Stephen Menendian says, on the cusp of 2010, Vintage is about as much fun as anyone can remember. Zendikar and a series unrestrictions over the last few years have given players more toys to play with than ever, and restrictions helped to create a nice metagame. The Vintage metagame may not be perfectly balanced (what is?), but it’s open enough that you can compete with almost anything. People are genuinely enjoying it, and as a result Vintage has seen measurable growth in the final months of 2009 in metagames like New York, Philadelphia, and throughout the Midwest. Read more.