Category: Magic Card Reviews

Magic the Gathering card reviews and competitive analysis

Nissa, Vital Force – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

Nissa, Vital Force is one of two Nissa planeswalkers in Kaladesh. This 5-mana planeswalker is included in the set itself, whereas the other Nissa, Nature’s Artisan, is included in the Planeswalker decks for this set. How good is Nissa, Vital Force when compared to past Nissa planeswalkers? From the looks of it, pretty darn good. […]

Why is Juzam Djinn So Expensive?

One of the most expensive cards from Magic the Gathering’s Arabian Nights expansion, Juzam Djinn on Magic’s Reserved List. This means it can’t ever be reprinted, making it a chase card for collectors. Today, a single copy of Juzam Djinn can sell for a price high as $2,000 USD with professionally graded copies fetching over […]

Gideon, Martial Paragon and Friends – A Magic the Gathering Planeswalker Deck Review

While the planeswalker Gideon of the Trials making waves in Magic the Gathering’s competitive Modern format, it proved easy to forget that there another incarnation of Gideon somehow simultaneously existed on the plane of Amonkhet. Featured in one of the two Amonkhet Planeswalker decks, Gideon, Martial Paragon is a powered down, but still very interesting […]

The Bloodsky Massacre – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

The Bloodsky Massacre is a Saga Enchantment card from Magic the Gathering’s Kaldheim set. These enchantments have effects that activate over the course of several turns which are called chapters. This 3-mana Black/Red Saga has three chapters with a relatively small investment of 3 mana – 1 generic, one Red, and one Black mana to […]

Ashiok, Dream Render – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

Ashiok, Dream Render is an uncommon planeswalker card from Magic the Gathering’s War of the Spark set with two powerful abilities. With how relevant his abilities are to both the Standard environment he entered and other competitive formats, it’s not hard to see why he was a top pre-order target before the War of the […]

Hydra Broodmaster – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

When Hydra Broodmaster was first revealed during Journey into Nyx spoiler season, Magic the Gathering Hydra fans were quick to salivate over her. It’s hard not to like a 7/7 for 4GG (6 mana), which is already above average. However, the Monstrosity ability in a Mono-Green Devotion deck or Kruphix, God of Horizons ramp deck […]

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