Scott Campbell, better known as MTGPackFoils, has been playing Magic since he was 17 (which was in 1993). He’s known for loving decks such as Azorius Control, Jund, and others (especially in Modern). He is a husband, father, and a former nightclub DJ.

[Pioneer Building] Dragons of Tarkir through Eldritch Moon

Hi everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. I hope you have enjoyed this series so far. We are currently rounding the turn and taking our first steps towards the end of this review. Today is day four of reviewing each era of Standard that has contributed to the new Pioneer format (which turns a month old now, so Happy Birthday Pioneer). Before I begin I want to mention that any sets I talk about can be viewed here. You can look at all of the products released in Magic: the Gathering’s history all in that one handy link.

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[Pioneer Building] Khans of Tarkir through Oath of the Gatewatch

Hi everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. Today is day three of the review of each era of Standard encompassing the sets legal in Pioneer. This has been quite an undertaking, and over the last few days there have been a lot of decks represented for each archetype of Aggro, Control, and Midrange (and even a few bonus decks thrown in). However, all of that changes today. Tarkir In Charge As the sets prior to Khans of Tarkir rotated out, Khans was still going strong. It was leading the way in brewing decks, and even trying new cards

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[Pioneer Building] Theros through Magic Origins

Hi everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average. Pioneer is an exciting format that still hasn’t been figured out yet, and honestly that’s quite alright. The format is almost a month old, and it’s THE format everyone is talking about. From tournament organizers, stores, players, to the villains in MTG Finance, everyone is trying to figure it out. At first glance there seemed to be very few cards available, but as players explored new options revealing themselves. Even I surprise myself with some of the cards I realize are Pioneer legal, and the combinations that can be done with them.

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[Pioneer Building] Reviewing Return to Ravnica through Magic 2015

Hi everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. I hope you all have had a good week, and are enjoying the new format Pioneer. That is exactly what I will be talking about more in depth this week as I cover all of the eras of Standard that are included in this format. There were exactly seven of them in total, and this week you will see an article from me each day going back to review these formats. Why am I doing this? The purpose of this is to review each era of Standard looking at what the

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