[The Colors of Modern] Part 3: Enemy Colors

Hello everyone! Welcome back to Strictly Average for another Modern article. We’re half way through this series reviewing the various color combinations in Magic: the Gathering, and highlighting a deck of each combination. Often times when discussing the Modern format it seems there are only a few decks that people talk about. That short list does vary a lot over the years, but there’s more than just the few on people’s tongues. This is the point of this series, and hopefully I will show you some decks that you may not have noticed before. So what is an Enemy Color

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[The Colors of Modern] Part 2: Allied Colors

Hello everyone, and welcome back to part 2 of this new series, looking in depth at the possibilities in the Modern format. Today I’ll be highlighting the best options in the allied color pairings. Unlike last time where I provided ten decks in total, this time around I will just mention some other decks you may want to search for. As you add colors together the optimal card combinations become clearer, and the best possible archetypes to build become more noticeable; however that does not mean those are the only options for that combination. Now some of you may be asking:

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[The Colors of Modern] Part 1: Mono Colors

Hello everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average. I hope you all are enjoying Ravnica Allegiance! In this article I want to get back to Modern, and bring up a subject I have held off from talking about for awhile. Modern is a great format. Yes. You read that right. Modern is a great format. Unlike Legacy, where the archetypes are entrenched, there is still room to brew in Modern. In fact with this series I will show you, over the course of several weeks, that Modern has a known deck for each possible color combination in Magic. Amazing, isn’t it? So

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[The Year In Review] 2018: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Hello everyone, and welcome back to another article here on Strictly Average MTG. It’s the end of 2018. CAN YOU BELIEVE IT? It seems like it has taken forever to get here; however here we are. Let’s take a look at a few things that have happened in the world of Magic: the Gathering this past year. However before I start I do want to thank you all for reading my articles here, and for the folks at Strictly Average for bringing me on board earlier this year. While I may not be grinding out my weekends for a shot

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