What deck should I play?

Heya Strictly Friends! I’ve missed you guys, and have missed sharing my random thoughts and ramblings. Today, I wanted to take a bit and write about the most common questions I am asked across all mediums in Magic: “What deck should I play?” Everybody you talk to will give you a different answer. Recently I have put a lot of thought into this, and I have started to change my approach to deck choice for different events. The first question I ask back when someone asks me what deck they should play at XXXXX event is simple. What are your goals for

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Strictly Eternal 101 – Building a Vine Up and Down

Howdy folks! It’s Joe again with another edition of Jack and the Beanstalk: Jack Strikes Back! Or rather, a little Legacy content to whet your proverbial whistle. Unfortunately this week we do not have any video content for you guys. Things have been nutty for me as of late, so I just have not had any real time to record the video and get it done. Video stuff is super time consuming, so hopefully we can get back to this for future articles. That being said, this week we are taking a look at the concept of building and tuning an

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Cube construction

Anyone Can Build a Cube (Yes, Even You!)

Usually, a Magic: the Gathering player can be placed in one of three boxes when it comes to Cube Draft – either they’ve never heard of it, think it’s the greatest format in the history of Magic, or they’d love to give it a try but the thought of buying or balancing 360+ cards freaks them out. Never fear! Let’s talk about how easy it is to set one up and have some of the greatest fun you’ve ever had at a kitchen table! What is a Cube Draft? Firstly, for the uninitiated, let’s talk about what a cube draft

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Developing News – MTG Artists Detained from Entering the US

Howdy folks! I know some of you were expecting a new Eternal article today, but some things have caught up with me and well, hasn’t happened. Instead today we’re going to talk about some developing news from this week. If you haven’t heard about this yet, on August 25th Wizards of the Coast affiliated artists Anna Steinbauer, Magali Villeneuve, and Titus Lunter were detained at the SeaTac airport in Seattle, WA by customs, and denied entrance to the country. The three artists were expected to be in Renton to work on a concept push for Dungeons & Dragons. Due to some details of the

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