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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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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WAR, What is it Good For?

Welcome back to Strictly Standard, friends.  It has been a hot minute. Sorry for leaving everyone in the lurch there; I went AFK without notice. Life got busy and threw me a curveball, and I just couldn’t keep up with the weekly column on top of family and work obligations. My full apologies, and as I reboot the series, I hope to be able to keep a consistent cadence of releases for you. With that said, I wanted to briefly touch on what we’ve missed. Autumn Burchett won the inaugural Mythic Championship in Cleveland, Ohio with Mono Blue Tempo. A

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Standard – Grixis Midrange!

Hello everyone! Whew, I have had a busy March! I hope everyone is doing well and I am glad to be back at it again making some content for all of you. Having been out of Standard this last month hasn’t had a huge impact as we are still patiently awaiting War of the Spark to shake things up. I took to browsing for some new interesting lists and saw most everything looked how I left it. I did, however, find this fun Grixis Mid-range deck and decided to take that for a spin! The deck, like any good mid-range

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