Re-evaluating My Modern Choices

The last time I checked in I was preparing for the SCG Open in Charlotte, over a month and a half ago.  I was undecided, between Grixis Shadow, and Revolt Zoo.  I decided to play Grixis Shadow, since I knew the deck inside and out, and I’d logged many hours playing it. I spent a couple of days leading up to the event finalizing my list, and was super excited to play in my first big Modern event. I had a rough outing, since I was new to the format, and playing Shadow proved to be challenging. I had no idea

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Decks I am taking to SCG Charlotte this weekend

Hey dudes, it has been a while. Too long.  I am sitting at my desk here in hot and humid Charlotte, North Carolina, testing for this upcoming weekend’s SCG Open.  The format of the Main Event is Modern; as I indicated a few months back in an article, I am fairly new to the modern scene. I first built Eldrazi and Taxes, and found that to be too much for a new player in the format.  I also personally feel the deck isn’t well positioned against the other decks in the meta. I moved onto Esper Walker Control for a

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Standard League – Week 7 (FINALLY!)

Sorry for the grand delay in the league folks.  But we are back.  Those who have stuck with me, and stayed in the league through my real life issues, all have received 3 bonus points for this week. So here we are, after our break, there has been a new set, and a Pro Tour, so hopefully this will change up the standings a bit as we cruise into week 7.  This is the 2nd to last week before we cut to top 8. The standings currently look like this: Pairing for this week are as follow:   Pod 1

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Pucatrade Christmas in July – Secret Santa

Hello, Friends! Been a bit of a break for old Strictly here.  I have been dealing with some Real Life things and some minor health things.  But I am doing well, and feeling well. Gonna make it a serious go for starting up writing on a regular basis again.  To kick this off, I am going back to where I started with many of you, Secret Santa! Yeah, I am a few months early, so we are doing a Christmas in July.  For this Secret Santa event, I am handing my Santa hat over to my really good friend Kriple.

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