7 Wonders Board Game Strategy Guide

7 Wonders board game

Card drafting games are some of my favorite board games, offering everything I like about drafting Magic: The Gathering (MTG) without the expense of having to buy packs every time I want to do so. I find the best draft environments offer a wide variety of strategies and experiences that keep you coming back for …

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The Complete Bunny Kingdom Strategy Guide

Bunny Kingdom board game

Richard Garfield has created several games I’ve logged many hours playing over the years, including Magic: the Gathering (MTG), RoboRally, and King of Tokyo (including the significantly improved Dark Edition). I personally enjoy how relatively simple each of these games is on its surface when compared to the strategic potential found within, and consider this …

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How Does Mage Slayer Work in MTG?

MTG Mage Slayer card

Released in Alara Reborn, a set famous for being exclusively made up of gold cards in 2009, Mage Slayer was part of a cycle of uncommon Equipment cards. These 5 (which also included Behemoth Sledge, Demonspine Whip, Mask of Riddles, and Shield of the Righteous), along with Unscythe, Killer of Kings, were the first colored …

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MTG’s Best Equipment for Commander

MTG Umezawa's Jitte card

One of the best parts of Dungeons & Dragons is identifying and divvying up loot. Whether your DM is sneaking in some homebrew items or you’re just getting cool swag from the Dungeon Master’s Guide, equipping your character with new gear always feels good. That’s why it constantly surprises me that it took Wizards of …

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The Best Reanimator Commanders in MTG

MTG Karador, Ghost Chieftain card

The mana system of MTG is one of the most important mechanics in the entire game. Each color traditionally gets access to specific types of cards and strategies, and powerful cards typically cost more mana than weaker cards. Since you can only play 1 land a turn, you’re gradually able to escalate the power level …

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MTG’s Best Mana Rocks for Commander

MTG Sol Ring

I’m often asked what makes a good Commander deck, and the answer I give sometimes surprises them, as they’ll expect me to say something along the lines of “power”, “speed”, or “win percentage”. While these are all useful statistics, my answer paraphrases a line from the book Rocket Boys (a fantastic read by the way!), …

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MTG’s Best Green Mana Ramp Cards for Commander

Exploration card mtg

Commander (EDH) is a format full of crazy strategies and cool spells that lead to epic experiences, so it’s easy to see why the spotlight focuses on these aspects of the format. While it’s easy to forget the lands that help us, as players, generate the mana to create these experiences, their support isn’t something …

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How to Set Up Auto Trackers on a FXPAK Flash Cart

SNES with flash cart

A huge shoutout to Lanabean for lending her expertise to create this post. She is the author of this fantastic guide for A Link to the Past Randomizer (ALttPR) enthusiasts who prefer to cruise through Hyrule’s greatest treasure hunt on a Super Nintendo. Make sure to stop by her Twitch channel and give her a …

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