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.

Ravnica Allegiance Review: Orzhov

Two down, three to go. Today let’s take a look at the people in your neighborhood, also known as the Orzhov Syndicate. The Orzhov Syndicate Where the Azorius Senate are the politicians, and the Boros Legion are the police and detectives, the Orzhov Syndicate are akin to the bankers, judges, and lawyers that we would more often see in real life. While the similarities (mostly) stop at those professions they are one of the most populous guilds thanks to their reliance on the spirits of those who have passed on…through services rendered or services still owed. Kaya, Orzhov Usurper has

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Ravnica Allegiance Review: Gruul

Hello everyone. Yesterday I spoke about the Azorius cards. Today it’s Gruul’s turn so let’s dig in. Gruul Clans Initially a noble guild in charge of maintaining the wilds and natural areas of Ravnica they have nearly been written out of The Guildpact, and the laws that protect citizens of Ravnica. Left on their own this guild has become wild, savage, and ferocious looking to take back the lands it has lost…and more. Although other citizens of Ravnica view the Gruul all the same there are seven clans, the most notable The Burning Tree clan, and each one can function

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Ravnica Allegiance Review: Azorius

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. It’s time to review the upcoming cards in Ravnica Allegiance, and just like I did for the Guilds of Ravnica reviews I will look at a guild each day highlighting seven cards. Why seven? Well in Magic: the Gathering we start with that many cards so it feels appropriate. I hope you enjoy this look into the cards we will be receiving in the upcoming set. Without further delay let’s begin. The Azorius Senate The Azorius Senate, founded by parun Supreme Judge Azor I, is the guild on Ravnica that not only creates but

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[Future Sight] 2019: My Predictions

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. I hope your holidays were great, and filled with hope for this new year. In a way one of the good things about going into a new year is the feeling of a clean slate. A sense of hope for what is yet to come. That’s kind of the theme for today as I provide you predictions for Magic in 2019. Why even Predict? Why? It’s fun. It’s also a form of Magic discussion that isn’t “tiers” or “best decks” or anything involved with playing the game. We can let our

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