Schools of Magic: The History of Vintage – The Best (and Worst) Vintage Formats of All Time

Introduction For a format regarded as “Eternal,” the ordinary Magic player may be surprised to learn how quickly and how often the Vintage can change. Perhaps no period better illustrates that than 2019 and 2020, in which multiple new sets have repeatedly triggered metagame convulsions, introduced new powerful decks, long-desired and status-quo upending tactics, each […]

Banned and Restricted List Changes to Middle School (05-2020 Update)

The following changes outlined below are being made to Eternal Central’s recommended Banned and Restricted Lists for the Middle School format. All changes are going in to effect immediately as of this announcement (Friday, May 5, 2020), for all Eternal Central events moving forward.

Serious Vintage Episode 46: Vintage in the Time of Coronavirus

For episode 46, Geoff Moes (@ThallidTosser on Twitter), Nat Moes (@GrandpaBelcher), and Josh Chapple (@joshchapple) talk with Rajah James (@rykerwilliams). Rajah is a Team Serious member and friend who organized the online Team Serious League and played in the recent Team Serious Invitational: Virtual Realm, so we’re talking to him about getting your Magic fix […]

Serious Vintage Episode 45: The Dave Files Part 2, Enter the Hero Zone

For episode 45, Geoff Moes (@ThallidTosser on Twitter), Nat Moes (@GrandpaBelcher), and Josh Chapple (@joshchapple) continue their discussion David P. Baum, longtime owner of a card and comic book store in Northern Ohio. He doesn’t have a personal Twitter account, but (Pop! the store has one. And if you’d like to support the store through […]

So Many Insane Plays Podcast Episode 99: Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths

Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian review Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths, with bonus Commander 2020 cards!

DegenCast Episode 10: Long Live Tezzerator

The Hacks (Richard Sponholz and James Easteppe) discuss Legacy, Banned and Restricted changes, Grudge Matches, and more.

So Many Insane Plays Podcast Episode 98: Vintage Scenarios

Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian discuss six Vintage scenarios.

Serious Vintage Episode 44: The Dave Files Part 1, Early Magic

For episode 44, Geoff Moes (@ThallidTosser on Twitter), Nat Moes (@GrandpaBelcher), and Josh Chapple (@joshchapple) join David P. Baum, longtime owner of a card and comic book store in Northern Ohio. He doesn’t have a personal Twitter account, but (Pop! the store has one, as well as a Facebook page and Discord, if you’re interested.

DegenCast Episode 9: Legacy

The Hacks (Richard Sponholz and James Easteppe) discuss Old School, Vintage, Legacy, and gatherings.

Lords’ Haus 2020 Event Coverage

This past weekend the Lords of the Pit held a private getaway, nestled in the middle of nowhere near the western edge of Illinois. A chance to step back from open events for one weekend, a private compound hosted 36 Lords & Company, as an opportunity to have an intimate “club championship” and multi-format Magic […]

Madison Offensive 2020 Team Tactical Coverage

This past weekend a number of teams trekked to Wisconsin for the fourth annual Madison Offensive. Continuing to change and experiment with events, this year’s contest was a private event, with invites sent out to regions clubs in the greater Midwest. Returning to the roots of the Madison Offensive, this year’s group of attendees was […]

So Many Insane Plays Podcast Episode 97: Theros Beyond Death

Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian review Theros Beyond Death, for Vintage.