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Rivals of Ixalan Prerelease Weekend

by December 9, 2017

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A Muse N Games is hosting 4 Rivals of Ixalan Prerelease events for the newest Magic: the Gathering set! Midnight, Noon, and 5 pm on Saturday, January 13 and then 6pm on Sunday, January 14.

Rivals of Ixalan prerelease events will start promptly with deck construction at the listed start times (For Midnight only, you will have half hour deck construction time to keep from going to late in the morning). Early Bird registration $35 taxes in if you register before 10:00 pm Wednesday, January 10. Regular registration is $40 taxes in.

Each participating player will receive a special prerelease pack containing 4-packs of Rivals of Ixalan & 2-packs of Ixalan, a spindown life counter, and promotional foil card! Any player who plays through all four rounds of swiss receive at least one Rivals of Ixalan booster pack from the prize pool.

Prizing Breakdown:
4-0 = 6 RIX Packs
3-0-1 = 5 RIX Packs
3-1-0 = 4 RIX Packs
All Other Records* = 1 RIX Pack

*As long as you play all 4 rounds

You can pre-register now in-store or online below.

Midnight
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rivals-of-ixalan-prerelease-midnight-tickets-41175821992

Noon
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rivals-of-ixalan-prerelease-noon-tickets-41175960406

5:00 pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rivals-of-ixalan-prerelease-5-pm-tickets-41175994508

Sunday
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rivals-of-ixalan-prerelease-sunday-tickets-41176005541

Gift Wrapping in Support of Funds for Pets

by November 22, 2017

Saturdays starting December 2nd, you can get your gifts wrapped for a minimum donation of $2 between the hours of 12-4:00 pm. Gift wrapping will also be available on December 24th and upon request.

Funds for Pets is a volunteer-run, registered, not-for-profit rescue organization dedicated to helping homeless animals in need. See their website at Fundsforpets.org for more information.

A Muse N Games at C4

by October 25, 2017

Come visit A Muse N Games at C4! We will be in booth 438 at the RBC Convention Centre for the Central Canada Comic Con from Friday-Sunday. Booth hours are Friday 2-9pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, and Sunday 11am-6pm.

We have a few con exclusive specials: Codenames Pictures for $20, Magic the Gathering Modern Masters 2017 Boosters Boxes for $300, and Dragonshield Non-Matte Sleeves for $10.

Our store will have limited hours on Thursday and Friday where we will open at 6:00 pm for organized play and special order pick up while we are setting up for C4. The store will be closed on Saturday and Sunday while we are at C4 so please come and visit us there for all your board game, card game, and RPG needs!

Ghostbusters RPG Annual Halloween Special 2017

by October 25, 2017

Ghostbusters RPG Annual Halloween Special 2017

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Play as an employee of the local Winnipeg franchise of Ghostbusters International.
Using the classic Ghostbusters RPG published in 1988 by West End Games and Developed by WEG and Chaosium. Enjoy a frightfully hilarious experience as you are hired to investigate a “Perturbance at the Demon Hotel”

Pre-register in-store as spots are limited. This is a free event so be sure to come down before spots are full!

Up to eight players.
Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
7:00 pm
Ghost Master: Scott Hadaller
Facebook Event Link

Pregenerated Characters will be available.

Magic in the Exchange

by October 12, 2017

Magic in the Exchange

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Location: Across the Board Game Cafe at 211 Bannatyne Avenue

Date: October 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Entry Fee: $20 + tax. Includes 3 boosters packs and one draguth beer (or non-alcoholic beverage)

Do you love playing Magic: The Gathering or are you interested in learning the game? Across The Board and A Muse N Games are teaming up for the first MAGIC IN THE EXCHANGE NIGHT. Come and join us at the cafe on OCTOBER 18, at 7:00PM for a Draft and Draught night.

$20 (+tx) will get you a fun evening of a drafting your deck with 3 new Booster packs as well as a free draught beer (or non-alcoholic beverage). Don’t miss this exciting new event. No registration necessary. If you haven’t played the game but were always curious we will be excited to teach you the basics.

Ixalan Hidden Gems

by October 8, 2017

Ixalan Hidden Gems

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It’s time for Ixalan Hidden Gems and discussing all of the underrated cards for the newest set. So let’s take a look at the Pirate/Dinosaur/Aztec set that came out of nowhere but everyone secretly wanted.

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The first thing a lot of people are seeing with this is a 5-mana Counterspell, but that’s not exactly true. It’s actually a 5-mana Mana Drain. That’s still probably not that appetizing, but consider it in the current Standard. Decks that run Torrential Gearhulk won’t care too much about the cost since you can get two uses out of one card. The first spell you counter gets you the extra mana you need to cast your Gearhulk which, in turn, lets you counter another spell. Even outside of those decks, this is great for decks that run X spells like Torment of Hailfire or big mana sinks like The Scarab God since you can save the Treasure tokens for when you need the mana as opposed to needing to spend it right away.

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A 1/2 for 1 isn’t that spectacular, but a 1/2 that drains when it swings makes it pretty decent. Add on to that a very relevant creature type and you have a stellar uncommon entry into Ixalan Hidden Gems. I don’t know how well Vampires are going to do in the new Standard meta, but if they show up this will be at the forefront of the mana curve. Outside of Standard, this could see some play in Commander at it drains all your opponents instead of just one, so it’s a way to hit everyone at once for minimal impact.

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This draws you two cards for 2 mana, without having to sacrifice something. There’s not much more I think I need to say about this, but I will explain a little more. Most cards that draw you two cards for 2 mana require a physical sacrifice of some kind (Altar’s Reap is a good example). You could say that discarding a card is a downside, but you can easily avoid it by tossing a small creature at your opponent’s face beforehand. Even if you can’t attack, discarding a card isn’t really much of a downside in today’s meta (regardless of format). Toss something with Flashback, something you want to reanimate, or even just a land you don’t need into your graveyard and suddenly it’s an upside! This thing is a very underrated 2-drop right now in my opinion and I think it will surprise a lot of people.

ixalan hidden gems trove of temptation

This card is going to be a big surprise in one format or another, I can feel it, so of course it makes it into the Ixalan Hidden Gems list. Forcing your opponent to attack you every turn doesn’t seem like a very smart plan, but you can turn it to your advantage if you play your cards right (pun intended). Cards like Circle of Flame, Hissing Miasma, or Isperia, Supreme Judge like it when you get attacked so building a deck around this card is pretty simple. It just needs someone brave enough to try piloting it.

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Finally, we have the deceptively amazing 2-drop that’s going to lead a much-discussed deck to victory. This card is both a Dinosaur and extremely difficult to block. Having what is basically an unblockable 2/2 in a tribal deck puts a lot of pressure on your opponent very quickly (talk to anyone who runs Merfolk in Modern or Legacy). Even if it is blocked, it means that your opponent has thrown 2 blockers in front this and they are most likely going to be flyers, so you still come out on top. In fact, I’m so sure that this deck is going to be a thing, I wrote up a little decklist for it!

Stompy Dino Fun Time

4x Aether Hub
1x Burning Sun’s Avatar
4x Deathgorge Scavenger
4x Dinosaur Stampede
4x Forest
1x Gishath, Sun’s Avatar
4x Mountain
4x Plains
4x Priest of the Wakening Sun
2x Raging Swordtooth
4x Rampaging Ferocidon
4x Ranging Raptors
4x Raptor Hatchling
3x Regisaur Alpha
4x Rootbound Crag
4x Sky Terror
4x Sunpetal Grove
1x Wakening Sun’s Avatar

You can discover some of these Hidden Gems in our Ixalan League. It’s one of the best ways to play some casual magic so come on out and play some games in this sweet limited format!

Jay Edwards is an advocate for janky magic combos, and exploring fun and casual Magic ideas. When he’s not contributing columns to A Muse N Games.ca, he keeps himself busy as a Magic Judge. His new column, Tapping Cardboard, will appear here twice monthly so be sure to check it out!

THE MANA DORK – Ixalan FAQ

by September 27, 2017

THE MANA DORK – Ixalan FAQ!

Ixalan FAQ The Mana Dork

Ixalan is here! Dinosaurs, pirates, vampires, merfolk, strong narrow answers, excellent graveyard hate, Opt in Modern, “Gaea’s Cradle” in Modern—it’s everything we want!
(… you have no idea how hard it was not to just submit 800 words of roaring and stomping around for this article… )

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Now, for the past few sets, what I’ve done is run down the mechanics and a couple of suggested synergies for Sealed play, to help prep you for the Pre-Releases.
But there’s lots of places online that do that better than I ever could—you’ve got Luis Scott-Vargas’s Limited reviews for ChannelFireball (white, blue, black, red, green, gold/artifacts/lands), you’ve got the usual prep articles put up by Paulo Vitor Damo da Rosa and _____________, and so much more.
So instead, what I’m going to do is answer some questions in advance. We’re going to do an Ixalan FAQ here on the Mana Dork, and hopefully save you some precious time.
So! To the Ixalan FAQ!

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Admiral Beckett Brass—Note than when her second ability triggers, all it cares about is that Admiral Beckett Brass is on the battlefield during your end step and that, at some point, an opponent took combat damage from at least three different Pirate creatures. So you can cast the Admiral during your second main phase and get the trigger—even if the other three Pirates are dead.

Arguel’s Blood Fast—The transformation is a “may” ability. You can keep the Greed/Erebos effect around if you want. And frankly, I would. Two mana and two life for a card at instant speed? Yes, please!

Bellowing Aegisaur (Ravenous Daggertooth, Sun-Crowned Hunters)—Because of the way triggered abilities work, anything that would cause a Dinosaur to die or you to lose the game as a result of combat damage will happen before these abilities could save you. It’s ironic, really. These Dinosaurs can’t save each other, or themselves. My prequel memes fail me, I guess. [Editor’s side note, with two Bellowing Aegisaurs and a Walking Balista you do have an infinite combo in your hands ;)]

Bloodcrazed Paladin—Since tokens do go to the graveyard before they vanish, this guy will count tokens that died this turn along with non-token creatures still in the yard. Don’t miss out on those extra few counters!

Conqueror’s Galleon // Conqueror’s Foothold—Two things about this bad boy. First, if it dies in combat, it won’t transform. Second, it transforms the same way the planeswalkers did in Magic Origins—by exiling itself and then returning transformed. This means it comes back untapped. Govern your Foothold accordingly.

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Deadeye Plunderers—Remember that damage stays marked on a creature until end of turn. If you block with these scallywags and then sacrifice Treasure tokens for mana, their toughness goes down—and they might die!

Fathom Fleet Captain—It’s a triggered ability, not an activated ability. Because of the way triggered abilities work, you can only do this once per combat (as awesome as it would be to just summon as many Pirates as you have mana!).

Hostage TakerFUNCTIONAL ERRATA—The printed card looks like it can infinitely flicker itself. However, it has received functional errata. The first sentence now reads: When Hostage Taker enters the battlefield, exile another target creature or artifact until Hostage Taker leaves the battlefield.

Kitesail Freebooter—Note that if this is destroyed or exiled before its ETB ability resolves, the opponent will reveal their hand, but exile nothing.

Makeshift Munitions—No, you can’t sacrifice a Treasure to pay for both the mana cost AND the “Sacrifice an artifact or creature” cost. I know, it’s a pain. I sure wanted to.

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Rowdy Crew—I see it all the time with Brainstorm, so I’m going to call it out here on the Ixalan FAQ, too: you can’t cast an instant-speed spell you draw off of Rowdy Crew before you have to discard. The drawing and the discarding are all part of the same ability, and nothing can happen in between (as much as we might want it to).

Shapers’ Sanctuary—FYI, because of how the stack works, if you draw a counterspell thanks to the Sanctuary’s ability and the thing targeting your creature is a spell (for example, Walk the Plank), you can counter it with your counterspell before it hits your creature!

Spell Swindle—Most of the time, when we look at a spell with X in the cost, X is considered to be 0. But when a card with an X-cost is on the stack, X is whatever the opponent paid for it. So Spell Swindle will count the X-value of the spell on the stack, along with its CMC, when you’re figuring out how many Treasure tokens you get.

Tilonalli’s Skinshifter—Because of how triggered abilities and declaring attacks work, Tilonalli’s Skinshifter won’t copy another creature in time to copy its attack trigger as well. Among other things, this means that unfortunately, you can’t instantly mill an opponent by swinging with both Tilonalli’s Skinshifter and Fleet Swallower. (But man, that would be sweet. Remind me to build a deck with Fleet Swallower and Fraying Sanity… )

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Hope you enjoyed the Ixalan FAQ and are ready for release weekend! We have drafts on Friday at noon & 3:30 pm, on Saturday at noon & 4:00 pm, and on Sunday at 2:00 pm! We also have Sealed going on Friday at 6:30 pm!

… but remember, there’s still events happening even if you aren’t interested in Pirates vs. Dinosaurs Magic action! This Saturday is our Legendary Game Night and Sunday is the Netrunner Monthly!

See you at the store!

Jesse Mackenzie is a regular STOMP ROAR STOMP STOMP BITE GNASH STOMP. STOMP ROAR ROOOOAAAAARRRRRRRR STOMP STOMP STOMP his column about all things Magic!

Magic Legacy Bi-Monthly – November

by September 17, 2017

Registration/ Check-in: 11:00 am
Player Metting: 11:50am
Parings Announced: 11:55am
First Round: 12:00 pm
Entry Fee: $20 (cash) or $22.60 (debit/credit card)

Prizing: 100% of entries fees are paid out in store credit as follows:

First Place: 50%
Second Place: 25%
Third/Fourth Place: 12.5% each

Event will start on time regardless of number of players present.
Players can enter into the event late, taking a loss for any rounds they enter late.

Planeswalker Rule Change – Judgement Day

by September 24, 2017

Recently, Wizards announced that there was a big change coming with Ixalan that changes the planeswalker rule. Before going into this change, I’m going to briefly cover the history of how planeswalker rule has worked historically.

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For all of these examples, Player A will have a Gideon, Martial Paragon on the battlefield. In the beginning, there could only be one copy of each different kind of planeswalker on the field at one time and if another came in, they both blew up. If player B cast Gideon of the Trials, both Gideons exploded as a state-based action. There were no survivors.

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Then, the planeswalker rule was updated so that each player got to control one copy of each type of planeswalker, regardless of what their opponent had. Now, that Gideon of the Trials got to live across the board from the Gideon, Martial Paragon, but player A would not be able to have both a Gideon, Martial Paragon and a Gideon of the Trials themselves.

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So how will the planeswalker rule change with Ixalan? The rule is changing to be exactly like the “Legend rule”, insofar as a player may only have one copy of a Legendary card of each name. In fact, all Planeswalkers will have the “Legendary” supertype from Ixalan forward. This means that player A can have both Gideon, Martial Paragon and Gideon of the Trials active at the same time because they have different names.

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Now that we’ve gotten the technical bits out of the way, let’s talk about what this actually means for players on the ground. This change is going to impact different formats in different ways. Limited formats aren’t really going to be too affected by this change as having multiple copies of different planeswalkers is pretty rare (chaos drafts excluded). Constructed formats are going to be a different story.

Modern is most likely going to see a lot of what I’m calling “double-Lili Jund” or Jund decks that run both Liliana of the Veil and Liliana, the Last Hope because they are both high-value three-mana planeswalkers. Legacy will definitely see more players running Jace, Vryn’s Prodigy and Jace, the Mind Sculptor side-by-side for maximum control. There may also be some decks in both formats that play Tezzeret, Agent of Bolas and Tezzeret the Seeker together for artifact shenanigans. However the biggest impact will be the increase in power of “superfriends” Commander decks as they will be able to have an even bigger board presence with many more planeswalkers.

You’re probably wondering why I didn’t mention Standard as being effected by this change and that’s because I’m not entirely sure if it will have a major impact on the format. Once Ixalan drops, we’re going to have 19 planeswalkers but how many see consistent play? I can pick maybe 4 (Chandra, Torch of Defiance; Nicol Bolas, God-Pharoah; Liliana, Death’s Majesty in reanimator decks; and maybe Gideon of the Trials) and none of them have the same type as another so there won’t be any danger of abuse of the new rules.

I also think this heralds a really positive change for Standard going forward. Some people may not see it, but Wizards’ R&D department has been pretty good about making sure that nothing is too abusable and/or broken in Standard (save for the stuff they made when they thought rotation was going to change the first time) and I think this rule change is going to force more diversity. I, for one, am pretty dang tired of always seeing members of the Gatewatch pop up every 2-3 sets (which is partially why we currently have 3 Gideons, 3 Chandras, and 5 Nissas in Standard). This change will mean that Wizards has to be more careful about which planeswalkers they use in order to properly space them out across the sets. It will also mean that they will probably get more creative with their designs of planeswalkers so that they are not always doing the same shtick every time to prevent any possible overlap in power.

There are a lot of doomsayers out there right now saying that this will be the “death of Magic” or it’s at least the event horizon of its downfall, but I really can’t see that happening. Will some environments be different because of this change? Definitely, but the metagame will just have to adapt to meet it (get your foil Liliana’s Defeats right now folks). Will someone come up with some broken combo? Maybe in casual or Commander, but that’s not going to warp anything irreversibly or destroy a format. If you look at this critically, this change is good for the health of Magic, R&D, and the future of the game.

THE MANA DORK – Running a Budget Commander League

by August 29, 2017

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Running a Budget Commander League

It’s time for Commander 2017! Excite yes!

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I’ve run a budget Commander league for my friends for a few years now and it’s been a blast. So this year, instead of telling you what I think some of the gems will be (Fractured Identity, Path of Ancestry) or ranking the decks by an arbitrary metric (there’s a Cats deck, metrics are meaningless), I’m going to talk about how to run a budget Commander league for your friends, using the C17 decks as a basis.

Budget Commander leagues can be a great way to re-vitalize a playgroup that has fallen into a rut, to introduce newer players to Commander in a friendly environment — or even both at the same time. They’ve been incredibly rewarding for my playgroup, and I hope they can be for yours as well.

Let’s go!

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BASIC PRINCIPLES

You’re going to want to figure out a few things about your Commander league right away.

  • Players — Who’s interested? Whether you’re making a Commander league for fellow university students, for your kids and their friends, or for a bunch of adults with 9-5 jobs and their own children, knowing who your players are, what they like in Magic, and what their availability is will affect several of the decisions you make below.
  • Points — How to award the players in each match. Your points structure will inform a lot of your players’ strategy and the types of decks and games you’ll see.
  • Schedule — Do you play weekly or monthly? Do you get everyone together to complete Commander league games in a regularly-scheduled night, or do you set periods where Commander league games can be played anywhere with the results reported to the organizer?
  • Budget — How much can your players add to their decks between games? Do you limit how much single cards can cost? Can players carry over a balance between weeks?

Who your players are is something I must necessarily leave to you, but I’ll address points systems, schedules, and budgets below.

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POINTS

This is often the first place people go when thinking about making a Commander league. All of a sudden, you have the power to help make the games you like to see happen, just by adding your own unique rewards system.

Here are the questions you’ll want to answer when making your points system:

  • Points for placement in each game: How top-heavy do you want the points for first and second place to be? Top-heavy systems reward winner-take-all strategies and encourage games that are shorter and more cutthroat.
  • Points for gameplay: Do you award points for kills? Cool plays? Saving players? Sportsmanship? Extra gameplay points can help even the rankings over the course of the Commander league and make sure things stay competitive until the end.
  • Penalties: Do you punish combos? Do you punish failing to report decks in time? Kills that are too early? Choosing what you punish, and how severely, also affects the strategies people choose.

There are several examples of points systems online, which can be found with some research. One example is the Commander VS. folks, who lay out their points system at the start of each season.

Here’s what my group currently goes with:

  • Players receive points for their placement in Commander league games as follows: 
    • +4 points for first place,
    • +3 points for second place,
    • +2 points for third and fourth place.
  • Players can receive bonus points in each Commander league game in the following ways:
    • +1 point for “first blood” — being the first to inflict combat damage on another player;
    • +1 style point for coolest play, as voted by the table;
    • +1 sportsmanship point as voted by the table; and
    • +1 point for playing in the game with at least two players you did not play with in the previous week.
  • Players can be docked points in the following ways:
    • -2 points for knocking out two or more players in the same state-based action;
    • -1 point for failing to report your purcahses and new deck list on time; and
    • Forfeit points for this week and last week if you play a deck over budget.

This system encourages decks that are aggressive and have a lot of battlefield presence, as well as classic control decks.

Combo has an inherent efficiency advantage in multiplayer, so I chose to balance that out a little bit. If you go the combo route, you’re planning to eat a loss of two points per game in return for greater consistency, and possibly some style points as you pull off your combo.

These are all choices I made to even the playing field — my playgroup includes heavily-invested players as well as newer ones, and gently pushing games towards battlefield interaction and away from combo wins results in enjoyable experiences for everyone.

Make sure to take stock of your own playgroup and find what’s right for you.

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SCHEDULES

These are the questions you’ll want to answer when setting your schedule:

  • Weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly?
  • Official Commander league nights, or windows in which to play games?

This is where you’ll need to know who your players are, and how much time they set aside for gaming in their lives.

For example, most of my players are dedicated gamers with 9-5 jobs but no kids of their own yet. I have a few players who are happy to play Magic, but don’t invest in the game the way some of the rest of us do. And some of us — including me — have an extremely demanding schedule, so I need to be conscious of how often they may be able to make it to Commander league nights.

What this means is that I can set a faster schedule (weekly or bi-weekly), but will need to be flexible (open windows).

If a plurality of my players had children to take care of, or heavy shift work, I would consider a monthly schedule. If they invested a lot of their time in gaming in different leagues, I might require everyone to play their games on an official Commander league night, to make bookkeeping easier.

My solution was to set up a regular weekly gaming night where most of us would be getting together for Commander league games, but also create “league weeks” with set start and end times, as well as deadlines for reporting your deck’s expenditures. I also allow players to play in multiple Commander league games each week — but in games after their first Commander league game, they’ll only be eligible for style and sportsmanship points.

This creates a system with more than enough flexibility — as well, it encourages players to help each other out and be available for more than one Commander league game each week, as they can earn extra points.

Again, make sure you take stock of your playgroup and find what’s right for you.

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BUDGET

Along with your points structure, your budget has a large impact on the strategies your players choose and the types of games you see.

I strongly encourage having as low a budget as your playgroup will still find fun — reducing the presence of “money cards” evens the playing field and results in games that are surprisingly memorable and interactive.

Here are the questions you’ll want to answer when setting your league’s budget:

  • Do you set a limit per card, or per week? Strict per-card limits heavily affect available strategies, while per-week limits are more flexible.
  • Can players carry over a budget from week to week? Allowing this will let players “save up” for a big-money card that may be quite powerful compared to the rest of the Commander league, but forces them to “fall behind” for a few weeks first.
  • What happens to cards that are cut from decks? Do players have to re-buy them if they wish to use them again?

My group uses the following rules:

  • Players can add $10 in cards to their decks each week, as defined by the lowest TCG Market price for a non-foil English printing. (My players get… specific, sometimes.)
  • Players may carry over their budgets from week to week.
  • Basic lands can be purchased at a rate of $0.25 for 10 lands.
  • Cut cards are placed in a “card pool“. Cards may be freely moved between your decklist and your card pool between Commander league games.

I am generally okay with proxies in the leagues I run, although I do mandate that all cards in decks at the Final Table must be real, in order to prevent abuse of the rule.

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OTHER NOTES

We generally ask that people upload their decks to a TappedOut link so that I can easily do deck checks and make sure people are following the rules—here is an example.

Also, for those who are curious, we use the following mulligan rule:

  • Exile your hand face-up, then draw 7 new cards. Repeat until you have a playable hand. Once you do, shuffle all exiled cards into your deck.

This makes sure everyone has a good game, still incurs a cost for mulling in terms of game information, prevents abuse, and has the incidental advantage of helping newer players by showing them what is and is not a keepable hand.

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GO FORTH, HAVE FUN, AND WHEN YOU’RE DONE (OR BEFOREHAND) COME TO THESE EVENTS AT THE STORE

We’ve got a Magic Chaos League!

We’ve got monthly Star Wars events coming up for Armada, Imperial Assault, and X-Wing!

We’ve got Open Board Game Day!

And pre-registrations are open for Ixalan!

Come on down!

Jesse Mackenzie is a regular contributor for A Muse N Games. He will never be Gary Bettman’s equal. Tune in every two weeks for The Mana Dork, his column on all things Magic!