Stidjen's Magic

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Innistrad in Sight

Since we’re right in the middle of preview season and I’m cramped for time, the good and obvious way to combine these two would be to take a gander at the Innistrad Card Image Gallery and say something about a few of the cards that caught my eye. I’ll do these card thoughts in more than three words – when the set is spoiled completely, I want to start a Threeview-series where I review each card in three words. Also there will be a bit of talking about the set’s mechanics and flavor. They are two very prominent aspects of the set, so one can’t not talk about those. Continue reading


5CC Angelfire Control

Once upon a long ago my love for decks with a lot of colors was founded. I think it was Anavolver that got me thinking. The deck died a long time ago but the flame was never extinguished. When the pro players discovered how Vivid lands interacted with newly reprinted Reflecting Pool I couldn’t stay behind. At first I used that engine, if you will, to power out… Elementals. Anyone who read my Favorite Cards-section knows I like legends. If you combine this fact with my affliction for all that is multicolored, I couldn’t not make a deck with Horde of Notions. That deck died as a result of it being too aggressive, and a new card that demanded the deck’s mana base. Enter… Continue reading