122: Andrew Sullano Sets Long Term Goals and Shares How They Help You Be a Better Magic Player
Andrew Sullano is a Pro Tour veteran who has attended Pro Tour Avacyn Restored, Return to Ravnica, and Oath of the Gatewatch. He made top 4 at Grand Prix Oklahoma City. Andrew lives in Dallas, Texas.
Betrayers of Kamigawa
What makes Magic: The Gathering fun for you?
At first, Andrew liked the lore. Then, because when he gets into things he like to do them well, he started getting more competitive. Now, Magic is a social component of his life and he likes the people he can surround himself with when he plays.
Andrew lost a lot during team drafts when he started and while this was disheartening he learned to ask for help. By getting guidance from better players he slowly improved his win percentage.
Worst Magic Moment
At Grand Prix Pittsburgh Andrew was salty most the day because he needed 2 points to get Silver level as a pro player and even after two byes he found himself 6-3. His core group wasn’t with him on this trip so things just seemed bad. Thankfully, another friend scooped to him and he was able to carry on but Andrew learned that the people you surround yourself with are very important.
Proudest Magic Moment
Making top 4 at GP Oklahoma City.
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Players are quick to clean up and move to the next game after losing. Andrew takes his time and reviews the entire game in his head (especially if he lost). He will analyze hands, land drops and spell sequencing to see what he could have done better.
What’s in Your Tournament Bag
Draft at least once a week (if you’re new to the game).
Set a long-term goal (like making Day 2 or Top 8 of a Grand Prix) and then actively work towards it.
MTG Top 8
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