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Video Feature: 4 Color Burn Vs. Bant Flash

Posted by Joshua - December 2, 2013 - Blog
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Video Feature: 4 Color Burn Vs. Bant Flash

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Finding Casual Play: Part 2

Posted by Joshua - October 15, 2013 - Blog
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Hey guys! Yesterday, I started talking about how Reese’s candy and Magic were related. You’ll want to catch that article first before going into this one. Check it out here: Finding Casual Play: Part 1 The point that I am getting at with this whole crazy idea is that we should approach Magic the same […]

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Finding Casual Play: Part 1

Posted by Joshua - October 14, 2013 - Blog
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Today, I’ve been mulling around the idea of casual play and what it means. Honestly, it means something different to every person who reads it. That’s the conclusion that I’m coming to right now. As you know, The Casual Planeswalker is a site geared toward the casual player, and I’m always trying to find things […]

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Video Feature: Jund Aggro vs Bant Control

Posted by Joshua - October 11, 2013 - Blog
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Watch as TCP fan and follower Josh Pearsall and friend play through games showcasing brews of Jund Aggro and Bant Control. These guys have some good insights into playing these decks as well as some cool ideas for construction.

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Theros Card Talk: Shipwreck Singer

Posted by Joshua - October 10, 2013 - Blog, Card Summary
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I’m always interested in multi-ability cards in new sets. These seem to be the places where the absolute most broken combos are found, and rarely am I disappointed in this venture. I’m not saying every mulit-ability card is a winner, it’s just that it’s pretty frequent that there are a few of them that turn […]

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Killer Combo: Doing the (un)Tap Dance

Posted by Joshua - October 9, 2013 - Blog, Killer Combos
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Hey Planeswalkers, I was playing around with some cool ideas in Theros drafting, and I came across this little gem of a drafting combo. I haven’t decided where the color-power lies completely in Theros yet, and I’ve started some ideas. I’ll let you guys know when I’m ready to come out and make them public! […]

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Theros Card Talk: Stormbreath Dragon

Posted by Joshua - October 8, 2013 - Blog
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In case you haven’t heard, the word is Stormbreath Dragon among aggressive red mages. He’s hasty, he’s flying, and he’s even going to evade those annoying white spells that always get in the way. I’ve heard a few people complain about the 4/4 and the fact that he’s in prime Mortars territory, but yeah. What […]

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Limiting M14

Posted by Joshua - August 14, 2013 - Blog
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I’ve been playing quite a few M14 drafts lately, and I thought I’d drop in and give you guys some of the things I’ve noticed. First off, if there were any set that I described as being “bomby,” this would definitely be one. There doesn’t seem to be that many ways to answer the bombs […]

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Casually Pursuing Perfection – You’re Too Cute for Your Own Good (part 1 of 2)

Posted by Bateman - July 4, 2012 - Blog
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If somebody were to ask me what my 10 favorite magic cards of all time were right now, my reaction would be in 2 parts. The first part would be a huge grin, as top 10 lists bring me a great deal of joy. In fact, on my top 10 greatest things of all time […]

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Another Planeswalker’s Beginnings

Posted by DJ - June 29, 2012 - Blog
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Ben, the newest member of the Casual Planeswalker, introduced himself not too long ago with some great articles telling his story of how he got into Magic. It’s always great to hear how people learned about Magic and started playing and thought I would share my story as well. Judging by the stories I’ve heard […]

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