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What Dark Ascension Should Have Been Like January 30, 2012

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I will introduce three new mechanics (and corresponding cards) that should have been in Dark Ascension: (more…)

Top 10 First Picks for Dark Ascension Draft (Tips & Strategy) January 24, 2012

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(Updated 2/27/2011)

Dark Ascension can be drafted alone or with two booster packs of Innistrad. Keep in mind that Dark Ascension will be the first pack you draft, so it’s a good idea to know what you want to “shoot for” when you start drafting Dark Ascension with Innistrad. The cards in this list are the cards that I think are (a) powerful, (b) worth drafting early, and are (c) common or uncommon. Rares are often the first pick, but you should be more familiar with the commons and uncommons since you will see a lot of them. (more…)

10 Powerful Colorless Cards for Commander (EDH Tips & Strategy) January 18, 2012

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I have mentioned my 9 favorite cards for Commander, but there are several other great cards that should be in almost every deck. Here is a list of 10 cards that meet that criteria. (more…)

How to Make Your Own Magic: The Gathering Set January 13, 2012

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I have discussed how to make your own Magic cards, and now I will discuss how to create your own Magic set. It can be a daunting task to create an entire Magic set (including 150 or more cards), but what I have to say might make it a lot easier. In particular, I suggest that you can make a Magic set one step at a time. Some steps are larger than others. There are five major steps required during the game design process: (more…)

My Top 5 Articles of 2011 January 2, 2012

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Recoculous.com isn’t as active as it once was, but I still had some interesting things to talk about. My personal top 5 for 2011 are the following: (more…)