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Artist Community, MTG Alter -

Today, we’ve got a treat for you - we are interviewing one of the OGs of the alters community - her name is Sandreline and she is one of the alterers who made alters popular, along with Poxy14 aka Earl Grant De Leon. Sandreline has been gracing MtG players’ decks with her realistic alters and reproductions of classic art. PROFILE Artist Name: Sandreline Moussé Time Doing Alters: since 2009 CONTACT INFO Sandreline's contact info is below - contact her for any questions about commissioning alters and/or portraits! Website - Facebook - Instagram INTERVIEW QUESTIONS Foundry: Hi Sandreline, when and how did you start...

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Modern, MTG Game Play -

Last time, we compared the card Life Goes On to the likes of Grizzly Bears and Tarmogoyf. In part 2 of Life Gain Sucks!, we will examine how life gain can be good in MtG. 1 does not equal 0 Another common adage is that one does not equal zero, or that the only point of life that matters is the last. The idea of this is simple: it doesn’t matter if you win at 40 life or 1 life, you still win.  So trading a few points of life for a powerful effect is fine, so long as the...

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Modern, MTG Game Play -

I Play While You Watch Last time, we explored the basic strategy of the Taking Turns deck. In drawing extra cards while taking extra turns, we are able to playing Magic while our opponents watch. In this article, we will show you the rest of the deck that acts as pseudo extra turns spells in order to get you to the late stage of the game and into combo zone. We will then go through why this deck is a contender against the top decks in the current Modern meta-game. Pseudo Extra Turns    Gigadrowse is very versatile as it...

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Modern, MTG Game Play -

This article is part 1 of a two-part installment about straight-up life gain and its place in Magic: the Gathering. Let’s begin. Every now and then, a card like this is spoiled. And immediately the internet MtG community deems it as unplayable. Which, to a new player, may seem foolish.  I mean, the point of the game is to get your opponent to 0 life, yes?  Doesn’t gaining four life - or even eight - help keep you alive?  How is it useless? Higher level players will almost always answer with “because life gain sucks”.  But that answer doesn’t really...

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Modern, MTG Game Play -

I Play While You Watch  Taking Turns is a combo deck all about stalling out the game as long as possible to eventually take every turn without letting your opponent do anything, aside from watching. Comboing off feels like that time you played Mario Kart with your younger sibling when you unplugged their controller and kept driving. They couldn’t do much about it because you were older, so they just sat there pouting and watching. This guide will show you how this niche deck works and why it can compete against the top decks of the format. Howling Mine Effects...

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