Scott Campbell, better known as MTGPackFoils, has been playing Magic since he was 17 (which was in 1993). He’s known for loving decks such as Azorius Control, Jund, and others (especially in Modern). He is a husband, father, and a former nightclub DJ.

[Planeswalker Spotlight] Sarkhan

Hello everyone, and welcome back to another Planeswalker Spotlight. This is the third installment following the spotlights on Gideon, and Sorin respectively. These decks are made to brew around a planeswalker, and try out with your friends and at FNM. Planeswalkers have been around since Lorwyn, and truly it wasn’t until Shards of Alara where they not only felt central to the story, but also cards to build around. Today I’m going to talk about one who devoted his whole life to worshiping dragons: Sarkhan Vol. Sarkhan was a soldier in the Mardu Horde who grew tired of the bloodshed

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[Something To Ponder] Mixed Messages & Ivory Towers

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG for another article in the Something To Ponder series. I hope you all had fun at the Guilds of Ravnica pre-release (I did), and if you did not have a chance it was a lot of fun. Today though I wanted to talk about some issues that have been brought to light since last week, and a few things on my mind with the game as a whole. Gerry Thompson, and The World Championship Last week notable Magic: the Gathering professional player Gerry Thompson posted on Twitter that he was not

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Guilds of Ravnica review: Selesnya

Hello everyone, and welcome back to the last guild from Guilds of Ravnica I’ll be talking about. If you have read all of these put your hand up to the screen as I am giving you a high five right…about…now. Excellent! While one may think the Selesnya Conclave as peace loving, nature protecting, “hippies” (for lack of a better word) their history does tie back to some hypocritical and sinister dealings (Editors Note: Sort of. They were almost taken over by Savra so that Szadek could kill Mat’Selesnya, the ancient parun of the Guild by using the Selesnyans’ Quietmen to

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Guilds of Ravnivca preview: Izzet

Do you like experimentation? Do you like making things explode? Then the Izzet League is for you! They don’t waste any time, and neither should we, so let’s Jump-start our look into the cards in Guilds of Ravnica for Izzet. The Izzet League Followed by those who seek greater knowledge, or those who choose to become part of an experiment, the Izzet League are the inventors on Ravnica. Led, until recently, by the Dracogenius Niv-Mizzet this blue and red mana guild is currently being ran by Ral Zarek. The mechanic this time around for these inventors is Jump-start. While this is

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