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Cube on a Budget – Learning the Conspiracy

Hi everyone, and welcome back to our monthly discussion on budget cubing. Cube is a draft format, this we know. In the last few years, Wizards of the Coast have dabbled with releasing a couple of draft-specific sets… how well do they match what we’re trying to do in a cube? Those sets were Conspiracy and Conspiracy: Take the Crown, and, as it turns out, they can take your cube and dial up the fun to eleven while remaining budget. These two sets added a few different cards styles that interact well with cubing – conspiracies, draft-matters cards and monarch

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Modern Madness: WB Curses

Curses is an Enchantment, Aura/Curse, prison deck whose goal is to create a soft lock on creature and planeswalker-based decks by cheating and into play using . Following this, the deck uses and as finishers. The deck uses hand disruptions such as and to disrupt combo decks as well as protect its hand from potential answers, such as counter spells. The deck also uses mana acceleration in the form of , , and in order to cast Misfortunes as fast as possible. Lastly, the deck runs as Misfortunes numbers 5-8 and as a quick tutor for if our opponent is

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[My Favorite Standards] Return to Ravnica through Theros blocks & Magic 2015

Hello everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. Thank you for being patient while I was on vacation. It appears that while I was gone the Core Set 2020 previews started. What a crazy time to be playing Magic, as we have three sets in War of the Spark, Modern Horizons, and Core Set 2020 all fighting each other for shelf space once the core set is released. That’s a lot of cards in a short window, and depending on what format (or how often) you play you may not have things figured out to determine if the singles you are

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Barely Budget Brews: Mana Rocks

Greetings Travelers! Welcome to another edition of Barely Budget Brews, a series that takes on the challenge of brewing up the best possible Commander deck under $100. Commander is a passion of mine but unfortunately my wallet has a hard time keeping up with my passion. Let’s search far and wide for the biggest bang for our buck while still being competitive. This week we will be discussing one of the most important aspects of any Commander deck: mana rocks. A loose definition of a mana rock is a colorless artifact that provides consistent mana. While there are a host

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