December FNM card is going to be Fire // Ice. We also talk about the changes to the “Christmas crap pack” where the playmat has been removed and replaced with a picture of a playmat on a t-shirt. We are not kidding. We also discuss the rapid pace and latest results of the Great Designer Search.
Article or Magic Moment of the Week
Tom – One of my first ever ‘real’ decks, my W/R Armageddon deck. Back in the days of unlimited. It thrived on getting a Sol Ring into play, a Consecrate Land on a Plateau and then ‘Geddon away everything else. Also featured Lightning bolt, Swords to Plowshares, Wrath of God and Jade Statue (with the good art) for the eventual kill.
Gavin – ” Deck with Vesuvan Shapeshifter and Brine Elemental sent to him by ‘… Brian David-Marshall!
Dom – http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=mtgcom/daily/bd254 (Brian David-Marshall deck with pics of PT players)
Stump the Chump
Scott McGough is feature in which Magic card’s art?
Fact or Fiction
* a black counter spell that says “counter target spell unless the spell’s caster pays 4 life”
* a Time Walk for black that says “take another turn after then next unless an opponent pays half their life”
* a Magus of the Coffers (Cabal Coffers) that doubles black mana from swamps!
Format of the Week
Iron Man Magic – Basic gist is that any card that goes to the graveyard is ripped up into very non-valuable pieces.
Dom is going to Worlds soon and had a birthday. MTGCast has an MTGO clan and is planning a start on an online budget deck league. Standard legal decks with a max of 8 rares and 4 timeshifted cards. Matches will be best 2 of 3 and no sideboards. If interested, sign up in our forum at the link below. The Mana Cast has joined the network and Tyler has a new ‘More to Do with Magic Cards’. We also have a brief discussion on some rather risque magic cards and artwork.
Preview card of the week is Ztidar Avenger.
Dom & Tom & Gavin – Your Monday Night Magic news team!