Green is great color. Despite both black and blue being my favorite colors of Old School Magic for a long time, I have more green cards than any other color. This is mostly because I often buy cheap cards that aren't playable but look great. Green is packed with cards like that. So many awesome … Continue reading Make Mono-Green Great Again (Part 1)
The Wizard's Tower is the name I gave my Instagram account and then it's what I named the blog. The name isn't random so I thought I'd share where I got the name from. This story begins some time in the summer of 1995 when I was seven years old... I've written previously about how … Continue reading The Time I Almost Went to The Wizard’s Tower.
At the Rhode Island Convention Center a horde of people gathered together to compete in a Magic standard tournament. A littler over a thousand to be exact. Meanwhile, a couple doors down at the Union Station Brewery, a party of ten had reservations to compete in their own little tournament using only cards that have … Continue reading GP Providence Old School 93/94 Meet Up at Union Station Brewery
We're now well into October and the Season of the Witch is upon us in full force. Halloween isn't far away. A large amount of the readers of this blog aren't American which means a large amount don't really celebrate Halloween. Here in the U.S. Halloween has become another reason to drink a lot for … Continue reading The Devil’s Deck and Pumpkin Ale: Two Old School Decks for the Halloween Season.
There are many Old School Magic: The Gathering cards that don't get too much attention in the modern age. For many of these forgotten cards there's a good reason. Many are just not very playable or effective in any way. Others, however, are good cards; just not played much because there are better cards to … Continue reading How to Kill a Djinn Before it Kills You.
We’re coming up upon the end of August now. The mornings are crisp and chilly for the most part. They have that feeling and smell that I remember as a kid on the first day of school. As a kid I typically slept until the heat of the day kicked in so I never noticed … Continue reading 93/94 Magic and Some Existentialism