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Double Masters *Is* For You, Whether You Buy a Box or Not

Jun 01 // by SaffronOlive

Double Masters is the reprint set the community has been asking for. Here is how it benefits you whether yours a whale who buys a $300 box or a minnow looking for cheap staples.

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The Expected Value of Ikoria

May 18 // by SaffronOlive

Ikoria is finally being released in paper, but how much value should you expect to open from your booster box? Let's delve into the numbers and find out!

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Are Secret Lairs Worth It?

Mar 02 // by SaffronOlive

Secret Lairs seem here to stay, which means it's time to delve deep into their current and future value and see if they are worth picking up, from a player's perspective.

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The Expected Value of Core Set 2020

Jul 08 // by SaffronOlive

How much value should you expect from your Core Set 2020 box? Let's break it down!

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The Expected Value of Modern Horizons

Jun 10 // by SaffronOlive

How much value should you expect to open from a Modern Horizons booster box? Let's break it down!

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The Expected Value of Ravnica Allegiance

Jan 21 // by SaffronOlive

How much value should you expect from a box of Ravnica Allegiance? Let's discuss!

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How Much Is Ultimate Masters Helping Modern Prices?

Dec 10 // by SaffronOlive

Ultimate Masters has a lot of sweet cards, but is the set actually making Modern cheaper?

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The Expected Value of Ultimate Masters

Nov 26 // by SaffronOlive

How much value should you expect to open from a box of Ultimate Masters? Let's discuss!

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Winter Is Coming: Preparing for Ravnica Allegiance

Oct 29 // by SaffronOlive

Ravnica Allegiance is right around the corner. What cards should we be buying now for our future Standard format?

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The Expected Value of Guilds of Ravnica

Oct 01 // by SaffronOlive

How much value should you expect to open from a box of Guilds of Ravnica? Let's find out!

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How Much Will the Shock Land Reprinting Help Modern?

Sep 10 // by SaffronOlive

Shock lands are back in Guilds of Ravnica, but how much does this actually help to reduce the cost of Modern?

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Reprinting Modern Staples in Standard Sets

Sep 03 // by SaffronOlive

Which expensive Modern cards are safe for reprinting in Standard? Let's break it down!

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Preparing for Rotation: Rotation Finance

Jul 16 // by SaffronOlive

We're nearing the next Standard rotation. What does this mean for your collection? Let's discuss!

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Contract From Below: Promissory Estoppel and the Reserved List

Jul 13 // by Scott Peitzer

This is the first in a six-part series in which Scott Peitzer, an attorney and Legacy player, analyzes the legal issues if Wizards were to abolish the Reserved List.

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The Expected Value of Core Set 2019

Jul 08 // by SaffronOlive

How much value should you expect to open in a box of Core Set 2019? Let's find out!

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Buying Battlebond: The Conspiracy Model

May 28 // by SaffronOlive

Battlebond has a ton of sweet reprints and spicy new cards, but when is the best time to buy them? Let's discuss!

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Understanding Buyouts and Price Spikes

May 07 // by SaffronOlive

How do buyouts and price spikes actually work, and what do the crazy prices really mean? Let's discuss!

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The Expected Value of Dominaria

Apr 23 // by SaffronOlive

How much value should you expected to open from a box of Dominaria? Let's break it down!

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The Problem with Unique Promos

Mar 26 // by SaffronOlive

Why is only releasing Firesong and Sunspeaker such a risky move by Wizards, and how can Wizards avoid this risk in the future?

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The Expected Value of Masters 25

Mar 12 // by SaffronOlive

How much value should you expect if you decide to crack open a box of Masters 25? Let's break it down!

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Not All Reprints Are Created Equal

Mar 05 // by SaffronOlive

Jace, the Mind Sculptor and Imperial Recruiter might have the same price, but their reprint values are significantly different.

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Reprint Equity, Masters Sets and Booster Pricing

Feb 26 // by SaffronOlive

What does the unbanning of Jace and move away from format-specific Masters sets have to do with reprint equity? Let's discuss!

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Intro to Pauper Finance

Jan 29 // by SaffronOlive

Pauper is taking off in the paper world. What does this mean from a finance perspective? Let's break it down!

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The Expected Value of Rivals of Ixalan

Jan 15 // by SaffronOlive

How much value can you expect to pull from a Rivals of Ixalan booster box? Let's break it down!

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Iconic Masters Pickups for Modern

Dec 04 // by SaffronOlive

Modern's on sale again thanks to Iconic Masters. Which cards are the most important discount pickups to grow your collection? Let's discuss!

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Modern Prices, Masters Sets, and Reprint Equity

Nov 20 // by SaffronOlive

More reprints means cheaper Modern, but can Wizards actually keep up the current pace of supplemental product reprints?

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Un-Set Finance

Nov 13 // by SaffronOlive

Unstable spoilers start next week, which means its time to take a dive into the deep end of Un-set finance!

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The Expected Value of Iconic Masters

Oct 23 // by SaffronOlive

How much value can you expect to open from a box of Iconic Masters? Let's break it down!

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The Expected Value of Ixalan

Sep 25 // by SaffronOlive

How much value can you expect to open if you crack an Ixalan booster box? Let's break it down!

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Understanding Reserve List Buyouts

Aug 28 // by SaffronOlive

We're in the middle of an unprecedented wave of buyouts. How does a buyout happen, and what do they mean for you and me?