[Modern Magic] Greatness, at any cost

Hi everybody, and welcome back to another discussion about Modern. I mentioned last week that I would talk about my favorite Shard deck. A deck named after a Shard (a deck that consists of three colors, which you can read more about here) usually provides some level of synergy between the card choices. A lot of you may think it’s Esper. However, as much as I have tried it I have always fallen back to Azorius colors, dropping the black to be more consistent. So with that said truly my favorite three color combination is: For all of the years

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Arena Standard – Orzhov Knights!

Welcome back to Strictly Average MTG for some more Standard Action! Today we are checking out a sweet knight deck led by none other than . I am more than excited to jump back into a new standard format that features War of the Spark. There has been a ton of hype around this set, and rightfully so. I don’t think anyone ever imagined we would have a Magic set that gave us so many new planeswalkers! Just in this deck alone we are featuring three of those newest planeswalkers and trust me when I say there will be many

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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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WAR Standard Deck Tech: Grixis Control

Hello and welcome back to Strictly Standard.  As promised, the new reboot of the article series will bring with it new content platforms. One of which will be deck techs for the decks you can expect to face at your FNM tournaments. has been a fan favorite bad-guy since 1994, when he was introduced in Legends.  This time around he is destroying the plane of Ravnica in his quest to become the most powerful Planeswalker in the multiverse, and he is consuming the Spark of other ‘Walkers to do so!  is an extremely powerful card that will own games if

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