I said BURNwillows

As an avid brewer, I look at cards that have a distinct drawback and I think to myself how do I turn this into an advantage.  Having pulled a full play set of Grove of the Burnwillows from way too few packs of Iconic Masters, I have to ask myself: How can I get ahead […]

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The Forgotten GBx

If you play in the Modern format, then you have almost definitely run into one of the popular Green-Black-based Midrange decks.  When I started, the big one was Jund (GBR), but that seems to have shifted to Abzan (GBW) in recent days.  There is, however, a third combination that seems to have been left out […]

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The Final Countdown

Do you know what I love?  Super heroes.  Do you know what I love more than super heroes?  Super villains.  I am excited to let you all know that, not only does MTG include super villains, but they are legal in Commander for the next month.  In honor of this development, we’re building a deck […]

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Retether

As some of you may know, I’m a big fan of SaffronOlive over at MTGGoldfish. He’s a brewer who is not afraid to do the weird stuff. While I was working on my last article, SaffronOlive posted his own about cards in Planar Chaos that he believes have Modern playability. I took this as a […]

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Moonwalking to Victory

Last time we were here we talked about Boros Moonwalkers in Modern. It’s a fun deck, but why limit ourselves to those two colors? I mean, we need the Red for Blood Moon, but do we really need the White? Why not Blue? How about going Rakdos? Is RG the way to go with this? […]

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Boros MoonWalkers

Boros MoonWalkers. WR Prison. Sun and Moon. Whatever you call it, it’s goal is the same: Do what you have to do to make sure only one player gets to play Magic. It’s a prison-style control deck that aims to prevent your opponent from doing anything while you win through Planeswalker value. Let’s see how […]

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Horsing Around

Post-rotation Standard. It’s the Wild West out here, and anything is possible. We find ourselves in a world where people are talking about tribes. What will come out on top of the format? Will it be Pirates? What about Merfolk? Maybe it will be Dinosaurs? But what about a tribe that has been under our […]

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Rack In Black

The Modern format is full of big name decks: Death’s Shadow, Tron, Affinity, Dredge, Merfolk.  The list goes on.  These are decks that we all know, and we know them for a reason.  We’ve all played with them or against them at some point.  But there are other decks out there.  

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