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Getting back in the swing of things

I took a bit of a break from posting. In fact, for some reason, it’s been harder to concentrate on my cube for a while. Partly because I haven’t really had the chance to cube lately (I’ve really only done two Winston drafts since AVR was released, where I got to try some of the new cards out), partly the M13 pre-release and release events, partly the Steam Summer Sale (I know own approximately 14639 games and have played 5 of them), partly going deep scrounging through my collection for a color matters cube-project, and partly simple exhaustion from daily life.

However, I’m going to try to get the ball rolling again. First, by taking an inventory of the cube and making sure everything’s in its place. Then, AVR, Planechase 2, and Magic 2013 updates. Then, since re-working the black section is the “in thing” to do lately, probably try swapping a few cards there as well after taking a serious look at what black should be doing in my cube.

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Avacyn Restored First Thoughts – May 11, 2012 Spoiler Catch-Up (black)

Back to black! The number of remaining cards I’ve yet to review is dwindling, so let’s get it started quick!

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Avacyn Restored First Thoughts – May 10, 2012 Spoiler Catch-Up (blue)

So, I said I’d be back Thursday. It’s Friday. Two weeks later. Argh. I do apologize, my weeks have been pretty busy, and my weekends have been just as full, with the Avacyn Restored pre-release, regular get-togethers at my local game store, as well as a short unexpected vacation. But I’m back!
And I’ll be completing my review of as-yet-unreviewed cards from Avacyn Restored for cube soon enough. Today I’ll finish blue.

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Avacyn Restored First Thoughts – April 24, 2012 Spoiler Catch-Up (white)

The remainder of Avacyn Restored has been posted to Wizards full Card Image Gallery! I had a bit of a hiccup keeping up with the spoilers over the weekend, but I’m back, and I’m going to pick through to the ones I have yet to review, and do just that. Today I’m tackling white!

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Avacyn Restored First Thoughts – April 19, 2012 Spoilers

Now that I’m caught up with the 18th, I can review today’s cards. There aren’t quite as many left over, but there are some impressive cards among them.

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Avacyn Restored First Thoughts – April 18, 2012 Spoiler Catch-Up

I was playing Commander with my friends yesterday evening at my local game store, so I didn’t get the chance to write out my opinions on the newly-revealed cards from Avacyn Restored. Today I’m going to cover those, as well as the cards spoiled today (in a separate post). Read on!

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Avacyn Restored First Thoughts – April 17, 2012 Spoilers

There’s been a rush of unofficial Avacyn Restored spoilers today in addition to the official spoilers from the mothership. Read on for my initial impressions of them in cube!

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Avacyn Restored First Thoughts – April 16, 2012 Spoilers

New Avacyn Restored previews for cube! I almost forgot about it tonight, since there were only a couple spoiled on the mothership. Luckily, I remembered just in time, and here are my first thoughts on the new cards.

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Avacyn Restored First Thoughts – April 13, 2012 Spoilers

Today I discuss the second (and final) Planeswalker from Avacyn Restored, as well as a few other cards.

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Avacyn Restored First Thoughts – April 12, 2012 Spoilers

There are more Avacyn Restored spoileres revealed today, and one of them is a doozy! In other news, I cringe every time I say a colloquialism like that. Or when I say “colloquialism.” Makes me feel old. On to my thoughts on the previews!

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