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.
For a while I felt like I was a second class 93/94 player for not having any of the power 9. I thought I’d never win a game against anyone who ran them in their decks. I realized pretty quickly that I was missing the point. The Power cards do indeed have a certain level … Continue reading Kitchen Table Black Magic
Getting into the Oldschool format is what really got me into Magic. I was into it before, but really casually. I wasn’t into it enough to be able to build a competitive deck. Even for kitchen table Magic. The occasional times I did play, I always lost. I just wasn’t as into it as other … Continue reading Why I Play Oldschool Magic