It’s that time again! Time to ban some stuff! Let’s take a look at this round of changes to the Magic banned list:
Taken from Wizards.com
Announcement Date: January 19, 2015
Effective Date: January 23, 2015
Magic Online Effective Date: January 28, 2015
Golgari Grave-Troll is no longer banned.
Treasure Cruise is banned.
Worldgorger Dragon is no longer banned.
Treasure Cruise is restricted.
Gifts Ungiven is no longer restricted.
The complete list of all banned and restricted cards, by format, is here.
Next B&R Announcement: March 23, 2015
There are already petitions popping up to un-ban Birthing Pod, although frankly I don’t care. I don’t like playing against pod decks.
The upshot is that maybe you can pick up those foil Treasure Cruise copies on the cheap.