Flying Crane Technique – Every Magic Card Has a Story

“There are many Jeskai styles: Riverwalk imitates flowing water, Dragonfist the ancient hellkites, and Flying Crane the wild aven of the high peaks.” – Flying Crane Technique flavor text. The Jeskai clan from Magic the Gathering’s Khans of Tarkir set is definitely full of red, white, and blue cards that have plenty of stories to […]

Forlorn Pseudamma – Every Magic Card Has a Story

“More children taken. This is an evil we will track without mercy.” – Anthousa of Setessa Forlorn Pseudamma is one of many cards from Magic the Gathering’s Born of the Gods set that features the Inspired mechanic. Inspired is a neat little ability that gives creatures with it a special effect whenever they untap. Some […]

Road Trips

Road trips are one of my all-time favorite pastimes. Adventures on roads less traveled are even more my favorites. Back roads often provide the most inspiring memories, but oftentimes less for the remarkable scenery and landmarks than the company shared between family, dear friends, and special loved ones. The conversations shared range from small talk, […]

Angrath’s Marauders – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

When Angrath’s Marauders was first released in Magic the Gathering’s Ixalan set, most players weren’t that impressed. On this card’s face, you see the 7-mana (5 colorless, 2 Red) casting cost and think even if this creature does something good, where will it see any play? The answer for cards like this is typically Commander. […]

Rakdos Pit Dragon – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

Printed in May 2006’s Magic the Gathering release, Dissension, the Rakdos Pit Dragon doesn’t hold a flame to the Dragons printed today. But, at the time, this “build a better dragon” creature was not only playable, but even competitive. From 2007 to 2014 saw Top 8 competitive play in Legacy Dragon Stompy decks. We’ll get […]

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