[The Colors of Modern] Part 2: Allied Colors

Hello everyone, and welcome back to part 2 of this new series, looking in depth at the possibilities in the Modern format. Today I’ll be highlighting the best options in the allied color pairings. Unlike last time where I provided ten decks in total, this time around I will just mention some other decks you may want to search for. As you add colors together the optimal card combinations become clearer, and the best possible archetypes to build become more noticeable; however that does not mean those are the only options for that combination. Now some of you may be asking:

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[The Colors of Modern] Part 1: Mono Colors

Hello everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average. I hope you all are enjoying Ravnica Allegiance! In this article I want to get back to Modern, and bring up a subject I have held off from talking about for awhile. Modern is a great format. Yes. You read that right. Modern is a great format. Unlike Legacy, where the archetypes are entrenched, there is still room to brew in Modern. In fact with this series I will show you, over the course of several weeks, that Modern has a known deck for each possible color combination in Magic. Amazing, isn’t it? So

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Ravnica Allegiance Review: Simic

We have now reached the end of our journey. It’s time to take a look at new offerings from the Simic Combine. The Simic Combine Where the Gruul are trying to retake the parts of nature taken over by urban sprawl, and the Selesnya try to find harmony between the wilds and civilization, the Simic are about evolution between the two. Unlike the Izzet who experiment to create new things, it is primarily the Simic who experiment on the living, and sometimes on themselves individually. There are multiple options that they explore while constantly trying to adapt to the ever

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Ravnica Allegiance Review: Rakdos

Hey everyone! The circus is in town! …huh? They’re demon worshipers? WHO CARES!? Let’s go!!! The Cult of Rakdos If you have ever heard of the term “Red Light District” that could definitely apply here. From circus type performances, burlesque shows, and nightclubs they have it all. There are even darker festive acts found where the Cult of Rakdos hold sway from fight clubs, twisted versions of their circus performances, and even sex acts. It’s no wonder why this guild is quite popular among the citizens of Ravnica as you are almost guaranteed to never see the same thing twice.

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