Back to Basics: Mana Bases
Alright, I figure I’d start off with simple strategy type of article. Since one problem I see and hear about frequently is unreliable mana bases. While I’m not claiming to be master deck builder, I’ve never had many problems with getting consistantly mana/color screwed or flooded. So let’s get into this. First, let’s get basic numbers down First things first,...
A bit about myself as a Magic Player
Name: Alan Clifton Birthdate: 02/20/1989 Location: Turlock, CA USA First Magic Set: Mercadian Masues First Deck: Deepwood Menace Pre-Con First Tournament Deck: Lor/SoA Era RDW Preferred Formats: Standard and Draft (though I very rarely get to draft) Highest Level Event: Local Only. Hope to change that Preferred Deck Style: Mid-Range That’s about all I can think of off the top of my...
My New Blog
Hello. I’ve been using my main Tumblr page for every random thing including a bunch of Magic articles that no one really cared about, haha. Well now I’ve changed it up and this blog is dedicated only to my Magic writings. Here I’ll feature all my tournament reports, deck ideas, and anything else Magic related I feel like writing about. I’m no pro, but I’m working...
Right in the Middle of Game Day
So, I just got home. I attended the Scars of Mirrodin Game Day at King’s Comics in Tracy. Definitely a nice shop and the gentleman running it (not sure his name) was a really cool and helpful guy. I ended up taking fifth out of ten contestants. While it was a fun time, I wish I would have gone somewhere in San Fran where there might have been a bigger turn out. Because of the small crowd...
The Night Before Game Day
So, tomorrow I should be playing in the Scars of Mirrodin Game Day. I should also be heading home with some packs, a couple promos, and a certificate. :D But before I get ahead of myself, let’s get down to what I’m heading in with. Valakut Ramp Creatures  2 Avenger of Zendikar 2 Inferno Titan 4 Overgrown Battlement 4 Primeval Titan 1 Wurmcoil Engine Spells  4 Cultivate...