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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[Planeswalker Spotlight] Elspeth Tirel

Hi everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. My apologies for the long delay. This past month has been a bit hectic due to things both inside, and outside, of Magic: the Gathering for yours truly. However, I am back to work writing articles about this great game. As promised with the previous article, today I have another entry in the Planeswalker Spotlight series. It’s been awhile, almost a whole year in fact, since I have had an article focused on a single planeswalker; the last one was about Sarkhan. Today I want to look at one of my

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