August 19, 2016

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The Answer to Bant Company

Bant Company is one of those decks that just doesn’t go away. Throughout the first couple of weeks after the release of Eldritch Moon, that was basically all we were seeing, and it was beginning to look like the set had done nothing to change the landscape of Standard. Though I had advocated waiting until the Pro Tour to really get a glimpse of what this format was truly about, it seems the Pro...

October 29, 2015

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Turning things around.

Where to start..? So things have obviously turned around in the last week, and that couldn’t be any clearer than it is now, but did things go wrong in Milwaukee at the Pro Tour? Or did I bring it on myself? Was it just Magic? It’s easy to write off a poor result in a tournament as nothing other than bad luck. And believe me, I’ve fallen in that trap all too often. I don’t like to lose, as...

August 19, 2015

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Demonic Pact at the Pro Tour

As a casual observer of the standings at Pro Tour Origins, you might say that my event didn’t go according to plan, but in truth, it kind of did. This season has been filled with a whole lot of personal success. I had a good mix of Grand Prix results, and a good showing at Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir, which was good enough to get me to Silver status, and qualify me for Pro Tour Origins and the...

June 5, 2015

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What's with all the hate on Modern?

What's with all the hate on Modern? Modern gets it rough. Why? To be honest, I don't really know. For me, personally, it's my favourite format, but I have my own reasons. I've got mixed feelings why I think people give the format such a hard time, and today I'm going to go over some of those and hopefully shed some light on things that perhaps you haven't really thought through fully or even...