Strictly Vorthos – Jodah, the Archmage Eternal

Howdy folks! It’s Joe again with another fun look into the world and storylines of Magic, with a focus on interesting characters in those worlds. This week we’re continuing our focus on Dominarian characters by talking about none other than Jodah, the Archmage Eternal! Without skipping a beat, let’s get right into it! Early Life Jodah was born several generations after the Sylex Blast that leveled Argoth and ended the war between Mishra and Urza. Jodah’s own family line is actually connected to the two brothers by Kayla bin-Kroog. While Jodah’s family was wealthy, they were forced to abandon their

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Edubious Standard Leagues Streaming Adventure, Volume 3

Week 3: Mono-Red Hazoret You can find my stream at twitch.tv/edubious and read all about the previous weeks’ leagues, along with a bunch of other great content over at StrictlyAverageMTG.com For this week’s trip in the Standard Competitive Leagues, I needed to get back to the roots of my aggro deck and rediscover its winning ways.  I stripped the black splash back out and restructured the mono-red main deck.  In a nod to the rise in copies of and , I added more main deck exile effects in the way of and .  I also decided to cut the ever-underwhelming

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Strictly Eternal 101 – The Art of the Punt

Howdy folks, this is Joe again and we’re back on the rant train of Burning Out in Los Angeles: A Brief History on the Rubber Industry! This week we’re keeping things rather lowkey, and talking a bit about not only Legacy, but stuff that affects us all as Magic players. I’m talking of course about burnout. Burnout happens to us all, not just Legacy players. It happens when spending too much time on Magic, too much grinding, too much this or that; any way you get there, the end result is our play starts to suffer a little. Going back

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Strictly Vorthos – Jhoira of the Ghitu

Howdy folks! It’s Joe again and we’re back with another Vorthos article! Last time we took a brief look at the history of Dominaria, but now we’re gonna look at some of the characters that we’re seeing from the new Dominaria storyline. This week we’re gonna talk about none other than Jhoira of the Ghitu, otherwise known as the new Captain of the Weatherlight (as well as… the first Captain of the Weatherlight)! Jhoira is an artificer from the Ghitu tribe on the continent of Shiv. Because of her heritage, she is adept in the skills surrounding artifacts. The Tolarian

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