With some key changes to Organized Play announced as of Pro Tour Magic Origins, Adrian discusses the change that makes his personal style of play potentially against the rules.
Mark has been hearing a lot of echoes going around the echo chamber, all of them saying Magic Origins stinks and the cards are bad. But what if the only thing that's bad is the lack of thought going into forming that firmly-held opinion?
Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren has just started streaming Magic Online matches, and has some thoughts to share about what it will take to make Magic more watchable and accessible to a broader audience.
For his hundredth article here at StarCityGames.com, Mark takes a retrospective look at his growth as a player and as a writer since he started this series, sharing his favorite works and poignant thoughts.
I take a moment to apologize for a moment of poor judgment and explain my thought process behind publishing Jim Davis's most recent article about women and Magic.
Meghan addresses the difficulties that come with female Magic players being held to an unfair double standard, the problems of female invisibility within the game, and how to remedy both of those issues fairly.
When a lot of players lose the fire, they force themselves through it and push harder. Mark doesn't always believe that's the best way to go. Find out how he's recovering from the post-Pro Tour blues and what advice he has for the burnt out Magic player in all of us!
Quick and Toast. Balancing Tings. Trix. Magic has had some weird deck names over the years. Fortunately, the increased frequency of Grand Prix, Open Series events, and IQs has stabilized this to a degree, and Danny West is here to fill you in on Magic deck names in the year 2015.
Ari Lax provides a great and insightful piece on professional Magic play, its perception versus the reality, and the factors that are important to remember at all levels of tournaments!
Recent Open winner Ross Merriam took a break from the grind this week in a special place, and it gave him some terrific perspective about his role in the game, the game's role in our world, and what the future of Magic may hold!
Few have been writing or playing as long as veteran writer Abe Sargent. Today, he hits a huge milestone! To celebrate, he's sharing his favorite Commander decks, cards, sets, and more!
Anthony Lowry spends a lot of time with other players, and he's noticed a disturbing trend. Find out how Anthony is fixing the problem by fixing himself.
The fan mail has arrived! CVM takes a break from talking about the tournament scene to give you insight into his favorite cards from last season, his thoughts on Commander, and of course, dog drool.
StarCityGames and the greater Magic community all wish Adrian Sullivan a heartfelt congratulations on his long overdue Pro Tour top 8! Today he shares the experience with you as you begin your road to greatness at #SCGPROV!
Your 2015 Season One Open Series Champion is taking a break from competitive Magic to remember some of his favorite cards of all-time! Join the movement and share yours!
By most accounts, Dragons of Tarkir was a sloppily played tournament by many. Todd Anderson uses this opportunity to explain the ins and outs of what actually makes for cheating in Magic, and more importantly, how you can spot it when it happens.
Jeff Zandi is here to tell you about a unique tournament for an incredible cause. Read about another wonderful act of kindness that wouldn't be possible without our community!
SCGLive Lead Commentator Cedric Phillips stops by to weigh in on the sloppy and disastrous details of one of the most infamous rounds of Magic ever covered.
It's a crucial element of a harmonious society, and Sheldon Menery can only naturally reference it in relationship to Commander. Check out his thoughts on the role of good behavior and good communication in the crown jewel of casual formats!
Dear Azami's normalcy takes a backseat this week for a wonderfully presented perspective piece on the nature of authority, the new Commander tuck rule, and the tragic predictability of collective outrage.