Strictly Eternal 101 – Musings of a Legacy Rambler

Strictly Eternal 101 – Musings of Legacy Rambler Howdy folks!  My name’s Joe, and you might recognize me from such classic hits as Popeye Stompy Hits the Town and Just What the F*** is Nic Fit Anyways? I’m a bit of a rambler when it comes to both Legacy and Vintage, much to the chagrin of all who will listen.  Both formats resonate with what I truly love about Magic:  skill and proper deck-building are more important than matchup lottery, and where anything (and I mean truly anything) can happen. And so here we are, rambling about these formats to

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Strictly Modern – 5c Humans

Since playing in the SCG Open in Charlotte earlier this year, I have been fighting to find my correct deck to play in Modern.  I showed up to the event with Grixis and was wholly unprepared for the wide variety of decks.  I dropped from the event at 4-3. My four wins were versus decks I had tested against. My 3 losses were against decks that I had never even seen before; I simply had no idea how they worked. My lack of experience in the format was quickly made evident to me. That Saturday I sold off some key

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Best Budget Casual Silver-Bordered Cards: Artifacts

By Puggernaut The time is perfect for collecting spicy cards from the Unglued and Unhinged sets. Unstable looming over the horizon means there will soon be increased interest in silver-bordered deliciousness. Which means you can grab the goodies from the other Un-sets before they become good trade bait. But rather than waste your time with all the random bulk (I’m calling you out, and ), you can target the cards that will bring fun to your gaming group. Fortunately, many of the silver-bordered cards are low in value. You don’t have to aim for expensive charmers like or , since

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Dank Short: Talking Tribal #1

Let me preface this article by saying: I’m hyped for Commander 2017. I’ve always loved tribal decks. My first true standard deck (created right after the Scars of Mirrordin pre-release) was black-red vampires. Sure, I lost to caw-blade all of the time… but who didn’t? I love tribal so much that I approached Strictly to create a weekly serial focused around the best, the worst, and all of the tribes in between. Naturally I will begin my first article highlighting the best tribe in Magic: vampires! The first vampire in Magic has been around since Alpha: . In his heyday

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