Mattcaster Mage: Dragon's Maze Sealed and Standard Dreams

Holy cow! Friends, we have a helluva challenging format in Return to Ravnica block limited. This weekends played in two sealed events at Our beloved Twenty Sided Store. Here’s my decklist for the 2pm Friday sealed event:


Grim Roustabout
Greenside Watcher
Korozda Guildmage
Armored Transport
Varolz, the Scar-Striped
Battering Krasis
Deathcult Rougue
Sluiceway Scorpion
Desecration Demon
Rubblebelt Maaka
Volatile Rig
Zhur-Taa Ancient
Tenement Crasher
Axebane Stag

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Posted: May 10th, 2013 | Tagged: Column - Mattcaster Mage

Settlers of Catan Tournament

As part of our new Board Game Sundays, we are having a Settlers of Catan tournament Sunday, May 12th! All entry fees will be paid in store credit to the top finishers at each table. We will also be raffling off a copy of the new Catan expansion, Explorers and Pirates!

Games will be played using the base set of Settlers of Catan, no expansions.

Entry: $5
When: Sunday, May 12th
Signup: 1:30pm
Starts: 2pm

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Posted: May 9th, 2013 | Tagged: Board Game Tournaments

D&D Encounters : Storm Over Neverwinter, Session 3 RECAP

by Giaco Furino

The sky is dark and filled with the rumbling of thunder. In the distance a crack of lightning brightens the horizon. The storm over the tumultuous city of Neverwinter looms ever closer. In the midst of this historic storm, the likes of which have never been seen by the port town, cultists of Asmodeus kidnap and seem to brainwash parts of the population. Times are tough in the toughest city this side of the Silver Marches.

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Posted: May 8th, 2013 | Tagged: Dungeons and Dragons

D&D Live on WFMU!

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Posted: May 5th, 2013

Mattcaster Mage: Dragon's Maze Prerelease

Prereleases are the best. There is no rush in Magic: The Gathering like holding cards from a new set, thoughtfully placing 23 spells and 17 lands together, and battling other decks. It’s when the limited format is the most fair. Archetypes haven’t been established yet. The best players haven’t memorized every card and where each of them go in which deck for optimal value. Noobs can drop a bomb and beat a higher level planeswalker pretty regularly. It’s exciting and incredibly variable! If Twenty Sided had unlimited seating for Prerelease events I’d play in every flight.

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Posted: May 3rd, 2013 | Tagged: Column - Mattcaster Mage