Category Archives: Card Games

Magic the Gathering Card Analysis Shivan Wumpus

Giving your opponent the chance to stop you from playing a creature is of course a dangerous trick. No matter what the cost for them there are going to be times when you would rather have the creature than them pay it, and yet under the right circumstances this can be one of the most

Magic the Gathering Card Analysis Serendib Sorcerer

“Serendib Sorcerer” is a 1/1 blue human wizard printed as a rare for the Magic the Gathering expansion set known as “Planar Chaos.” This is perhaps one of the best cards to use in a control deck that uses blue cards. It is something that can be extremely valuable against players that are playing aggressively

Magic the Gathering Card Analysis Shivan Meteor

“Shivan Meteor” is a red sorcery spell printed as a rare for the Magic the Gathering expansion set known as “Planar Chaos.” This is one of the types of spells one should consider having for a red shock and burn deck. If you are building a red deck that is intent on taking out an

Magic the Gathering Card Analysis Serra Sphinx

“Serra Sphinx” is a 4/4 blue sphinx printed as a rare for the Magic the Gathering expansion set known as “Planar Chaos.” This is an example on how the Planar Chaos expansion set delves into alternative timelines and so forth. In this respect, the Serra Sphinx is an example of blue cards taking on qualities

Magic the Gathering Card Analysis Betrothed to Fire

I have a general disdain for auras. I have tried them more than once and all that I have ever seen happen is the creature they are attached to die and you go behind in card advantage without the aura doing anything. There are several reasons for this but the main one is that attaching

Magic the Gathering Card Analysis Temporal Extortion

“Temporal Extortion” is a black sorcery spell printed as a rare for the Magic the Gathering expansion set known as “Planar Chaos.” This is the black mana equivalent of spells such as “Time Walk” and “Time Warp.” It is a spell that goes good in a control deck that uses black cards. In an extended

Magic the Gathering Card Analysis Serras Boon

Auras in magic the gathering are a difficult card because in general players, and wizards of the coast, want to make them interesting and useful but almost no matter what they do they can’t be both balanced and useful. The problem is that in order to make an aura good enough that it is worth

Magic the Gathering Card Analysis Riftmarked Knight

“Riftmarked Knight” is a 2/2 white human rebel knight printed as an uncommon for the Magic the Gathering expansion set known as “Planar Chaos.” This is perhaps a rather interesting card that is encouraged to be put in a black and white deck. This is a good card to go up against black decks. This

Magic the Gathering Card Analysis Benalish Missionary

One of the most common predicaments a magic the gathering player is likely to find himself or herself in is having more creatures than your opponent but being unable to block because his one creature is bigger than any one of yours. You could of course double up but this could easily mean losing two

Magic the Gathering Card Analysis Numot the Devastator

“Numot, the Devastator” is a 6/6 legendary red, white, and blue dragon printed as a rare for the Magic the Gathering expansion set known as “Planar Chaos.” It is somewhat an alternate version of several legendary dragons printed in the past. From the looks of it, Numot, the Devastator is a card that goes great