A Very, Very Condensed History of the Multiverse

The entirety of the Magic: The Gathering storyline is convoluted, hard to find in one place, and occasionally irrelevant. Here, I will attempt to gather only the most meaningful places, events, and people. If you have no idea where to start with Magic lore, this is your entry point.

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Constructing Flavor: Nikko Resendiz’ Journey to New Phyrexia

Nikko has constructed a mother of a deck that showcases the gruesome results of Mirrodin’s transformation into New Phyrexia. In Nikko’s quest to include as much New Phyrexian flavor has he could possibly squeeze in, he has constructed this 760-card beast that he has appropriately titled “Phyrexian Madness”.

Constructing Flavor: Barinellos’ Planeswalkers

When Barinellos isn’t busy posting on the Wizards forums or being an administrator on the MTG Salvation Wiki, he’s hard at work accomplishing his dream: to construct a deck based around every single Planeswalker character who has been given a card. A noble goal! We’re going to look at three of his decks today, get a little commentary on how and why he assembled them in this manner, and explore what it means to make a flavorful Planeswalker deck.

Theros Block Speculation: Legendary Creatures

With the Dragon’s Maze prelease right behind us heralding the end of the Return to Ravnica block, eager Magic fans have already begun speculation on the next block and its first set, Theros. A Greco-Roman themed set, this looks like it may be borrowing flavor from the tales of old as Innistrad did with major … Continue reading