Cube construction

Building a Multiplayer Cube – Blue

Hi everyone, welcome back to the series on building a multiplayer cube. Today we’ll be taking a journey through the blue section of my own cube as an example. You can catch up on the white section here. Okay, let’s go! The Blue Section Firstly, here’s what my blue section currently looks like: Blue has a few different archetypes going on in here. Along with classical blue control, there are two different archetypes it likes to run in combination with red – artifact themes, and Spells Matter. The artifact archetype hands us , , , , , and . Spells

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[Modern] Sitting Upon The Throne Of Eldraine

Hi everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. Today I want to look at just a few cards from Throne of Eldraine that could make an impact in formats outside of Standard. This set is filled with references to many fairy tales, and in some ways feels similar to Innistrad (just not as dark). Let’s take a look at what this set has to offer. White Hey look! Another Human. Oh joy. Sure Human cards are unavoidable when developing a Magic: the Gathering set (Lorwyn through Eventide say “hello”), but let’s not just look at as an obvious inclusion in

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[Modern] Swords…Victory?

Hi everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. I hope you all have enjoyed your end of summer activities, any big tournaments you have attended, and are looking forward to cards arriving in Throne of Eldraine. While there are cards in that upcoming Standard set that we’ll all want to try in our Modern decks many of us are still making adjustments from the banned and restricted announcement from a month ago. Several of you have wanted my thoughts on this, and honestly I didn’t want to jump to any conclusions before writing about it, or even playing this format

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Magic: the Gathering’s most popular format?

Hi everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG for another article. I hope you all have been well, and enjoying some of the Modern tournaments that have been played recently. The format continues to adapt from the last banned and restricted update, and I’ll provide my thoughts on that in a future article. Recently I attended Magicfest Indianapolis, and spent a lot of time playing Magic: the Gathering with a few friends. Not only did I have a lot of fun, but I also wanted to provide my thoughts on the format I played. In my opinion this is

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