Cube construction

Peasant Cube on a Budget – The Wrap-Up

Welcome back to the final wrap-up for our Peasant cube on a budget! We’ve spent the last nine months constructing a Peasant cube – let’s look at how we did, how to draft it, and where to start changing the list if you want to go about building one yourself! Firstly, Let’s Remember the Rules We set about constructing our Peasant cube to the following rules: We wanted to build a 360-card cube We intended to stick to the rules of Peasant construction – only cards with at least one printing at a rarity of common or uncommon could be

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Barely Budget Brews: Yuriko, the Tiger’s Shadow

Greetings Travelers! Welcome to another edition of Barely Budget Brews, a series that takes on the challenge of brewing up the best possible Commander deck under $100. Commander is a passion of mine but unfortunately my wallet has a hard time keeping up with my passion. Let’s search far and wide for the biggest bang for our buck while still being competitive. Commander Introduction When you think of an aggro deck, a couple of colors that come to mind are definitely NOT blue and black. They have been fine complementary colors to an aggro strategy before, but not as the

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I Love You 3,000

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. I appreciate you stopping by. Today I’m going to diverge from Modern talk to bring up something a little personal that seemed to kind of converge within the last few weeks. Before I start, I do want to say that this is not a review about any movies that may have been recently released (specifically one released at the end of April this year). The Trigger Baseball is great. I love the sport, and as a kid I loved playing with the neighborhood kids (as rare as it was). I never

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Barely Budget Brews: Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord

Greetings Travelers! Welcome to the first edition of Barely Budget Brews, a series that takes on the challenge of brewing up the best possible Commander deck under $100. Commander is a passion of mine, but unfortunately my wallet has a hard time keeping up with my passion. Let’s search far and wide for the biggest bang for our buck while still being competitive. Commander Introduction I have very fond memories of every trip I have taken to Ravnica: the City of Guilds. Each set has brought us amazing cards that are used in nearly every deck today. Signets, bounce lands,

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