Articles by: Pete Trbovich

Magic The Gathering

MTG: It’s Only An Eldrich Moon – Pauper Set Review

MTG: It’s Only An Eldrich Moon – Pauper Set Review

Hello, Pauper fans! Today we’ll take a gander at Eldritch Moon over a cardboard sea and figure out what commons have a potential future home in everyone’s favorite budget format.As always, I leave out everything but the cards worth mentioning. Do you really need me to tell you that Vaporkin […]

by × July 22, 2016 × 1 comment

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MTG: Eldrich Moon Over Miami – Modern Set Review

MTG: Eldrich Moon Over Miami – Modern Set Review

Well, here’s the second set of the return to Innistrad (although that was almost in-name-only, it turns out). I’m fresh back from a disappointing pre-release where I pulled a stack of hot garbage and built a deck that played like cotton candy against opponents sending tanks to my face. But […]

by × July 21, 2016 × 0 comments

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Magic: The Gathering Eternal Masters – Did WotC Finally Do Something Right?

Magic: The Gathering Eternal Masters – Did WotC Finally Do Something Right?

“Wizards could put $100 bills in packs and people would complain about how they were folded.” – common MTG axiom The new Magic: The Gathering reprint set just dropped and nobody’s happy. Heck, even I’m not happy. But my unhappiness is a meta-unhappiness. While others are unhappy for not pulling […]

by × June 16, 2016 × 0 comments

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My Pet Deck – MTG Commander Sydri, Galvanic Genius

My Pet Deck – MTG Commander Sydri, Galvanic Genius

I ought to get a T-shirt printed: “If it’s stupid but it works, it’s not stupid.” I’m notorious for going out of my way to try to attack the meta with offbeat strategies. “You’d have to be crazy to run this!” is pretty much the first thing I look for […]

by × April 29, 2016 × 0 comments

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Magic: The Gathering – Shadows Over Innistrad Set Review For Commander

Magic: The Gathering – Shadows Over Innistrad Set Review For Commander

In the final installment of our set review for Shadows Over Innistrad, we’ll look over cards that have potential in Commander format. This set is such a grab-bag of goodies that there’s even a few gems worth mentioning for Commander. A few general notes: The ‘delirium’ keyword is perfect for […]

by × April 10, 2016 × 0 comments

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Magic: The Gathering – Shadows Over Innistrad Set Review For Pauper

Magic: The Gathering – Shadows Over Innistrad Set Review For Pauper

Shadows Over Innistrad has been one of the most widely anticipated Magic: The Gathering sets to come out in a long time. Eternal formats especially have been sitting up and taking notice of new sets lately, now that they’re all shaking off Eldrazi Winter 2016 (never forget!). Pauper format is […]

by × April 9, 2016 × 0 comments

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Magic: The Gathering – Shadows Over Innistrad Set Review For Modern

Magic: The Gathering – Shadows Over Innistrad Set Review For Modern

At the Shadows Over Innistrad pre-release, Ozzy Osbourne puts down the bat he was casually munching and steps to the microphone to announce: “All abooooooooard the Hype Train!” Choo choo! So, as usual, I’m leaving the reviews for the Sealed / Draft / Standard aspect up to other bloggers. I […]

by × April 8, 2016 × 0 comments

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Magic: The Gathering – A Promotional Prop For Pauper Format

Magic: The Gathering – A Promotional Prop For Pauper Format

What’s the number-one thing you hear people complain about when it comes to playing Magic: The Gathering competitively? Did you guess “those oppressive frog tribal decks”? Well, you’re wrong, so you get a second guess. Is it the prices? BINGO BAZAMO! Well, sweat no more over deciding which kidney to […]

by × April 3, 2016 × 0 comments

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A Magic Player Reviews Hearthstone

A Magic Player Reviews Hearthstone

Previously this month we’ve released an article on Magic the Gathering online and Hearthstone, in which we’ve listed major reasons why you should try both of them. Now it’s time to take a closer look at how HS is perceived by a Magic the gathering player. Hearthstone, in case you’ve […]

by × March 23, 2016 × 1 comment

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Magic: The Gathering – Card Evaluation Is Tricky: How To Avoid Scrub Bait

Magic: The Gathering – Card Evaluation Is Tricky: How To Avoid Scrub Bait

One of the key selling points of Magic: The Gathering is that there’s a huge pool of cards to choose from to build a deck, and a wide variety of strategies to attempt. OK, you knew that. But with this great liberty and creative freedom, this power comes with a […]

by × March 8, 2016 × 1 comment