en-us The Rathe Times - articles https://rathetimes.com/tags/tales-of-aria State of the Market: End of November 2021 https://rathetimes.com/articles/state-of-the-market-end-of-november-2021 ToA Unlimited! Out of Print announcements! Everfest! What have all these news items meant to the market? %pm, %03 %b %2021 %21:%54:%45 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/dd98c75b-dd2a-4c91-9284-5dac723f25b0/Banner_MarketMonth.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C0%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/state-of-the-market-end-of-november-2021 Mastering the Elements: Lightning's Legion https://rathetimes.com/articles/mastering-the-elements-lightning-s-legion Elemental Essence gave us wide areas of overlap between the heroes found in Tales of Aria. But despite sharing a common pool of cards, these heroes use their elemental affinity in very different ways. We wrap it up today with Lightning. %pm, %15 %b %2021 %14:%16:%43 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/1974010c-a36f-4c7b-b91e-d11c8cea65b6/grafit-studio-volthaven-30-04-2021.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=170%2C51%2C1750%2C883 https://rathetimes.com/articles/mastering-the-elements-lightning-s-legion Thoughts and Baubles: October 2021 Edition https://rathetimes.com/articles/thoughts-and-baubles-october-2021-edition Do we really know anything about the meta anymore? %pm, %11 %b %2021 %17:%44:%52 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/d4fbe64f-2633-48ee-b602-d2a011f749a9/ThoughtsandBaubles.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C0%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/thoughts-and-baubles-october-2021-edition Refining Oldhim on a Blank Canvas: Part 2 https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-on-a-blank-canvas-part-2 Drew's Oldhim build is tested and refined, with development focused on matchup-specific decisions. But when Oldhim shows Drew how he earned the title, "Grandfather of Eternity", can anything be done to beat the clock? %am, %11 %b %2021 %02:%54:%45 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/2101478f-7c8f-4f35-95be-58e731aa0479/Banner_OldhimPRO.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C69%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-on-a-blank-canvas-part-2 Mastering the Elements: Autumn's Army https://rathetimes.com/articles/mastering-the-elements-autumn-s-army Elemental Essence gave us wide areas of overlap between the heroes found in Tales of Aria. But despite sharing a common pool of cards, these heroes use their elemental affinity in very different ways. Today we look at Earth. %pm, %08 %b %2021 %15:%28:%17 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/6e09ad77-e805-484e-b8f2-c5d448f540cf/Banner_ElementEarth.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C69%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/mastering-the-elements-autumn-s-army Tales of Aria: Theorycrafting and Speculating on a New Release https://rathetimes.com/articles/tales-of-aria-theorycrafting Drew shares his best practices and tips to get the most out of a new set and logically evaluate the merits of new cards, both financially and in your own deckbuilding. %pm, %27 %b %2021 %23:%06:%25 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/16d3184c-c584-442d-8da5-4f969e6f5270/banner_theory.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C69%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/tales-of-aria-theorycrafting Tales of Aria: Day 1 Blitz Decks https://rathetimes.com/articles/tales-of-aria-day-1-blitz-decks Alex, Drew, and Kevin share their Day 1 deck lists for the three new classes in Tales of Aria. %pm, %21 %b %2021 %18:%28:%17 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/3786bfc0-73d5-435d-8214-e81888dc665e/toa_art_01.width-10000.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=0%2C257%2C5000%2C2519 https://rathetimes.com/articles/tales-of-aria-day-1-blitz-decks Building Briar: Sowing the Seeds of Success https://rathetimes.com/articles/building-briar-sowing-the-seeds-of-success In a double feature, Jacob and Kevin explore both sides of Briar's elemental affinity. %pm, %20 %b %2021 %17:%54:%18 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/f9a970ca-bbf2-4aa2-891e-0a549cb47100/banner_briaraffinity.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=2%2C36%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/building-briar-sowing-the-seeds-of-success Pitch Perfect: Why Pitching Matters in Limited More Than You'd Think https://rathetimes.com/articles/pitch-perfect-why-pitching-matters-in-limited-more-than-you-d-think Limited is an extremely skill-intensive format- and pitching toward your endgame is one of the most reliable skills you can bring to the table. %pm, %17 %b %2021 %23:%28:%47 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/4bc204f9-eed9-451d-b7c8-c04ab458a105/Banner_pitching.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C0%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/pitch-perfect-why-pitching-matters-in-limited-more-than-you-d-think Lexi, Azalea, and the Looming Ranger Rivalry https://rathetimes.com/articles/lexi-azalea-and-the-looming-ranger-rivalry Ranger was in dire need of a competitive boost. But with only a few days of previews, has Lexi already upstaged Azalea? And what will this do to the dedicated community of Ranger players? %pm, %03 %b %2021 %18:%26:%32 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/6c8e5321-697b-43a6-943d-48c2a3b3ff1f/Banner_Ranger_Rivals.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=2%2C0%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/lexi-azalea-and-the-looming-ranger-rivalry