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Budget Magic: $50 Tour de France (Standard)

Apr 28 // by SaffronOlive

Can a deck with no main-deck rares or mythics cycle its way to victory in Ikoria Standard? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Colossal Storm Herarld (Pioneer)

Apr 27 // by SaffronOlive

The printing of Colossification got everyone excited for a Storm Herald one-shot combo deck in Ikoria Standard, but perhaps the combo's true home is in Pioneer!

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Thirty Casual Decks Under $20 for Magic: the Gathering Ikoria

Apr 27 // by SaffronOlive

Thirty under $20 returns, featuring a ton of cheap, casual decks featuring sweet new cards from Ikoria!

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Much Abrew: 80-Card Yorion Soulherder (Modern)

Apr 27 // by SaffronOlive

Can Yorion, Sky Nomad revitalize the blink- and enters-the-battlefield-heavy Soulherder archetype in Modern? Let's find out!

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The Fish Tank: Ikoria Edition (April 19-25, 2020)

Apr 26 // by SaffronOlive

What cool Ikoria deck did viewers submit this week? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Zirda Combos (Standard)

Apr 23 // by SaffronOlive

Thanks to Ikoria we can now make infinite mana in Standard with one of our combo pieces essentially starting in our hand each game as our companion. Let's talk about the shenanigans Zirda, the Dawnwaker enables!

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Against the Odds: Five-Color Unpredictable Sharknado Ultimatums (Standard)

Apr 23 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning with all of the Ultimatums (and Shark Typhoon and Unpredictable Cyclone) in Ikoria Standard? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Pioneer Gyruda Combo (Pioneer)

Apr 22 // by SaffronOlive

Gyruda is the hottest card in Ikoria for Standard, but what can it do in older formats? Let's discuss!

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Budget Magic: $80 Legacy Mono-Red Prowess

Apr 21 // by SaffronOlive

Can an $80 deck compete in a format where decks normally cost $3,000? Let's run Mono-Red Prowess through a Legacy league and find out!

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Top 10 Ikoria Cards for Modern

Apr 20 // by SaffronOlive

Seth and Crim count down their top 10 Ikoria cards for Modern!

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Commander 2020: Ranking the Decks

Apr 20 // by SaffronOlive

Which Commander 2020 deck is best? Let's run them through a gauntlet of criteria to find out!

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Much Abrew: Mono-Green Land Destruction (Modern)

Apr 20 // by SaffronOlive

Do cards like Acidic Slime and Plow Under really have a place in Modern? Let's find out!

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The Fish Tank: Ikoria Edition (April 12-18, 2020)

Apr 19 // by SaffronOlive

What cool Ikoria-based decks did viewers submit this week? Let's find out!

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Top 10 Ikoria Cards for Pioneer

Apr 17 // by SaffronOlive

Seth and Crim count down their top 10 Ikoria cards for the Pioneer format!

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Against the Odds: Infinite Illusions (Modern)

Apr 16 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning in Modern with Chronozoa (or rather, an infinite number of Chronozoas)? Let's find out!

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Top 10 Ikoria Cards for Standard

Apr 14 // by SaffronOlive

Seth and Crim count down their top 10 Ikoria cards for Standard!

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Budget Magic: $35 Infect (Modern)

Apr 14 // by SaffronOlive

How cheep can a deck being Modern while still being competitive? Let's try a $35 build of Infect and find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Spirit of the Damned (Pauper)

Apr 13 // by SaffronOlive

What's the best way to Consume Spirit an opponent for 20 damage in Pauper with a deck that has just 14 lands? Let's find out!

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Ranking the Companions from Ikoria

Apr 13 // by SaffronOlive

Magic: the Gathering's newest set Ikoria is bringing the super-unique and potentially powerful companion mechanic, but which companion is best?

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Much Abrew: Pioneer 8 Rack

Apr 13 // by SaffronOlive

Can the discard-themed 8 Rack make the jump from Modern to Pioneer even though The Rack itself isn't legal in the format? Let's find out!

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The Fish Tank: Ikoria Edition (April 5 to April 11, 2020)

Apr 12 // by SaffronOlive

What sweet Ikoria-influenced decks did viewers submit this week? Let's find out!

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A Brief History of Cycling Payoffs—Exclusive Ikoria Preview

Apr 09 // by SaffronOlive

Cycling has been a part of Magic for a long time, and for as long as there has been cycling there have been powerful cycling payoffs. Can our exclusive Ikoria preview card join the pantheon of cycling payoffs?

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Against the Odds: Progenitus (Modern)

Apr 09 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of getting Progenitus on the battlefield on Turn 3 (and maybe even using it to win some games) in Modern? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $60 Sac and Whack (Modern)

Apr 07 // by SaffronOlive

What does Anax, Hardened in the Forge and some sweet sacrifice synergies add to an ultra-budget 8 Whack shell in Modern? Let's find out!

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The Fish Tank: Sweet Viewer-Submitted Decks (March 29 to April 4, 2020)

Apr 07 // by SaffronOlive

What interesting decks did the Goldfish community submit this week? Let's find out!

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Much Abrew: Dread Dryad Valakut (Modern)

Apr 06 // by SaffronOlive

Does Dryad of Illysian Grove allow for a deck that wants all of its lands to be Mountains (for Valakut) and Swamps (for Dread Presence) at the same time to work in Modern? Let's find out!

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A Tactic for Dire Situations — Exclusive Ikoria / Commander 2020 Preview

Apr 03 // by SaffronOlive

When things at their worse, sometimes you've got to exile your enemy, regardless of the cost.

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Against the Odds: Demon Blade (Modern)

Apr 02 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning with Elbrus, the Binding Blade in Modern? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: $80 Legacy Mono-Red Prowess (Legacy)

Apr 01 // by SaffronOlive

Legacy is super fun, but notoriously expensive. Today we look at a deck that's just $80 but competitive enough to 5-0 leagues on Magic Online: Mono-Red Prowess!

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#GoldfishChallenge 1: Hundred Dwarves

Mar 31 // by SaffronOlive

How many Seven Dwarves can you get on the battlefield? Take the #GoldfishChallenge and see if you can beat our results!