ARENA – SULTAI CONTROL

Welcome back for some more Arena Standard Action! Today we will be trying a slow and steady wins the race approach with a Control deck that I have been playing around with for a bit. We are going to explore Sultai Control. Sultai stands out to me as I get to play one of my favorite new cards: . Anyone who knows me know that has always been a long-time favorite of mine and I love to brew with the card! (ask me about some of those attempts sometime). In addition to the chance to get in some reps with

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Arena – U/G Merfolk

Hi friends! This week we will be playing around with one of my favorite tribes that splashed its way back into Standard! I am of course talking about Merfolk. Merfolk decks have been around for a long time and typically operate as tribal aggro decks with anthem lords like . The tribe is classically thought of as Mono-Blue but, along with Pirates and Dinosaurs, Ixalan brought us a fresh take by adding Green as a primary color for Merfolk. The deck’s featured “lords” are and . is a classic lord effect giving all other Merfolk +1 +1, however, offers some

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Cup of Average, Episode 2: Going for Broke on MTGO without going Broke

Today over a cup of coffee, I discuss my absolute love for Manatraders. This is a great service that I have used to allow me to rent decks on MTGO, and test out any Standard Deck I want, and some Modern Decks.  It is a great tool.   Jeremy BeardsleyJeremy aka “Strictly Average” is an ‘average’ guy with ‘average’ plans. He is the creator and overboss of Strictly Average Gaming, which includes the Patreon group and StrictlyAverageMTG.com http://strictlyaveragemtg.com

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Edubious Standard Leagues Streaming Adventure, Volume 3

Week 3: Mono-Red Hazoret You can find my stream at twitch.tv/edubious and read all about the previous weeks’ leagues, along with a bunch of other great content over at StrictlyAverageMTG.com For this week’s trip in the Standard Competitive Leagues, I needed to get back to the roots of my aggro deck and rediscover its winning ways.  I stripped the black splash back out and restructured the mono-red main deck.  In a nod to the rise in copies of and , I added more main deck exile effects in the way of and .  I also decided to cut the ever-underwhelming

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