Asia Vintage Championship 2019 Coverage, Decklists, and Results

Eternal Weekend Asia 2019 was held this past weekend in Yokohama (Japan). With 128 registered players and 125 players actually playing Vintage, attendance was slightly down from the previous year’s highwater mark of 154.

Middle School Marauders 08-2019 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 month or two, and found on our Events page here.

So Many Insane Plays – Vintage and Old School Banned and Restricted List Recommendations (2019)

May through July of 2019 will go down as one of the most turbulent periods in the history of the Vintage format. A succession of transformative sets – War of the Spark, Modern Horizons, and Magic 2020 – each introduced metagame contorting tactics into the Vintage card pool. There have been many transformative sets in […]

GenCon 2019 Middle School Underground

We will be running a small off-site Middle School event at GenCon 2019, on short notice. Returning to our roots, this will be an underground event in a hotel lobby or adjacent ball room most likely, and will be bring your own beverage (BYOB).

Middle School Marauders 07-2019 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 month or two, and found on our Events page here, as well as […]

Vintage Champs 2019 Trial Chicago (Evanston) 09-01-2019

For the upcoming Vintage Champs 2019, the organizers Card Titan are allowing local game stores around the country to offer Trial tournaments, where the winner can win a 1 round bye to the main event of Vintage Champs at Eternal Weekend 2019. We have reached out to some local game stores to organize some for […]

So Many Insane Plays Podcast Episode 92: Core Set 2020

Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian review Core Set 2020 for Vintage.

NYSE Open 6 Coverage and Results

This weekend saw nearly 100 players travel far and wide to Long Island (New York, USA) for the return of the famed NYSE (New York Stax Exchange) Open, this year in its sixth iteration. Many, many thanks to tournament organizer Nick Detwiler and his outstanding staff, for once again putting in the tireless legwork and […]

NYSE Open VI Live Coverage

The famed NYSE Open VI Vintage tournament is being held in Long Island (New York, USA) today, and below you can find live coverage including pairings, results, standings, and the streaming of the event on Twitch.

Serious Vintage Episode 42: Heating Up M20’s Mystic Forge

For episode 42, Geoff Moes (@ThallidTosser on Twitter), Nat Moes (@GrandpaBelcher), and Josh Chapple (@joshchapple) welcome back Andy Probasco (@tmdBrassMan) to talk about Mystic Forge, a free preview card from Core Set 2020, provided by Wizards of the Coast!

Seven Days in Old School – A MobsterCon and SCGCON Back to Back Report

This is a tale of Old School Magic, and it begins al fresco, on a patio in front of a bar called Grendel’s Den (yes, that Grendel, the mythical fiend, the shadow-stalker, and the defendant in a landmark Supreme Court case).

Serious Vintage Episode 41: Peering Over Modern Horizons with Allison Medwin

For episode 41, Geoff Moes (@ThallidTosser on Twitter), Nat Moes (@GrandpaBelcher), and Josh Chapple (@joshchapple) talk about Modern Horizons with Allison Medwin (@trulyaliem), who worked on the exploratory and vision design teams for that set. Nat was also on exploratory design and was the set’s lead editor. Then we also talk about…cats!