So Many Insane Plays Episode 118: 30th Anniversary Edition

Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian discuss the recent Banned and Restricted List announcement, which held no changes for Vintage, but included a rare write-up on the state of the format. Also, we deconstruct the Magic 30th Anniversary product announcement.

Midwest OS Thrash Bash 10-2022 Organizer’s Report

Editor’s Note: We are happy to host this guest tournament report, authored by upstart tournament organizer and fellow Old School baller Dave Gura, who recently ran the first annual Midwest Thrash Bash. On October 8, 2022 in South Bend, Indiana, 28 mages descended upon Tippecanoe Place (the Studebaker Mansion) for the first annual Midwest Old […]

So Many Insane Plays Episode 117: Dominaria United

Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian review Dominaria United, for Vintage.

Middle School Marauders 09-2022 Coverage and Results

This past week the Lords of the Pit hosted another Middle School event in Chicago, in a recurring series of events called Middle School Marauders (#MiddleSchoolMarauders on social media). Future events in this series will usually be open to the public every couple of months, and found on our Events page here.

So Many Insane Plays Episode 116: Summer 2022 Vintage Metagame Review

Steve Menendian and Kevin Cron review the 2022 year-to-date Vintage metagame results.

So Many Insane Plays Episode 115: Streets of New Capenna

Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian review Streets of New Capenna, for Vintage.

Lords of the Pit Team Tactical Tournament Results 08-2022

Mixing it up for a local event once again, the Lords of the Pit organized another privately held (and non-advertised) “Team Tactical” event, with 3-person teams (consisting of Old School 95, Middle School, and Vintage decks). While players and teams could not change cards in any deck during the tournament, any player on the team […]

Adventures with Alpha: The Thrill of Gimmick Decks

My pandemic-induced journey in to the Old School subculture of the #AlphaCult has led to many joyous experiences and delightful insights, but perhaps none as illuminating as the possibilities of breaking the 4-card limit in a constructed format.

DegenCast Episode 18: CamJam 2, LobsterCon, Mailbag, and SummerSlam 2022

The Hacks discuss CamJam2 Old School, LobesterCon 2022, respond to the mailbag, and talk about the SummerSlam split Old School/Vintage event.

DegenCast Episode 17: Winter Derby Recap and PuPu Platter

The Hacks return to discuss Winter Derby Old School, CamJam Old School, Vintage, Legacy, and #cryptobros.

So Many Insane Plays Episode 114: Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty

Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian review Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty, for Vintage.

So Many Insane Plays Episode 113: 2021 Year in Review

Another time capsule episode. Better Late Than Never: Our 2021 Year in Review. In this episode: – Year in Review – 2021 Moxie Awards