Category: Cube Design

How Cube Drafting Taught Me to Play Better in Constructed Formats »

Submitted & Written by Andy Rogers. I’m not a great constructed player. I likely never will be. Others in my playgroup are particularly good at building combos into their decks. Those decks are usually online by turn three or four and by then, I’m already losing. I still have a lot of fun playing constructed games. [...]

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Official M13 and RTR Cube Update! »

A long time coming (aren’t they all?), but we’re here! Check out the official Google Doc! Big changes this go-around: The cube got bigger, the fat got added, and we went all-in on new Return to Ravnica goodies. Let’s go!

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Evan’s Official M12 and Innistrad Cube Update! »

Oh yes! It’s so good to be back! I’ve been working my tail off at SCG, and that cuts into my cubing. But I’ve taken a look at my cube, shaken off some chaff, kept it the same size while adding a total of 39 new cards! Ready to see what’s changed? Let’s go!

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Announcing: The Space Cube Project »

Submitted & Written by Dan Cunningham Do you like Magic?  Of course you do.  Cube drafting?  Probably – I haven’t found anyone who doesn’t.  How about Sci-Fi?  It’s not a far-fetched to say that sci-fi fans and magic fans have a bit of overlap. Back in 2007, the mothership ran a “What If?” Week.  One day [...]

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A Peasant Stroll Through M12 »

This is a guest post written by James Lennox-Gordon who you can find on twitter. If you’d like to contribute to cubedrafting.com, contact evan dot erwin at starcitygames dot com. With Innistrad on the horizon, Magic 2012 is fast settling into its role as the core set that will oversee Standard for the next year. [...]

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A Planeswalker Section, or Hacking Rarities »

As I’ve written about before (or as is obvious from a look at my list), I only run one planeswalker per color. The reason for that is that I, and the people I draft with, don’t like how game-dominating they can be. Planeswalkers are powerful in constructed, and can be even more so in highlander [...]

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There Can Be Only Ones »

This is a guest post written by Glenn Jones, courtesy of his new blog. If you’d like to contribute to cubedrafting.com, contact evan dot erwin at starcitygames dot com. So here’s my first post on one of my favorite hobbies: cube design. I like to design different cubes for pure entertainment, although I rarely build [...]

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Pauper Cube Drafting, Italian Style! »

Sergio, the guy who runs ThePauperCube.com, wanted me to inform you guys of its existence. While it’s in Italian, Google Translate goes a long way, and I think you can certainly get the gist of the discussions and card choices. Just wanted to share!

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No Man’s Land »

This is a guest post written by Ben Albert. If you’d like to contribute to cubedrafting.com, contact evan dot erwin at starcitygames dot com. When I tell people about my Cube I generally get one of two reactions; “That sounds awesome!” or “You’re ruining Magic.” If you have an open mind and want to experience [...]

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