M19 Standard First Look

It’s here! It’s finally here! The core set is back and we finally have the release valve we need to keep Standard healthy! Magic Core Set 2019 has been released to much fanfare as people are clamoring for Wizards to “fix” Standard. Many are claiming Core Sets will be the avenue for printing silver bullet cards to keep the dominant strategies in check. After the first Magic Online Standard Competitive League 5-0 Decklist dump on July 9, we see a whole lot of not much has changed.  Mono-Red and Black-Red aggro are still there. GB Constrictor and Gx Stompy are still there.

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Strictly Vorthos – The Elder Dragon War

Howdy folks and welcome back to another peek into the history and lore of Magic: The Gathering! This week we’re going to be looking as much as we possibly can into the Elder Dragon War and the major players from it. There isn’t much concrete information yet about the War itself, but with M19 giving us even more backstory on these massive dragons, we’ve got a little bit more to go on now! The Birthing of Dragons The original Elder Dragons were birthed from the Ur-Dragon, falling from the tempest storms upon an unknown plane (largely assumed to be the plane of

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It’s a Hard-Jund Life For Us

Hello everyone, and welcome back. I hope you all are doing well, and have enjoyed your Magic: 2019 Pre-Release. This coming up Friday it will be released to the masses right in the middle of July. Can you believe we’re nearing the half-way point of the month already? July is moving as fast as Modern, and so as we approach the middle of this month I want to talk about my favorite Midrange deck: Jund. This archetype has been around a lot longer than many may realize. Initially starting when Urza’s Legacy was in Standard cards like , and  were

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Strictly Eternal 101 – Where Lumberjacks Roam

Howdy folks! It’s Joe again and we’re here for another edition of The History of the Lumberjack: The Mountain’s Mightiest Men! Or rather, a little Legacy. This week we’re looking at a very interesting deck created by “adrieng” off the Source, called “RG Stuff” or “RG Things”! This deck is pretty insanely cool, running cards like and . The Core of the Deck As you can see, this deck is crazy fun. Ramping into a Turn 2 or off a Lumberjack is real. For that matter, so is ramping into a 20/20 off / . However, another solid fun card is

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