20 September 2020 Even having started playing Magic in 1998, now some 22 years ago, sometimes I still find myself playing against someone who’s been playing longer than me. Today I played against someone who’s been playing Magic longer than almost everyone. In fact, he’s been playing it since before the game was even published. … Continue reading ‘Playing the Playtester’ by Brother Scott
I know, right? No-one was expecting that, but let me explain… In the 2020 online Summer Derby I played a black and white Pestilence deck. This seemed appropriate, especially the guest appearance from a vampire bat: Everything in balance right? And if a pestilence is sweeping the plane, than we need something to fight back. … Continue reading “In Praise Of” Part 8: Healing Salve by Brother Robert
As promised, to mark the 4th July, here is the BoF spoiler of Spectral Chaos! We are very grateful to Micah for sharing this amazing fan project with us. These cards are not a commercial product and are not for sale. What they ARE is a fascinating glimpse into the history of Magic. Thanks to … Continue reading July 4th Spectral Chaos Spoiler!
Two housekeeping messages from the club: Spectral Chaos! This 'lost' Magic expansion from the earliest days of the game has been lovingly restored in a passion project by US community member Micah aka RagingRiver. Although the cards never made it to production, Micah has collaborated with the original designer of the set to realise his … Continue reading Updates June 2020: Spectral Chaos and Ye Olde Rose and Crown appeal
The origins of this event date back, as many of the best things in life, to n00bcon. Sister Paul DS joined in the Brother's Of Fire's 'Venarian Gold Social', a 'rest day' pub crawl side event across Gothenburg. The event culminated in a now-legendary karaoke party. But before that, we Orcish Squattered a few booths … Continue reading Event Report – Keepers of the Flame I – by Brother Ben