[Modern] Swords…Victory?

Hi everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. I hope you all have enjoyed your end of summer activities, any big tournaments you have attended, and are looking forward to cards arriving in Throne of Eldraine. While there are cards in that upcoming Standard set that we’ll all want to try in our Modern decks many of us are still making adjustments from the banned and restricted announcement from a month ago. Several of you have wanted my thoughts on this, and honestly I didn’t want to jump to any conclusions before writing about it, or even playing this format

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Magic: the Gathering’s most popular format?

Hi everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG for another article. I hope you all have been well, and enjoying some of the Modern tournaments that have been played recently. The format continues to adapt from the last banned and restricted update, and I’ll provide my thoughts on that in a future article. Recently I attended Magicfest Indianapolis, and spent a lot of time playing Magic: the Gathering with a few friends. Not only did I have a lot of fun, but I also wanted to provide my thoughts on the format I played. In my opinion this is

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Cube construction

Building a Multiplayer Cube – White

Hi everyone, and welcome back to our monthly cube discussion! This time around, I’d like to kick off a new set of articles that cover where it all began for me and my own personal cube journey – Multiplayer cube. Multiplayer? What Changes? Firstly, let’s look at what differences a multiplayer cube has over a traditional one. Having multiple opponents to dispatch generally means three things: Aggro strategies don’t work (mostly). If you’re trying to win via straight, creature-based aggro, you might be able to kill a single opponent, but you’re probably running out of gas by the time you

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[Modern] Getting on my Light Cycle

Hi everybody, and welcome back to another Modern article here on Strictly Average MTG. My apologies again for the delay. Real life has taken me away from writing, but I have been able to find some balance to get back to writing articles. Balance is a real key in not only building, but playing your deck. Prior to today, Modern as a whole would be viewed as out of balance with the dominance of . However, as long as you stay balanced with your choice of deck, as well as your play, you can navigate through the metagame. When Modern

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