Nobody would say in good magic company how brillant the whole concept of playmats in an era where everybody use sleeves is. Playmats are such a bright idea. Where's your playmat's playmat ? The Old School community is a nice, welcoming community. To people who don't play The Deck. Deck creativity is encouraged among us. … Continue reading Did you know ?
Alert Status : Alpha Symptoms : Badtastemanship, inability to correctly evaluate contrast and saturation, selective blurriness of sight. Quarantine : Old School Magic: the Gathering community. Self Test : 1st step there
As an organizer of Type II events (back then you didn't call it "Standard") and a developer of Old School T2 formats, a suggestion I'm regularly given is the following : why not play with Ice Age ?/so this format is from Revised to Ice Age, right ?/It would be so nice if we could … Continue reading The Problem with Ice Age in Type II
I have a policy not to reveal too much about what I have already found in my past exploration of the Original Type II format. See, one of its main "selling points" is that there's almost nothing to netdeck (in fact nothing decent from back then, only what we've published so far here), that the … Continue reading The Original Type II Challenges
Well Christmas is coming and I don't know if that counts as a gift, but before I "offer" one of the best decklist i know in the Original Type II format, here's some nice news : Brian Weissman does play MtG ! In fact he's recently started a youtube channel where he showcases some EDH. So … Continue reading Original Type II Tourney Report and “the” deck to beat
Warning : may induce a nerd-overdose. Just imagine : this is January 1995, you're the lucky beneficiary of a non-turtle-speed internet connection, you have access to a decent printer, a barrel of ink and a sheet-load of sheets (ahem). You're now the rule guy, twelve steps ahead of everybody and all proud with the real … Continue reading Rule Abuse #1 : Sac the Sac !
I started playing magic in spring 94. I had seen role-playing friends playing it from afar. I was quickly drawn to it. After about two minutes of watching them I was angry and told them : "Why didn't you even tell me about this game !". I went to the store and asked for a … Continue reading About Me And this Blog