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Personalizing Commander 2019: Primal Genesis

Aug 23 2019

Chas ups the flavor inside "Primal Genesis" to tell bigger stories with the included commanders.

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Personalizing Commander 2019: Faceless Menace

Aug 22 2019

Adam dives into the Sultai deck from Commander 2019 with tips on how you can morph it further to your liking.

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Personalizing Commander 2019: Mystic Intellect

Aug 21 2019

Making a Commander deck your own is a huge part of the fun—especially when you go all-in on flavor wins!

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Personalizing Commander 2019: Merciless Rage

Aug 20 2019

After getting a sense of what you like about a new deck comes the hard part: making changes to craft something more your own!

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The Decks of Commander (2019 Edition)

Aug 20 2019

Take a look at the decklists for each Commander (2019 Edition) deck as they're revealed!

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Magic Online Announcements, August 20, 2019

Aug 20 2019

Every Tuesday, we round up all the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.

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Bringing MTG Arena to More Players and Places This Winter

Aug 19 2019

As we continue to bring the game to new places and new players, MTG Arena is coming to the Epic Games Store!

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Magic Online Announcements, August 13, 2019

Aug 19 2019

Every Tuesday, we round up all the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.

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Grand Prix Birmingham 2019 Final Standings

Aug 19 2019
Rank Player Points Prize Money 1 Kear-smith, Rory [XW] 38 $7,000 2 Nielsen, Simon...Read more

The Magic: The Gathering Companion Open Beta Starts Today

Aug 19 2019

Today, we are kicking off the open beta testing period for a new app we're calling Magic: The Gathering Companion!

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Why Diversity Matters in Game Design

Aug 19 2019

Mark explains why diversity in game design, as in life, makes everything more enjoyable, relatable, and memorable.

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Commander (2019 Edition) Design Philosophy

Aug 15 2019

Glenn explains the philosophy working behind the scenes to bring Commander (2019 Edition) to life.

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Cube Spotlight Series – Grixis Cube

Aug 13 2019

Ryan Overturf's Grixis Cube is coming to Magic Online, providing a complete Magic experience despite eschewing two whole colors.

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Grand Prix Minneapolis 2019 Final Standings

Aug 12 2019
Rank Player Points Prize Money 1 Plocher, Justin [US] 38 $7,000 2 Corzo, Jonathan...Read more

Themes Like Old Times

Aug 12 2019

As Mark explains, throwing great parties has a lot more in common with designing great Magic sets than you might think!

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MTG Arena: State of the Beta – July 2019

Aug 9 2019

Pack your bags—it's time to hit the Multiverse in our new Chronicles event series, Plane-cation!

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Commander (2019 Edition) Release Notes

Aug 9 2019

The Release Notes include info about the release of a new set, as well as clarifications and rulings involving that set's cards.

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Commander (2019 Edition)

Aug 9 2019

The Card Image Gallery is updated every day with the latest card previews. Commander (2019 Edition) releases on August 23, 2019.

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Magic Online Announcements, August 6, 2019

Aug 8 2019

Every Tuesday, we round up all the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.

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The Tokens of Commander (2019 Edition)

Aug 8 2019

Check out the tokens you'll find inside Commander (2019 Edition) decks!

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Where to Find Commander (2019 Edition) Previews

Aug 8 2019

Check back here to see where and when new previews are coming—and for direct links to cards that have already been previewed!

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Magic Online Bug Blog August 8, 2019

Aug 8 2019

The "Bug Blog" is a running list of updates, alongside a list of Magic Online known issues.

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The Stuff of Nightmares

Aug 8 2019

Adam's Commander (2019 Edition) previews promise sweet dreams for you—and nightmares for your opponents!

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Tending the Nest

Aug 7 2019

Maria previews several Egg-cellent cards coming with Commander (2019 Edition)!

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Gerrard, Weatherlight Hero

Aug 7 2019

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Grand Prix Chiba 2019 Final Standings

Aug 6 2019
Rank Player Points Prize Money 1 Nakamichi, Daisuke [JP] 42 $7,000 2 Suzuki, Kazushige...Read more

Flashback to Business

Aug 6 2019

Quinn previews two Commander (2019 Edition) cards primed to set your opponents ablaze again and again!

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Magic Online Announcements, July 30, 2019

Aug 5 2019

Every Tuesday, we round up all the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.

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Need I Say Morph

Aug 5 2019

Mark discusses more of the history behind the morph mechanic and reveals some brand-new cards from Commander (2019 Edition)!

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Magic Online Legacy Cube Returns in Time for Gen Con

Jul 31 2019

It's midsummer, so that means one thing: time for Cube!

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Ferocious Pup

Jul 31 2019

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The Sol of Commander

Jul 30 2019

Celebrate Commander with events at Gen Con, MagicFest Las Vegas, and around the world, and you can receive a very special promo!

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Grand Prix Barcelona 2019 Final Standings

Jul 30 2019
Rank Player Points Prize Money 1 Munk, Troels [DK] 39 $7,000 2 Galicia Albert, Alberto...Read more

Red Bull Untapped Top 8 Finalists

Jul 30 2019

Meet the Top 8 players competing for their share of $60,000 in the Red Bull Untapped Finals this weekend!

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Announcing the Throne of Eldraine Ebook

Jul 29 2019

Throne of Eldraine: The Wildered Quest, written by Kate Elliott, will be available as an ebook very soon!

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Magic Online Announcements, July 9, 2019

Jul 29 2019

Every Tuesday, we round up all the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.

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Magic Online Announcements, July 16, 2019

Jul 29 2019

Every Tuesday, we round up all the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.

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Magic Online Announcements, July 23, 2019

Jul 29 2019

Every Tuesday, we round up all the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.

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Magic Online Announcements, July 2, 2019

Jul 29 2019

Every Tuesday, we round up all the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.

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Return of Colorful Replies

Jul 29 2019

Mark lets the colors of Magic speak for themselves to answer more questions from his readers.

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The Modern Win Rates and Spiciest Decks at MC IV

Jul 28 2019
The Mythic Championship rewards performance in both Limited and Modern, but it's always interesting to see what had the best performance during the Modern rounds specifically. Here are the...Read more

Mythic Championship IV Final Standings

Jul 28 2019
Rank Player Points Mythic Points Prize Money 1 Severin, Thoralf [DE] 37 50 $50,000 2 Fernandez...Read more

Mythic Championship IV 18-20 Modern Match Point Decklists

Jul 28 2019
59 players racked up 18 or 19 points in the Modern rounds of Mythic Championship IV in Barcelona, adding to the array of successful decks played across the weekend. [decklist] Title: Arthur,...Read more

Mythic Championship IV 21-23 Modern Match Point Decklists

Jul 28 2019
Modern was a wide scrum of players and deck, with an incredible 52 notching 21, 22, or 23 points from the Constructed rounds in Barcelona. Here's what they played. [decklist] Title: Andrade,...Read more

Mythic Championship IV 24-27 Modern Match Point Decklists

Jul 28 2019
No player earned a perfect 30 match points from Modern, but 20 players did pick up at least 24 points playing those 10 rounds. These are the best performing Modern players'...Read more

Mythic Championship IV Top 8 Decklists

Jul 27 2019
The Top 8 of the Mythic Championship IV in Barcelona is decided! Congratulations to Manuel Lenz, ALvaro Fernandez Torres, Sean Gifford, David Mines, Juan José Rodríguez López, Martin Müller,...Read more

Day 2 Highlights of Mythic Championship IV

Jul 27 2019
470 players came to Barcelona, all with a shared goal: to make the Top 8 of Mythic Championship IV. After six rounds of Modern Horizons draft over two days and 10 rounds of Modern, just eight...Read more

The 6-0 Draft Metagame at Mythic Championship IV

Jul 27 2019
Nearly 500 competitors arrived in sunny Barcelona to compete at Mythic Championship IV. After two drafts over six drafts on Friday and Saturday, but just four finished with a 6-0 record. Modern...Read more

Highlights of Mythic Championship IV Day 1

Jul 26 2019
Almost 500 players arrived in Barcelona to compete in Mythic Championship IV, and the battlefield would be Modern, a format that has undergone seismic shifts over the last several months and still...Read more

The 3-0 Draft Metagame at Mythic Championship IV

Jul 26 2019
Modern Horizons has been one of the breakout sets of 2019. Created as the first direct-to-Modern set, it introduced powerful cards – looking at you, Hogaak – as well as role players to help...Read more

Key Modern additions from War of the Spark and Modern Horizons

Jul 26 2019
War of the Spark and Modern Horizons rank among the most impactful sets in the history of the format. To highlight this, here is a quick overview of the ten most-played new cards from these sets...Read more

First Look: Core Set 2020 Vampires

Jul 26 2019

Andrew shares a look into how Play Design sharpened the fangs of two Core Set 2020 Vampires aimed at Standard.

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Mythic Championship IV Day 1 Metagame Breakdown

Jul 26 2019
It's been only a few months since Eli Loveman took Humans to victory at Mythic Championship II, but the Modern metagame has gone through substantial changes since then. War of the Spark and...Read more

All Mythic Championship IV Modern Decklists

Jul 26 2019
Take a deep dive into the complete Modern metagame from Mythic Championship IV from Barcelona. (Note: Sideboard card quantities will not be published for the entirety of the Mythic Championship...Read more

Mythic Championship IV Modern Decks: A-C

Jul 26 2019
Both viewers at home and players on site now get to see what each competitor is playing throughout the Constructed rounds of Mythic Championship Barcelona. Be sure to click to widget on-screen...Read more

Mythic Championship IV Modern Decks: D-G

Jul 26 2019
Both viewers at home and players on site now get to see what each competitor is playing throughout the Constructed rounds of Mythic Championship Barcelona. Be sure to click to widget on-screen...Read more

Mythic Championship IV Modern Decks: H-K

Jul 26 2019
Both viewers at home and players on site now get to see what each competitor is playing throughout the Constructed rounds of Mythic Championship Barcelona. Be sure to click to widget on-screen...Read more

Mythic Championship IV Modern Decks: L-O

Jul 26 2019
Both viewers at home and players on site now get to see what each competitor is playing throughout the Constructed rounds of Mythic Championship Barcelona. Be sure to click to widget on-screen...Read more

Mythic Championship IV Modern Decks: P-Sm

Jul 26 2019
Both viewers at home and players on site now get to see what each competitor is playing throughout the Constructed rounds of Mythic Championship Barcelona. Be sure to click to widget on-screen...Read more

Mythic Championship IV Modern Decks: Sn-Z

Jul 26 2019
Both viewers at home and players on site now get to see what each competitor is playing throughout the Constructed rounds of Mythic Championship Barcelona. Be sure to click to widget on-screen...Read more

Magic at Gen Con 2019

Jul 24 2019

Magic is bringing a lot to the table for Gen Con 2019, and you won't want to miss a second!

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Mythic Championship IV Modern Preview

Jul 24 2019

Mythic Championship IV starts this Friday, July 26, in Barcelona, Spain, and Frank breaks down the decks you should expect to see in the Modern metagame!

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Chandra, Acolyte of Flame

Jul 24 2019

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Project Booster Fun

Jul 23 2019

Beginning with Magic's October set, we'll be introducing new ways to find the cards that excite you most inside booster packs.

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Khans Expanded Cube

Jul 23 2019

The Khans Expanded Cube, paying homage to a beloved Limited format, is coming soon to Magic Online!

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Grand Prix Denver 2019 Final Standings

Jul 22 2019
Rank Player Points Prize Money 1 Scott-Vargas, Luis [US] 36 $7,000 2 Keithley, Gregg...Read more

A New Era of Brawl

Jul 22 2019

Preconstructed Brawl Decks are coming with Throne of Eldraine, and Gavin has your first peek inside!

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The M-Files: Core Set 2020 – Red, Green, Gold, and More

Jul 19 2019

Melissa is back with more behind-the-scenes stories from the development of Core Set 2020!

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Ajani, Strength of the Pride

Jul 17 2019

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Magic Online Bug Blog July 16, 2019

Jul 16 2019

The "Bug Blog" is a running list of updates, alongside a list of Magic Online known issues.

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Constraints and Defaults

Jul 15 2019

Two things form the framework for good rulemaking in game design: constraints and defaults.

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Grand Prix Detroit 2019 Final Standings

Jul 15 2019
Rank Player Points Prize Money 1 Bellis, Ben [US] 37 $7,000 2 Dery, Jonathan...Read more

Grand Prix Krakow 2019 Final Standings

Jul 15 2019
Rank Player Points Prize Money 1 Bjornerud, Sveinung [NO] 39 $6,000 2 Vanek, Jiri...Read more

The Magic Celebrity Cup

Jul 12 2019

Influencer celebrities and Magic experts from France, Germany, and the United Kingdom are teaming up to compete for their countries!

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The M-Files: Core Set 2020 – White, Blue, Black

Jul 12 2019

Melissa dives into the card design database to share a behind-the-scenes look at Core Set 2020 cards during development.

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Magic at San Diego Comic-Con 2019!

Jul 11 2019

We're celebrating all things M20 and Chandra at SDCC (San Diego Chandra-Con?). Read all about what we're up to next weekend.

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Developer Update: Core Set 2020

Jul 10 2019

Upcoming changes to the Magic: The Gathering Arena's Mastery System, performance improvements and more. 

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Cavalier of Night

Jul 10 2019

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Core Set 2020 Draft First Picks

Jul 10 2019

Hall of Fame pro Luis explains his tiers for the best first-pick cards in Core Set 2020.

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Exploring Core Set 2020 for the First Time

Jul 9 2019

Marshall explains how to look at Core Set 2020 and find the patterns for Limited play.

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Commander Banned List and Philosophy Update

Jul 8 2019

The following information was originally posted by the Commander Rules Committee on the Commander format forums. That site is currently facing technical difficulties, so we're reposting the information here to ensure the information remains visible.

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July 8, 2019 Banned and Restricted Announcement

Jul 8 2019

Announcing changes to Modern.

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What Core Can I Say? – Part 2

Jul 8 2019

Mark continues sharing his card-by-card design stories from Core Set 2020.

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July Magic Tournament Rules Release Notes

Jul 8 2019

Scott explains updates to the Magic Tournament Rules.

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Red Bull Untapped Qualifiers This Weekend!

Jul 3 2019

The Red Bull Untapped series is now in full swing, with qualifier events this weekend in Italy and Brussels!

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Vivien, Arkbow Ranger

Jul 3 2019

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Core Set 2020 Update Bulletin

Jul 3 2019

A review of all the Oracle and Comprehensive Rules changes the come with Core Set 2020.

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Core Set 2020 Oracle Changes

Jul 3 2019
Oracle Changes We All Scream for Ice Cauldron (Functional) [card]Ice Cauldron[/card] Long ago, every card that instructed you to do something with a card in your hand that had certain...Read more

Core Set 2020 Comprehensive Rules Changes

Jul 3 2019
Comprehensive Rules Changes 103.4 and many more! It's the London Mulligan! First tested in London, now at kitchen tables and tournaments near you. The big block of text you read in my...Read more

Mastery System Check-in

Jul 2 2019
Howdy, We didn’t communicate the full scope of how Mastery Passes work, including one very important element: we will give out free XP and XP from events. Here’s two free levels:...Read more

Core Set 2020 Prerelease Primer

Jul 2 2019

Old favorites. New pals. Lots of Chandra in your face everywhere. That can only mean one thing: it's time for Core Set 2020!

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Grand Prix Dallas-Fort Worth 2019 Final Standings

Jul 1 2019
Rank Player Points Prize Money 1 Bursavich, Austin [US] 38 $7,000 2 Cuillier, Paul...Read more

What Core Can I Say? - Part 1

Jul 1 2019

Mark begins sharing card-by-card design stories from Core Set 2020 with a focus on the set's legendary cards.

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Core Set 2020: Magic Online Edition

Jun 28 2019

Lots of changes are coming to Magic Online with the release of Core Set 2020, and Alli has all the details.

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Pauper Comes to Paper

Jun 28 2019

Pauper, the popular commons-only format, will be getting a facelift and official tournament support over the next several weeks.

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MTG Arena: State of the Beta – June 2019

Jun 27 2019

MTG Arena has some major improvements and changes in store for players with the release of the latest core set.

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Grand Prix Seattle 2019 Final Standings

Jun 26 2019
Rank Player Points Pro Points Prize Money 1 Sikkink Johnson, Matt [US] 39 8 $10,000 2 Ikawa, Yoshihiko...Read more

Magic Online Announcements, June 25, 2019

Jun 26 2019

Every Tuesday, we round up all the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.

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Mu Yanling, Sky Dancer

Jun 26 2019

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Core Set 2020 Planeswalker Decks and Spellslinger Starter Kit Decklists

Jun 25 2019

Take a look at the exclusive cards coming in Core Set 2020 Planeswalker Decks and the Spellslinger Starter Kit!

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