The Best Places to Buy MTG Cards (Singles)

MTG cards on stairs

Once you’re hooked on Magic: The Gathering (MTG), there’s nothing that feels as good as getting new cards. Whether from packs, the local card shop, or in the mail, the anticipation and unexplored strategic possibilities never fail to get me pumped to tune decks and jam some games to test out my changes. These days, … Read more

MTG’s Best Black Mana Ramp Cards for Commander

Crypt Ghast MTG card

Looking back at Magic’s extensive history, seeing how certain colors in the color pie evolved from their earliest card designs in Alpha to present day sets is very interesting. Some aspects, like blue’s affinity for countermagic or green’s affinity for efficient creatures, have remained the same. Others, like black’s relationship with mana acceleration, have undergone … Read more

MTG’s Best Blue Board Wipes for Commander

The Phasing of Zhalfir MTG card

When a Magic: The Gathering player thinks of control, their instinct is to think of blue. With its wealth of efficient counterspells and card draw options, no other color comes close to blue’s prowess when it comes to picking and choosing what spells its opponents are allowed to resolve. Since card advantage and attrition are … Read more

MTG’s Best Black Board Wipes for Commander

Toxic Deluge MTG card

When playing in a Magic: The Gathering format where decks are typically built around a legendary creature, it isn’t exactly a revelation to point out that you should include the ability to answer said creatures while building your Commander deck. Spot removal, or spells that destroy a single creature, can definitely get the job done … Read more

MTG’s Best White Board Wipes for Commander

Vanquish the Horde MTG card

Each color in Magic: The Gathering‘s color pie excels at certain tasks, performing them far better than any other. For example, green is the best at mana ramp, black is the best at tutoring, blue has the best countermagic, red gets the best burn spells, and white is the best at mass removal (also referred … Read more

MTG’s Best Green Board Wipes for Commander

Whirlwind MTG card

Artifacts and enchantments are often the underappreciated heroes of Commander games. Ramping mana, providing utility, and changing the rules of the game to better suit their owners’ needs, it’s easy to forget that removal for these types of cards is as important as removal for dangerous creatures. Sometimes, even more so. When playing against decks … Read more