Neon’s Classic Articles
The following articles were written by Neon over the course of the last 2 years, originally published on RNG Eternal. This is not a complete collection, but focuses on articles that may be of interest for current players. While they have been re-edited slightly, there has been no major revision of the content, and therefore may-or-may-not have any relation to Neon’s current views. These are shared grouped loosely based on topic
Puzzle Solutions - Its the solution to the puzzles.
The Chapin AMA - Chapin did an AMA, so the only natural thing to do was analyze it to death.
Top 10 Most Influential Decklists - A look back at set 1’s most impactful decks.
FreeR-to-Play - Which is more free-to-play, Eternal or Hearthstone?
Understanding the MTGA Economy - Initial take on the structure of the MTGA Economy.
Analyzing the MTGA Economy - Analysis of the Magic the Gathering Arena’s economy after beta launch in March.
Spikes, Variance, and Indiana Jones - Sometimes we don’t know what’s best for ourselves.
Balance and Fun - Games need both balance and fun, and they are related.
Pushed Cards - Some cards are better than others. Why?
Defending Darude - Darude may not have been the hero we wanted, but he was the hero we needed.
Breaking Burn - You know your enemy, now what?
Getting Good - How do you really improve your play?
Understanding Control Mirrors - Control mirrors are a different kind of game. How do you approach them?
Tempo - What is tempo and how do we use it?
Understanding Size Advantage - Neon’s first Eternal article.
Lonesome Dove - A very serious article about doves.
Tombstone - A very serious article about huckleberries.