State of the Average #1

Welcome to the first-ever State of the Average. I am not going to commit to the frequency of these wonderfully named articles, because I am unsure how often they are needed.  With the new year, and new content coming out of the site, I felt it was important to bring readers up to speed. I have been extremely busy with many projects, and sadly the content here on the site has suffered.  I honestly thought that it didn’t really matter, until I logged back in to my StrictlyAverageMTG email and found about a dozen notes from people wondering where the

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Strictly Modern – 5c Humans

Since playing in the SCG Open in Charlotte earlier this year, I have been fighting to find my correct deck to play in Modern.  I showed up to the event with Grixis and was wholly unprepared for the wide variety of decks.  I dropped from the event at 4-3. My four wins were versus decks I had tested against. My 3 losses were against decks that I had never even seen before; I simply had no idea how they worked. My lack of experience in the format was quickly made evident to me. That Saturday I sold off some key

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Sneking Around Standard Game Day

It was little surprise to me that a Red deck would run wild at the Pro Tour.  I had suspicions going into that weekend that the Pros would find comfort in a fast aggro deck and I suspected that would be a key component in this deck.  I was so confident that I went to my Patreon Chat and told the guys in there that they should buy this card when it was $.96.  I bought in myself, a total of 4 playsets, and sold off 3 sets this week at $5 a piece. Sick brags aside, the Top 8

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Calling All Content Creators – New Monthly Giveaway

I am pleased to announce a new monthly giveaway for Content Creators. As you likely know, this project is not a money-making venture. This means that I have been unable to recruit other authors for site content. In an effort to remedy that, I am now offering a monthly drawing for Content Creators. The first giveaway cycle will conclude the last week of August. How to Enter Simply contact me via this form, twitter, or on Discord to discuss what you would like to offer for publication. It can be an MTG-related video, an article, or even a podcast. The editing

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