasing

There's no need to be phased by this wacky old mechanic! If you're wondering how phasing works, you're in luck. The returning mechanic review article for it covers all the situations that are likely to come up with fun examples and explanations.

Hour of Devastation New Set Digest

Whenever a new set comes out, there are a lot of changes to familiarize yourself with. This article has everything you need all in one place.
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IRL Rulings 02

IRL Rulings is a feature focused on sharing interesting rulings that happened in real life. Unlike many of the articles here, IRL Rulings can come from any part of rules or policy, without being bound to a specific category. They …

Amonkhet New Set Digest

Long ago, when the pyramids were still young, Amonkhetian pharaohs vied for power by playing a children's card game. Now that their set is upon us, it's time to study up on the changes all the new cards, rules, and policy have created. This article has everything you need all in one place.
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IRL Rulings 01

IRL Rulings is a new feature I'm starting with a goal of sharing interesting rulings that happened in real life. Unlike many of the articles here, IRL Rulings can come from any part of rules or policy, without being bound …

Keywordmail – Keyworded abilities

For far too long, keyworded abilities was a topic embarrassingly left out of the L1 prep material section of this site, but no more! Learn all about the evergreen keywords of Magic from the new article here.

Aether Revolt New Set Digest

With every new set, there are new cards, new rules, updates to policy documents, and the B/R list. It can get a little overwhelming trying to keep everything straight. In the New Set Digest series, you can find everything you need, all in one place.

No Mercy 3

The hardest rules questions from 2016 are in this article. Continuous effects, trick questions, subtle interactions, we have everything except mercy!
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