John Dale Beety takes a look at the stories of the existing planeswalkers and then shares some he'd like to see with the planeswalkers of his imagination.
JDB tells you about his experience at #SCGDAL, where he played G/W Aggro to a Top 64 finish, and provides an updated list for #SCGPROV and #SCGVB.
Join John Dale Beety as he takes a look at the astronomical odds planeswalkers face in the storytelling of Magic: The Gathering.
Check out John Dale Beety's color-by-color take on the upcoming Commander 2013 and its flavor!
John looks at a few notable quotables that will soon enter the public domain . . . and perhaps the flavor text of a card near you in the not-so-distant future!
Is the Greek mythology-inspired Theros a Vorthos hit or miss? Find out by reading John Dale Beety's flavor review of the newest set!
Join John Dale Beety for a coin hunt as he examines clues about the currency of Innistrad, Ravnica, and Theros.
John Dale Beety looks at how Magic, especially in recent sets, is deliberately high-concept and how that high-concept nature is reflected in top-down design.
John Dale Beety reflects on Worlds Week and Chris Pikula narrowly missing being voted into the Pro Tour Hall of Fame.
After the discussion of Theros at the San Diego Comic-Con and PAX Australia panels this past weekend, JDB takes a look at the Greek mythology-inspired next set.
John Dale Beety reviews the new Slivers, talks about debuting Magic artists, and lists the card art that caught his eye and why in Magic 2014.
JDB tells you about three ideas he has that could improve his Magic experience in various ways. Let him know what you think about them in the comments!
Check out John Dale Beety's review of the new art, new flavor text, and new frames in Modern Masters!
In this "split article," JDB explores memorials in Magic for Memorial Day and tells you about his experience at the SCG Standard Open in Dallas last Saturday.
JDB looks at the history of Slivers, how they've changed over each incarnation, and what justifications there are for the known Magic 2014 versions.
Check out John Dale Beety's flavor review of notable cards from Dragon's Maze and get your Vorthos on!
What goes into naming a planeswalker, and how do names help shape a world? JDB takes a look at a few names and some of the tensions involved in creating them.
"I thought there was a hidden test." Simeon shook his head. "It doesn't exist. You're slug food or one of us is fireball fodder. I don't see any other way."
Today John Dale Beety covers two fun Vorthos topics: love in the Multiverse and speculation about the Dragon's Maze.
Check out JDB's exclusive interview with Helene Bergeot, Director of Organized Play and Trade Marketing for Wizards of the Coast, about the Grand Prix circuit.