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Ah-Hooo New Mulligans from London.

It’s official The “London Mulligan” will take effect July 12th at the Core 2020 pre-release. effecting all formats on all platforms (Paper, MTGO and MTG Arena) For those who don’t know, the London mulligan is a change to the existing mulligan rule where players will always draw 7 cards and ...
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Pauper Burn in the new era

The Pauper bans (Gush, Gitaxian Probe, and Daze as of 5/20) have had a little time to settle into my brain and I now have a few thoughts on what it means for the noble red mage, as well as the format in general. Honestly, Daze makes sense. It’s probably ...
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Spicy Brews, Toasty Shoes, how do we storm off??

[Rated pg-13 due to language] Hello Friends! Sit back, relax, and settle in, because now its time for another unreasonably long post about magic decks that will probably never be competitive but also they might be! Sweet. Let me set the mood for you if you’re so inclined! The other ...
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PREP FOR SATURDAY STANDARD: What War of the Spark brings to the table of an already diverse metagame. By Todd Grindle

Rewind the clock to the year 2017. In the space of a year, Emrakul, the Promised End, Smuggler’s Copter, Reflector Mage, Felidar Guardian, Attune with Aether, Rogue Refiner, Ramunap Ruins, and Rampaging Ferocidon are banned. This is the peak of non-diversity within Standard, and arguably one of the darkest moments ...
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I’m Playing Green White (And I don’t hate it)

Here’s a little bit about me (Tristan), I’m a control player at heart, I didn’t know it for a while and used to oust those who packed 4x counterspell and 4x doom blade into a deck but now I am one of them. I have been playing control for 5-6 ...
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Battle Report – The Draftermath (10/6)

Taking first place at the Guilds of Ravnica Draft weekend was Patrick Dubios with an undefeated boros deck. The List Sunhome Stalwart Parhelion Patrol Venerated Loxodon Healer’s Hawk (x2) Roc Charger Haazda Marshal Take Heart Candlelight Vigil Luminous Bonds Ornery Goblin Goblin Cratermaker Wojek Bodyguard Lava Coil Sure Strike Maniacal ...
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Guilds of Ravnica Predictions. Booms, Busts, Sleepers and All-Stars.

Holiday season starts early for magic players! Guilds of Ravnica is just about to drop and the full set list just came out. So I get to write one of my favorite kinds of articles! This will be my second predictions article and I really enjoyed writing the first one… ...
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Ravnica round Three: Guilds of Ravnica

Guilds of Ravnica is around the corner (Prerelease Sepember 29-30th). This marks the 3rd and (Hopefully final) time that we have a set on Ravnica. We will see 5 guilds (Selesnya, Boros, Golgari, Izzet, and Dimir) and will see the other 5 (Orzhov, Gruul, Simic, Rakdos, and Azorius) next set ...
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What is Meta? (Dominaria Store Championship)

“To be, or not to be” is the opening phrase spoken by Prince hamlet in the “nunnery scene”. Its this same question you should be asking yourself when approaching any competitive magic tournament. Do you want to take the blue pill? And ride the ebb and flow that is mainstream ...
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The state of standard, M19 predictions.

Here we are again, another year hiatus and we are back posting again, I’ll address the break later but right now lets talk about standard. There is an interesting meta right now that is about to get changed with M19 coming out in 3 weeks, and rotation coming around in ...
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