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Compulsion

I have been playing MTG for 20 years and am an infinite drafter on Arena. I teach high school chemistry full time and have a two year old daughter.

Dominaria Draft Guide

Premier Draft Dominaria

Our ultimate Dominaria Draft Guide has been remastered into a single piece for the April 2022 event. I was thrilled to see that MTG Arena will have Premier Draft Dominaria for the next week. This will be a great opportunity…

Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths Draft Guide

Savai Thundermane Art by Svetlin Velinov

MTG Arena is bringing back past Premier Draft events while Jumpstart is delayed to keep players occupied, and Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths will be the final one to wrap up the series from August 20 to August 26! Here is our…

Kaladesh Remastered Draft Guide

MTG Arena is bringing back past drafts with a free entry while Jumpstart is delayed to keep players occupied, and Kaladesh Remastered will be next on the list from August 15 to August 20! Here is our in-depth guide to the format, a curated amalgamation of both Kaladesh and Aether Revolt.

Amonkhet Remastered Draft Guide

Glorybringer

MTG Arena is bringing back past drafts while Jumpstart is delayed to keep players occupied, and Amonkhet Remastered will be the first to run from August 10 to August 15! I found Amonkhet and Hour of Devastation quite enjoyable back…

Forgotten Realms Draft Guide

Skullport Merchant Art by Aaron Miller

Limited Review Limited Guide Hello again folks, I hope you have been enjoying your time in the Dungeons & Dragons: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms (AFR). I must apologize for being about a week late on this guide. I have…

Strixhaven Limited Guide: Lesson 5 – Witherbloom

Strixhaven Limited Guide: Lesson 5 – Witherbloom

Witherbloom is the college of biological sciences, swarming its opponents with things like Pests, Bats, Insects, Snakes, and Spiders. While it values these creatures in life, it also stands to benefit from their deaths. While this is reminiscent of Silverquill,…

Strixhaven Limited Guide: Lesson 2 – Lorehold

Strixhaven Limited Guide: Lesson 2 – Lorehold

Hello my friend, stay awhile and listen. Lorehold is largely concerned with history and mythology, although some myths must be true considering the Spirits it unleashes are very real. Lorehold is certainly not the Red-White combination we are used to…

Kaldheim Limited Guide: Mechanics

Ascendant Spirit Art by Lie Setiawan

For the Kaldheim release I am taking a slightly different approach than usual. Rather than doing another massive guide I thought it would be better to break the content into more manageable chunks and spread it out over the week…

Tinkerer’s Cube Draft Guide

Slobad, Goblin Tinkerer Art by Kev Walker

As I was killing time waiting for Kaldheim to release, I noticed a cool little event dropped to help us Limited players bridge the gap: This event comes in two flavors. Both the Traditional (BO3) and BO1 versions are available…

Ravnica Allegiance Draft Guide

Hydroid Krasis Art by Jason Felix

Once again on Arena we are forced to play an older format in Premier Draft. Luckily, we are getting an upgrade this time around. As far as the Ravnica formats go, Allegiance is much more dynamic and fun than Guilds.…

Guilds of Ravnica Draft Guide

Nullhide Ferox Art

Guilds of Ravnica is back briefly first time as a Premier Draft on Magic Arena, so I think it is a good time to take a fresh look at the format. After discussing the key features of GRN I will…

Kaladesh Remastered Limited Overview

Kaladesh Remastered Limited Overview
MTG Arena is bringing back past drafts with a free entry while Jumpstart is delayed to keep players occupied, and Kaladesh Remastered will be next on the list from August 15 to August 20! Here is our in-depth overview to the format, a curated amalgamation of both Kaladesh and Aether Revolt.

Zendikar Rising Limited Set Review – Red

Zendikar Rising Limited Set Review Red

Welcome back! This is the fourth review of Zendikar Rising so far, with all of them in the process of being released daily on MTG Arena Zone between the 12th and 17th, beginning with White and ending with Multicolour, Artifacts,…

Zendikar Rising Limited Set Review – Blue

Zendikar Rising Limited Set Review Blue

Welcome back! This is the second review of Zendikar Rising so far, with all of them in the process of being released daily on MTG Arena Zone between the 12th and 17th, beginning with White and ending with Multicolour, Artifacts,…

Core Set 2021 Draft Guide

Baneslayer Angel Art

A fresh Limited format is upon us and I suspect the transition from Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths has been jarring for most players. Although Ikoria was creature heavy and not entirely unlike Core Set 2021, there are some key differences…

Core Set 2021 Limited Set Review – Red

Limited_Red

Red is packing heat in Core Set 2021. With its scorching removal spells and lightning fast threats curving into powerful Dragons, Red has a plethora of tools to damage its foes. Drifter I’ve been enthralled by Limited ever since I…

Core Set 2021 Limited Set Review – Blue

Limited_Blue

Today, we gaze upon a parade of spirits as they emerge, drifting through stormy skies, while colossal whales emit songs loud enough to drown out ship horns, even from darkest depths… Blue is deep as the ocean and overwhelming as…

Rivals of Ixalan Draft Guide

Rivals of Ixalan Key Art

**Note** What follows is some of the first stuff I ever wrote in the early days of MTG Arena. I decided to re-release this as a guide since Ixalan has found its way back into the Ranked Draft rotation this…