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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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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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Much Abrew: Mono-Red Land Destruction (Modern)

Mar 30 // by SaffronOlive

How many lands do you have to kill to hard lock your Modern opponent out of the game with Trinisphere? Let's find out!

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Modern Mayhem: Mardu Pyromaniacs

Mar 29 // by TheAsianAvenger

Crim dusts off the Pyromancers and takes them into a Modern league!

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Instant Deck Tech: Boundless Bringer (Modern)

Mar 26 // by SaffronOlive

Can Morophon, the Boundless make the Bringer cycle from Fifth Dawn Modern playable? On Fishbowl Thursday it can!

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Instant Deck Tech: Dread Dryad Valakut (Modern)

Mar 23 // by SaffronOlive

Dryad of the Ilysian Grove has done some crazy things to Modern. For example, allowing a deck build around turning all lands into Mountains and Swamps at the same time!

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Instant Deck Tech: Mono-Blue Forge (Modern)

Mar 18 // by SaffronOlive

Modern players have been trying to figure out how to make Affinity work without Mox Opal. Is building around Mystic Forge the best way to keep Affinity alive in 2020?

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Budget Magic: Dubious Challenge (Pioneer)

Mar 17 // by SaffronOlive

Does Pioneer have the tools to make Dubious Challenge less dubious, all on a $100 budget? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Mono-Red Land Destruction (Modern)

Mar 16 // by SaffronOlive

There's no better way to play Magic than making sure your opponent can't play Magic!

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Much Abrew: Manaless Dredge (Modern)

Mar 16 // by SaffronOlive

Is it actually possible that a deck with zero lands can win in Modern? Let's play some Manaless Dredge and find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: X-Factor (Modern)

Mar 12 // by SaffronOlive

Protean Hulk has been dominating competitive Commander recently with the help of its good friend Flash, but can the seven-drop make the jump to the Flash-less Modern format with the help of some cheap reanimation spells and a combo finish?

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Against the Odds: Athreos Hard Lock (Modern)

Mar 12 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning (by hard locking our opponent out of playing Magic) with Athreos, Shroud-Veiled in Modern? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Painter's Servant Neoform (Modern)

Mar 09 // by SaffronOlive

What's the most powerful things you can do in Modern by turning everything a color of your choice?

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Instant Deck Tech: Manaless Dredge (Modern)

Mar 02 // by SaffronOlive

No lands? No problem!

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Instant Deck Tech: Pact of the Underworld (Modern)

Feb 27 // by SaffronOlive

Everyone's trying to figure out the most broken thing to do with Underworld Breach, but it can't possibly involved Pact of the Titan, can it? At least on Fishbowl Thursday it can!

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Instant Deck Tech: Mr. Toad's Heartless Summoning (Modern)

Feb 24 // by SaffronOlive

How much value can The Gitrog Monster generate in Modern with the help of Heartless Summoning and extra land drops? Let's discuss!

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Thirty Casual Modern Decks under $20 for Magic: the Gathering (Tribal Edition)

Feb 24 // by SaffronOlive

We're moving the Thirty under $20 series to Modern, with a huge list of cheap, fun Magic: the Gathering tribal decks that you can build for $20 or less!

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Much Abrew: Creative Mining (Modern, Magic Online)

Feb 24 // by SaffronOlive

Is Dwarven Mining actually a Modern-playable card? Let's find out!

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Modern Mayhem: Gruul Pwnza (Modern, Magic Online)

Feb 23 // by TheAsianAvenger

It's time to see if our Gruul Monsters deck with a few land destruction spells can get us some wins!

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Instant Deck Tech: Four-Color Lazav Titans (Modern)

Feb 17 // by SaffronOlive

People have been hyped for using Lazav to copy Uro or Kroxa in Standard, but does improved mana and better ways to stock the graveyard mean the "copy a Titan" plan can work in Modern?

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Modern Mayhem: Modern Inverter (Modern, Magic Online)

Feb 14 // by TheAsianAvenger

Inverter of Truth has dominated Pioneer but can it do the same in Modern?

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Instant Deck Tech: Creative Mining (Modern)

Feb 10 // by SaffronOlive

Is Dwarven Mine really powerful to be the centerpiece of a winning Modern deck? Apparently the answer is yes!

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Much Abrew: Heliod Combo Company (Modern, Magic Online)

Feb 10 // by SaffronOlive

Heliod, Sun-Crowned has gotten a lot of hype for Pioneer, but how good is our new God in Modern with Spike Feeder and friends? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Nivmagus Storm Prowess (Modern)

Feb 03 // by SaffronOlive

Normally the storm mechanic doesn't mix with the plan of attacking with cheap, aggressive creatures, but in Modern Nivmagus Elemental allowing players to have their storm and their beatdown all in the same deck!

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Instant Deck Tech: Underworld Vengevine (Modern)

Jan 30 // by SaffronOlive

Can Underworld Breach drive a turn-three Vengevine combo deck in Modern? On Fishbowl Thursday it can!

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Instant Deck Tech: Heliod Combo Company (Modern)

Jan 27 // by SaffronOlive

Heliod, Sun-Crowned has been hyped for both Pioneer and Modern since it was previewed, but now that tournament lists are coming out we finally get a look at what a good Heliod deck looks like with Heliod Combo Compnay for Modern!

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Instant Deck Tech: Combo Merfolk (Modern)

Jan 13 // by SaffronOlive

The full set is Theros: Beyond Death is out, which means it's time to start looking a decks featuring cards from Magic's newest set. Today we check out build that somehow mashes an infinite combo into Merfolk tribal on a budget!

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Against the Odds: The Bludgeoning (Modern, Magic Online)

Jan 09 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning with Bludgeoning Brawl in Modern? Let's find out!

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Breaking Theros: Beyond Death—Heliod, Sun-Crowned

Jan 05 // by SaffronOlive

Why is everyone freaking out about Heliod's combo potential in Pioneer and Modern? Let's take a look, and discuss some ways to break our new God.

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Instant Deck Tech: Kithkin (Modern)

Dec 23 // by SaffronOlive

Can a tribe that looks more at home in one of Richard's janky tribal Commander Clash decks actually compete in Modern? Apparently so!