The Isle of Wak-Wak, home to a tribe of winged folk, is named for a peculiar fruit that grows there. The fruit looks like a woman's head, and when ripe speaks the word "Wak." Most of us are familiar with that very strange line. This is the flavor text printed on Magic's strangest card, … Continue reading A Fruit That Can Talk
Here we have another great report from the Old School Eternal Weekend event. Jack Ryan had never played a tournament before and his first one happened to be the biggest Old School tourney in Old School history. It's certainly interesting and funny as he weaves his way through the tournament. He ended up doing quite … Continue reading Trials of a N00b Magic Player
Guest post today by Dave Firth Bard! Unfortunately I didn't make it out to Pittsburg, PA this year for the Eternal Central Old School Event. But Dave did and he did a great write up about it and used quite a unique and awesome deck. Enjoy! It was incredible to be able to participate in … Continue reading Icy Venom in the Steel City — Deck tech and tournament report
"This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks. . . Stand like Druids of old." —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, "Evangeline" Months ago I wrote up a couple of posts about building a mono green deck. I went through a bunch of green cards to see which combination of them would work best. The … Continue reading “…Stand like Druids of Old”
This week we wrap up all the first issues with the second half of the first issue of InQuest! If you haven't seen the first part, check it out. Thanks again to Greg (@oldschoolmtg) for lending me these magazines to show on the blog! You'll be getting them back soon, I promise! I just noticed … Continue reading InQuest Issue 1, May 1995 (Part 2)
Today we have another first issue of an old magazine and this one might actually be my favorite of all the magazines I've shown on here. There's some super goofy stuff that made me laugh out loud. When I first got the package from Greg with the first issues of Duelist, Scrye, and Inquest, I … Continue reading Inquest Issue 1, May 1995
Guest post today! A while ago Jon-Michael sent me an email asking about writing a post for the blog and we've kept in touch since then. We've had many conversations on the topic of Old School Mtg. He's a super cool guy so I was confident that he would have a great article in him. … Continue reading The Mulligan Effect: Chasing the First Hand of Cards.