Not really sure how many people still come here, my guess is not many. What started as a site devoted to Mac stuff and my Maintenance Automator action, turned into a site about Magic: The Gathering. Well, now I do not play Magic anymore (competitively) and I am not keeping up with any new things.
So where does that leave this place? I am honestly not sure but I feel like I have stuff to say about my hobbies, which include: Elder Scrolls Online, Guitar playing, Hearthstone and a lot of other games here and there.
Is it worth the $100+ a year I am paying for hosting to keep a site going that no one goes to? Again, I am not sure. I have had a website in some form for quite a long time (over 10 years) so part of me feels a bit…awkward not having one. I still get emails and such from people saying they use Maintenance (surprising) so I know people are downloading it. I do not have a Mac anymore so I cannot update or support the program and eventually it wont work anymore.
Time will tell where things go, but for now I would expect it to evolve, yet again, into something different.
Greetings fellow consumer the addiction players, I’m Dutch Cthulhu. I call myself that because unlike my friend “Iplayislands” I can’t find myself choosing the color of magic I prefer the most. Though I’m sure Iplayislands would say that he knows what color best fits me. Ok, greetings aside, why should you continue reading?
As I sit here writing this article, I can’t help but kick myself for not having the desk space to run dual monitors. Mental note: Purchase 24” LCD LED with bonus check at the end of the fiscal year. That aside, I’ll be covering the top 5 and bottom 5 cards of Avacyn Restored. I am rating these cards based on my own personal use for them (mostly standard applications). I am somewhat biased towards blue, but I found myself with no problems finding some of the best cards in the set. My ratings are in no particular order.
It is pretty evident that the posts have not been flowing out of here much lately. Both RegentCid and myself have been playing Magic (Standard, Commander mostly), Star Wars: The Old Republic, Skyrim, Diablo 3 beta and doing just normal life stuff. With the Avacyn Restored spoilers in full swing we both want to get writing again about Magic and possibly other geeky subjects.
Last time I left you I had my UR Delver of Secrets deck out there for all of you to take a peek at. Well, as it turns out, I didn’t play Friday Night Magic for two weeks and had a lot of time to think about the deck and read other builds due to its booming popularity after my article dropped (pure coincidence I’m sure). Anyway, I did not settle on the build where I left it, I in fact changed it up quite a bit.
I’m going to try and get back to weekly writing again for this website, but I can’t make any promises. Unlike most people who write articles, I work a normal 9-5 day as a Desktop Support Analyst for a publishing company.
There will be some weeks that I don’t even play at Friday Night Magic, but that doesn’t mean I’m not researching, testing and tweaking some of the best decks out there. Continue reading
This week’s Act of Reason is going to be fairly short; being that I haven’t written in months. I figure it’d be in your best interest for me to write something well…interesting! This week I’d like to touch briefly on the Magic: The Gathering event decks slated for release on February 25th. I’d like to try a little experiment at my local shop on the 25th and see if these event decks really have what it takes to compete with a (relatively) normal metagame.
Yes, as always the articles seem to die off for months at a time. But fear not, we are still here!
Expect more stuff after the holidays!
After coming off a 10th place finish at last weeks pre-release, I wasn’t too hopeful going into the release party. It was my 5th Sealed event so I have very little experience compared to Constructed. I had a very similar sealed pool compared to the pre-release with a few notable additions that changed my results dramatically.
Pre-Release Report (RegentCid33)
Sealed– 1st Place
I can’t remember my actual sealed pool because my prize packs mixed with my sealed pool. I did however manage to keep my winning deck separate from my other cards.