WAR Standard Deck Tech – Mono-Red

Welcome back to another venture into WAR Standard with me here in Strictly Standard.  No format is complete without representation from decks across all of the archetypes.  And no format can go long without people trying to make their favorite deck work, no matter what.  This includes the hyper-fast linear aggro decks that are so polarizing, with some people saying its the most fun way to win while others claim it’s the “death of Magic” whenever they perform well. Today we are going to review the top performing aggro deck from Magic Arena and Start City Games Open winner Will

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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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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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Fun with Heroic Goblin Visitation in Standard

Before I get into discussing this deck, I wanted to give a brief sidebar, an update from the Main Cave over here at Strictly Place. As some of you may have noticed, I haven’t been active on the content side; this isn’t only the case for content but pretty much everything gaming and fun related.  Last year I was forced to take an unexpected break from buying/selling, interacting with patrons, and writing content due to a medical issue combined with other personal matters.  In this time, the team has done an amazing job of keeping the ball rolling. As I

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