MTGO Academy has made a Theros edition of the Magic Online playmat that shows what flash spells and instants your opponent could be concealing behind his or her untapped lands. Great for limited! Check it out here!
For his second piece for MTGO Academy, Sebastian breaks down limited mana bases with statistics, illustrating — with a number of charts and graphs — the risks and rewards of running too many or too few lands. If you’ve ever been anxious about land counts in your draft decks, this is the piece for you!
MTGO Academy just produced our first in a line of MTGO playmats designed to remind you of what threats your opponent might be able to play against you during your draft and sealed deck matches. You can download the file here!
JustSin, the author of the Pauper-centric series Anything But, has written the second edition of his massive, comprehensive, and truly valuable guide to the popular Magic Online format. Check here for anything (and everything) about contemporary competitive Pauper.
Marin continues the Academy’s MTGO tutorial series with a look at ‘bots’ on Magic Online. This article attempts to teach interested customers about bots, how they work, how to use them, and how to be cautious when selling or buying from them.
This article marks the first of a set of comprehensive primers for out-of-print draft formats, composed by players with expert-level knowledge of the format. In this first primer, 2010 Pro Tour San Diego winner Simon Goertzen provides a detailed guide to drafting Rise of the Eldrazi.
Be the first to see this! Chris and A.J. reveal a new free-to-use software tool, exclusive to MTGO Academy, that will give you a leg up against the online competition. Thanks to our programmers, it’s now possible to influence the MTGO shuffler. Check out the tool tutorial and watch it used in a Swiss GTC draft!