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Thursday (Feb. 15, 2018)    [ update by Spiderman ]
[ February 15, 2018; 8:37 PM ]
Dan has another casual variant:

Revisiting and Revising the Ogham Format by Dan Freagarthach
"Ogham is a format built for the one purpose of having single opponent or multiplayer fun with new or kitchen table casual players. "


Thursday (Jan 25, 2018)    [ update by Spiderman ]
[ January 25, 2018; 8:02 PM ]
Reverting and Indefinitely Locking All Decks to the Start of the Game in Modern by Dan Freagarthach
"All of which has the effect of causing nothing else to occur within the game indefinitely while all decks remain in their complete library state."


Wednesday (Jan. 17, 2018)    [ update by Spiderman ]
[ January 17, 2018; 2:12 PM ]
The first article of 2018 and it goes to Dan!

First Upkeep Win in Modern by Dan Freagarthach
"...fastest possible Modern win happen before anyone has had a Draw step, causing the opponent to lose 12 life and then take 8 damage at instant speed."


Thursday (Nov. 30, 2017)    [ update by Spiderman ]
[ November 30, 2017; 4:06 PM ]
Dan brings some ideas for the holidays:

Innovate Your Casual Holiday Magic by Dan Freagarthach
"You could bring a control deck to a casual table... may I suggest building one composed entirely of instants and sorceries?"


Monday (Nov. 13, 2017)    [ update by Spiderman ]
[ November 13, 2017; 4:02 PM ]
Dan continues to try to break Magic boundaries:

Bringing Shahrazad to Modern by Dan Freagarthach
"Shahrazad inspired me to ask a third question in seeking the boundaries of the Modern format"


Thursday (Oct. 19, 2017)    [ update by Spiderman ]
[ October 19, 2017; 5:24 PM ]
More of Dan's theory!

A Timing Attack on Modern Theory by Dan Freagarthach
"What makes that interesting from a theory perspective is that the impact on the game outcome is not determined by what has happened - the outcome is determined by when."


Thursday (Oct. 12, 2017    [ update by Spiderman ]
[ October 12, 2017; 6:42 PM ]
Another article from Dan!

Design Space Implications for Magic Theory by Dan Freagarthach
"leads me to advocate for the official adoption by Wizards of the Coast of a newer eternal format, something like Frontier or potentially Arena..."


Thursday (Sept. 28, 2017)    [ update by Spiderman ]
[ September 28, 2017; 5:13 PM ]
Holy moly! After over a year of drought, we have a new article!

Modern Deck With No Mana Sources and No Permanents by Dan Freagarthach
"This deck contains neither permanents nor mana sources of any kind and yet can cast nine different spells..."


Thursday (June 30, 2016)    [ update by Spiderman ]
[ June 30, 2016; 3:46 PM ]
Oversoul gives his thoughts on Eternal Masters:

The Comboist Manifesto Volume III, Article 3: The Storm Count Part 3, Eternal Masters Edition by Stephen Bahl
"...the floodgates are surely open, and we'll get the long-awaited reprint of Nalathni Dragon."


Thursday (Mar. 3, 2016)    [ update by Spiderman ]
[ March 3, 2016; 6:56 PM ]
Unbanning cards?

The Comboist Manifesto Volume III, Article 2: The History of the Legacy Banned List Part 3 by Stephen Bahl
"...to summarize, I'd unban a bunch of cards if I could."


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