The Scoop: Casual Contemplation – Old Skittles

Running Infect is a stigma of Magic. It’s commonly frowned upon as “easy mode”. And for good reason. A good Infect deck preemptively cuts an opponent’s life total in half. It’s Wither and Poison put together into one mechanic. It was also one of my first decks ever, and it […]

The Hyperlane Report: Removing a Threat – Standard Update

Removing a Threat Standard Update With the release rotation documents for Star Wars Destiny, I thought it was about time to take another look at each faction’s dice removal again. This article will follow a similar form as the previous removal review article I did a while ago, but I will […]

The Scoop: Top-8 Debate – The Energy Constant

I haven’t given up on my attention to Dinos in Standard, but it’s looking like that, even following the recent Standard bans, things aren’t looking up for much outside of Energy and RedDeckWins, which were the two deck builds that suffered the most from the bans. They still remain at […]

The Scoop: Magical Supplements – Rivals of Ixalan Pt 2

The official release of Rivals of Ixalan was last week, so let’s take a look at four more cards from the set that I’m loving. In sets past, I’ve seen more obvious synergy jump out at me (beyond the obvious tribal implications). In this set, my eyes just weren’t focusing […]

SitSoC Episode 110: How Much Is Too Much Fan Service?

Where we talk about Ready Player One and discuss whether you can have too much of a good thing in terms of references or tropes.  Turns out, you can!  There, now you don’t have to listen to the podcast! ….. Please listen anyway, though.  Also, the confusing book referenced is […]