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Blessed Alliance – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

Blessed Alliance is a perfect example of a card with the Escalate mechanic which was new and unique to the Eldritch Moon set, the second of two sets in the Shadows Over Innistrad block. Right away, players saw this card as a strictly better version of Celestial Flare with its ability to force an opponent […]

Adeliz, the Cinder Wind – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

“(Insert name of uncommon legend creature here) is good” could easily be a theme in the Dominaria set. But, Adeliz, the Cinder Wind is actually quite good. Even as an uncommon, Adeliz quickly found herself on buylists for bulk rare price or even slightly higher. She also has had a positive demand curve. Adeliz, the […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dragon Arch – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

Magic: the Gathering’s Apocalypse set has some interesting commons and uncommons, including Goblin Ringleader, Sylvan Messenger, Fire // Ice, and Gerrard’s Verdict. But, one card to definitely not overlook is an artifact called Dragon Arch. For 5 mana, you are able to drop a multicolored creature onto the battlefield for the cost of only a […]

Dictate of Karametra – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

The Dictate cycle of Enchantments from Magic the Gathering’s Journey into Nyx set is a fascinating group of five cards. This cycle of Enchantments, one for each color of mana in Magic, bring back an old, powerful effect from Magic’s history, increase its mana cost a bit, then give it Flash. By giving these Enchantments […]

Allosaurus Rider – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

Allosaurus Rider, a creature from Magic the Gathering’s Coldsnap set, was the victim of one of the most infamous card buyouts seen in Magic finance history. Pretty much every copy of the Elf Warrior, including the Coldsnap Prerelease and Duel Deck: Elves vs Goblins printings, disappeared from the internet. While this is a card that’s […]

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