Author: SeanFine

Fine Gaming: You want Zada this!?

Oh, Battle For Zendikar. Such potential for the most opened set of all time, just for a chance to get those Expedition Lands. It’s very exciting all around, but even more exciting are some of the spoilers we have thus far. There hasn’t been too much in the way of Red, but one card in particular stands out as not just playable, but possibly a defining card for agro. Zada, the latest in legendary goblins, is a very interesting card that, with so many cheap pump spells, can lead to some major alpha strikes by turn 5. By swarming...

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Magic Origins upgrades to Red

With the release of Dragons of Tarkir, red decks finally had their time in the sun with Atarka Red and Mono-Red aggro having great performances at tournaments, including the Dragons of Tarkir Protour where it won against UB Control. Since then, the archetype has diminished a bit, but remains to be a contender. With the release of Magic Origins, we see the introduction of a number of cards that may strengthen the deck, or perhaps even transform it. At the moment, the game plan of Atarka Red is very basic yet scary: Hit the opponent hard out the gate...

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Fine Gaming: Brewing Goblins with Fate Reforged

Have I ever mentioned that I love Goblins? Well, I do and when I heard Khans of Tarkir was going to have Goblins as one of the main races, I was very excited! …Then promptly was disappointed cause of the lack of viable goblin cards, except for the likes of Hordeling Outburst. However with the release of Fate Reforged just around the corner, there are some exciting cards to mess with, some of which we’ll talk about at a later date, but one card I’m most anticipating is this:   Behold it’s magnificence! Behold it’s three power! Behold it’s...

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Fine Gaming: Khans of Tarkir Standard

With the full list of cards revealed for Khans of Tarkir, now comes the most interesting aspect to Magic, deck building. Just like with Theros and with Return to Ravnica, and because I’m unoriginal when it comes to thinking of what to write about, I’ve decided to share some deck ideas like my fellow Roxie Cards writers. This time, there is a level of clarity that has come from playing in the Return to Ravnica block and I’ve begun to realize what can potentially work in this new standard that we’re going towards. I personally love the idea of...

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Fine Gaming: Boss Goblins

  With the release of the M15 Core set, it’s both a very exciting time for magic, with the reprintings of many important and valuable cards, such as Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth, Liliana Vess, and Chord of Calling, as well as the printing of many interesting new cards! The new planeswalkers are all of course very interesting and will most certainly see play, but today I want to talk about some particular cards, or rather, I want to discuss this card: Many players are comparing this card to a goblin legacy staple, Goblin Piledriver, and while it certainly isn’t...

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