[The Colors of Modern] Part 6: The Nephilim, WUBRG, and Colorless

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG for another Modern article. My name is Scott, and I want to welcome the new followers on Twitter recently. Thanks for stopping by. I appreciate it. Today we have reached the end of a journey that, when planned, was to take us through the rest of Winter as the first day of Spring happens in a few days. I wanted to showcase at least one deck per possible color combination in Magic: the Gathering for the Modern format. This is done not only to show that there is more to the

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[The Colors of Modern] part 5: The Wedges

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG for another Modern article. Also thanks for following me at MTGPackFoils on Twitter. There’s been an influx of new followers lately so thank you for spending sometime here reading my articles. In this series I am covering each of the possible color combinations available in Magic, and highlighting at least one known Modern deck. The purpose of this is to show players that there’s not just a small number of decks viable in the format. In fact there are at the very least 32 decks, and beyond that there are more

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Evolving White Weenie

MTG Arena Good morning Strictly Friends and Family.  When we last met, I was discussing how much fun I was having with Heroic Goblin Visitation.  During my testing, I came to the sad realization that although this deck was fun, and was pretty good for normal weekly events, but wouldn’t quite cut it on a competitive scene.  Today, I will talk about the failings, and what deck I am currently on for SCG Cincinnati. However, before we get there, I wanted to talk a bit about playing the Heroic Goblin Visitation Deck in MTG Arena best of one matches. Here

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ARENA – SULTAI CONTROL

Welcome back for some more Arena Standard Action! Today we will be trying a slow and steady wins the race approach with a Control deck that I have been playing around with for a bit. We are going to explore Sultai Control. Sultai stands out to me as I get to play one of my favorite new cards: . Anyone who knows me know that has always been a long-time favorite of mine and I love to brew with the card! (ask me about some of those attempts sometime). In addition to the chance to get in some reps with

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