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Top 10 First Picks for Avacyn Restored Draft (Review, Strategy, & Tips) April 26, 2012

Posted by James in : all, reviews, previews, strategy, tips, limited, draft , 4comments

When drafting it’s important to know what cards are best in order to start taking colors other players aren’t taking, send the right signals to other people that a color is not wide-open, and just because you should be taking some good cards anyway. If you are passed a very good card in a certain color, then the odds are that more good cards will be passed in that color.

It is obvious that many rares are very powerful, but what is more important is to know what commons and uncommons are best because you’ll be seeing them a lot more than the rares. (more…)

Top 10 Generals from Legends for Commander (EDH Strategy & Tips) April 20, 2012

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One of the best things about Commander is that it gives us an excuse to play old cards. Originally generals had to be Elder Dragons from Legends, but now they can be anything. Even so, Legends still provides us with some very good generals to choose from. This is my top 10: (more…)

First Impressions for Avacyn Restored (Review/Preview) April 8, 2012

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Preview Week has started for Avacyn Restored and you can see many of the spoiled cards here. The two new abilities are Miracle and Soulbond. I will introduce these abilities and discuss some of my thoughts about them. (Other than the fact that I can never remember the name of this set. “Avacyn” is not a memorable word for me.) (more…)