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 Pojo.com's Main Page News Archive
January 2005

Monday, January 31, 2005  It's Shoal week in our Card of the Day section! We will be looking at the 5 Shoal cards from Champions of Kamigawa all week. Today's card is Sickening Shoal.

Friday, January 28, 2005   Jeff Zandi stops by today with his Regular Friday Article. "Is Betrayers is any good or not? Particularly in comparison to Champions of Kamigawa?" The Southwestern Paladin has all the answers.

Judge Bill's court is back in session, and the honorable JB is working his kahonies off. Judge Bill answers 19 of your questions today with: Copying a copy wrong ..

We continue to look at Betrayers of Kamigawa cards in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Cunning Bandit.  DeQuan Watson, Christine Gerhardt, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Thursday, January 27, 2005  DeQuan Watson stops by with his weekly Featured Article. Today, DeQuan discusses Betrayers of Kamigawa with an article titled: "OK, about this new set...". Check out The Dragon's Den today.

We continue to look at Betrayers of Kamigawa cards in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at  Tallowisp.  DeQuan Watson, Christine Gerhardt, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Wednesday, January 26, 2005  We continue to look at Betrayers of Kamigawa cards in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at  Toshiro Umezawa.  DeQuan Watson, Christine Gerhardt, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Monk is back with another Featured Article in Monk's Corner. Today Monk discusses the Betrayers of Kamigawa Prerelease and other items.

Tuesday, January 25, 2005  We continue to look at Betrayers of Kamigawa cards in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Fumiko the Lowblood.  DeQuan Watson, Christine Gerhardt, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Paul Hagan has a new review in his Deck Garage. "This week, I was sent an extended deck that had an interesting twist on land destruction."

Judge Bill is back in the house to answer of your Magic: The Gathering Questions. Today, the Preacher is on the stand first! Check out Judge Bill's Courtroom today for his rulings.

Monday, January 24, 2005  We have been doing the Card of the Day  section on our MTG site for over 3 years now. Today we do our 800th card review! And it's our first look at Betrayers of Kamigawa. Today we are having a look at Higure , the Still Wind .  DeQuan Watson, Christine Gerhardt, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Paul Hagan sent me his Deck Garage article for today, but it's getting close to supper time, and I'm whipping up some Baked Mostaccioli with Italian Sausage. You guys simply have to wait until tomorrow. ;-)

Friday, January 21, 2005  Jeff Zandi stops by today with a look back at Champions of Kamigawa, and stuff to look for at the Pre-Release event tomorrow. Check out: "Today, Champions: Tomorrow, Betrayers ! Getting Ready For Betrayers of Kamigawa" today in The Southwestern Paladin.

Judge Bill is back in the house to answer of your Magic: The Gathering Questions. Today's JB discusses some Betrayers of Kamigawa Questions in Judge Bill's Courtroom

Thursday, January 20, 2005  We continue our look at cards that you might find in Psychatog Decks in Extended in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Miscalculation.  DeQuan Watson, Scott Gerhardt, Jeff Zandi, Christine Gerhardt, Andy Van Zandt, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

DeQuan Watson stops by with his weekly Featured Article. Today, DeQuan discusses The Stack in Action. DQ breaks down "The Stack" for beginners with an example. Check out The Dragon's Den today.
Calvin sends us a Tooth and Nail Type 2 deck we posted in our Magic Yammers. Send something in. Let us know what you're thinking.

Wednesday, January 19, 2005  Judge Bill is back today with a great article about Playing in the Betrayers of Kamigawa prerelease event this weekend.

As an FYI, Monk (Ray) is holding prerelease events in San Diego and AZ this weekend. Monk will be in Arizona. Judge Bill will be judging in San Diego. Scott & Christine Gerhardt (www.shuffleandcut.com) will be dealing in San Diego. I'll update you on the other guys if they want to let me know. Feel free to stop by and say Hello to them if you spot them. If you are still looking to play, here's a list of "Betrayers" events close to you.

Speaking of Monk and the Betrayers PreRelease this weekend, he has an article about the event titled: "Expect Bad Play". Check out Monk's Corner.

We continue our look at cards that you might find in Psychatog Decks in Extended in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Mox Diamond.  DeQuan Watson, Jeff Zandi, Christine Gerhardt, Andy Van Zandt, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Tuesday, January 18, 2005  We continue our look at cards that you might find in Psychatog Decks in Extended in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Meddling Mage.  DeQuan Watson, Jeff Zandi, Christine Gerhardt, Andy Van Zandt, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Judge Bill is back in the house to answer of your Magic: The Gathering Questions. Today's first case on the docket are the Hesitating Mongeese. Check out Judge Bill's Courtroom today for his rulings.

Monday, January 17, 2005  This week, we are going to look at cards that you might find in Psychatog Decks in Extended in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Pyschatog of course. Scott Gerhardt, Jeff Zandi, DeQuan Watson, Christine, Andy, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Paul Hagan is back again in his Deck Garage tinkering with a Zombie Deck submitted by a fan.

Andy Van Zandt is back in the The Argothian Treehouse. Today he talks about the Teams PTQ he participated in.

Sunday, January 16, 2005  Well, I was busy on Friday, and then yesterday my daughter was playing in a Chess Tournament at Navy Pier in Chicago all day, so I've fallen behind in COTD. (But at least I got in a good 8 hours of Magic with other kids and parents on the pier ;-). Anyway, we finish our weeklong look at cards that you might find in Type 2 B/G Control Decks in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Barter in Blood from Mirrodin. Scott Gerhardt, Jeff Zandi, DeQuan Watson, Christine, Andy, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today. - Bill

Starting tomorrow in our COTD section .... Psychatog in Extended.

Judge Bill stops by again answer all of your Magic: The Gathering Questions. Toshiro Umezawa is first on the stand. Check out Judge Bill's Courtroom today for his rulings.

And Jeff Zandi would have stopped by on Friday with his his regular featured article if I had been here to post it. So I'm posting Jeff's article on Team Sealed Deck Tournaments today. Check out: Fort Worth Showdown - First of Two Texas Team PTQs Controlled by Home Team today in The Southwestern Paladin.

Thursday, January 13, 2005  We continue to look at cards that you might find in Type 2 B/G Control Decks in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Echoing Decay from Darksteel. Scott Gerhardt, Jeff Zandi, DeQuan Watson, Christine, Andy, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

DeQuan Watson stops by with his weekly Featured Article. Today, DeQuan discusses The Rules of Combat. DQ breaks down the Combat Phase for beginners and folks who have trouble understanding priority. Check out The Dragon's Den today.

We had another Green Peasant today, so we double posted it in our massive Peasant Deck library and in Magic Yammers. This one is Green Kamigawa Type 2 tribe deck by BMoor.

Wednesday, January 12, 2005  We continue to look at cards that you might find in Type 2 B/G Control Decks in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Sylvan Scrying. Jeff Zandi, DeQuan Watson, Christine, Andy, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Monk is back with another Featured Article in Monk's Corner. Today Monk discussed the benefits of slow play in Magic.

We have new Peasant Deck which we will double post in Magic Yammers as we always do. Today, its Green Stomp from mundungu.

Tuesday, January 11, 2005  We continue to look at cards that you might find in Type 2 B/G Control Decks in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Kodama's Reach from Champions of Kamigawa. Jeff Zandi, DeQuan Watson, Christine, Andy, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

The Argothian Treehouse is back! Andy Van Zandt has a look at the Ninja Action coming up with the new Betrayers of Kamigawa expansion.
Judge Bill stop by again today to answer your MTG Questions. Today he answers 5 of your questions. The first question deals with Copying Splice.

And Paul Hagan has a fun review in his Deck Garage. Today Paul looks over a Highlander Deck. Highlander is a format where you can only run a single copy of any card, basic land excluded. 

Monday, January 10, 2005  This week, we are going to look at cards that you might find in Type 2 B/G Control Decks our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Sakura-Tribe Elder. Jeff Zandi, DeQuan Watson, Christine, Andy, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Friday, January 7, 2005  Jeff Zandi is back as The Southwestern Paladin. Today Jeff discusses preparing for Team Sealed Deck Tourneys with: "Teaming With Magic Players - Preparing for January’s Team PTQs".

We wrap up Type 2 White Weenie week in our Card of the Day  section today. We looked at 5 different White Weenie Type Cards this week. Today we are having a look at Samurai of the Pale Curtain. Jeff Zandi, DeQuan Watson, Andy Van Zandt, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Judge Bill stops by for the 2nd time this week to answer all of your pressing Magic: The Gathering Questions. In the first case, the prosecution wants Extra Turns. Check out Judge Bill's Courtroom today for his rulings.

Thursday, January 6, 2005  DeQuan Watson stops by with his weekly Featured Article. Today, DeQuan discusses The Stack. Here's an excerpt: "In the world of Magic:the Gathering, the player base has changed pretty significantly in the past two years. With that being the case, we can sometimes take for granted that players know the rules really well. Sometimes, players can be reading stuff on the internet and not really be able to keep up with the sequence of events or the terminology. So, today I want to cover some things with you all regarding the stack. I know some people reference it, but don't REALLY know what it is." Check out The Dragon's Den today.

We continue to look at cards commonly found in Type 2 White Weenie decks in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Eight-and-a-Half-Tails. Jeff Zandi, DeQuan Watson, Andy Van Zandt, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Be sure and check out our Magic Yammers too. They're a great way to learn new tips or just get something off your chest.

Wednesday, January 5, 2005  Judge Bill answers 13 of your questions today in Judge Bill's Courtroom. The first deals with a banded creature. 
We continue to look at cards commonly found in Type 2 White Weenie decks in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Leonin Skyhunter. Jeff Zandi, DeQuan Watson, Andy Van Zandt, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

And Monk has a pretty cool article for you guys today. Monk has a look at online poker, and ties it into Magic as well. Check out Monk's Corner today for "Gamer vs. Gambler".

Tuesday, January 4, 2005  We continue to look at cards commonly found in Type 2 White Weenie decks in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Elganjo Castle. Jeff Zandi, DeQuan Watson, Andy Van Zandt, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

Monday, January 3, 2005  This week, we are going to look at cards commonly found in Type 2 White Weenie decks in our Card of the Day  section. Today we are having a look at Suntail Hawk. Jeff Zandi, DeQuan Watson, Monk and Paul Hagan have reviews today.

And we have two Deck Fixes from Paul Hagan today. I received Paul's email about last week's deck fix too late in the week to post. (So ... I like to party :-P ). So today, I posted two of Paul's Deck Fixes for you: Type 2 White Weenie and Big Red. Check out Paul's Deck Garage.
We also have few new Magic Yammers to check out.

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