Strixhaven the Set A Quick Run Down

A Magictation by Mikeal Basile “Magictating” is defined as getting into the zone with your Magic the Gathering collection–thinking, planning, organizing, reminiscing about past games, and imagining future games. It is a combination of hard thinking about the game and calm meditation, reveling in the joy it brings you. Strixhaven is here, and what cardsContinue reading “Strixhaven the Set A Quick Run Down”

Three Card Buying Tips from a Magic Card Addict

A Magictation by Mikeal Basile “Magictating” is defined as getting into the zone with your Magic the Gathering collection–thinking, planning, organizing, reminiscing about past games, and imagining future games. It is a combination of hard thinking about the game and calm meditation, reveling in the joy it brings you. My major new year’s resolution/collector’s questContinue reading “Three Card Buying Tips from a Magic Card Addict”

Mystical Archives’ Artistic Advancements

A Magictation by Mikeal Basile “Magictating” is defined as getting into the zone with your Magic the Gathering collection–thinking, planning, organizing, reminiscing about past games, and imagining future games. It is a combination of hard thinking about the game and calm meditation, reveling in the joy it brings you. The Mystical Archive cards are reallyContinue reading “Mystical Archives’ Artistic Advancements”

How Bans save Commander Players Money

A Magictation by Mikeal Basile “Magictating” is defined as getting into the zone with your Magic the Gathering collection–thinking, planning, organizing, reminiscing about past games, and imagining future games. It is a combination of hard thinking about the game and calm meditation, reveling in the joy it brings you. **This article was originally published onContinue reading “How Bans save Commander Players Money”

Should you play infinite combos in your Commander decks?

A Magictation by Mikeal Basile “Magictating” is defined as getting into the zone with your Magic the Gathering collection–thinking, planning, organizing, reminiscing about past games, and imagining future games. It is a combination of hard thinking about the game and calm meditation, reveling in the joy it brings you. If you are a die-hard comboContinue reading “Should you play infinite combos in your Commander decks?”

40 at 40: A Childhood Wrong Righted

My best friend Doug once said to me, “How many chances do you get to right a childhood wrong?” To be forthright with you, this is an indulgent little article. I turned 40 yesterday, and I finished my dual land quest. I’ve written about this quest before, and I’m happy to say that I’m goingContinue reading “40 at 40: A Childhood Wrong Righted”

Looking to play more Casual Commander, but you keep running out of friends?

It’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game.  Part 1 A Magictation by Mikeal Basile “Magictating” is defined as getting into the zone with your Magic the Gathering collection–thinking, planning, organizing, reminiscing about past games, and imagining future games. It is a combination of hard thinking about the game andContinue reading “Looking to play more Casual Commander, but you keep running out of friends?”