Category: Submission

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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A Weekend Lost in the Cube »

There aren’t too many things that get me to squeal in excitement like a four-year old. The seconds preceding new Game of Thrones episodes, the intro to “This Charming Man,” and any announcement indicating that I’m gonna get to do some cube drafting. So when Wizards announced that there’d be MTGO cube queues, on the [...]

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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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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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Strategies for Success in Cube Drafting »

This is a guest post written by Doug Lambert. If you’d like to contribute to cubedrafting.com, contact evan dot erwin at starcitygames dot com. I’ve been playing cube drafts for about three years and it constitutes about 90 percent of my time playing Magic. I draft on a regular basis with a group of about [...]

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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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A Date with Destiny, or My Crappy Pool »

This is a guest post written by Chris Mellard. If you’d like to contribute to cubedrafting.com, contact evan dot erwin at starcitygames dot com. The stage was set. 34 participants in a Sealed Prerelease Tournament. The set was Mirrodin Beseiged and I was flipping stoked. I freakin’ love prereleases. I was a little worried about [...]

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Time Spiral, Cubed »

This is a guest post written by Phil Stanton. If you’d like to contribute to cubedrafting.com, contact evan dot erwin at starcitygames dot com. As soon as I heard about cube drafting, I knew it was for me. Many eons ago, in high school, my friends and I would create faux booster packs out of [...]

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Cube Philosophy: Problem Children »

This guest post is the fourth part of a series on Cube Philosophy, written by Simon Walker. For those wishing to contribute to cubedrafting.com, contact evan dot erwin at starcitygames dot com. Dealing with the Problem Children There are a handful of cards that are the basis of debate amongst Cube designers. I have discussed [...]

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