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Instant Deck Tech: Warp World Combo (Modern)

Oct 17 // by SaffronOlive

Is it possible to build a competitive Warp World deck in Modern? At least on Fishbowl Thursday it is!

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Against the Odds: Irencrag Stompy (Standard, Magic Arena)

Oct 17 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning with irencrag Feat in Standard? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Wish Fit (Legacy)

Oct 16 // by SaffronOlive

Wishclaw Talisman is a powerful card, especially if the opponent never gains control of it, but it it strong enough to make Guardian Beast into a Legacy playable?

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Instant Deck Tech: Mono-Blue Tempo (Standard)

Oct 15 // by SaffronOlive

With the rotation of Curious Obsession it seems that Mono-Blue Tempo was dead (hooray!) Well, somehow the counterspell tribal deck has managed to adapt and survive in Throne of Eldraine Standard.

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Budget Magic: $92 WB Prison (Standard, Magic Arena)

Oct 15 // by SaffronOlive

How can we deal with the endless horde of Field of the Dead Zombies in Throne of Eldraine Standard? Stack up some hateful, prisony enchantments of course!

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Instant Deck Tech: Fires Turns (Modern)

Oct 14 // by SaffronOlive

While Fires of Invention is powerful, it comes with a big downside: you can only cast two spells each turn. How can we get around this drawback? Taking all the turns of course!

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Much Abrew: Irencrag Dragonstorm (Modern, Magic Online)

Oct 14 // by SaffronOlive

Is Irencrag Feat enough to make Dragonstorm playable in Modern? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Fervent Sunforger Combo (Modern)

Oct 10 // by SaffronOlive

Sunforger is a Commander staple. Can Fervent Champion turn it into a game-ending combo piece in Modern? At least on Fishbowl Thursday it can!

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Against the Odds: Seven Dwarves (Standard, Magic Arena)

Oct 10 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning with all Seven Dwarves (or maybe even more!) in Standard? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Dubious Challenge (Modern)

Oct 09 // by SaffronOlive

Traditionally building around Dubious Challenge has lived up to its name. Can the addition of Charming Prince make the wacky sorcery into a came wining play?

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Instant Deck Tech: Golos Fires (Standard)

Oct 08 // by SaffronOlive

So far Fires of Invention and Golos, Tireless Pilgrim have been two of the most important cards in Throne of Eldraine Standard. What happen if we run them both together in the same deck? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $27 Mono-Blue Mill (Standard, Magic Arena)

Oct 08 // by SaffronOlive

Can mill work in Throne of Eldraine Standard on an absurdly cheap $27 budget? Let's play some matches and find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Grumgully Combo Goblins (Modern)

Oct 07 // by SaffronOlive

Goblins have been on the rise in Modern since the release of Modern Horizons, but thanks to Grumgully the Generous the deck has a brand new line of attack: an infinite damage combo to back up the Goblin beats!

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Much Abrew: Chulane Bant (Standard, Magic Arena)

Oct 07 // by SaffronOlive

How much value can Chulane, Teller of Tales provide in a Bant shell in Throne of Eldraine Standard? Let's find out!

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Throne of Eldraine: Top Ten Commander Cards

Oct 06 // by SaffronOlive

Tomer and Seth break down their favorite Commander cards from Throne of Eldraine!

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Rough Drafts: Throne of Eldraine (Limited, Magic Online)

Oct 04 // by SaffronOlive

Rough Drafts time! Throne of Eldraine is officially here, which means its time to see what our new draft format is all about!

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Instant Deck Tech: Irencrag Dragonstorm (Modern)

Oct 03 // by SaffronOlive

What's better than using Irencrag Feat to play a fast card? Using it to play a fast Dragonstorm to tutor out a game-ending board full of Dragons!

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Against the Odds: Happily Ever After (Standard, Magic Arena)

Oct 03 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of living Happily Ever After in Throne of Eldraine Standard? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Esper Doom (Standard)

Oct 02 // by SaffronOlive

Today for our Throne of Eldraine week Instant Deck Tech we look at the return to Stax in Standard with Esper Doom!

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Instant Deck Tech: Karn's Cauldron (Standard)

Oct 01 // by SaffronOlive

What's better than using The Cauldron of Eternity to reanimate a bunch of creatures? Turning it into a massive 12/12 beater with the help of Karn, the Great Creator!

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Budget Magic: Mono-Black Rankle (Standard, Magic Arena)

Oct 01 // by SaffronOlive

Can Rankle, Master of Pranks make Mono-Black Stompy work in Throne of Eldraine Standard on a Budget? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Emry Ascendancy Combo (Modern)

Sep 30 // by SaffronOlive

It's Throne of Eldraine week here in Instant Deck Tech lands, and we kick things off with a look at one of the most interesting Modern decks to come from the set: Emry Ascendancy Combo!

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Much Abrew: Mono-White Hammer Time (Modern, Magic Online)

Sep 30 // by SaffronOlive

What happens if you combine the fast combo kills of Hammer Time with the tutoring power of Stoneforge Mystic and the card draw of Puresteel Paladin and Sram? Let's find out!

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Throne of Eldraine: Top Ten Modern Cards

Sep 29 // by SaffronOlive

Seth and Crim break down their top Throne of Eldraine cards for Modern.

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Brewer's Minute: Eight Modern Combos from Throne of Eldraine

Sep 27 // by SaffronOlive

What new combos does Throne of Eldraine open up in Modern? Let's count them down!

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Instant Deck Tech: Foodgaak (Standard)

Sep 26 // by SaffronOlive

It wasn't that long ago that Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis was breaking Modern. Can Feasting Troll-King be a Foody version of Hogaak in Modern? At least on Fishbowl Thursday it can!

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Against the Odds: 35 Rhinos (Modern, Magic Online)

Sep 26 // by SaffronOlive

Can slamming Siege Rhino into Siege Rhino into Siege Rhino work as well in Modern as it did in Khans of Tarkir Standard? Let's put 35 Rhinos in a deck and find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Leyline Wave Elves (Modern)

Sep 25 // by SaffronOlive

Can Leyline of Abundance make a new Elf heavy Genesis Wave combo deck in Modern? Let's discuss!

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Instant Deck Tech: Mardu Knights (Standard)

Sep 24 // by SaffronOlive

Throne of Eldraine is here, and while we don't have any tournament winning decks to discuss yet, we can look ahead to our new Standard format with some test list. First up, one of the most hyped tribes from the set: Knights!

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Instant Deck Tech: Wrenn and Six Gruul (Modern)

Sep 23 // by SaffronOlive

After spending all of Magic Fest Vegas telling us how Wrenn and Six is bad, Richard finally built a Wrenn and Six deck...and 5-0ed! So today we're looking at a Richard special, Wrenn and Six Gruul!