Pauper: Exploring Magic: The Gathering’s Most Accessible Format

Since its release in 1993, Richard Garfield’s Magic: The Gathering (MTG) card game has captured the attention of millions of players. Among the various formats that MTG enthusiasts can enjoy, Pauper stands out for its unique blend of accessibility, strategic depth, and community-driven growth. This article explores the history, overview, rules, and popularity of the […]

Eldrazi in MTG: Lore, History, Best Cards & More

The Eldrazi in Magic: The Gathering (MTG) are among the game’s most intriguing and menacing villains, characterized by their bizarre forms, inscrutable goals, and abundance of tentacles. These cosmic horrors are essentially the Elder Gods of the MTG multiverse, interdimensional beings that traverse from plane to plane, absorbing mana and causing destruction. Originating from the […]

How a Turn Works in MTG – Phases Explained

No matter what format you’re playing or what deck you brought to the table, one thing rarely changes in Magic: The Gathering — the turns. Knowing the end steps from your upkeeps, when to clean up or when to untap, and how to go to combat is essential from your first game. And yet, it’s […]

The Biggest Creatures in Magic: the Gathering

Magic: The Gathering cards come in many forms ranging from devastating sorcery spells to helpful artifacts. By and large, the most common and widely played cards in Magic are creatures. Capable of attacking and blocking, many creatures primarily act in combat and are often a deck’s primary source of dealing damage. Over eleven thousand unique […]

What is Stax in Magic: the Gathering?

The “Stax” deck is the most controversial deck type in “Magic: The Gathering”.  By announcing your intention to play a Stax deck at a table, you can trigger both excitement and whimpering in equal measure from other players. However, playing with or against a Stax deck can transform Magic into a delicate puzzle that needs […]

What is Equip in MTG and How Does it Work?

The fundamental gameplay element in Magic: The Gathering (MTG) is the Equip mechanic.  It is introduced in the Mirrodin block. To enhance their creatures’ abilities or stats, it allows players to attach equipment artifacts to their creatures. Unlike other card types, equipment remains on the battlefield and can be reassigned to different creatures using its […]

Top Reasons Why YOU NEED a Deck Tracker in MTG Arena

Magic: The Gathering Arena (MTGA) is the digital adaptation of the much-beloved tabletop trading card game Magic: The Gathering. Since its inception, MTGA has allowed players to collect cards, build decks, and compete against each other in various formats from the comfort of their digital devices. The game replicates the complexity and depth of the […]

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 […]