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A Rathe
Times Retrospective

Some of Heavy Hitters' best design is firmly focused on the catalog of cards you already own.

by: Alex Truell

3 months ago

Kassai has brought our attention to the peculiar plight of Young Living Legends.

by: Alex Truell

5 months ago

Much has been made of recent efforts to lower the power level of FAB. As Tales of Aria's last hero rotates into Living Legend, what should we make of the new landscape?

by: Alex Truell

6 months ago

I'm incredibly excited for Round the Table, just not for Ultimate Pit Fight.

by: Alex Truell

8 months ago

I just got back from a weekend at GenCon, and FAB was the only game that wasn't on my mind.

by: Alex Truell

9 months ago

It's now clear that Dusk Till Dawn is a direct expansion of Monarch - a set with plenty of baggage. But is that ill will deserved? And can DTD redeem it?

by: Alex Truell

10 months ago

If you want to see Flesh and Blood at its finest, look no further than Pro Tour: Baltimore.

by: Alex Truell

1 year ago

Bannings, Callings, and 11th hour changes. This is a cautionary tale, but perhaps not the one you think it will be.

by: Alex Truell

1 year ago

The heroes of Outsiders have been revealed, and it's a great sign for the future of the game.

by: Alex Truell

1 year ago

As we wrap up the year, let's do some forecasting on future class designs based on loose ends and themes.

by: Alex Truell & Mark Chamberlain

1 year ago

The Nationals circuit has shown that the original heroes of Welcome to Rathe and Arcane Rising still have what it takes to compete- and the wisdom of a non-rotating format.

by: Alex Truell

1 year ago

Prism exemplifies what Living Legend is supposed to be.

by: Alex Truell

1 year ago

Does the grandeur of the Illusionist aesthetic cause an imbalance in the game's collectibility? And proudly introducing our new Player's Guides section!

by: Alex Truell

1 year ago

Rathe Times contributors in real life! And we look at preparing for new players in the wake of increasing exposure.

by: Alex Truell

2 years ago

LSS has charted a bold path forward for Flesh and Blood- and it's perfect for preserving your local play group.

by: Alex Truell

2 years ago

Your local FaB scene is a treasure. Don't spoil it.

by: Alex Truell

2 years ago

Everfest is the biggest game-changer since Monarch. Here's why.

by: Alex Truell

2 years ago

It's been a huge year here at the Rathe Times! Join the project lead, Kirk, as he reminisces and recounts what got the Rathe Times started, and the journey that has led us to its first Christmas!

by: Kirk Bushell

2 years ago

Nationals showcased the diversity of the game- if you can brush away the Briars. But is the explosive growth of the newest Runeblade a sign of balance problems, or simply a consequence of online communities?

by: Alex Truell

2 years ago