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The 2020 Magic Budget Project

As Magic has scaled up its release schedule, I’ve been scaling back the amount of new decks and cards I’m willing to invest in. Even for players like me, who don’t touch tabletop Standard, it’s been tough to keep up with the series of new releases, meta rotations, and formats that Wizards of the Coast is pumping out.

So, in 2020, I’m doing something I’ve hinted at here before, but never strictly stuck to: I’m keeping a Magic budget. And as I’m the type of nerd who plays Magic, there are rules attached.

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For Me, There’s No Point to Pioneer … Yet

Two weeks ago, Wizards of the Coast announced a new, officially-sanctioned constructed format, and … for some reason people think it’s a big deal? They’re like, excited to brew new decks for it and stuff?

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Personally, I don’t think there’s any point to putting too much thought into the new Pioneer format just yet. And by the end of this article, you might agree with me.

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