Cook’s Kitchen: Resolutions
One year ago I was just starting a new job. I was thousands of dollars in debt, taking care of a puppy, and getting back into being a part-time card slinging nerd. Part of me wishes that I was more active and possibly a full-time grinder, but that simply isn’t where I can be, at in this point of my life. I’m a Graphic Designer with a hobby. However, I have accomplished a lot over the last year within my “hobby.”
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The Captain’s Log – Why I Love Magic
Today I am going to take a break from writing about Magic from a strategic standpoint to talk about some of the many reasons why I love this game.
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Cook’s Kitchen – The “Magic” Will
On August 27th, we lost a fellow Magic Player – Sean Dugas. Investigators say he was murdered and buried in cement. It is believed that Dugas’ belongings were then stolen including his magic collection at an estimated value of $100,000. For those that would like to read more about this tragedy, they can do so here: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/twins-charged-putting-body-concrete-article-1.1193645. Continue reading Cook’s Kitchen – The “Magic” Will
Cook’s Kitchen – SCG Invitational: Atlanta (09/21/12): 19th Place
The days leading up to the event I had been incredibly busy with work, freelance designing, and trying to figure out my decks for the invitational. I would come home, check the mail for the Japanese Foil Xantid Swarm that I was expecting for my Legacy deck, do more work, and then run ideas for UR Delver off of Carl Dillahay. I was completely confident in my list for T.E.S. for the Legacy portion, but I was incredibly nervous about Standard. Not for lack of experience or not knowing the format, but because I was playing a deck with an awkward mana base. Continue reading Cook’s Kitchen – SCG Invitational: Atlanta (09/21/12): 19th Place
Cook’s Kitchen – Nerd Shame
WARNING: This is not a strategy article.
As many of you know, I don’t split prizes. Ever.
I’ve written about this topic at the end of reports before, but this article is really going to delve into why I don’t split and others shouldn’t either. Over the last couple weeks I’ve received plenty of messages from people telling me I should’ve agreed to a prize split with Eli at the NELC. Hindsight is always 20/20, right? This article is a response to them. Continue reading Cook’s Kitchen- Just Play It Out (Why I Don’t Prize Split)