July 27, 2015

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Modern PPTQ: 2nd Place with Goblins

When I decided to play goblins at a modern PPTQ it was not because I thought the deck was great or particularly well positioned. I wanted to play something a little offbeat but that packed enough punch to win games, and it wouldn’t hurt if it used . I have played a fair amount of goblins in modern, but mostly monored or Rakdos “all in” versions with simian spirit guides. These glass cannon...

July 22, 2015

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Modern Dredgevine

DECKTECH ROUND 1: ROUND 2: ROUND 3: ROUND 4: Make sure to check out Kevin when he streams on Twitch!

July 20, 2015

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Daily Dose of Magic Origins: In the Company of Super-Friends

Welcome all to another edition of the Daily Dose of Magic Origins! Yesterday we were talking about some major damage done by red spells to your opponent. Today we are talking about some major creature damage! Today’s deck is inspired by Collected Company and the new DFCs from Sultai. Jace, Liliana, and Nissa are ready to hang out and have a party amongst friends. Let’s check out the decklist...

July 15, 2015

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Grixis Control is here to stay and here's why

Not too long ago, a successful Grixis control deck in Modern was a dream. If you were like me, you always felt it was missing… something. Keranos, , or even more optimistically, , all seemed to fall short as finishers, and staying alive long enough to cast them was a challenge. Most matchups were uphill battles where win percentages usually started off in your opponent’s favour as you...

July 14, 2015

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How to Burn With Magic Origins and the Top 10 Cards to Bank On

Welcome to another edition of the Daily Dose of Magic Origins! Today we will be looking at a decklist which takes advantage of one of the new DFCs (Double-Faced Cards) Chandra, Fire of Kaladesh. There is belief that this will be the least used of the new DFCs to see play in Standard, but I’m here to show you a red deck for Standard that will take advantage of that. First off, let’s talk about...

July 9, 2015

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Hallowed Moonlight: Is there room in Modern sideboards?

Note: I won't talk about the card in Legacy or Standard. For the former, it's unlikely it will surpass Containment Priest's utility. As for Standard, with a meta that changes weekly, we would have to see how Origins plays out. Social media was excited for Hallowed Moonlight as soon as it was spoiled. Readers quickly saw its applications against many Modern decks: - Token decks ( or otherwise) -...

July 7, 2015

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Daily Dose of Magic Origins: Top 10 Commons and Uncommons from Magic Origins!

Daily Dose of Magic Origins – Top 10 Commons Welcome all to another edition of the Daily Dose of Magic Origins, where today we will be looking at ten of the top 10 Common cards from Magic Origins. Celestial Flare is a reprint card which gives white a powerful removal card both offensively and defensively. For 2 mana it can allow you take out a powerful attacker, or a large blocker you’ve...

July 6, 2015

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Daily Dose of Magic Origins – Hulk Smash

Welcome to another edition of the Daily Dose of Magic Origins! So far we’ve previewed some great cards, but today we’re going to focus on some of the great Green cards coming in Magic Origins, available on July 17th! Each set, there always seems to be a new Hydra that comes with the set, with its +1/+1 counters and all that jazz. Welcome to Magic Origins, Managorger Hydra. There are a couple...

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