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 Pojo.com's Main Page News Archive
July - August 2006

Thursday, August 31, 2006  We have a new Featured Writer to introduce to you today.   Patrick Hendry is going to be writing articles about Limited Play for you.  Today, his first article is titled: "Can't Touch This".  Patrick discusses a Coldsnap Draft he participated in. 

Our Card of the Day is Balduvian Rage. Jordan, DQ and BMoor get passionate about this card.

Wednesday, August 30, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Resize. Jordan, DQ and BMoor take a few measurements on this card.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006   BMoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today he has a look at a "Mono Blue Land Equilibirum" deck.

B. Siems sent in a new Peasant Magic Deck for our Peasant Magic section titled: "TURBO COMMONS V 5.0 Rakdos Edition".  There are now over 300 Peasant Magic Deck List to peruse on our Peasant Magic Page

Our Card of the Day is Aurochs Herd. Jordan, DQ and BMoor corral card.

Monday, August 28, 2006  BMoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today he has a look at a mono-white "Protection Deck".

Our Card of the Day is Hibernation's End. Jordan, DQ and BMoor wake up to this card.

Friday, August 25, 2006  Jordan Kronick is back with an all new Attention to Detail Featured Article.  Today Jordan has a tourney report from a 4x Coldsnap MTGO release event, in which he claimed 2nd place.  Check it out.

Our Card of the Day is Rimescale Dragon. Jeff Zandi, Jordan, Aburame Shino, DQ and BMoor review this card.

Thursday, August 24, 2006  BMoor in his Deck Garage again. Today  he's looking over a Ferocity/Lure deck Deck.

Our Card of the Day is Karplusan Wolverine. Jeff Zandi, DQ and BMoor tear into this card.

Wednesday, August 23, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Perilous Research. Jeff Zandi, Christine Gerhardt, DQ, Aburame Shino and BMoor have reviews.

Tuesday, August 22, 2006  Moor in his Deck Garage again.  Today he has 3 fixes for you to read:

  • Coldsnap GB Snow
  • Royal Assassin
  • & R/U counter Burn

Our Card of the Day is Phyrexian Etchings. Jeff Zandi, Antman, DQ, Aburame Shino and BMoor scratch out some reviews.

Monday, August 21, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Stalking Yeti. Jeff Zandi, Christine Gerhardt, DQ, Aburame Shino and BMoor have reviews.

Friday, August 18, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Rimehorn Aurochs. Jordan Kronick, Phoenix Tamer and BMoor have reviews.

Jordan Kronick dons a pair of Mishra's Goggles in Attention to Detail Article #35.

Thursday, August 17, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Darien, King of Kjeldor. Jordan Kronick, Phoenix Tamer and BMoor have reviews.

Wednesday, August 16, 2006  BMoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today's he's looking over a Tribal Wars Beast Deck.

We were at GenCon this past weekend.  We took some photos of concept art from the Time Spiral expansion that was on display.  We posted this in our News Section for you. 

Our Card of the Day is another Cold Snap, Krovikan Mist. Jordan Kronick, BMoor, Phoenix Tamer and Antman have reviews.

Tuesday, August 15, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Field Marshal. Jordan Kronick and BMoor have reviews. And, Phoenix Tamer is back with reviews this week.

Jordan Kronick checks in with his 34th article in his Attention to Detail series. Today's article is titled: "Feel Unlucky, Punk?".  Jordan is looking at "the first official Time Spiral card, Gemstone Caverns - aka Unluckyman's Paradise."

Monday, August 14, 2006  Featured Writer Jeff Zandi stops by for the first time in 4 months with a Featured Article.  Woo-hoo!  Today he's looking at his thought on great cards from ColdSnap with: A Twelve Pack of Cold Ones.

Our Card of the Day is Lovisa Coldeyes. Jordan Kronick and BMoor have reviews.

BMoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today he has 2 fixes for you to read: Lexilla & Knightly Knights!

Friday, August 11, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Herald of Leshrac. Christine Gerhardt, DQ, Jordan and Jeff Zandi have reviews.

Thursday, August 10, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Allosaurus Rider. Christine Gerhardt, DQ, Jordan and Jeff Zandi have reviews.

Wednesday, August 09, 2006  Our Card of the Day gets back into Cold Snap with Zur the Enchanter. Christine Gerhardt, DQ, Jordan and Jeff Zandi have reviews.

Tuesday, August 08, 2006  Our Card of the Day checks out one from Dissension. Christine Gerhardt, DQ and Jeff Zandi review Simic Sky Swallower.

Monday, August 07, 2006  Our Card of the Day continues with a review of the new set Cold Snap. Today, it's Counterbalance. Christine
Gerhardt and Jeff Zandi
have reviews.

We lost a few of Jeff's reviews in the shuffle, but we have all of them posted now so it may be worth your while to check out some of last weeks cards too for the Z-man's wisdom. Sorry, Jeff!

Saturday, August 05, 2006  Max provides us a weekend Magic Yammer with his Ultra MonoGreen Elf deck [by Burn_To_Fade] extended. 

Friday, August 03, 2006  I was college hunting in the Boston Area with my Senior High School kid last weekend. (yep ... it's sad ... I know ... my kid was in 4th grade when I started pojo.com).  Anyways, I totally missed posting Jordan Kronick's regular Friday article.  So, I guess it's a special treat to say that you get to read two of Jordan's articles today:

  • Perfect Ten
  • & A Game of Inches

Our Card of the Day is Tesserhorn Sinks from Cold Snap. DQ and BMoor close out the week.

Thursday, August 03, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Kjeldoran War Cry from Cold Snap. DQ, Jordan and BMoor have something to say.

Wednesday, August 02, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Disciple of Tevesh Szat from Cold Snap. DQ and BMoor have reviews.

Tuesday, August 01, 2006  Our Card of the Day kicks off a steam August with Earthen Goo from Cold Snap. DQ and BMoor have reviews.

Monday, July 31, 2006  BMoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today he has 3 fixes for you to read:

  • Dimir Mill revisited
  • Ravnica Block R/W/U deck
  • & Tom's "Useless/Selective Mill" Deck Fix

Our Card of the Day is Lightning Serpent from Cold Snap. Aburame Shino, DQ, BMore, Jordan and Christine have reviews.

Friday, July 27, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Commandeer from Cold Snap. DQ, Aburame Shino, Jordan and Christine have reviews.

BMoor in his Deck Garage finishing off this week's deck fixes. Today  he helps out a Pats fan with his Orzhov Deck.

Thursday, July 26, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Haakon, Stromgald Scourge from Cold Snap. DQ, Jordan and Christine have reviews.

Wednesday, July 26, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Vexing Sphinx from Cold Snap. DQ, Jordan, Aburame Shino and Antman aren't vexed by this card.

Tuesday, July 25, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Jester's Scepter from Cold Snap. DQ, Jordan, Christine and Aburame Shino peer into this card.

Monday, July 24, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Dark Depths from Cold Snap. BMoor, Jordan and Christine plum the depths of this card.

BMoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today's he' has two fixes for fans:

  • a Ravnica Block Deck
  • and a look at an Artifact Deck

Friday, July 21, 2006   Jordan Kronick checks in with another new article in his Attention to Detail series. Today he goes in-depth about the ripple cards in Coldsnap drafting.

Bmoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today's he's looking through a reader's shoebox of Fallen Empires and Revised edition cards, and helping him build a Black/Red deck. 

Our Card of the Day is Mouth of Ronom from Cold Snap. BMoor, Jordan, Christine and Aburame Shino close out this weeks reviews.

Thursday, July 20, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Blizzard Specter from Cold Snap. BMoor, Jordan, Christine and Aburame Shino peer into this card.

Wednesday, July 19, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Martyr of Ashes from Cold Snap. BMoor, Jordan, Christine and Aburame Shino peer into this card.

Tuesday, July 18, 2006  Our Card of the Day is White Shield Crusader from Cold Snap. BMoor, Christine, Jordan, Antman and Aburame Shino peer into this card.

Monday, July 17, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Scrying Sheets from Cold Snap. BMoor, Christine and Aburame Shino peer into this card.

Friday, July 14, 2006   Jordan Kronick checks in with another new article in his Attention to Detail series. Today he takes a look at some of the newly discovered archetypes of Coldsnap drafting.

Bmoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today's he's looking at a reader's Simic Graft Deck.

Our Card of the Day is Sunscour. BMoor, Jordan, Antman and DQ check out this new Cold Snap card.

Thursday, July 13, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Adarkar Valkyrie from Cold Snap. BMoor, Jordan and DQ review this valuable new card.

Wednesday, July 12, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Ohran Viper from Cold Snap. BMoor, Jordan and DQ check out this card.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006  BMoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today's he' has two fixes for fans:

  • Wakestone Gargoyle/Defender deck
  • and a look at Land Destruction

Our Card of the Day is Dark Depths from the upcoming Cold Snap set. BMoor, Jordan, DQ and Ant plumb this cards powers.

Monday, July 10, 2006   Too cool off a bit, we'll chip some ice from the new set Cold Snap for our summer umbrella drinks. Today's Card of the Day is Soul Spike. BMoor, DQ, Jordan and Christine break the heat wave.

Friday, July 07, 2006   Jordan Kronick checks in with another new article in his Attention to Detail series. Today, Jordan has a detailed tournament report from last weekend's Pro Tour Qualifier.

Bmoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today's he's looking at a  fan's Blue/White Soldier Deck.

Our  Card of the Day is Heidar, Rimewind Master from the upcoming Cold Snap set. BMoor, Jordan and Christine close out the week with their reviews.

Thursday, July 06, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Garza's Assassin from Cold Snap. BMoor, Jordan and Christine chip away some ice on this professional killer.

Wednesday, July 05, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Troll Ascetic from Mirrodin. It's also the latest card added to 10th Edition thanks to fan votes. BMoor, Jordan and Christine check out this guy.

This week's card VS card vote is between two equipment cards that both showed up in Mirrodin: the 9th Edition vet Loxodon Warhammer against Empyrial Plate Cast your vote by this Sunday.

Tuesday, July 04, 2006 Our Card of the Day is Ravenous Baloth from Onslaught. BMoor, Jordan and Christine have enough holiday bratwurst, burgers, and potato salad at their 4th of July picnic to invite this all consuming beast over for a bbq.

Monday, July 3, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Erhnam Djinn.  This card was last seen in Judgment.  Wizards of the Coast is letting a fan's vote decide if Ernie or Ravenous Baloth or Troll Ascetic will make it into 10th Edition right now.  So we're looking at Ernie today, and RB tomorrow and Troll Asc. on Wednesday. BMoor, Christine Gerhardt and DeQuan Watson have reviews for you today.  Over the next few days, our writers will let you know who they're voting for.

For those of you that like to play Magic: The Gathering using Apprentice, ShadowZ is starting up Pojo's Apprentice Magic League again.  Details are on our Message Board in the Tournament Forum. 

Friday, June 30, 2006 Our Card of the Day is Psychic Possession from Dissension. The Antman, BMoor, DQ and Christine differ on whether to posses this card or not.

Jordan Kronick checks in with another new article in his Attention to Detail series. Jordan has thoughts on the upcoming COLDSNAP set today. 

Thursday, June 29, 2006   Bmoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today's he's looking at a reader's Grozoth Deck.

Our Card of the Day is Spellweaver Helix from Mirrodin. The Antman, BMoor, DQ and Christine weave a burial shroud for this card.

Wednesday, June 28, 2006   Bmoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today's he's looking at a reader's Phantatog Deck. 

Our Card of the Day is Hoverguard Sweepers from Fifth Dawn. BMoor, DQ, Christine and The Antman returns to sweep up this guy.

Tuesday, June 27, 2006   Our Card of the Day is Auriok Champion from Fifth Dawn. BMoor, DQ and Christine check out this guy.

Monday, June 26, 2006  BMoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today's he' has two fixes for fans:

  • one reader's Blue Artifact deck
  • and another reader's Casual Green Snake deck

Our Card of the Day is Paladin en-Vec from Exodus. Christine, DQ and Bmoor have reviews today.

Vlatko Jurisic sent us 4 Peasant Magic Decks today.  We posted them all in the Peasant Magic Section.

Friday, June 23, 2006  Jordan Kronick checks in with his 27th article in his Attention to Detail series. Today's article is titled: "Recycle, Reuse, Renew".  Jordan is looking at cards going into 10th Edition. 

Our Card of the Day is Weird Harvest.  It's in the 9th Edition thanks to fan's vote last year.  Doll, Dequan Watson, Bmoor and Jordan have reviews again for you today.

Hurricane beat out Earthquake in the Selecting 10th edition polls! The current vote is between Auriok Champion and Paliden en-Vec.

Thursday, June 22, 2006  BMoor in his Deck Garage again.  Today's he's looking over a Type 2 Red/Black Beatdown deck. 

Our Card of the Day is Blackmail.  It's in the 9th Edition thanks to fan's vote last year. 

Wednesday, June 21, 2006  DeQuan Watson has a new Featured Article for you.  Today's he's building a Blue/Green Graft deck called "Button Men".  Check out The Dragon's Den.

Our Card of the Day is Hurricane.  This card was last seen in 4th edition.  Wizards of the Coast is letting a fan's vote decide if Earthquake or Hurricane will make it into 10th Edition right now.  So we looked at Earthquake yesterday, and Hurricane today. BMoor, DeQuan Watson, Doll and Brock check in with reviews today.

Tuesday, June 20, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Earthquake.  This card was last seen in 5th edition.  Wizards of the Coast is letting a fan's vote decide if Earthquake or Hurricane will make it into 10th Edition right now.  So we're looking at Earthquake today, and Hurricane tomorrow. BMoor, Doll and Pojosama check in with reviews today.

Monday, June 19, 2006  BMoor is in his Deck Garage again.  Today he's looking at a reader's Concerted Effort deck. 

Our Card of the Day is and old school, Fat Black card from Visions:  NecrosavantBMoor, Doll and Pojosama check in with reviews today.  (Tuesday & Wednesday we'll be looking at the current two cards up for vote for 10th Edition).

Friday, June 16, 2006  Jordan Kronick checks in with his 26th article in his Attention to Detail series. Today's article is titled "Uphill both ways" ... just like all our father's told us about their trips to school ... "I had to walk 3 miles, through 2 feet of snow, and uphill both ways."  (Just in time for Father's Day.)  Anyways ... today's article is about the good old days of legendary creatures.

Our Card of the Day is Dark Heart of the Wood from Ravnica: City of Guilds. Brock and BMoor both knock on this dark wood.

Thursday, June 15, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Utvara Scalper from Dissension. Brock and BMoor check out this card.

Wednesday, June 14, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Simic Guildmage from Dissension. Brock and BMoor cast an eye to this card.

Selecting 10th Edition has begun! Head over to the polls at mtg.com to vote!

Tuesday, June 13, 2006  BMoor puts Micheal's Killer Deck up on the lift today in his Deck Garage

Our Card of the Day is Grifter’s Blade from Ravnica. Brock and BMoor check the edge on this card.

There's a couple new Peasant Decks today. Jonathan Chapman sends us his Enchantress Beats Deck, and Darrin Lowe provides his Blue Red Enchantment Deck.

Monday, June 12, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Overrule from Dissension. Brock and BMoor get over on this card.

Saturday, June 10, 2006  Aburame Shino is back with an article about Type 1. If you're preparing to go to Star City's Rochester Tourney, this is the article for you.

Friday, June 9, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Rix Maadi, Dungeon Palace from Dissension. BMoor, Brock and Jordan Kronick lock up reviews for this card.

BMoor is in his Deck Garage again. This time with a Red Ritual Deck. 

Jordan Kronick checks in with his 25th article in his Attention to Detail series. Unwrap his Three Gifts, Momir Magic, Mental Magic and the new face of Tribal Wars.

Thursday, June 8, 2006  BMoor is in his Deck Garage again.  Today he's tinkering with a fan's Black & White Deck.  If you are relatively new to the Magic scene, I'm recommending a read of this deck fix.  ;)

Our Card of the Day is Rakdos Guildmage from Dissension. BMoor, Brock and Jordan Kronick rack up this guy.

Wednesday, June 7, 2006  BMoor is in his Deck Garage again.  Today he's tinkering with a fan's U/G Library of Leng Deck. 

Our Card of the Day is Cackling Flames from Dissension. BMoor and Jordan Kronick aren't always on fire for this card. We also welcome a new reviewer, Brock.

Tuesday, June 6, 2006  BMoor is in his Deck Garage again.  Today he's tinkering with a Jokulhaups/Pox Deck. 

Our Card of the Day is Ignorant Bliss from Dissension. BMoor and Jordan Kronick educate themselves on this card.

Monday, June 5, 2006  Our Card of the Day is Twinstrike from Dissension. BMoor, Christine, Jordan Kronick and IQ do a double take on this card.

We have a multi and a blue Peasant Deck posted today submitted by A.J. and Jacob Lazar.

Friday, June 2, 2006  Jordan Kronick stops by with an all new Attention to Detail.  Today he explores his misadventures in the release events for Dissension online.

Our Card of the Day is Scab-Clan Mauler from Dissension. BMoor, Christine, sneazelguy and IQ pick at this scab.

B. Siems stops by with an all-new Peasant Magic Deck for you.  This time he's rebuilding a Stronghold Precon titled: "The Sparkler 2.0 or Pimp My Precon!".  There are now 300 Peasant Magic Decks posted on our Peasant Magic Page.  Thanks to everyone for who has contributed over the last 5 years.  What's funny, is that B.Siems was an early contributor in 2001 with "Turbo Commons V 2.0".  Feel free to check that one out too.  ;-)

Thursday, June 1, 2006  Aburame Shino is also back with an article about screwing with your opponent's brain - The Asshole Effect.

BMoor is in his Deck Garage again.  Today he's tinkering with a couple more fan decks:

  • A Wolf Deck
  • and a Black/Green Deck

Our Card of the Day is Giant Solifuge from Guildpact. BMoor, Christine, sneazelguy and IQ have their giant reviews today.

There was a DCI Banned/Restricted list announcement today, however only Online Formats Primtastic and and Tribal War had changes.

 

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