This entry is part 14 of 15 in the series Journey to Nowhere

by Judson AKA GUDoug


As 2012 comes to a close it is hard as a writer in search of content to not look back at what the year had to offer.  It seems like there has already been lots of talk on the flagship podcast about all the goodies that “Twenty-Doz” did or didn’t bestow on us.  Regardless of what you thought of the sets Return to Ravnica, M13, Planechase 2012, Avacyn Restored, and Dark Ascension had to offer they definitely had their fair share of hits, role players, and maligned cards.  I found plenty of cards to play in this years sets; some of which rank among my favorite cards printed, and some of which I hate just as much as any card ever printed

For me while Dark Ascension offered little in the form of cards for me to play it had two of my most favorite new cards in form of Requiem Angel and Jar of Eyeballs.  They both fit perfectly into my favorite strategy of sacrificing creatures for profit by adding even more profit.  Like most people I found a wealth of cards to play from Avacyn Restored, and was quick to spit piles of hate on everyone’s favorite easy button Deadeye Navigator.  Planechase surprisingly had many fun new cards to offer, many of which I have obtained but have yet to build a deck for.  I didn’t find a whole lot to work with in M13 but Trading Post is sure to become King of anyone’s durdlefest.  Lastly in Return to Ravnica I wish I had found more cards to play but still found plenty. Read the rest of this entry »