Theros - By The Numbers

Theros - By The Numbers

With the Theros pre-release weekend looming, I figured I'd go over some interesting numbers related to the set. This is a very high-level overview, but helps more committed players (like Michael and I) get an idea of what to expect: what the power level will be, where potential archetypes lie, what color(s) are weakest, and what color(s) are strongest. 

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Theros - A Pre-Release Primer

Now that the full set of Theros spoilers is out and the pre-release weekend looming (September 21st and 22nd) , I figured I'd recap some important notes to help everyone (including myself) know what to expect. And while Wizards posted a prerelease primer of their own, I wanted to discuss some of the things that they don't: bombs, removal, combat tricks, and more.

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Theros - Spoiler Season (FINAL)

Well, thanks to a random Magic: Online beta user, we have the rest of the Theros spoilers a bit early - in fact, every card from Theros has been spoiled at this point. And while I don't condone this random user violating the NDA they agreed to in order to test the software, the "damage" has already been done - so let's take a look at the rest of what Theros has in store! 

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Theros - Spoiler Season (Part 1)

Theros - Spoiler Season (Part 1)

Theros is upon us. A large block expansion of Magic: the Gathering, this set is loosely based on Greek mythology, and is set to release on September 27th, 2013. Based on what we've seen so far, I'm very excited to play with Theros.

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