My name is Dave and I’ve been playing magic regularly since 2000. Magic the Gathering has been such a huge part of my life and I am excited to have the opportunity to give back to the community.
 
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Arena Standard – Orzhov Knights!

Welcome back to Strictly Average MTG for some more Standard Action! Today we are checking out a sweet knight deck led by none other than . I am more than excited to jump back into a new standard format that features War of the Spark. There has been a ton of hype around this set, and rightfully so. I don’t think anyone ever imagined we would have a Magic set that gave us so many new planeswalkers! Just in this deck alone we are featuring three of those newest planeswalkers and trust me when I say there will be many

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Standard – Grixis Midrange!

Hello everyone! Whew, I have had a busy March! I hope everyone is doing well and I am glad to be back at it again making some content for all of you. Having been out of Standard this last month hasn’t had a huge impact as we are still patiently awaiting War of the Spark to shake things up. I took to browsing for some new interesting lists and saw most everything looked how I left it. I did, however, find this fun Grixis Mid-range deck and decided to take that for a spin! The deck, like any good mid-range

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ARENA – SULTAI CONTROL

Welcome back for some more Arena Standard Action! Today we will be trying a slow and steady wins the race approach with a Control deck that I have been playing around with for a bit. We are going to explore Sultai Control. Sultai stands out to me as I get to play one of my favorite new cards: . Anyone who knows me know that has always been a long-time favorite of mine and I love to brew with the card! (ask me about some of those attempts sometime). In addition to the chance to get in some reps with

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Arena – U/G Merfolk

Hi friends! This week we will be playing around with one of my favorite tribes that splashed its way back into Standard! I am of course talking about Merfolk. Merfolk decks have been around for a long time and typically operate as tribal aggro decks with anthem lords like . The tribe is classically thought of as Mono-Blue but, along with Pirates and Dinosaurs, Ixalan brought us a fresh take by adding Green as a primary color for Merfolk. The deck’s featured “lords” are and . is a classic lord effect giving all other Merfolk +1 +1, however, offers some

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