Archive for October, 2013

Magic The Gathering: Theros Inspiring Heroics Event Deck Review

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Fans of Greek mythology will be pleased to learn that it’s finally been adapted into a new Magic the Gathering block entitled Theros. Theros, or θέρος‎, is the Greek word for “summer”, a time of bloom and life and incidentally also late-season storms. However, far from shamefully ripping off the names and deeds of Greek […]

Magic The Gathering: Theros Blazing Beasts Of Myth Intro Pack Review

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Blazing Beasts of Myth is one of the 5 new intro packs spearheading the Theros expansion. It’s a Red/Green deck that focuses on early game survival and mana ramping, and has some great cards to this end. The strategy behind this intro deck feels surprisingly similar to that of the Monsters in the Heroes vs […]

Magic The Gathering: Heroes vs. Monsters Duel Decks Review

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

The introduction of a Greek Mythology adaption by the Theros block has given a great opportunity to explore the idea of epic, monstrous beasts facing mighty heroes and you’ll probably not be surprised to hear that the Heroes vs. Monsters Duel Decks play upon this theme beautifully. Pitting the mighty Sun Titan giant against the […]

Magic The Gathering: Theros Fat Pack Review

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

The lore, legends and Myth of Greek mythology have been borrowed from heavily to form a grand new theme for Magic The Gathering. Finding its way into Theros, the latest block, this theme will no-doubt be a welcome addition to the wider universe. Theros captures the feel of Greek mythology without stooping to wholesale ripping […]

Magic The Gathering: Theros Face The Hydra Challenge Deck

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Face The Hydra is a fantastically implemented macro-game within the Magic universe that lets you face off against a cornerstone of Greek mythology. It represents the boss fight at the end of the first arc of “The Path of the Hero“. Its a unique set of cards which you won’t find or include in any […]

Lenovo X230 Laptop Review

Monday, October 7th, 2013

With my MacBook Pro dying a slow death from component failure, rather than jump to immediately fixing it and dragging it on for another few years I thought I’d try my hand at straying away from Mac. Luckily, I managed to get my hands on a ThinkPad branded Lenovo X230. Well known for providing features […]