[Planeswalker Spotlight] Sorin

Hello everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG for another Monday Modern article. I hope you all are enjoying the Guilds of Ravnica preview season. I’ll be talking about those cards after we have them all previewed. Today though we’re going to talk about another planeswalker. Today’s spotlight will land on the Sangromancer himself: Sorin. There have been four planeswalker cards featuring Sorin Markov in various casting costs, and he is quite the fan favorite among many in the Magic: the Gathering community (Editors Note: Also still stuck in a rock). I’ll go through each one, in order of release,

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What deck should I play?

Heya Strictly Friends! I’ve missed you guys, and have missed sharing my random thoughts and ramblings. Today, I wanted to take a bit and write about the most common questions I am asked across all mediums in Magic: “What deck should I play?” Everybody you talk to will give you a different answer. Recently I have put a lot of thought into this, and I have started to change my approach to deck choice for different events. The first question I ask back when someone asks me what deck they should play at XXXXX event is simple. What are your goals for

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Keep On Junding In The Modern World

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Strictly Average for more Modern content. Last week I talked about decks using any one of the Gideon planeswalker cards, and this week I want to revisit one of my favorite Modern decks: Jund. As many of you may know Jund has been one of my go to archetypes for a long while regardless of eternal format. Sadly we do not have a Jund deck in Legacy, and these days Modern is where I go to get that fix. While the deck has been on the downswing recently it still sees play, puts up

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[Planeswalker Spotlight] Gideon

Hello everyone, and welcome back to another Monday here at Strictly Average. I hope you all had a good weekend, and are getting excited for Standard rotation as Guilds of Ravnica approaches. Thanks to a suggestion from one of the readers I’m going to start a new article series focusing on individual Planeswalkers, and for the first one we’ll take an in depth look at Gideon. Planeswalkers, first introduced in Lorwyn, have been a mainstay in many strategies since their release. From being in Dimir Faeries, supporting a Big Red strategy, and seeing other decks with , as well as

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