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05/13/2019

WAR, What is it Good for?

The planeswalkers are fighting for the multiverse, Nicol Bolas has unleashed his massive army on the plane of Ravnica to destroy everything for power, glory, and the fun of it all! So we have once again brought you the tools you need in the form of answers to those burning rules questions, ro read on in this week's exciting edition of Cranial Insertion! Though in the end we must remind ourselves the answer is Absolutely Nothing!

By Charlotte Sable (0 Comments)
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(05/13/2019)
WAR, What is it Good for?
By Charlotte Sable
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05/06/2019

Breaking News!

This just in from the plane of Ravnica, news of the war effort the valiant Oath of the Gatewatch is taking on Nicol Bolas as he unleashes his greatest scheme yet! To side in the war efforts we have prepared yet another article chock full of those rules answers you will need regardless of what side you are on! So join us for this week’s fighting good edition of Cranial Insertion!

By Nathan Long (0 Comments)
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(05/06/2019)
Breaking News!
By Nathan Long
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04/15/2019

Endings and Beginnings

We are proud to continue the tradition of answering your rules questions! So this article marks a new beginning for us here at the CI offices a new writer! So join us this week for another high quality romp through our inboxes, and let us all say welcome to Andrew!

By Andrew Villarrubia (0 Comments)
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(04/15/2019)
Endings and Beginnings
By Andrew Villarrubia
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03/18/2019

Lost in the Library

This week we bring you the knowledge you seek from deep within the halls of the Azorious library. Seeking the rules knowledge we need in order to better play Magic since the inception of the guilds! So join us for this week's insightful edition of Cranial Insertion! Now if only we could find our way back to the CI offices...

By Nathan Long (0 Comments)
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(03/18/2019)
Lost in the Library
By Nathan Long
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01/07/2019

Running with Blades

Life is oh so brief, and the search for ways to extend it seem like something everyone seeks. To that end we have put together answers to those rules questions you have been wanting to know, so you can smash your opponents and extend your life (at least in games of Magic)! Now if we can just get Moko to sit still long enough to answer all the questions. So read on in this week's extraordinary edition of Cranial Insertion!

By Charlotte Sable (0 Comments)
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(01/07/2019)
Running with Blades
By Charlotte Sable
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12/24/2018

Red & Green on Christmas Eve

It's Christmas Eve, and things are looking festive at the Cranial Insertion offices. The halls are decked with boughs of holly, mistletoe is hanging from the ceiling, and in keeping with the red/green color scheme, all the questions this week feature cards that are red and/or green. So join us in this week's Gruul-colored Christmas edition of Cranial Insertion!

By Nathan Long (0 Comments)
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(12/24/2018)
Red & Green on Christmas Eve
By Nathan Long
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12/10/2018

Long Winter Nights

The winter months have come and the nights have become longer, to that end we write this article to try and light your way on the path to enlightenment! At least the part that involves knowing the answers to your burning rules questions anyway! So read on in this week's warming edition of Cranial Insertion!

By Charlotte Sable (0 Comments)
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(12/10/2018)
Long Winter Nights
By Charlotte Sable
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11/12/2018

Going Pro

With the Pro Tour just behind us we take some time to focus on those burning rules questions that may help you get there! So read on in this week’s exciting edition of Cranial Insertion!

By Charlotte Sable (0 Comments)
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(11/12/2018)
Going Pro
By Charlotte Sable
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10/01/2018

Return to Return to Ravnica

The gates of Ravnica are right around the corner! With the prereleases having just finished our inboxes are stuffed to the guilds with questions! So gear up and ready your scrying crystals as we load up this article with all those burning answers to your questions. So read on in this week's exciting edition of Cranial Insertion!

By Nathan Long (0 Comments)
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(10/01/2018)
Return to Return to Ravnica
By Nathan Long
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09/03/2018

School's in Session

Summer is nearing its end, and schools in the US have started a new school year, so let's open our textbooks and answer all your rules questions. Read on and join us for this week's particularly educational episode!

By Nathan Long (0 Comments)
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(09/03/2018)
School's in Session
By Nathan Long
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08/06/2018

Dog Days of Summer

Summer time is in full swing and we are slogging through the heat to bring you the coolest answers to those burning rules questions! So join us for this week's fiery edition of Cranial Insertion!

By Nathan Long (1 Comment)
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(08/06/2018)
Dog Days of Summer
By Nathan Long
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12/04/2017

Unstable Frontier

or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Silver Borders

Unstable is on the horizon and we have taken this moment to try and settle the shaky foundations of your rules knowledge with some answers to all of those troubling questions regarding those pesky silver-bordered cards! So read on in this week's fun filled adventure we call an article of Cranial Insertion! Now with more AWASLFAQPAFTIDAWABIAJTBT.

By Charlotte Sable (1 Comment)
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(12/04/2017)
Unstable Frontier
or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Silver Borders
By Charlotte Sable
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(07/03/2017)
A Break from the Sand
By Nathan Long
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04/24/2017

As the Wurm Turns

Just a little further past these dunes and we can make it to the sietch. From there all our rules questions will be answered! So join us for this weeks exciting edition of Cranial Insertion! Just look out for that wurm sign!

By Nathan Long (3 Comments)
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(04/24/2017)
As the Wurm Turns
By Nathan Long
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04/17/2017

Sacred Cats

The Amonkhet prerelease is almost upon us and with it bringing us all the cats we can handle! However, before that we have another dose of rules questions brought to us by you the readers for your edification!!! So join us as we produce all the answers you requested and some cat-based puns along the way, in this week's exciting edition of Cranial Insertion!

By James Bennett (2 Comments)
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(04/17/2017)
Sacred Cats
By James Bennett
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01/09/2017

Leftovers

The holiday festivities are over for the moment, and boy do we ever have a ton of Fruitcake Elementals left over. That will be the last time we let Moko cook. In addition we certainly do have a ton of rules questions left over as well, so we are reheating those up and serving them out for you! So join us for another helping of Cranial Insertion!

By Nathan Long (2 Comments)
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(01/09/2017)
Leftovers
By Nathan Long
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12/21/2015

Debatably Yours

The race is heating up and we have some doozies for you this week. How will the candidates respond to the most pertinent questions on everybody's mind! Find out in this week's exciting edition of Cranial Insertion!

By James Bennett (0 Comments)
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(12/21/2015)
Debatably Yours
By James Bennett
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12/14/2015

In a Galaxy Far, Far Away...

Read this week's article you will. Teach you a great many things about the rules of Magic it will. Beware the Moko for once you start down the path with a zombie monkey forever will it dominate your destiny. May the Force of Nature, or was that Force of Savagery, Force of Will??? aw forget it... Read on for for this weeks exciting edition of Cranial Insertion!

By Nathan Long (0 Comments)
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(12/14/2015)
In a Galaxy Far, Far Away...
By Nathan Long
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03/16/2015

Soon, Suddenly Dragons

We are warming up with a preliminary round of your red hot burning questions as we wait to see your initial scorching inquiries involving Dragons of Tarkir next week. So join us for this weeks exciting edition of Cranial Insertion!

By James Bennett (0 Comments)
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(03/16/2015)
Soon, Suddenly Dragons
By James Bennett
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02/23/2015

Under Plowed

or, Don't Hire Goblin Digging Team

Buried under both snow and piles of rules questions we begin to dig our way out. If only Wizards had created Silver-Inlaid Shovels instead. Join us for this weeks exciting edition of Cranial Insertion!

By James Bennett (0 Comments)
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(02/23/2015)
Under Plowed
or, Don't Hire Goblin Digging Team
By James Bennett
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02/16/2015

Bold Predictions

or, Future Perfect

Clouded the future is, always in motion. So to try and bring it more into focus we make some prognostications. Though admittedly, we should probably not let Moko use our crystal ball. So join us as we conjecture over your rules questions in this weeks exciting edition of Cranial Insertion!

By Eli Shiffrin (0 Comments)
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(02/16/2015)
Bold Predictions
or, Future Perfect
By Eli Shiffrin
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08/25/2014

Going Bananas

or, The Full Monkey

Monkeys everywhere! Mayhem ensues along with your standard dose of rules questions and answers! Give me the ****ing banana's you **** ****! Sorry about that, bad Moko! So join us for this weeks exciting edition of Cranial Insertion!

By Eli Shiffrin (3 Comments)
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(08/25/2014)
Going Bananas
or, The Full Monkey
By Eli Shiffrin
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02/24/2014

A Thousand Different Voices Screaming to Be Heard

And nothing will be done! Nothing!

Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, start. Moko is having too much fun on the Twitch feed again. Alas work needs to be done so join Callum as he takes us through another exciting set of rules questions and answers!

By Callum Milne (5 Comments)
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(02/24/2014)
A Thousand Different Voices Screaming to Be Heard
And nothing will be done! Nothing!
By Callum Milne
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08/19/2013

Agents of R.U.L.E.S.

By Carsten Haese (5 Comments)
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(08/19/2013)
Agents of R.U.L.E.S.
By Carsten Haese
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08/05/2013

Twenty Questions

or, Forty Answers

It's 20 years in the making! Magic is 20 years old and we are celebrating with a trivia article. So come test your knowledge and learn something about Magic's history, in this edition of Cranial Insetion!

By Moko (1 Comment)
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(08/05/2013)
Twenty Questions
or, Forty Answers
By Moko
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07/15/2013

 

(07/15/2013)
Core's Coming
By Carsten Haese
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05/20/2013

Happy Returns

or, Live from New England

He is back!!! Okay, well technically he never left, but lets give it up for Eli as he takes us through this weeks rules questions. So read on with this weeks exciting edition of Cranial Insertion!

By Eli Shiffrin (1 Comment)
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(05/20/2013)
Happy Returns
or, Live from New England
By Eli Shiffrin
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04/15/2013

 

(04/15/2013)
Spoiled rotten
By James Bennett
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12/31/2012

All Crazy Teenagers

Not to Be Confused with Those Crazy Teenagers

The world is ending and Moko was let out to write yet another article, this time about some crazy teens. Wait... what? That was two weeks ago, only the year this time? And no, actual teens are involved with the article, just something about spells? Okay then, read on for this weeks amazing edition of Cranial Insertion!

By Moko (7 Comments)
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(12/31/2012)
All Crazy Teenagers
Not to Be Confused with Those Crazy Teenagers
By Moko
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12/17/2012

The Museum of Modern Card Interactions

Hey, everyone it is that time again! Time for this weeks edition of Cranial Insertion. Join Carsten this week for some Modern musings!

By Carsten Haese (1 Comment)
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(12/17/2012)
The Museum of Modern Card Interactions
By Carsten Haese
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(10/29/2012)
A Matter of Life and Death
or, Endings Are Just Beginnings
By Moko
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10/08/2012

 

(10/08/2012)
Group Therapy
By Carsten Haese
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(09/03/2012)
Realms... Charted?
By James Bennett
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08/13/2012

The Sun is a mass of incandescent gas

(or, if you prefer, a miasma of incandescent plasma)

With the sun shining down it is hot, hot, hot! Just like this edition of Cranial Insertion, so join us inside with some mind melting rules questions!

By James Bennett (4 Comments)
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(08/13/2012)
The Sun is a mass of incandescent gas
(or, if you prefer, a miasma of incandescent plasma)
By James Bennett
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(07/16/2012)
Thirteen by Thirteen
By Carsten Haese
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02/27/2012

Announcing Announcements

By Carsten Haese (0 Comments)
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(02/27/2012)
Announcing Announcements
By Carsten Haese
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02/20/2012

 

(02/20/2012)
Back and Forth
or, Transcontinental Judging
By Eli Shiffrin
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01/16/2012

Question Salad

Chef Carsten is at it again with his New Years resolutions; including eating right, exercise and reading lots and lots of Cranial Insertion! Join us for this feast of rules questions!

By Carsten Haese (0 Comments)
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(01/16/2012)
Question Salad
By Carsten Haese
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11/21/2011

It's the end of Worlds as we know it

(And I feel fine)

Moving on to a new year of Magic, which has several start points to its years!

By Carsten Haese (0 Comments)
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(11/21/2011)
It's the end of Worlds as we know it
(And I feel fine)
By Carsten Haese
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05/30/2011

 

(05/30/2011)
Cranial Insertion and the Holy Grail
or, Always Look on the Bright Side of Life's Finale
By Eli Shiffrin
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05/16/2011

Mirrodin Pure Evil

or, Rotten to the Core

You see what we did there? With the title?

By Carsten Haese (0 Comments)
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(05/16/2011)
Mirrodin Pure Evil
or, Rotten to the Core
By Carsten Haese
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03/07/2011

Back to Reality

or, No more monkeying around!

But if you have your back to reality, what are you facing?

By Carsten Haese (0 Comments)
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(03/07/2011)
Back to Reality
or, No more monkeying around!
By Carsten Haese
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02/21/2011

Go for the Goat

or, Viva el Goatnapper!

Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.

By Eli Shiffrin (0 Comments)
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(02/21/2011)
Go for the Goat
or, Viva el Goatnapper!
By Eli Shiffrin
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01/03/2011

Happy New Myr!

or, Here's to another year of reckless puns

There's a festive New Year ball drop on Mirrodin, too. Only the ball is the Mirari, and thousands are killed. Still lots of drinking though.

By Carsten Haese (0 Comments)
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(01/03/2011)
Happy New Myr!
or, Here's to another year of reckless puns
By Carsten Haese
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11/22/2010

 

(11/22/2010)
Going South
or, Greetings from Louisville
By Carsten Haese
Translations: English 
(03/15/2010)
The Eyes of March
or, The March of Eyes of Orms-by-Gore
By Eli Shiffrin
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02/22/2010

 

(02/22/2010)
I Left My Card in San Diego
or, Yay for Pro Tours
By Eli Shiffrin
Translations: English 
09/21/2009

Kicking It

By Brian Paskoff (0 Comments)
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(09/21/2009)
Kicking It
By Brian Paskoff
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07/27/2009

 

(07/27/2009)
Heavy Metal Goyf
or, M10? This one goes to M11!
By Brian Paskoff
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06/15/2009

Our Word is Bond

By Brian Paskoff (0 Comments)
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(06/15/2009)
Our Word is Bond
By Brian Paskoff
Translations: English 
(06/08/2009)
Attack of the One-Hour Turn
or, Why EDH Games Should Not Contain Nine Players
By Eli Shiffrin
Translations: English 
05/18/2009

 

(05/18/2009)
Fun in the Sun
or, 6000°K in the Photosphere
By Eli Shiffrin
Translations: English 
05/04/2009

The Golden Goyf

By Brian Paskoff (0 Comments)
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(05/04/2009)
The Golden Goyf
By Brian Paskoff
Translations: English 
02/23/2009

 

(02/23/2009)
Games Afoot
or, Referring to the Subtitle Is Meta
By Eli Shiffrin
Translations: English 
02/09/2009

Frozen Goyfsicles

By Brian Paskoff (0 Comments)
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(02/09/2009)
Frozen Goyfsicles
By Brian Paskoff
Translations: English 
12/29/2008

Taking Down the Lights

By Brian Paskoff (0 Comments)
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(12/29/2008)
Taking Down the Lights
By Brian Paskoff
Translations: English 
03/10/2008

The Logical Song

By Tom Fowler (0 Comments)
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(03/10/2008)
The Logical Song
By Tom Fowler
Translations: English 
08/13/2007

The Power of Vesuvan Skulls

By Tom Fowler (0 Comments)
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(08/13/2007)
The Power of Vesuvan Skulls
By Tom Fowler
Translations: English 
(06/11/2007)
All Standard, All the Time
(Well, At Least This Time)
By Tom Fowler
Translations: English 
(06/04/2007)
Wee Madness!
or, I Suddenly Find Myself Needing
To Know the Plural of Ultimus
By Ted Dickinson
Translations: English 
03/12/2007

 

(03/12/2007)
Crime and Punishment
or, Not the Split Card
By Eli Shiffrin
Translations: English 
(02/05/2007)
Agents of KAOS
or, Getting Smart About the New Set
By Tom Fowler
Translations: English 
01/22/2007

 

(01/22/2007)
Until the End of the World
or, Kaboom!
By Eli Shiffrin
Translations: English 
(11/13/2006)
A Fine Vintage
or, An Extended Legacy of Puns
By Moko
Translations: English 
10/02/2006

 

(10/02/2006)
Thyme Spiral
or, Garden-Variety Questions
By Eli Shiffrin
Translations: English 
09/25/2006

Time Spiraling out of Control

By Tom Fowler (0 Comments)
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(09/25/2006)
Time Spiraling out of Control
By Tom Fowler
Translations: English 
08/07/2006

 

(08/07/2006)
I Fought the Law
or, And the Law Went 2-1
By Eli Shiffrin
Translations: English 
07/17/2006

 

(07/17/2006)
Coldsnap in the Desert
or, The Saguaros Are Sad
By Eli Shiffrin
Translations: English 
(03/20/2006)
How to Play a Spell
or, Help I'm Being Held Prisoner in a Subtitle Factory
By Eli Shiffrin
Translations: English 
01/09/2006

Reading the CompRules for Dummies

By Thijs van Ommen (0 Comments)
Translations: English 

 

(01/09/2006)
Reading the CompRules for Dummies
By Thijs van Ommen
Translations: English 
(11/14/2005)
(Kinda) (Sorta) Live from LA!
or, The World Needs More Internet
By Eli Shiffrin
Translations: English 
11/07/2005

City of Angels

By Tom Fowler (0 Comments)
Translations: English 

 

(11/07/2005)
City of Angels
By Tom Fowler
Translations: English 
(09/26/2005)
Rah! Rah! Ravnica!
or, Now You May Ask Those Questions
By Eli Shiffrin
Translations: English 
07/25/2005

A Legacy of Questions

By Thijs van Ommen (0 Comments)
Translations: English 

 

(07/25/2005)
A Legacy of Questions
By Thijs van Ommen
Translations: English 
 

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