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?”

Spoiler Free Results: The Land of Ice and Snow

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. I conducted an experiment where IContinue reading Spoiler Free Results: The Land of Ice and Snow

The 2021 Card-A-Day Challenge

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. I’m a collector at heart. IContinue reading The 2021 Card-A-Day Challenge

The Bubble Effect

The Bubble Effect…and what to do about it. 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 itContinue reading “The Bubble Effect”

Kills, Wins, Glory, and Pride. 

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. I used to be able toContinue reading Kills, Wins, Glory, and Pride.