Chas Andres has a self-admitted reputation for defending decisions by Wizards of the Coast that others disagree with. But even he thinks WotC has gone too far with its Masters sets, and he's here to tell you why. Plus, This Week's Trends!
Un-sets are among the most notoriously tricky releases for Magic finance folk to parse! That's not stopping Chas Andres from giving it his best, though. And how does the temporary legality of silver-bordered cards in Commander affect things?
Chas Andres isn't convinced the new Magic digital offerings are a bad omen! Get our finance guru's take on why he thinks Magic: The Gathering Arena is far from problematic...and why Magic Online is far from dead! Nobody panic!
Brennan DeCandio is not particularly sanguine about Magic: The Gathering Arena's chances. He tells why he chooses to play the game on Magic Online...and why he thinks it's about to break his heart again.
Magic buyouts: people either do them or grumble about them! But what if someone stopped buying out Reserved List cards and tried buying out Islands? Like, literally all of them. Plus, This Week's Trends!
The first nuclear test took place in New Mexico, and Chas Andres is here to monitor the fallout from Albuquerque! What "budget" deck in the Pro Tour Top 8 won't stay that way for long, and which no-shows should be treated as if they're radioactive?
Magic players often trick themselves into thinking they're being rational when they're not! Chas Andres discusses the error of fundamental attribution, how to avoid it in yourself, and how to use it to your advantage!
Chas Andres has heard all the pro-leaking arguments when it comes to upcoming releases...but he's not impressed. Today he brings the heat, showing how leaks hurt everyone (including the leakers) and what we can do to preserve Magic's future.
With Wizards of the Coast telegraphing a possible unbanning in Modern early next year, the speculators will be out in full force! Chas Andres helps you identify the likely lucky card and shows you the moves to make now!
With two Masters sets and a Modern Pro Tour coming up, the most accessible Eternal format is set to become white-hot! Chas Andres shares his best financial moves for SCG Cincinnati and beyond!
The much-touted Pirate Stompy Legacy deck didn't turn out as expected. Chas Andres uses it as a jumping-off point to discuss common pitfalls of Magic finance and how not to end up looking like the greater fool! If you want to save some money next time "the next big thing" happens, this is a must-read.
Week 1 results aren't the last word on how a metagame will shape up, but they provide vital data! Chas Andres reads the proverbial tea leaves and talks this week's trends!
How do you conduct yourself when trading or speculating? Chas Andres offers his meditations on the dilemmas posed by Magic finance before covering this week's trends.
Chas Andres finishes off his Ixalan Finance Review with a look at the last rares and mythics revealed, plus This Week's Trends!