[The Colors of Modern] Part 6: The Nephilim, WUBRG, and Colorless

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG for another Modern article. My name is Scott, and I want to welcome the new followers on Twitter recently. Thanks for stopping by. I appreciate it. Today we have reached the end of a journey that, when planned, was to take us through the rest of Winter as the first day of Spring happens in a few days. I wanted to showcase at least one deck per possible color combination in Magic: the Gathering for the Modern format. This is done not only to show that there is more to the

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[The Colors of Modern] part 5: The Wedges

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG for another Modern article. Also thanks for following me at MTGPackFoils on Twitter. There’s been an influx of new followers lately so thank you for spending sometime here reading my articles. In this series I am covering each of the possible color combinations available in Magic, and highlighting at least one known Modern deck. The purpose of this is to show players that there’s not just a small number of decks viable in the format. In fact there are at the very least 32 decks, and beyond that there are more

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[The Colors of Modern] Part 4: The Shards

Hi everybody, and welcome back to another Modern article here on Strictly Average MTG. This article series continues to explore the possible combination of decks available in the format by highlighting a known deck in each possible color configuration. So far here is what I have covered: Mono Colored decks Allied Colored decks Enemy Colored decks Today I’m going to go over color combination collectively known as the Shards. Released in September of 2008 Shards of Alara was initially not well received. It was an adventure through a multicolored world driven heavily by story events that took place in other parts

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[The Colors of Modern] Part 3: Enemy Colors

Hello everyone! Welcome back to Strictly Average for another Modern article. We’re half way through this series reviewing the various color combinations in Magic: the Gathering, and highlighting a deck of each combination. Often times when discussing the Modern format it seems there are only a few decks that people talk about. That short list does vary a lot over the years, but there’s more than just the few on people’s tongues. This is the point of this series, and hopefully I will show you some decks that you may not have noticed before. So what is an Enemy Color

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