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2018 June

  • I had an out of country trip last weekend to Kuala Lumpur to play Magic, but I was a bit tempted to not write about it all. The reason being that inevitably after one of these MTG-related trips the first thing people ask me is "Nanalo ka ba?" (Did you win?) and this time, the answer was sadly no. (Let's get the spoilers out of the way early shall we.) However, I realized that not all stories have to have happy endings. Sometimes the journey itself is the story. Besides, it was my first trip ever to Malaysia, and as

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2017 December

2017 June

  • Grand Prix Manila 2017

2015 August

  • Grand Prix London 2015

2015 February

  • Grand Prix Manila 2015

2012 June

  • Grand Prix Manila 2012

    Last weekend was Grand Prix Manila 2012, held at the SMX at Mall of Asia. I don't really consider myself a "regular" Magic player anymore so I'm not going to give a full tournament report, though I will record some details for posterity. Let's start with the deck. I played some version of Naya Pod, limited by what cards were available as usual: A Pile of Naya Creatures 4 Birds of Paradise 3 Avacyn Pilgrim 1 Ulvenwald Tracker 4 Strangeleroot Geist 2 Thalia, Guardian of Thraben 1 Daybreak Ranger 2 Borderland Ranger 2 Blade Splicer 2 Fiend Hunter 2 Wolfir

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2011 June

  • Haven't done a tournament report in a while. Heck, I haven't really played tournament Magic in a while, not seriously at least. For that reason it may have been a bad idea to run with a deck that requires a lot of matchup knowledge to play. The tournament was Grand Prix Singapore 2011, the format was standard and my weapon of choice was Caw Blade: Lands 4 Island 3 Plains 4 Celestial Colonnade 4 Glacial Fortress 1 Inkmoth Nexus 1 Marsh Flats 1 Scalding Tarn 4 Seachrome Coast 4 Tectonic Edge Creatures 4 Stoneforge Mystic 4 Squadron Hawk 2 Mirran

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2010 September

  • Scars of Mirrodin Prerelease Report!

    I haven't written a tournament report in a while (maybe because I've been playing rather poorly lately? =/), but Prereleases are always fun right? Here's my Scars of Mirrodin prerelease report! The first hour was spent waiting in an unbearably hot basement area for the 8th player on our table to register his sealed pool. What? yeah, he was late, and the event started early so the airconditioning was not yet on. Sad face. The pool I registered was terrible, no money rares and felt a bit short on playables, but the pool I got passed was better (not really

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2008 September

  • Grand Prix Manila Day One Report

    Grand Prix Manila 08 has come and gone and is in the history books. While the Wizards official coverage gives you the play-by-play and the results, I’ll see if I can’t provide any interesting stories about my first constructed Grand Prix event. Day One Tournament Report As mentioned in the previous post , I'm playing QnT and I hope to fight aggro decks all day long. Round 1. I shuffle up with my first round opponent. I keep a two-lander with some good creature control spells. He starts with a Forest and I realize he'splaying some sort of monogreen elves

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