Category: Killer Combos

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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Killer Combo–“Fresh Eldrazi”

Posted by DJ - August 24, 2011 - Blog, Killer Combos
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Eldrazi decks are always fun to play. It’s great to have one of the greatest threats to the multiverse under your control, allowing you to annihilate your opponents field merely by attacking. The Eldrazi are expensive but handy little Eldrazi Spawn tokens can make themselves useful by sacrificing themselves to give you some extra mana. […]

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Killer Combo – “Clear Your Mind… and Your Library”

Posted by Joshua - August 10, 2011 - Blog, Killer Combos
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Do you, like myself, wish for the day when you could slap a Glimpse the Unthinkable Glimpse the Unthinkable down on the table and watch your opponent wince slightly at the thought of having to throw 10 cards straight into the graveyard? I longed for those days until I saw this new little diddy that […]

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Killer Combos – “A Zombie in the Hand”

Posted by zach - July 18, 2011 - Blog, Killer Combos
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…isn’t nearly as good as one in the graveyard. But what is the quickest way to get him there? This week we’ll be looking at a couple of fun combos to try while M11 and M12 are both in Standard. When the rotation occurs with the arrival of Innistrad (check out spoilers here), these fun […]

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Killer Combo – “Ring Around the Rosy”

Posted by zach - July 11, 2011 - Blog, Killer Combos
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If you haven’t already heard the historical interpretation of that children’s rhyme, make your day a little cloudier and read up. We’re really excited about M12 here at The Casual Planeswalker. We’ve been preparing for the release of the Core Set for quite some time and we’ll have a big announcement pertaining to M12 later […]

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Killer Combo – “Infinite Regress”

Posted by zach - June 22, 2011 - Blog, Killer Combos
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Commander, for those of you who are new to the game, is a casual format that used to be called by its player-given name: Elder Dragon Highlander. Anyone who isn’t up on the old-school terms should learn that Elder Dragons were a series of tri-color legendary dragons in the creatively titled MTG expansion, Legends. The […]

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Killer Combo – “Saproling Salad”

Posted by zach - June 21, 2011 - Blog, Killer Combos
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This weekend was the big Commander Event and man did we have a blast! Be sure you check out our podcast on our experiences at Hall of Heroes this weekend, and look on our blog for Commander decklists and reviews. Because I know you’re all excited to improve on your Commander decks, or to employ […]

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Killer Combo – “Lather, Lash, Repeat”

Posted by zach - June 15, 2011 - Blog, Killer Combos
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Spellskite is one of the most exciting cards to enter Standard with the release of New Phyrexia. You’ll see it included in plenty of competitive maindecks and even more sideboards. What’s great about Spellskite is that he acts as a spell-absorbing wall around you and your creatures. The fact that his ability can be activated […]

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Killer Combo – “Hide and Seek”

Posted by zach - June 13, 2011 - Blog, Killer Combos
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                    We spent Game Day at Hall of Heroes – a great little shop in Mt. Pleasant, MI, and we had a lot of fun despite the fact that we were rather poorly equipped. Having just got in from Colorado all I had was a Pre-Con […]

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Killer Combo – “Word of the Day”

Posted by zach - June 8, 2011 - Blog, Killer Combos

Phylactery Today’s word, children, is “phylactery”. A phylactery is an amulet or charm. More specifically a phylactery is that thing that your opponent uses to clean himself up after you play an indestructible 5/5 on the first turn – or at least that’s what it sounds like… Dark Ritual will help to ensure that Phylactery […]

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