Martin first caught the Magic: the Gathering bug at university in Australia in 1995, just as Fourth Edition was released (naturally just missing the era of opening dual lands in booster packs). One degree, career, marriage and two kids later, he is still slinging cards across a kitchen table with friends and is spreading the infection to the next generation via cube, EDH and multiplayer formats.
Cube construction

Building a Multiplayer Cube – Green

Hi everyone, and happy new year from Strictly Average MtG! We’ve spent the last few months looking at how to build a multiplayer cube, and as we enter 2020, it’s time to look at green. As per usual, we’ll look at the current state of my own multiplayer cube as an example. You can catch up on the previous white, blue, black and red articles to see how we’ve gone so far. Okay, let’s get into it! The Green Section Firstly, here’s what my multiplayer cube’s green section currently looks like: As we’ve discussed previously, green and white run an

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Building a Multiplayer Cube – Red

Hi everyone, and welcome back to the monthly journey through the construction of a multiplayer cube. It’s only fitting that we hit red and green as we enter the festive season! Today we’ll be looking at my own cube’s red section as an example. Let’s go! As per usual, you can catch up on all of our previous work by reading the white, blue and black articles. The Red Section Firstly, here’s what my multiplayer cube’s red section currently looks like: Red clearly has some dragon action going on here. It can manage Dragon Tribal thanks to , and .

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Building a Multiplayer Cube – Black

Hi everyone, and welcome back to our monthly journey on building a multiplayer cube. Today it’s time to look at my cube’s black section as an example! You can catch up on the rest of the series so far by looking back at the white and blue articles. But for now, let’s forge into black… The Black Section Firstly, here’s what my multiplayer cube’s black section currently looks like: Black has one big mono-colored archetype here – Zombie Tribal. You can see this straight away in the presence of the tribal lords in , and . Also in here because

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Building a Multiplayer Cube – Blue

Hi everyone, welcome back to the series on building a multiplayer cube. Today we’ll be taking a journey through the blue section of my own cube as an example. You can catch up on the white section here. Okay, let’s go! The Blue Section Firstly, here’s what my blue section currently looks like: Blue has a few different archetypes going on in here. Along with classical blue control, there are two different archetypes it likes to run in combination with red – artifact themes, and Spells Matter. The artifact archetype hands us , , , , , and . Spells

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