30 Day Blogging Challenge: Magic the Gathering Day Twenty-Three

So Magic the Gathering is a game, the collectible card game, but I think most of you reading this know that already. I played way back when the Revised Edition was the main set. I was probably a senior in high school at the time. When they started changing rules and taking certain cards out of print I stopped playing and eventually I needed a large chunk of cash for a new car and I cashed in my collection and never looked back. 

23 years later my son and I were looking for a hobby to share. Something that we could do and enjoy together. That is when I found the game again. We bought a Duel Deck and had a ton of fun with that for two weeks and then found a local game shop and are enjoying not only playing but building up a collection of cards.

As a way to commemorate my return to the game and his beginning in the game I found a 30 day MTG blogging challenge and I want to share that with you all here.

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With that being said:

Day Twenty-Three-Favorite Sorcery

I m going to go with another old school red spell. Not just because I am an old school kind of guy but because I was thinking about this today and I think it has yet another application. I am a big fan of versatile spells especially since the way of the MTG world is to have sleek, super efficient decks.

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Having just gotten use to the world of Planeswalkers and what they can do I think Fireball is my favorite sorcery. It is an effective piece of removal and for one more mana I can target a planeswalker as well. At least I think I can…that is my understanding of the rules and if I am wrong in that please leave a comment.

The way I have always played fireballs is to save them till I have enough mana to remove whatever needs removing with one saved over for a second target. In the past that has almost always been the player but with two extra mana I could burn a critter, damage a planeswalker, and give some damage to someone’s face…man i love playing red.

Let me give a big shout-out to MTG The Walkers Lounge on Facebook, A great place for all things MTG.

Check out the rest of my 30 MTG blogging challenge here

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