How to Make MTG Proxies

MTG proxies have become a popular solution as players seek to test new decks or play casually without the financial burden of rare cards. Proxies are replicas of official MTG cards, used primarily for playtesting and casual games. This guide explores the process of creating these proxies, ensuring players can enjoy the game to its […]

An Overview of Every Major MTG Format

Whether you’re a seasoned planeswalker or new to the multiverse, understanding MTG formats is your first step toward mastering this game. From the rapid rotations of Standard to the battles of Legacy and Vintage, each format beckons in different ways.  Today, we will cover all of the major formats in Magic: the Gathering. Constructed Formats […]

How Do Enchantments and Auras Work in Magic?

Enchantments are cards that have a lasting effect on the game once they are played. They can influence the battlefield by providing ongoing benefits or detriments, modifying rules of play, or even transforming the game’s environment. Unlike other card types that might have a one-time effect or be used for direct combat, enchantments persist on […]

Monarch MTG Overview Rules, Cards & More

Are you ready to don your royal robes and ascend to the throne in your next Magic: The Gathering multiplayer clash? If the allure of power, strategy, and a hint of danger excites you, then the Monarch mechanic is your ticket to ruling the game. Unlike typical abilities or keywords, Monarch is a designation a […]

Introduction to Proliferate in MTG

Ever wondered what makes Magic: The Gathering tick? It’s not just the spell-slinging or the creature combat; the clever mechanics keep the game fresh and exciting. And if there’s one mechanic that’s a real game-changer, it’s proliferate. Imagine having the power to spread counters around like wildfire, boosting your creatures, amping up your planeswalkers, and […]

Defender Keyword Overview in Magic: the Gathering

In MTG, the Defender ability is a unique trait assigned to certain creatures. Simply put, creatures with this ability are unable to attack. Initially, this might sound like a drawback. Why have a creature that can’t attack? However, the genius of MTG’s design lies in the balance and depth of its gameplay. Defenders typically possess […]

What is Meld in Magic: the Gathering

In Magic: The Gathering, characters often ascend to powers they once thought unimaginable. But sometimes, that change is so significant that it fundamentally transforms them into a new being. Whether it’s a spark igniting to become a Planeswalker, a completion into a Phyrexian, or a twist by the Eldrazi, such major transformations call for a […]

Pokémon Card Size and Weight Explained

Have you ever wondered about the correct size and weight of Pokémon cards? Here are the official dimensions and weights – and why they matter. Pokémon Trading Card Game Have you ever pondered the size of Pokémon cards? Do you know how much a genuine card or booster pack should weigh? Many collectors and players […]

Outlaws of Thunder Junction: Commander Decks

Each deck introduces several never-before-seen Commander cards to Magic: The Gathering. All reprints within these decks feature new artwork tailored to the Outlaws of Thunder Junction theme. Set Information: Magic: The Gathering Chronology: Outlaws of Thunder Junction follows the Fallout Commander Decks in the series. Deck Contents Every package includes: Deck Descriptions Tokens, Emblems, and […]

Radiation Mechanic Explained in Magic: the Gathering

Radiation in Magic: The Gathering (MTG), specifically through the Rad Counters mechanic introduced in the Universes Beyond: Fallout crossover, mimics the concept of radiation from the Fallout series. Rad Counters are unique player-based counters that both represent radiation levels and affect gameplay. Players mill cards and lose life equal to the number of Rad Counters […]

Menace in Magic: the Gathering Explained

In MTG, the ability to “menace” necessitates that two or more creatures block a creature during combat. It was introduced with the Magic Origins set in 2015, replacing the intimidate mechanic. Menace is primarily found in black and red cards and has been included in almost every set since its introduction. The ability enhances combat […]

How To Play Two-Headed Giant in Magic

Magic: The Gathering embraces several playstyles that appeal to different types of players, whether they are competitive ‘Spikes’ aiming for challenging heads-up matches, or casual card-slingers looking to relax with a friendly game of Commander. Two-Headed Giant (2HG) falls somewhere squarely in the middle, but there’s a catch: You need a partner. If you’ve ever […]