MTG Underground: The Legendary Journeys (Prelude to the First Oldschool Tournament at Card and Board)

“Always do Sober what you said you’d do Drunk. That will teach you to {Play Better Magic.} –Erhnam Hemingway


Light stabbed in through the window like the shards of the past that were carving holes in my half-sleeping mind. Too much pain to ignore, not enough to make me move. I wondered to myself if this was how Sword of the Ages was designed, but then I realized my recollection of what it did was blotted out by the dull throbbing in my skull.


The weight of life was pinning my face to the carpet. There was no relief. No mercy. I was awake, and nothing could change that. It was Sunday morning, but there was no Salvation in this temple.

There was, however, a birdbath.

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From Our Darkest Past (Or… How I Sold My Soul for a Box of Antiquities and Learned to Play Magic)

“The only thing that could spoil {The Game} was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as {The Underground} itself.” –Erhnam Hemingway


Magic is about about a lot of things. Most of the time, good or bad, it is about people. You collect cards. You play with people. It is more than a game, it is a community. And like all communities, it breaks down into smaller groups within itself. There is a place for everyone. You just have to find it.

My Place is the MTG Underground.

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