Auras are a subtype of Enchantment cards the Magic: The Gathering trading card game. Formerly known as "enchant" cards, Auras have been part of MTG since 1993's Alpha set. Enchant cards were renamed to Aura starting with the release of Ravnica, City of Guilds. Auras may enchant a creature, artifact, and other permanent types found on the battlefield.
My latest TCGplayer Infinite article, 6 Aura Enchantment MTG Cards You Should Be Playing in Commander, covers six Aura cards you should consider for the 99 of a Commander deck. Some Auras released in the past six months, such as Ossification and Audacity, have the potential to shine in Commander and other formats. Dive into the article to see what other Auras are worth experimenting with.
March of the Machine, Magic: The Gathering's Spring 2023 Standard set, officially released on April 21st, 2023. March of the Machine's story covers the Phyrexian invasion of the multiverse as Elspeth, Chandra, Kaya, and other planeswalkers attempt to stop it. With over 200 cards in the main set, including battle cards, there is a lot to like about March of the Machine.
In my TCGplayer Infinite article, What Cards Spiked Because of March of the Machine, I cover some of the most exciting card price spikes caused by March of the Machine. Check out the article to see what cards in your collection jumped in price.
Whenever a new Magic: The Gathering set releases, players tend to focus on its Rares and Mythic Rares. Pulling chase Rares or Mythic Rares from booster packs of a new set is ideal for many players. While the majority of the estimated value found in a MTG set is tied up by Rares and Mythic Rares, sometimes value may be found in other card slots within a booster pack.
In my TCGplayer Infinite article, 10 Crazy Valuable MTG Tokens You Probably Own, I discuss 10 MTG tokens you may own that are worth over a $1 each. For instance, Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty contains Shrine Tokens and Goblin Shaman Tokens, which both maintain an average market values of over $5 each. Read the article to find out what other hidden treasure you may have hiding in deck boxes.
Wizards of the Coast commissions artists to create the artwork found on Magic: The Gathering cards. Sometimes, WotC commissions renowned Japanese artists to create artwork for specific card variants. Japanese artists such as Ayami Kojima and Yoji Shinkawa have artwork seen on variants of playable MTG cards.
In a recent TCGplayer Infinite article called Japanese MTG Art Variants Could Be Worth More Than Your Collection, I discuss the average market value of several card variants with artwork by notable Japanese artists. In fact, one popular card may be worth more than your entire MTG collection! Check out the article to see what some individuals are playing for special card variants.
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