[Something To Ponder] The Magic the Gathering Supplemental Draft

Hi everybody, and welcome back to another article here on Strictly Average MTG. It’s that time of year! It’s time for the Magic: the Gathering supplemental draft set. Each year we receive at least one supplemental set designed to draft with other players and build a 40 card “limited format” decks. Some years these sets have been 100% reprints, while others have mixed in new cards. This year we will receive one of the latter. With the release of Modern Horizons this week I want to take the time to not only provide some final thoughts on the set as a

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[Modern Horizons] Week 2 previews

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG for more Modern content. Last week I spoke about the first week of Modern Horizons previews, which you can view here. Today I want to take a look at the second week of the two week preview season for this set. So let’s go ahead and dive right in. White White usually tries to keep things in order, and offers both removal spells as well as protections that can be used to help you avoid a quick defeat. Here’s a few that can help in some strategies. : I did not think

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[Modern Horizons] Week 1 Previews

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. I hope you all are enjoying your Memorial Day, and had a good weekend. Modern Horizons is…on the horizon…and while that pun was awful (even for my standards) a lot of people are excited. I will admit that I am not as hyped for the set like many others. However, I do want to take a few moments to review some of the highlights of week one of the previews. Before we take a look at some of the cards coming up in the set, let’s take a look at what this

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[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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