From Around the Web
Evan Erwin covers the Alex Bertoncini situation at Cool Stuff Inc.
PV, Sam Black, and Mike Sigrist cover the Standard metagame.
Brian David Marshall talks with Marshall Sutcliffe about running the first proto-GP.
Learn the ins and outs of Turbo Fog from Zen Takahashi at MTGMintCard.
More iconic than the archetype that has become its legacy, John Messner at MTGGoldfish covers Magic’s burn spell.
ICYMI: 5 Posts from ChannelFireball
And, it’s cheap.
Fair decks could use a little help.
Stomp the competition with Bobby’s Stompy deck sporting Standard’s biggest beaters backed by counter magic!
Standard is in for some enormous changes—Frank evaluates the most important of them.
Top is gone but Terminus remains, and helps to form a blue-white control deck that’s still strong enough to help define the format.
Lots of talk of who cheats, angles, teams with cheaters etc. I like how @Jaberwocki plays. Deserving champ, this weekend is about him.
— Paul Rietzl (@paulrietzl) August 20, 2018
I think I can speak for a lot of people on the Selection Committee when I say it would literally be preferable for you to use your political capital to circumvent the rules and just put Chris directly in the hall rather than go through this charade for another year.
— Patrick Sullivan (@BasicMountain) August 17, 2018
Ah, my favorite game: arranging meeples next to a pile of Magic cards! pic.twitter.com/e5Vd8DORqq
— Pat Cox (@wildestnacatl) August 22, 2018
Our @MissMariapants who art the most bogle, canopied be thy horizons…give us this daybreak our coronet and forgive us our slipperiness as we forgive those who edict against us. Lead us not into interaction and deliver us from sweepers. Ethereal amen. pic.twitter.com/KopTbjql5R
— THR1LLHELM (@THR1LLHELM) August 18, 2018
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