Articles by: Pete Trbovich

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Magic: The Gathering – Top Ten Dud Keywords That Deserve A Second Chance

Magic: The Gathering – Top Ten Dud Keywords That Deserve A Second Chance

So, have you ever gone to a Magic pre-release or to draft a new set for the first time, anticipating the fun new mechanics and keywords of the set, only to be let down by the cards in actual play? That’s a familiar experience. Wizards of the Coast’s design team […]

by × November 16, 2016 × 0 comments

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Magic: The Gathering – EDH Players We Could Do Without

Magic: The Gathering – EDH Players We Could Do Without

Are you “that guy” (or “that gal”) in your MTG EDH playgroup? You’d better check this list just to be sure.Unlike other Magic: the Gathering formats, Commander is the ideal social format. Ironically enough, it’s the format that points out just how many anti-social ways there are to play. Keep […]

by × November 3, 2016 × 0 comments

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Magic: The Gathering – The Top Eight Budget Bobs

Magic: The Gathering – The Top Eight Budget Bobs

“Bob,” aka Dark Confidant, has been the poster child for overpriced cards in the Modern format almost since the day Modern format became a thing. I’ve taken Bob to task before for being too overrated. But the fact remains, a 2-drop dude that draws you cards is still a necessary […]

by × October 21, 2016 × 0 comments

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Magic: The Gathering – Let’s Build The Gitrog Monster EDH

Magic: The Gathering – Let’s Build The Gitrog Monster EDH

When The Gitrog Monster was spoiled back in Shadows Over Innistrad set, the hype was relentless. Even if it wasn’t a very expensive card, I had to fight tooth and nail to get my hands on one. Once everybody had enough Gitrogs, they all scampered off to their deckbuilding workbench […]

by × October 20, 2016 × 0 comments

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Magic: The Gathering – Let’s Build Brago, King Eternal EDH

Magic: The Gathering – Let’s Build Brago, King Eternal EDH

We’ve gotten some requests and interest in deck-building tutorials, so we’re going to start a new semi-regular feature where we take one deck and build it from the bottom up, following along with our reasoning. So today’s spotlight is Brago, King Eternal. Brago is a very easy build, so it’s […]

by × October 10, 2016 × 0 comments

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Magic: The Gathering – My Pet Commander Deck, Sidisi, Graveyard Tyrant

Magic: The Gathering – My Pet Commander Deck, Sidisi, Graveyard Tyrant

Oh, I heard it through the graveyard! I have brought up my Sidisi, Brood Tyrant Commander deck on here a few times and promised to show it off some day, so that day (or rather night) is here!Sidisi has consistently been one of my favorite Commander generals for the two […]

by × September 22, 2016 × 0 comments

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Magic: The Gathering: A Fly-By Review of Conspiracy 2 On the Way To Kaladesh

Magic: The Gathering: A Fly-By Review of Conspiracy 2 On the Way To Kaladesh

Is it hard to keep up with MTG releases lately or what? Sets are coming out at such a milling pace, there’s barely time to play with a set before the next one’s getting spoiled.So we’ll do a condensed overview of Conspiracy 2, the much-anticipated draft set that’s the sequel […]

by × September 16, 2016 × 0 comments

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Magic: The Gathering: Never Gonna Fall For Modern Dredge

Magic: The Gathering: Never Gonna Fall For Modern Dredge

In Magic: the Gathering, Modern format is like a trailer park built in tornado alley. Sooner or later, something will blast it all to hell, it’s just a matter of when. Nearly every set lately has introduced some broken new deck that dominates the format until a card is banned […]

by × August 24, 2016 × 0 comments

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Top Ten Magic The Gathering Modern Cards That Secretly Suck

Top Ten Magic The Gathering Modern Cards That Secretly Suck

Well, we got the new set reviews out of the way, which means it’s time for your favorite gadfly – me, isn’t it? – to swim against the tide. For those of you who don’t like controversial opinions, get out your salt shakers because you’re going to find plenty here […]

by × July 30, 2016 × 0 comments

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MTG: Bark At The Eldrich Moon – Commander Set Review

MTG: Bark At The Eldrich Moon – Commander Set Review

Now it’s Commander’s turn. Here I’ll try to prognosticate the cards from the Eldrich Moon set which are likely to show up in somebody’s decklist out there, or perhaps spawn their own. When it comes to Commander, allow me some leeway. It’s such a crazy stewpot format that anything goes, […]

by × July 24, 2016 × 0 comments