** First Pick
Part the Waterveil
Greenwarden of Murasa
Scatter to the Winds (Cancel + Awaken)
** Gather the Townsfolk
Wizards announces they’re shuttering their community forums. Moving everything to Reddit.com/r/magictcg
** Desperate Ravings
Blind player at the prerelease
** Splash Damage
$40k “Grand Prix” for Hearthstone, 200 player cap; 24 players & 240k prize pool for the Team League; Why? Sponsors! What WotC isn’t doing.
This week, Matt Sperling wrote an article entitled “Everything you wanted to know about Magic but were afraid to ask,” that has some excellent lessons gleaned from his two decades in the game. Such as “when a bad player wins a tournament, their deck is usually better than it looks,” and, “Trust everyone, but cut their cards.” So what’s another critical life lesson that you’ve learned from Magic that you’d like to share?