Anthony Alongi has been playing Magic since 1998. He is one of the earliest thinkers and writers regarding multiplayer Magic and has written for Wizards of the Coast, the Dojo, and here at StarCityGames. He is a public servant, author, father, husband, and dog owner.
What opportunities does Torment provide for multiplayer? What opportunities does it miss? And what Card can we Break? Anthony examines the set broadly, color by color… And then channels rules-lovin’ Rizzo like it ain’t no thang.
If one piece of advice will get you on the Pro Tour, it’s this: Whenever there’s a Spreading Plague on the board, always Quash the early Illusion/Reality, rather than Misdirecting it to your own Beloved Chaplain.
If your group plays Emperor even occasionally, it may have happened: you are all settling down for a nice little game of three-on-three, when suddenly the seventh guy in the group shows up. What to do?