Cubism: Who Izzet?

This week I’m talking about the next guild paring on the list – Izzet. All the cards do the same thing. Is that bad? Probably not. Just a lack of more interesting options. Another color pairing that doe...

The Mana Base Giveaway Winners

Listed below are the contest winners of our Giveaways here at The Mana Base. June 22nd Commander Anthology Giveaway Winner: Mason Lindblad July 17th Hour of Devastation Prerelease Early Bird Winner: Rick ...

Pauper Ponderings: Vinestorm

Back in the saddle after the Christmas holidays and boy, do I have a spicy one for you guys! If you thought Goblin Storm was turning the volume up to 11, this week we break the freakin knob off! Vinestorm, uses...

Pauper Pondering: Deck Rankings

Christmas is fast approaching, which means, giving and receiving gifts, cold weather, and spending time with family. That last one rings especially true for me, as my family lives in a remote rural town in Nort...

Salt Road Patrol: Episode 5

Hey all. With spoiler season getting ready to ramp up I thought I’d pre-empt it with a few points about it. Let’s go: 5)The spoiler season I haven’t formally made a ranked list of things that make...

Channel Nikachu: Legacy Merfolk

Nikachu is back once again, slinging the fishy cardboard in Legacy. Can his fair creature strategy compete? Check it out below! Round 1 vs Shardless Bug https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlZElJ2X6kU&t=59s ...

Why we play: Spike (Part 2)

Last week we covered what drives Spike to play magic, and I promised that we’d be discussing what formats and play styles best suit a Spike, we’re going to be talking about competitive events on a local level (...