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Drafting Rise of Eldrazi Part 5: Red/Black Control May 27, 2010

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One of the most powerful decks you can make while drafting Rise of Eldrazi is a red/black deck jam packed with removal. This is much like the red/blue instant/sorcery themed deck I discussed earlier, but it makes use out of black removal. Two of the most important cards to get other than creature removal are the following: (more…)

Arabian Nights 2 Previews Part 2 May 19, 2010

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One card has already been previewed from Arabian Nights 2, and I will continue to give you updates on more preview cards. Arabian Nights 2 will maintain and expand upon the look, flavor, and theme of Arabian Nights. Here are three cards to illustrate what you should expect: (more…)

Drafting Rise of Eldrazi Part 4: Choosing a Theme May 14, 2010

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One of the most important elements of drafting Rise of Eldrazi is to try to use a theme, which is basically just getting a lot of cards that work well together. I have noticed six main themes that you can shoot for in Rise of Eldrazi: (more…)

Recoculous.com on Facebook May 12, 2010

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I have created a facebook page for Recoculous.com where we can discuss my posts, random thoughts involving Magic, and anything else relevant. I also recently posted one of my fake Magic cards there. You can find the facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Recoculouscom/118625558171825.

Drafting Rise of Eldrazi Part 3: Second Picks May 11, 2010

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Second picks are basically first picks that didn’t make my top 10 bombs or first picks list. I think many of these are significantly less good than the cards on my top 10 list, but they are still quite good. (more…)