MTG Background: How It Works and What It Does

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As far as mechanics go, Background is pretty ambitious. It essentially changes the way you build your commander deck and adds an entirely new element to Magic’s most played format. As such, it’s important to understand exactly how it works. Background is a type of Legendary enchantment which can be …

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MTG Indestructible: How It Works and What It Does

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There are so many abilities and mechanics in Magic: the Gathering. Luckily, new players don’t need to go out of their way to learn all of these mechanics. You can learn a lot just by playing the game. There are, however, some fundamental mechanics and abilities that show up on …

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MTG Connive: How It Works and What It Does

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Streets of New Capenna is almost here. Magic: the Gathering’s newest set officially hits stores April 29, with prerelease events set to take place a week earlier. Each new set introduces exciting new mechanics to the game of Magic, and Streets of New Capenna is no different. Much of the …

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MTG Dungeons: All Your Questions Answered

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The dungeon mechanic is one of the most ambitious in all of Magic: the Gathering. And now, with the recent release of Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur’s Gate, dungeons are more present than ever. . In this article, I’ll go over everything you need to know about dungeons. Dungeon is …

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MTG Unearth: How It Works and What It Does

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Magic’s newest crossover product, Warhammer 40k, is bringing us a new batch of Commander Precons. These Precons are stuffed with brand new cards that feature awesome mechanics both new and old. In this article, I’ll go over one mechanic making its comeback in the new release: Unearth! If a creature …

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MTG Annihilator: How It Works and What It Does

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In this article I’ll break down everything you need to know about the Annihilator mechanic. I’ll also give my picks for the best cards in the game today. Whenever a creature with Annihilator attacks, the defending player must sacrifice X permanents where X is the number following the Annihilator text. …

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MTG Boast: All Your Questions Answered

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Wizards of the Coast works hard to keep gameplay fresh by constantly adding exciting new abilities and mechanics. Today we’re going to talk about the Boast ability. Boast is a flavorful mechanic that rewards aggression and creates interesting gameplay decisions. In this article, I’ll explain everything you need to know …

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MTG Miracle: How It Works and What It Does

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Magic’s newest crossover product, Warhammer 40k, is bringing us a new batch of Commander Precons. And with them, we’re also getting several new and returning mechanics, including none other than the ultra-popular Miracle! In preparation for the new Miracle cards, I’ll go over everything you need to know about this …

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MTG Meld: How It Works and What It Does

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Magic: the Gathering’s newest set, The Brothers’ War, releases on November 18th. And as always, the new set is bringing us both brand new and returning mechanics! To get you ready, I’ll go over one of the mechanics making its long-awaited return: Meld. To Meld a pair of cards, you …

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