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.
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 […]
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.
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.