2022 November 24 by berryjon
And here we reach the end of the journey of Mishra. His life, his war, and now, his death. Read within for the events surrounding the end of The Brothers' War, and how it came to pass.
2022 November 17 by berryjon
Today, in Part Three of the life of Mishra, brother of some random dude named Urza, we look at the real start of the Brothers War, and the initial events that shaped how he would materially effect it for the rest of the conflict.
2022 November 10 by berryjon
From Noble to Archeologist and beyond, Mishra's fortunes would rise after leaving Tocasia. But happened between that fateful night and the War? Read within to find out the highlights of this part of the life of Mishra.
2022 October 27 by berryjon
Put up your defenses, berryjon
is about to come huffing and puffing, so you better be prepared for something that just sits there, doing nothing until the end of the game.
2022 October 20 by berryjon
When two become one, what do you really have to say for yourself and your cards? Today, berryjon
looks at a mechanic that only has six examples across the whole of Magic's history.
2022 October 13 by berryjon
What lands (almost) broke the game? Well, most of you already have an answer in mind, and it's probably the wrong one! Today, berryjon
makes a case for the land cycle whose design still has repercussions to this day.
2022 September 29 by berryjon
Welcome to this week's Pattern Recognition, where berryjon
summarizes the last three archetypes, and how they look at the game. And with all six looked at, where would you place yourself?
2022 September 22 by berryjon
Spike? Jenny? Timmy? What are you? Today, berryjon
looks at the three primary player archetypes in Magic, and summarizes them for the people who have no idea who Vorthos, Steward of Myth
is, and why they are all important to the game.
2022 September 15 by berryjon
This week, berryjon
takes his Queze, Augur of Agonies Brawl deck and upgrades it to a Commander deck. What 40 cards get added? Well, some are cards you're expecting, but not everything is as cut and dried as that! Read and comment within.
2022 September 08 by berryjon
With a new deck in hand, berryjon
goes looking for practice and experience with it. How does it fair? Well, he has a couple reports for you today!
2022 September 01 by berryjon
Rotation is upon us! And as such, today, berryjon
will brew up a Brawl deck to take him through the next year for all you to see and dread and make suggestions over.
2022 August 25 by berryjon
What was, yet will be. What will be, never happened. Time Travel is not an easy thing to write about, or to properly plot, so Magic has tended to avoid that plot. Today, however, berryjon
looks at the two instances when this plot device was invoked, and looks into the yet for the third.
2022 August 18 by berryjon
What goes in a straight line from start to finish without much in the way of variation? Today, berryjon
answers that, and provides an example of his own, as well as official examples from Wizards!
2022 August 11 by berryjon
2-5-0! 2-5-0! It's a quarter-millennial mark for Pattern Recognition and so today, berryjon
talks about his own subject matter! It'll be fun. I promise.
2022 August 04 by berryjon
looks at a simple mechanic with some not-so-simple results. Hope you brought something for the hot sauce!
Today, beryjon takes a look at an Online Only Mechanic, how it works, and how it relates to similar mechanics in other games. Then he goes on to suggest how it might work in real life.
After a week's vacation, berryjon
is back to talk about the first real Tribal deck he built, and the creature type that went into it. No, it's not Rebels, it's something unique to Magic, and has been in the game for over 20 years now!
What does Card Advantage mean, and why is it so important? Well, today, berryjon
gives a quick look at it for new people who are confused by the concept and tries to explain it with examples. What do you think it is?
talks about what makes a Combo an Infinite Combo, or one of its lesser versions. And why the Infinite Combo might not be as good as you think it might be.
goes where plenty of people have gone before and looks at ManLands of the self-animating and externally animating kind. He also provides a deck for the concept, the first in a long while!