Drafting with Woolie: Hour of Devastation

Welcome to the first installment of ‘Drafting with Woolie’. I’m a husband and a father of four with limited free time at normal hours, so playing Magic online is a great outlet for me, whether it is at 6 am or 11 pm. I started playing Magic in high school (Revised), and then switched over to Decipher Star Wars CCG when it was released, even trading the set of Antiquities I had worked hard to trade into for a set of Premier BB at one point. I met Strictly through the Discord channels and have really enjoyed being a part

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Strictly Short: AlmondCat Pre-Release Midnight

Good morning friends and family.  Here I am, exhausted and undercaffeinated after a late night of AlmondCat prerelease. Here’s to hoping you all are off to some events this weekend, and my brief notes will be useful for you. Let’s cover the humble brags first, because who doesn’t love it when our hero slays the evil mages at his LGS? My Deck I ended up building a pretty sweet Green Blue Fliers/Stompy deck.  I was mainly focused on the double blue Cartouches that I opened, and learned some synergies as I went along. The low curve stuff didn’t perform as

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Drafting Level Up – BREAD Theory

Recently, I was discussing my recent draft level up article with a friend, and we began to hash out more ideas for articles.  We started talking about his current draft, where he was passed 4 copies of  and opened a . The two of us went back and forth about our personal drafting theory and how we value cards.  As I was explaining my approach, he said ‘So you use BREAD theory?’ I had no idea what he meant by this since I’d never heard anyone talk about it.  He told me to go home and look it up so I could write about it because it would

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