Welcome to MinMaxBlog.com!
We are Min and Max and we welcome you to our blog! You’ll find a variety of different content pieces here, dealing with all sorts of walks of life. We’ll be touching on our lives as semi-functioning adults, our various hobbies, and, most of all, our obsession with the world’s largest card game, Magic: The Gathering.
New content every Wednesday!
This week, guest author Robert Wilson shares his thoughts about Grixis Delver and how he performed at SCGCON!
Max writes about how RUG and UR Delver decks evolved with Modern Horizons and War of the Spark, and recorded a League with each!
This week, Min goes over some of the new tools added to the arsenal of Miracles with the release of War of the Spark and Modern Horizons!
Max reviews over 50 new Modern Horizons cards, as they fit into Legacy!
Min takes Dreadhorde Arcanist for a spin in the Grixis Phoenix Shell!
Max tells you everything you need to know about Legacy Bomberman. He covers an in-depth guide on the traditional Mono-white build as well as taking a spicy UW variant for a spin in a Legacy League!
Min breaks down how to improve at Magic introspectively and compares it to learning… fighting games?
Min and Max battle in an epic best of five matches, with at least three unique decks each. For the fate of all mankind, and 20 tickets! Watch both sides here!
Max goes through his experiences at GP Niagara Falls and then details some decks featuring a shiny, metallic new toy from War of the Spark: Karn, the Great Creator!
Min deep-dives into one of the most versatile and complex cards leveraged in Legacy: Monastery Mentor!
Max writes about his development of Steel Stompy, including card choices and sideboard plans, with a gameplay video to boot!
Min explores one of the newest spoilers from the upcoming War of the Spark set: Teferi, Time Raveler! Could this card potentially see Legacy play? Read more and find out!
Max plays Colorless Show and T—I mean Eldrazi Post, through a Competitive Legacy League on Magic Online!
Min breaks down his recent top 8 as the Legacy seat at SCG Cincinatti, as well as the process that led to the list that he played!
Max plays a brew, BUG Phoenix, through a Competitive Legacy League on Magic Online!
Min and special guest Luke Strasler test out UW Miracles vs UWr Miracles! Come see if UW can overcome the Pyroblast menace!
With an abundance of choices, how is Max going to choose a Legacy deck for GP Niagara Falls?
Breaking down new Miracles lists looks a lot like breaking down old Miracles Lists! It’s time to get Back to Basics and analyze what makes Miracles so good in Legacy today!
Max plays Legacy Grixis Buried Phoenix through a league on Magic Online.
Let’s join Max in counting to three!
Want to learn more about the strengths of metagame positioning? Take a look at this analysis about UW Delver and why the deck works!
How different are the Vancouver and London mulligan rules? Only as different as Opt and Brainstorm.
Want to see a Miracles player stumble through learning a brand new style of deck? Want to know the true skill required to cast and attack with a True-Name Nemesis? Want to finally know the answer to the age old question: “What is tempo?” Find all that and more as Min takes you through a Legacy league with one of Legacy’s newest, and yet oldest, archetypes: UW Delver!
Deckbuilding numbers just not working out? You might hate winning! Click now to read Min’s tale of how he discovered that he hated winning.
A deep dive into a single critical turn of Vintage Magic!
Min plays through a Legacy League with UW Miracles featuring special guest Josh Shields!
Max plays a Competitive Vintage League with an Esper Hybrid-Combo deck featuring multi-format all-star: Arclight Phoenix!
When you sit down for match, either in-person or online, remember, you are playing against a real person, your opponent. Your opponent’s job is to beat you.
Max plays Steel Stompy through a Competitive Legacy League on Magic Online!
Min Hoq is a 25-year-old Software Developer from Chittagong, Bangladesh, but currently resides in Columbus, OH with his wife Courtney and their dog, Belle.
He’s a Legacy enthusiast, primarily of the Miracles archetype, having played and helped develop the deck for 6 years, but is also extremely passionate about tech, gaming, metal music, and Dungeons & Dragons.
Max Gilmore is a 30-year-old Mechanical Engineer, born, raised, and currently living in Southern California with his wife and 1-year-old son.
With regard to Magic, he loves the process of brewing and refining decks, and tries to always keep growing as a player. His penchant is Legacy, but he also enjoys playing Vintage, Standard, and Modern, in that order. His other hobbies include brewing beer, writing music, and, nowadays, parenting!