The Wizards of the Coast are testing a new mulligan rule in the upcoming London Mythic Championships. Here's my limited but quantitative look on some of the potential effects of the new mulligan rule, if it was adopted in Old School 93/94. [Read More]
Does Braingeyser beat Fireball?
In the previous post we simulated the infamous Black Lotus & Timetwister combo deck that used Fireball as a finisher. In this post, we'll see if replacing the Fireball with Braingeyser can make the deck even better. [Read More]
The Twist of Fire
The search for the best deck in early Magic continues
I am continuing the number crunching of the Black Lotus -powered decks, this time with the Timetwister-based variants. To reliably compare the decks and to determine which deck is the best, I'm bringing in better tools for the analysis. [Read More]
The Lotus and the Wheel part 2
Hypergeometric distribution beats Monte Carlo - plus, a Mind Twister!
Revisiting the Lotus and Wheel deck with better simulation and computation tools. Shedding more light into the deck by hypergeometric calculations, and setting a baseline for future posts. Also, a technical puzzle awaiting to be solved! [Read More]
Kaamos Cup 2018
Old School Magic Tournament at Helsinki
The Helsinki Old School players organized a small tournament to gather one more time before the end of the year and to celebrate the coming of the dark winter. Who won, how many lands were destroyed, and where did that Orb go? [Read More]