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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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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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Fish Five-0: Yorion Foretold (Standard)

Apr 24 // by TheAsianAvenger

80 cards might be the new normal with Yorion, so TheAsianAvenger checks out another Yorion variant - Indatha (Abzan) Doom Foretold!

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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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Single Scoop: Ketria Arclight (Standard)

Apr 22 // by TheAsianAvenger

Is it time to dust off our Arclight Phoenix? TheAsianAvenger thinks Ikoria definitely has given an old deck a new lease of life!

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Fish Five-0: Is It Even Grixis?

Apr 19 // by TheAsianAvenger

Gyruda, Doom of Depths really enforces the "Don't get mad, get even" saying.

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Standard Theorycrafting with Ikoria

Apr 15 // by TheAsianAvenger

Looking for some starting points and fun decklists for Ikoria? TheAsianAvenger drops a few lists for pre-existing decks and even some new ones.

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Fish Five-0: Esper Bolas

Apr 12 // by TheAsianAvenger

Is a four-color deck too greedy for standard's meta right now? Probably, but that won't stop TheAsianAvenger from fusing his two favorite wedges in Magic together!

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Budget Magic: 2020 MTG Challenger Deck Upgrades | GB Final Adventure Knights

Mar 31 // by SaffronOlive

How good is the Magic: the Gathering Final Adventure 2020 Challenger Deck straight out of the box, and how can you upgrade it cheaply to make it even better? Let's find out!

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Against the Odds: The Wanderer (Standard)

Mar 26 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning with The Wanderer (and Syr Konrad, the Grim and Command the Dreadhorde) in Standard? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: UW Blink (Standard)

Mar 24 // by SaffronOlive

If you think about it hard enough, Thassa, Deep-Dwelling is basically a Panharmonicon!

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Instant Deck Tech: WB Hateful Auras (Standard)

Mar 17 // by SaffronOlive

Looking for something cheap and unique to play in Standard? How about loading up on aura synergies in an Orzhov shell?

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Fish Five-0: Rakdos N' Chill (Standard, Magic Arena)

Mar 13 // by TheAsianAvenger

Its time to try a more 'Chill' variant of Rakdos

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Budget Magic: Hollow Herald (Modern)

Mar 10 // by SaffronOlive

How good is the combo of Storm Herald and Eldrazi Conscription in Modern on a budget? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Kenrith's Reclamation Project (Standard)

Mar 05 // by SaffronOlive

What crazy things can Kenrith, the Returned King do with the help of tons of mana from Wilderness Reclamation and Nyxbloom Ancient? Let's discuss!

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Against the Odds: Ob Nixilis Dream Combo (Standard)

Mar 05 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning with Ob Nixilis, the Hate-Twisted in Standard? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Temur Adventures (Standard)

Mar 03 // by SaffronOlive

Temur Adventures has taken over Standard in the past week. Let's take a look at what the deck is all about.

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Budget Magic: Bant Rampage (Standard)

Mar 03 // by SaffronOlive

Do new enchantments and constellation cards from Theros: Beyond Death mean that Rampage of the Clans is finally ready to shine in Standard? Let's find out!

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Single Scoop: Hushbridge Troll (Standard, Magic Arena)

Mar 01 // by TheAsianAvenger

Lets give into our greed and try to see if we can abuse Hushbringer's ability to negate enter the battlefield effects!

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Instant Deck Tech: Mono-White Life (Standard)

Feb 25 // by SaffronOlive

Lifegain is a casual favorite, but usually not competitive in Standard. Does Heliod, Sun-Crowned change the equation?

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Budget Magic: $92 (37 tix) Gruul Sneak Attack (Standard, Magic Arena)

Feb 25 // by SaffronOlive

How quickly can we Sneak Attack our opponent to death with Purphoros, Ilharg, Drakuseth and Terror of Mount Velus on a budget in Theros: Beyond Death Standard? Let's find out!

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Fish Five-0: Jeskai Blink (Standard, Magic Arena)

Feb 21 // by TheAsianAvenger

"Don't blink or you might miss..." wait a minute, nevermind! Blink a lot. Blink all the things. Let's see if Jeskai Blink can steal some games!

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Against the Odds: Gallia's Discard Party (Standard, Magic Arena)

Feb 20 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning with Gallia of the Endless Dance in Theros: Beyond Death Standard? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Izzet Phoenixes (Standard)

Feb 18 // by SaffronOlive

Does the printing of Phoenix of Ash in Theros: Beyond Death mean its time for a Phoenix-heavy Izzet graveyard deck to rise in Standard?

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2020 Challenger Decks: Rankings and Ratings

Feb 17 // by SaffronOlive

We've got the full lists for the 2020 Challenger Decks for Magic: the Gathering. Which deck is best? Let's break it down!

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Much Abrew: Divine Woe Stride Combo (Standard, Magic Arena)

Feb 17 // by SaffronOlive

How practical is it to gain infinite life with the combo of Divine Visitation, Woe Stride and Bishop of Wings in Theros: Beyond Death Standard? Let's see!

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World Championship XXVI Top 4 Decklists

Feb 16 // by mtggoldfish

Standard decklists for the Top 4 at Worlds.

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Challenger Decks 2020 Decklists

Feb 16 // by mtggoldfish

Challenger Decks 2020 contents!

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Instant Deck Tech: Rampaging Storm Herald (Standard)

Feb 13 // by SaffronOlive

Does Storm Herald have a place in Standard backed by Rampage of the Clans to turn our reanimated auras into Centaur tokens? On Fishbowl Thursday it does!