Author: Richard Stebbing

Richard started playing Magic in the 1990s, first opening packs of Ice Age. He is a big collector of old and interesting cards and when time permits is a Eternal Magic and Cube enthusiast. He enjoys decks where you can cast Delver and/or Gush and his most notable finish was making the top 4 in BoM Annecy’s 2016 Vintage event.

King of Drafts: Part Two

Part one can be found here Draft 2 We then adjourned for pizza and a general recap on draft one. Thoughts centered on whether Moxen and other traditional powerful cards were being overvalued. By contrast, grindy cards such as regenerating Trolls, Skeletons and Walls seemed to have over-performed. We took these thoughts into a second […]

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King of Drafts: Part One

An Old School Limited format tournament report 6 plucky Old School Magic pioneers spent one Saturday afternoon/evening drafting a cube using cards exclusively from the original Magic set (Alpha/Beta/Unlimited). Old School draft using only original Magic cards you say? Richard Stebbing Richard started playing Magic in the 1990s, first opening packs of Ice Age. He […]

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Top 4 BoM Vintage Main Event

On Sunday, 8 May 2016, 65 plucky Vintage players gathered at BoM Annecy to battle in the gentleman’s format. For myself, myriad other commitments mean that I seldom attend big European tournaments, however friends on this occasion strongly urged me to attend one of the BoM tournaments this year. With BoM returning to its spiritual home […]

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Travel Preparations

At the time of writing, the Vintage main event of Bazaar of Moxen Annecy (“BoM”) is a little over a week away. Like many fans of the Vintage format, this is an incredibly exciting, and somewhat anxious time. The recent restriction of MUD centrepiece Lodestone Golem has thrown the format and the known metagame into […]

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