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"Bontu the Glorified" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards of the Coast Bans More in Pioneer – “Magic: The Gathering

After two weeks bearing no changes, Wizards of the Coast has finally made the decision to ban more cards from the Pioneer format of Magic: The Gathering. The three cards banned from Pioneer as of yesterday are Once Upon A Time, Field of the Dead, and Smuggler’s Copter. Wizards of the Coast had exactly this to […]

On the Pioneer Format (and Early Financial Spikes) - "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: No Pioneer Bans? This Early? – “Magic: The Gathering”

Let’s talk for a second about Pioneer in the context of Magic: The Gathering formats that have come before it. In this article, I’m inclined to discuss what older formats have had banned from them from the get-go, and how this early in the life of Pioneer, the relative lack of bans is preposterous. So, as […]

"Bontu the Glorified" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

Yikes! Many Bans in Standard, Others – “Magic: The Gathering”

Today (November 18th), Wizards of the Coast has announced a smattering of additions to their Banned and Restricted List for Magic: The Gathering. The additions are as follows: Standard: Oko, Thief of Crowns is banned. Once Upon a Time is banned. Veil of Summer is banned. Brawl: Oko, Thief of Crowns is banned. Legacy: Wrenn and Six is banned. Vintage: Narset, […]

Pioneer Format Ban List Updated - "Magic: The Gathering"

Pioneer Format Ban List Updated – “Magic: The Gathering”

This past weekend, it was revealed that Pioneer, the newest format to grace the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game, would be receiving updates to its ban list every Monday. Yesterday, November 4th, was the first day that the updates started rolling out. This update took a bit of time for Wizards of the Coast to […]

"Oathbreaker" Ban List Updated - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Oathbreaker” Ban List Updated – “Magic: The Gathering”

This past Friday (October 11th), the WeirdCards Charitable Club members responsible for the Oathbreaker ban list decided to do something amazing for the format: they unbanned Recurring Nightmare, one of the most controversially-powerful cards still on the Commander ban list. Recurring Nightmare is a three-mana enchantment that, if not countered, can potentially evade all removal […]

"Magic: The Gathering: Arena" to Make Ban Announcement

“Magic: The Gathering: Arena” To Make Emergency Ban Announcement

Hang onto your hats for the next few weeks, folks – Magic: The Gathering: Arena speculation is about to get a bit hectic. Twitter page @MagicEsports, the account that manages the Twitter page for Magic: The Gathering: Arena, has posted a tweet as of yesterday (October 9th) stating that the next Banned and Restricted List […]