The Game Academy (Orlando)

10077 University Blvd. Orlando, FL 32817

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Weekly Events

Fridays

Free FNM with prize support! Prize is one booster box, distributed according to placement in top 8. Player may double down by paying $5 on entry to double their individual prizes.

Wednesdays

Standard tournament. $5 per entry and 2 packs added to the prize pool per entry. Cut to top 8 or 4, depending on number of players.

Fridays

5 dollars. 3 box payout to top 8. this one was 6 rounds. raffle during event for a box worth.

Past Events

12-15-2012

Commander's Arsenal tournament. $10 entry fee, top 8 players get to draft a Commander's Arsenal.

10-19-2013

Theros Game Day! $10 entry with 3 packs in the prize pool per person and sweet promos on the line!

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Who the hell is Gahiji? Playtest

Commander / EDH* snotice

SCORE: 37 | 16 COMMENTS | 9161 VIEWS

After subpar games the last few week using this deck, I've found some of the heavier CMC cards in the deck more of a cluster than a help. I'm looking towards this new set help with that. Another update after all cards are spoiled and final changes are ...
1 day ago

Hydras and Dragons and Mana Oh My! Playtest

Standard alexthegreat38

SCORE: 3 | 5 COMMENTS | 494 VIEWS

Match 1 vs. Constellation Devotion (Loss 0-2)Match 2 vs. Abzan Rally (Win 2-1)Match 3 vs. Mono-red Aggro (Win 2-1)Match 4 vs. Mono-red Artifacts (Win 2-1)Match 5 vs. Sultai Control (Loss 0-2)Match 6 vs. B ...
3 weeks ago

Who the hell is Gahiji? Playtest

Commander / EDH* snotice

SCORE: 37 | 16 COMMENTS | 9161 VIEWS

After trading away my last Dig Through Time, I was able to land Starfield of Nyx. Other important additions have been made to see if I can help solidify a board state. Here are some of the recent moves made: IN: Leyline of Sanctity, Inferno Titan, Shaman of Forgotten Ways ...
3 weeks ago

Aint Nothin but a Dragon Thang Playtest

Commander / EDH snotice

SCORE: 22 | 25 COMMENTS | 6275 VIEWS

Now at 5500+ views and still improving the quality of this deck. I've found some ineffective and inefficient cards that only slowed the pace of the deck. Here are some of the major changes: OUT: Thran Dynamo, Embermaw Hellion, Skullclamp, Frontier Siege, Trygon Predator, Bane of Progress, Ghost Quarter ...
3 weeks ago

Hydras and Dragons and Mana Oh My! Playtest

Standard alexthegreat38

SCORE: 3 | 5 COMMENTS | 494 VIEWS

Match 1 vs. Jeskai Dragons (Win 2-1)Match 2 vs. +1/+1 Counter Aggro (Win 2-1)Match 3 vs. Devotion (Loss 0-1-1)Match 4 vs. Devotion/Midrange (Win 2-0)Match 5 (Draw 0-0-3)TOP 8Split prizesFINAL: 3-1-1 in ...
4 weeks ago

Hydras and Dragons and Mana Oh My! Playtest

Standard alexthegreat38

SCORE: 3 | 5 COMMENTS | 494 VIEWS

Match 1 vs. Mono-red Aggro (Loss 0-2)Match 2 vs. Ramp (Win 2-1)Match 3 vs. Devotion (Win 2-1)Match 4 vs. Abzan Control (Win 2-0)Match 5 vs. Sultai Control (Win 2-1)Match 6 (Draw 0-0-3)TOP 8 ...
1 month ago

Aint Nothin but a Dragon Thang Playtest

Commander / EDH snotice

SCORE: 22 | 25 COMMENTS | 6275 VIEWS

3 months ago

Skullbriar the Snowballing Grave Playtest

Commander / EDH BobFromAccounting

SCORE: 21 | 5 COMMENTS | 1922 VIEWS

Went out and played some pod tonight testing this deck and my [Prossh deck](http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/02-05-15-prossh-the-devourer/). Pod candidates were rather slim due to it being finals week at many local campuses. Pod 1 piloted Prossh, pod 2 piloted Skullbriar. Skullbriar performed well, eventually growing to be a ...
3 months ago

Aint Nothin but a Dragon Thang Playtest

Commander / EDH snotice

SCORE: 22 | 25 COMMENTS | 6275 VIEWS

Hit 3K in the views section yesterday and I'm really starting to enjoy way this deck is beginning to flow! Added Sarkhan Unbroken last night in replace of Xenagos, the Reveler for a strong play with this guy. The 2 new lands are: Fire-Lit Thicket and Copperline Gorge
3 months ago

Battleground Temur Playtest

Standard snotice

SCORE: 4 | 3 COMMENTS | 2609 VIEWS

Subbing out Stubborn Denial for a playset of Lightning Strike. This is mostly due to my refusal to pay +$16 for a Sylvan Caryatid I've also made a few other moves due to the deck getting it's clock cleaned by back to back Jeski decks with no legitimate ...
10 months ago

Evolving Strength Playtest

Standard* snotice

SCORE: 16 | 17 COMMENTS | 4157 VIEWS

Got tired of flyers so I've made several changes to improve the speed of the deck.
1 year ago

Evolving Strength Playtest

Standard* snotice

SCORE: 16 | 17 COMMENTS | 4157 VIEWS

It's been a long process, but I think I have this deck finally the way it should work. The last change adding another Kalonian Hydra & moved back to 22 lands. I removed Voyaging Satyr because it is too easy to kill and is not worth having in the deck ...
1 year ago

Ghost Dad's Big Game Hunt Playtest

Standard mrbloo1848

SCORE: 39 | 17 COMMENTS | 11412 VIEWS Top 8: 10/25

Hey guys,So I have been super busy (and part lazy) so I wasn't keeping up with the updates with this list. Anyway, I am pleased to report that the new version (as of M15's release) has gone undefeated in 2 tournaments (and that will hopefully be three ...
1 year ago

Evolving Strength Playtest

Standard* snotice

SCORE: 16 | 17 COMMENTS | 4157 VIEWS

Soul of New Phyrexia added to protect my awesome army & Thassa, God of the Sea put back in to speed the deck up.
1 year ago

Orzhoverino Midrangerino Playtest

Standard anmgar

SCORE: 0 | 0 COMMENTS | 118 VIEWS

3-2: 5 rounds of swiss

Round 1: Monsters - W

Took game one with a superior board-state and a resolved Elspeth. Game two I lost because I forgot to bring back Daddy on my upkeep which ended up losing me the game. Took game 3 with superior removal and 2 thoughtseize ...

1 year ago

Ghost Dad's Big Game Hunt Playtest

Standard mrbloo1848

SCORE: 39 | 17 COMMENTS | 11412 VIEWS Top 8: 10/25

Hey guys!Deck went 2-1-1 and ended in 3rd tonight at a standard tournament. I made a few crucial mistakes and I paid for it in game losses, but still ended in top 4.R1: UW Devotion (W 2-1)Jimhawk's own UW Devotion brew that's taken multiple ...
1 year ago

Ghost Dad's Big Game Hunt Playtest

Standard mrbloo1848

SCORE: 39 | 17 COMMENTS | 11412 VIEWS Top 8: 10/25

Hey guys!The Circus went undefeated yet again at tonight's FNM, losing only one game out of 5 matches. The record was 3-0-2 (2 intentional draws into top 8) and split prizes.R1: Jund Monsters (W 2-0)Same Jund deck I played against on Wednesday. Was able to survive ...
1 year ago

Ghost Dad's Big Game Hunt Playtest

Standard mrbloo1848

SCORE: 39 | 17 COMMENTS | 11412 VIEWS Top 8: 10/25

Hey guys!Tonight, the Circus stomped through 5 rounds of opposition undefeated! Went 3-0-1 in Swiss and 1-0 in top 8 to split the prize among top 4. I lost just one game tonight which made me happy even though a few of the wins were essentially free.R1: Bye ...
1 year ago

Ghost Dad's Big Game Hunt Playtest

Standard mrbloo1848

SCORE: 39 | 17 COMMENTS | 11412 VIEWS Top 8: 10/25

The circus's first night at FNM went off with success! Went 3-1-1 out of 5 rounds (with one intentional draw) to finish in top 8. Deck ran generally smoothly across the board.R1: Monowhite devotion (W 2-0)A straight monowhite devotion. Weenies into Evangel of Heliod and Heliod, God ...
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

At last, I have finished the rework of my BWR list to accommodate cards from Journey into Nyx. Tonight's debut was a success, ending with a 3-1 record in Swiss and 1-0 record in Top 8 to put myself in Top 4.The deck feels like it runs much ...
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Hey guys!Went 3-0-2 tonight out of 5 rounds with 2 rounds of intentional draws to finish in 4th place and split the pool. Made some changes to the mainboard and sideboard and it worked spectacularly!Changes are:-2 Anger of the Gods - Nearly useless in current local meta. Doesn ...
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Hey guys!The Mosh Pit was successful yet again in spreading the power of metal at the weekly standard tournament at our local game store (We call it Wednesday Night Magic). Deck went 4-1 out of 5 Swiss rounds to finish in 1st place. Prizes paid out to standings.R1 ...
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Hello!The Mosh Pit had yet another successful gig tonight at a local FNM. There were 6 rounds and I went 5-0-1 to finish in 1st place in top 8. I have made some minor changes in the main- and sideboard and so far it's worked wonderfully.R1: White ...
1 year ago

Boros Burn/devo Playtest

Standard whaletaint666

SCORE: 2 | 0 COMMENTS | 97 VIEWS

5-0-1
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Hey guys!So after being absent from last week's FNM due to me having to drive home for the weekend, the Mosh Pit is back to spread the power of Metal once again at this week's FNM! I went 3-1-1 to finish in 6th place of final standings ...
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Hey guys!Tonight was yet another successful night for the Mosh Pit. Went 3-1 out of 4 rounds to finish in 2nd place in standings at a local tournament.R1: UB Devotion (W 2-1)A monoblue devotion with a black splash for Ashiok, Nightmare Weaver (that's the only card ...
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Hey guys!Had yet another successful night at the Wednesday Night Magic standard tournament at my LGS. Went 3-1 out of 4 rounds to finish in 3rd. Report coming soon!
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Hey guys! So as previously mentioned, I went 3-1 out of 4 rounds at the standard tournament at my LGS and ended in 3rd. As promised, here's the report!R1: Azorius Control (W 2-1)The Azorius control everyone has come to know and love/hate. Won game 1 off ...
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

So I went to our weekly standard tournament at my local game store and had yet another successful night! Went 3-1 out of 4 rounds to finish in 3rd out of top 8 and won some packs (from which I pulled a couple money cards that more than paid for ...
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Late FNM report. Busy weekend.Went 3-1-1 out of 5 rounds with one intentional draw to finish 7th in top 8 and we decided to split the prize.R1: Rakdos Aggro (W 2-1)This was his first FNM so I helped him out a bit on how to make the ...
1 year ago

Champion of the Immortal Sun Playtest

Standard* Jimhawk

SCORE: 39 | 34 COMMENTS | 8569 VIEWS Top 8: 12/18

3-0-2 in swiss and then played top 8 to finals then split.
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Went 3-1-1 out of 5 rounds to end in 4th place of Top 8. Played out the first two rounds of elimination and split in the finals.
1 year ago

Esper Theros (favorite) Playtest

Standard* whaletaint666

SCORE: 7 | 11 COMMENTS | 5152 VIEWS Top 8: 01/01

pretty vigourous. 4-1-1 then won first round of top 8 split stop 4.
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Went 3-1-1 out of 5 rounds to end in 4th place before Top 8. Played out top 8 and lost in the semifinals.
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Went 3-0-1 out of 4 rounds (intentional draw in fourth round) to end in 2nd place. Split placks.
1 year ago

Espurr Control Playtest

Standard Lirmjyzdur

SCORE: 2 | 2 COMMENTS | 1278 VIEWS Top 8: 11/22

Top 8 once again! Loving the Esper deck. I'm not exactly sure what place I came in, but I was in 10th going into Round 6, which I won.***(4-1-1)*****Round 1** *Naya Land Destruction* 1-2Game 1 I lost due to arriving late from work. Game 2 fared ...
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Went 3-1 out of 4 rounds to make the cut to Top 4.
1 year ago

Champion of the Immortal Sun Playtest

Standard* Jimhawk

SCORE: 39 | 34 COMMENTS | 8569 VIEWS Top 8: 12/18

4-1-1 for a 3rd place finish. Yay!
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Went 4-2 out of 6 rounds to end in 7th. Split prizes.
1 year ago

Esper Theros (favorite) Playtest

Standard* whaletaint666

SCORE: 7 | 11 COMMENTS | 5152 VIEWS Top 8: 01/01

teh
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Went 3-2 out of 5 rounds to end in top 8.
1 year ago

Champion of the Immortal Sun Playtest

Standard* Jimhawk

SCORE: 39 | 34 COMMENTS | 8569 VIEWS Top 8: 12/18

3-1-1 and a split in top 8!
1 year ago

New Rakdos Control (Demon decks) Playtest

Standard ughliz

SCORE: 5 | 8 COMMENTS | 1466 VIEWS Top 8: 11/22

Played some awesome decks and I cant wait to see what everyone brings Friday!
1 year ago

Esper Theros (favorite) Playtest

Standard* whaletaint666

SCORE: 7 | 11 COMMENTS | 5152 VIEWS Top 8: 01/01

ohyeah
1 year ago

Champion of the Immortal Sun Playtest

Standard* Jimhawk

SCORE: 39 | 34 COMMENTS | 8569 VIEWS Top 8: 12/18

3-2 in swiss then lost the first round of top 8. This is the worst that the deck has performed so far, but it still managed to get top 8 on its worst night, which is still good. Some changes are surely in the future for this build.
1 year ago

Esper Theros (favorite) Playtest

Standard* whaletaint666

SCORE: 7 | 11 COMMENTS | 5152 VIEWS Top 8: 01/01

chea
1 year ago

Champion of the Immortal Sun Playtest

Standard* Jimhawk

SCORE: 39 | 34 COMMENTS | 8569 VIEWS Top 8: 12/18

4-1-1 in the swiss rounds resulted in yet another top 8 performance.
1 year ago

Ghost Dad's Big Game Hunt Playtest

Standard mrbloo1848

SCORE: 39 | 17 COMMENTS | 11412 VIEWS Top 8: 10/25

Went 3-1-1 with intentional draw in the 5th round. Split packs.
1 year ago

Champion of the Immortal Sun Playtest

Standard* Jimhawk

SCORE: 39 | 34 COMMENTS | 8569 VIEWS Top 8: 12/18

3-0-2 undefeated night for first place! I only lost one game, including the fourth round match I played for fun.
1 year ago

Champion of the Immortal Sun Playtest

Standard* Jimhawk

SCORE: 39 | 34 COMMENTS | 8569 VIEWS Top 8: 12/18

3-1 in Swiss and cut to Top 4, then lost the semifinal match.
1 year ago

Champion of the Immortal Sun Playtest

Standard* Jimhawk

SCORE: 39 | 34 COMMENTS | 8569 VIEWS Top 8: 12/18

4-1-1 and split Top 8 on the first night running the deck!
1 year ago

Esper Control Post-Theros Playtest

Standard NiRouBolas

SCORE: 18 | 6 COMMENTS | 4310 VIEWS Top 8: 10/11

So I went 5-0-1 at The Game Academy in Orlando as I mentioned in the description. The deck performed amazingly. I couldn't believe it to be honest. I hadn't top8'd in 5 months and it was such a breath of fresh air to be first on the ...
1 year ago

Espurr Control Playtest

Standard Lirmjyzdur

SCORE: 2 | 2 COMMENTS | 1278 VIEWS Top 8: 11/22

***(4-1-1)*****Round 1** *Four-Color Slivers* 2-1Showed up a little late due to work, so I lost game 1. However, I 2-0'd the guy. He was a new player and didn't have that much experience. He also made a couple mistakes, ones which I corrected and advised him ...
1 year ago

Hell Gate: Vizkopa Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 156 | 5 COMMENTS | 31509 VIEWS Top 8: 02/28

Went 4-1-1 out of 6 rounds with intentional draw in the 6th round to end in 3rd place.
1 year ago

The Nayan Apocalypse Playtest

Standard Jimhawk

SCORE: 54 | 90 COMMENTS | 15418 VIEWS Top 8: 09/13

Top 8 again!
1 year ago

Aurelia's Black Berets Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 97 | 3 COMMENTS | 19419 VIEWS Top 8: 09/20

Went 2-1 out of 3 rounds to end in top 4. Played out the first round.
1 year ago

Aurelia's Black Berets Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 97 | 3 COMMENTS | 19419 VIEWS Top 8: 09/20

Went 3-1 out of 4 rounds and ended in 4th place. Tournament cut to top 4 and players decided to play it out. Paired against 1st and place in first round of elimination and won. Split between top 2.
2 years ago

The Nayan Apocalypse Playtest

Standard Jimhawk

SCORE: 54 | 90 COMMENTS | 15418 VIEWS Top 8: 09/13

I haven't played this deck in over a month, but I dusted it off and promptly got top 8 with a 3-1-1 record. The deck still plays amazingly, despite my concerns regarding its lack of M14 additions.
2 years ago

Aurelia's Black Berets Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 97 | 3 COMMENTS | 19419 VIEWS Top 8: 09/20

Standard tournament. 2 packs added to the pool per entry.Went 3-1 out of 4 rounds and ended 3rd out of 9 (tournament cut to top 4).
2 years ago

Aurelia's Black Berets Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 97 | 3 COMMENTS | 19419 VIEWS Top 8: 09/20

Went 3-0 then ended at 4-2 in the 8th place. Top 8 split packs.
2 years ago

The Nayan Apocalypse Playtest

Standard Jimhawk

SCORE: 54 | 90 COMMENTS | 15418 VIEWS Top 8: 09/13

Got top 8 again, report to come tomorrow evening.
2 years ago

Al Jundy Playtest

Standard whaletaint666

SCORE: 7 | 9 COMMENTS | 2561 VIEWS Top 8: 08/16

got first place . lost round 1 to my buddie (golgari control) won out against multiple junk rites and america control decks. won money. went home a winner. it was a great time
2 years ago

The Nayan Apocalypse Playtest

Standard Jimhawk

SCORE: 54 | 90 COMMENTS | 15418 VIEWS Top 8: 09/13

Finished in the top 4 when we all split after the first round of top 8. Finished with a record of 3-1-1 in swiss (intentional draw) and 1-0 in the top 8 for a final total of 4-1 in played matches. Maybe this time I'll get around to an ...
2 years ago

rakdos demons Playtest

Unknown* ughliz

SCORE: 3 | 0 COMMENTS | 3568 VIEWS Top 8: 06/21

lost to rdw in top 8
2 years ago

Zegana's X-Men Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 41 | 8 COMMENTS | 7018 VIEWS Top 8: 06/14

Went 3-0, drew in the 4th and 5th rounds into Top 8, seeded #1.Lost in the first round against Jund Midrange.
2 years ago

The Nayan Apocalypse Playtest

Standard Jimhawk

SCORE: 54 | 90 COMMENTS | 15418 VIEWS Top 8: 09/13

Went 4-1 to get second place overall. Report and full deck description coming soon!
2 years ago

Corrupted Hallucinations Playtest

Standard mrbloo1848

SCORE: 50 | 0 COMMENTS | 11591 VIEWS Top 8: 05/17

5 Rounds with 32 players. Went 3-2 and got into Top 8. We decided to play it out. Won first round into Top 4. Split packs.
2 years ago

Ghost Dad's Circus Stampede Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 71 | 1 COMMENTS | 18172 VIEWS Top 8: 05/10

Went 2-2 and probably got in Top 8. The money was in Top 4 though since there were only 12 people that night.
2 years ago

Ghost Dad's Circus Stampede Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 71 | 1 COMMENTS | 18172 VIEWS Top 8: 05/10

5 Rounds. Went 3-1 then drew into Top 8 for a final 3-1-1 record and 5th Place. Split prize.Somehow got knocked out of the Top 8 tab by an older deck. Boo.
2 years ago

The Sunfist Brigade Playtest

Standard Jimhawk

SCORE: 160 | 3 COMMENTS | 50426 VIEWS Top 8: 04/12

Another top 8, business as usual.
2 years ago

The Sunfist Brigade Playtest

Standard Jimhawk

SCORE: 160 | 3 COMMENTS | 50426 VIEWS Top 8: 04/12

Top 8 again! Woo!
2 years ago

Ghost Dad's Circus Stampede Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 71 | 1 COMMENTS | 18172 VIEWS Top 8: 05/10

Went 3-0 then drew into top 8. Played it out. Won the first 2 rounds then lost in the Finals.There weren't as many people tonight so there were only 5 rounds.R1: Bye (W2-0)My opponent had to go pick up his grandma and gave me a free ...
2 years ago

Ghost Dad's Circus Stampede Playtest

Standard* mrbloo1848

SCORE: 71 | 1 COMMENTS | 18172 VIEWS Top 8: 05/10

Went 3-3
2 years ago

Knights of the Blood Oath Playtest

Modern Jimhawk

SCORE: 56 | 4 COMMENTS | 19156 VIEWS Top 8: 01/25

3-0-2 at FNM before the prerelease!
2 years ago