The Montreal Tundra Wolves have been toying around with bending the conventional Old school B&R lists for a while. We eventually realized that arbitrary restrictions didn’t stick with us (looking at you, Shahrazad) — so we kept coming back to this. We used to call it ‘Eternal Central plus Recall and Time Vault unrestricted’ or … Continue reading Restrictions: Less is More?
Most creative! Blasphemer
Here’s to one very special pile of cards. Thomas Ashby (TA), proud Toronto Citizen of Brass and lover of Magic cards, has built and refined his ‘Blasphemer’ deck over the last couple years. Maybe you came across it at Eternal Week-End last year, or at Toronto’s own Fire Ball and Winter Blast. What’s for certain … Continue reading Most creative! Blasphemer
Tundra Wolves Challenge 3
Tournament organizer's report Saturday March 7th, 2020 was held the third and biggest (so far!) Tundra Wolves Challenge at L’Adversaire Pub in Montréal (Canada); a fundraiser Old school 93/94 Magic: the Gathering tournament. 44 players from the New England Old school (NEOS), Toronto Citizen of Brass, Ottawa Capital Chaos, Québec city Brew Crew, and the … Continue reading Tundra Wolves Challenge 3
4-2 at TWC3 with Evil Enchantress
Here's a quick tournament report recounting my surreal adventures piloting the following meme deck for 6 rounds at TWC3: Evil Enchantress The big day was approaching and it was time to settle on a deck. For a couple of weeks I'd had the itch to sleeve up my BUG Enchantress deck and attempt to cantrip … Continue reading 4-2 at TWC3 with Evil Enchantress
Announcing the Tundra Wolves Challenge 3 and a Scryings spoiler!
Greetings, wizards. The mighty Lord Magnus has bestowed upon us, the humble Tundra Wolves community, the privilege of releasing one VERY EXCITING Scryings spoiler to the World. But, well before, there’s one other MASSIVELY EXCITING thing that we’d like to take the opportunity and share with the World: the TUNDRA WOLVES CHALLENGE 3 is coming! … Continue reading Announcing the Tundra Wolves Challenge 3 and a Scryings spoiler!
The Halloween Experiment
It was a fairly long time ago that Francois first mentioned the idea of running a tournament where spicing more than spiking determines the winner [FRDT: In fact I feel like I've been harassing them fellow Wolves for months, about this]. But it was unclear how to make it work and we did not talk … Continue reading The Halloween Experiment
A look at the Arboria prison archetype
Hello friends! Today I want to share with you my love of the card Arboria and the decks that are built around it. I love turning Apes sideways as much as the next guy but a little change of pace in play style helps keep things interesting. So once again, for those unfamiliar with the … Continue reading A look at the Arboria prison archetype
Untaming the Wilderness at King of the Cage 2019
*** Here's one guest tourney report by fellow Wolf and brewer extraordinaire Laurence-B. He'll walk you through his latest creation and experience at King of the Cage 2019 -- "Arrogant Bastard" FRDT *** Last Saturday I rode up to Quebec City with a handful of other degenerates to partake in the first gentlemanly tournament to … Continue reading Untaming the Wilderness at King of the Cage 2019
SWE Gentlemen OS at King of the Cage 2019: Beast Island more
Here’s a quick round-by-round report for the King of the Cage 2019 event that was hosted by the Brew Crew at La Cage aux Sports in Québec city last august 10th. Swedish B&R list was used, but reprints à la Eternal Central including CE/IE cards were allowed. A twist, also: the Gentlemen Old school agreement … Continue reading SWE Gentlemen OS at King of the Cage 2019: Beast Island more
Beast Island vs the DFC | Ottawa 2019
I have a slight obsession with Guardian Beast. So I wanted to build a dedicated deck around it, which we rarely see. And let's face it: flipping Orbs has got to be one of the most fun things ever, bar none. I had been theory-crafting the deck concept for over a year, but it’s only … Continue reading Beast Island vs the DFC | Ottawa 2019