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  • Vintage Dredge
    Dredge is a strategy that many players turn their noses up at. It has quite the reputation for being a degenerate, undervalued deck. However, in spite of popular belief, it can actually be a very fun, competitive, and complex deck to play. It is the ...
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  • Planeswalkers: Nissa
    Nissa is one of the most popular green Planeswalkers in Magic the Gathering. She has a total of eight different cards, seven of which are mono green.  Her abilities revolve a lot around untapping and reusing lands, restoring her controller’s ...
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  • Pauper: Mono Blue Delver Breakdown
    Today we will be returning to the wonderful format of Pauper with a deck the has been a major contender for best deck in the format for years: Delver. If you play Pauper regularly, you will inevitably face some version of this deck, and you must be ...
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  • Vintage UR Aggro
    Delver decks have transcended almost every format in Magic. They’re played in Modern, Legacy, and even Pauper. Just recently they have made waves by reaching their sly grip onto the Vintage format. While not as popular as the Legacy ...
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  • Pros and Cons of Life Gain Decks in Magic
    There are a multitude of different ways to win in Magic the Gathering. You can mill your opponent, slowly burn their life away, or just swing a bunch of creatures in their face. Unlike these methods, gaining a tremendous amount of life in order to ...
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  • Vintage Tezzerator Breakdown
    Today we will be taking a closer look at one of my favorite formats in Magic: Vintage. For this special occasion, I will be going over the deck I play the most, Tezzerator. Tezzerator is an artifact focused combo deck, but don’t confuse it ...
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  • Best Legacy Removal Spells
    Legacy has traditionally been dominated by counter wars and combos throughout its history. However many decks in the format often utilize a few choice removal spells. From Death and Taxes to Delver, removal spells have stamped their spot permanently ...
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  • Most Effective Land Destruction in Magic
    Lands are the cards that drive the basic mechanics in Magic. They’re required to produce mana in order to cast spells. Without them, it would become very difficult to play the game. While certain artifacts and creatures can do this as well, ...
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