Archive for September, 2006

I: Farewell, Kamigawa

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

The Kamigawa block inspired a great deal of hatred from many players with its relatively low power level, insular mechanics, and strange Japanese-tinged flavor. However, in the midst of the dross were some stand-out cards that had a big influence on the Standard format, in Pauper as well as in regular Magic. This article looks at the commons that made the biggest impact and will be missed in the new format.


Polyjak’s SPDC Finale Report

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

The season finale of idoru‘s Thursday night Standard PDC event was tonight. The turn-out was huge! A decent variety of decks showed up. I saw white/black, green/blue, red/white, black/red, white/blue, green/white, and I’m sure there was at least one blue/red as well. After a small amount of deliberation I decided to bring red/white, my favorite combo. This blog entry tells the tale of my fight to the top.