[My Favorite Standards] Return to Ravnica through Theros blocks & Magic 2015

Hello everybody, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. Thank you for being patient while I was on vacation. It appears that while I was gone the Core Set 2020 previews started. What a crazy time to be playing Magic, as we have three sets in War of the Spark, Modern Horizons, and Core Set 2020 all fighting each other for shelf space once the core set is released. That’s a lot of cards in a short window, and depending on what format (or how often) you play you may not have things figured out to determine if the singles you are

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My Favorite Standards (Scars of Mirrodin through Innistrad and Magic: 2013)

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Strictly Average MTG. I hope your week went well! While we sit in anticipation for War of the Spark I would like to visit an article series I started last year, reviewing my favorite Standard settings. While I won’t necessarily go in order, I do want to share with you all memories, and decks, from Magic’s past. More often than not a deck archetype is what players will remember more than anything else. Today I will be going over the first rotation after Caw Blade summer which covered the following sets: Scars of Mirrodin Mirrodin

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Speaking Casually: Take Flight With Esper Dragons

For those of you who follow me I am bringing this article from my website on May 4th, 2018. I hope you enjoy this reprieve especially now as there are people trying Dragons in Esper builds. – Scott Hello everyone, and welcome back. I hope you all have been well, and have enjoyed Dominaria so far. It’s nice to see a lot of excitement back in a Magic set release again, and levels of excitement like this make it a lot easier for players to try new cards in formats outside of Standard than they would otherwise. I personally can

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