113: Play the Game from Your Own Perspective with Edward Eng
Edward Eng is from Chicago and lived in Taiwan for 10 years but lives in Houston now. He started playing Magic in 1994. Stopped in 2000. Came back in 2010. He’s the creator of galactictreasures.com. He’s played in 2 Nationals and has top 16ed a Star City Games invitational.
Tempest, Stronghold, Urza’s Legacy (first foils)
What makes Magic: The Gathering fun for you?
Magic is a tool to help you build relationships.
Worst Magic Moment
Losing a key match to qualify for nationals.
Proudest Magic Moment
Won an annual tournament at LGS.
Deepest Thing You’ve Learned About Yourself
To combat this, be cognizant of the fact that it’s a game.
People give up too early. Stay in it. Stay focused.
“I’m a perfectionist.”
Biggest Mistake Players Make
Sideboarding – players over sideboard
How to Effectively Prepare for a Big Event
Play to your strengths.
Read a lot
Goldfish – When you goldfish think of a specific deck
See the game grow. Reach out to others.
“Play the game from your own perspective.”
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