Fourteen players joined us for March’s monthly at the Royal Oak on Kent Street before the night’s big snowfall.Continue reading “March 2023 Monthly – Event”
We had participants join us from Montreal, Toronto, and Ottawa Valley, and had the chance to meet several Ottawans who’d never played Old School before.
The event sent $2,553.46 for the Ottawa Food Bank. With their purchasing power, this means feeding almost 15 families of 4 for a month.Continue reading “ChaosCon Event Report”
“What else, when chaos draws all forces inward to shape a single
— Conrad Aiken (ish)
Join us November 19, 2022 for a day of Old School and Premodern in Canada’s capital, Ottawa. As is tradition, all entry fees and money raised will go to our community’s preferred charity, Ottawa Food Bank.Continue reading “Announcing ChaosCon – November 19, 2022”
Ten mages joined us for the September 2022 monthly event in Ottawa’s downtown.Continue reading “September 2022 Monthly – Event”
In this guide, I will walk through the basics of the Green/White Treshgeddon (Threshold Armageddon) deck in Premodern. Premodern is a casual format spanning Fourth Edition through Scourge, and features a banlist that sets it apart from existing formats.Continue reading “Primer for GW Threshgeddon in Premodern”
In the last two weeks of Feburary 2022, 56 players gathered to play 5 webcam matches of Magic. These players represented 6 Old School communities across Canada, and a group of Outsiders looking to defeat the Canadians for their Cup.
Congratulations to the winning community, Quebec City Brew Crew, who selected Le Pignon Bleu (The Blue Gable) to receive the $1,234 raised. Le Pignon Bleu helps less fortunate families in the Quebec region.Continue reading “Boreal Community Cup 2 Event Report”
With everything happening with Omicron, how about another Boreal Community Cup to keep our minds off things, and to bring the Canadian communities together? And by that, we mean pitting Canada’s Old School communities against each other, all to benefit charity!
- Registration closes: February 10 – EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 11 @ 7:30PM EST
- Event date: February 12 – 27
- Multi-day, Webcam event, played over Whereby/Facebook/Discord.
- Structure: Get 5 opponents; Play your matches in the timeframe; Pairings posted in Discord.
- Entry fee: $15 CAD
- Ruleset: Boreal; Proxies allowed.
- Spike or spice: Register for one or the other, and play with those who did the same.
- Community scoring
In March, 16 dragon masters from all across the EST timezone lined-up to battle for some gold.
We had a better representation of the dragons this time. Instead of half of all decks being Nicol Bolas, he commanded a more reasonable quarter of the decks out there. Arcades was the most popular dragon in March partly owing to the fact that Joel and Andrew, the only two people who had their dragons assigned randomly, were both running her.Continue reading “Dragon Brawl II – Tournament Report”
The Canadian Old School communities’ organizers hosted the very first Boreal Community Cup: a one-day webcam event on February 6.
70 players from across the world battled for their community using the Boreal ruleset, effectively 4-Strip-Mine Atlantic. Thanks to the players and donors, the event raised $1,905 for Jeunesse au soleil (Sun Youth). And an especially big thanks to our judges, David Lachance-Poitras and Robert Hinrichsen, who put in a lot of work to make sure the event didn’t go too off the rails.Continue reading “Boreal Community Cup Event Report”