Sunday, November 18, 2018
Mike and Roman discuss the dangers and advantages of switching to a new deck for a tournament at the last minute.
Mike introduces Roman to the concept of virtual card advantage.
Mike and Roman talk about how preparing a deck to beat the best deck can be the right strategy to take down a tournament.
Mike and Roman talk about the theory of how to trade cards for your opponent's Life, or as it is called: The Philosophy of Fire!
Mike and Roman talk about Chad Ellis's article on the tendency Magic players have to lose games because they are too fixated on doing something cool.
“Asking Better Questions” provides a model to improve your own quality of information in Magic by… Well… Asking better questions.
What does it mean to be "results focused" and why does Mike thing we all should be (in the face of common, poker-descended, gamer wisdom)?
Is Rogue deck building still relevant? Or at least Mike's take from nearly two decades ago? As usual, the Regional Champ weighs in with a modern perspective.
This time around Mike and Roman opt for a short article that you may have heard of - Who's the Beatdown?
It’s the dawning of a new (or new-old) day here at ManaDeprived. Mike Flores is joined by SCG Regionals Champion Roman Fusco as he learns "How to Win a PTQ".