A new set means it's time for a flavor review! JDB takes a deep dive into Kaladesh, exploring the contradictions of its setting, flavor text favorites, and a storytelling trend he hopes ends sooner rather than later!
Myr Enforcer isn't part of Affinity anymore...is it? JDB explores an unusual build that pairs the seven-mana robot with Sanctum of Ugin and takes a moment to reflect on his fifteen years playing Magic.
Behind every great Magic set is a lot of artwork, world-building, and flavor text! JDB breaks down the best and worst of Conspiracy: Take the Crown's creative side!
Magic's story is going places it's never been! John Dale Beety breaks down two recent tales that set the Internet abuzz and what they mean for the future of Magic's creative side.
Magic's worldbuilding is some of the best in gaming, but how does Wizards of the Coast adapt its inspirations? JDB explores the process using a classic of American literature, Moby-Dick!
It's that time again! When set reviews come you can count on tournament implications, metagame thoughts, and studies on new archetypes! But you can also count on JDB to talk story, art, and flavor text! If you're a Vorthos, welcome home!
Want the usual JDB flavor fare? Not this week! #SCGWOR is coming, and JDB broke out one of his old favorites at a recent IQ in order to help you plan for the big SCG Tour Legacy weekend!