GRN Standard Week 2 – Getting There

It’s week 2 of Guilds of Ravnica Standard, and that means the decks are starting flesh out their correct builds, and the field is becoming a known quantity. No more guesses as to which answers are needed to line up with the assortment of possible threats. But then again, I think we all knew where things were headed. Don’t make me bring up the Jay-Z reference again… With no major tournaments to report on this weekend, thanks to a flood in Philadelphia causing Star City Games to completely cancel the Open Weekend, we must rely on the Magic Online Competitive

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[Planeswalker Spotlight] Sarkhan

Hello everyone, and welcome back to another Planeswalker Spotlight. This is the third installment following the spotlights on Gideon, and Sorin respectively. These decks are made to brew around a planeswalker, and try out with your friends and at FNM. Planeswalkers have been around since Lorwyn, and truly it wasn’t until Shards of Alara where they not only felt central to the story, but also cards to build around. Today I’m going to talk about one who devoted his whole life to worshiping dragons: Sarkhan Vol. Sarkhan was a soldier in the Mardu Horde who grew tired of the bloodshed

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Some Strictly Average News

You may have noticed some folks sharing links to content on our website. The Strictly Average Patreon has been running a contest, sharing articles on social media outlets; suffice to say the contest was quite a success. We have had a tremendous traffic boost, all thanks to the wonderful people of our Patreon. This being the final day of the contest, I want to take a moment to talk about Strictly Average: who we are, and what we do. This site started as a self-deprecating joke by our founder, Jeremy; however, it has gained some pretty surprising traction as the

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The Gunslinger: The Dark Tower Book 1

Stephen King’s magnum opus begins here. Kind of. “The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.” With those words, Stephen King started his magnum opus in 1978. The series would take decades to complete and, while Gunslinger was not the strongest of the books, it laid the foundation for what would be one of King’s greatest works. Gunslinger is the shortest of the seven books and lays the basis of the world(s) it inhabits. Roland Deschain is the titular gunslinger, an old fashioned knight of a dying world, chasing who he thinks to be his nemesis,

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