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Instant Deck Tech: Golos Land Destruction (Standard)

Sep 03 // by SaffronOlive

As we count down the days until rotation and Throne of Eldraine, why not spend your time blowing up some lands in Standard?

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Instant Deck Tech: Seismic Swans Chaos (Modern)

Sep 02 // by SaffronOlive

Can a new Modern Horizons addition make the plan of hitting our Swans and drawing some cards even better in Modern?

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Instant Deck Tech: Vraska Combo (Modern)

Aug 30 // by SaffronOlive

Vraska, Swarm's Eminance is one of the least powerful planeswalkers from War of the Spark. Is it possible to turn it into an infinite combo piece in Modern? At least on Fishbowl Thursday it is!

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Instant Deck Tech: Mono-Blue Doppelnought (Legacy)

Aug 28 // by SaffronOlive

Is it really possible that Renegade Doppelganger is a playable card in Legacy with the help of Phyrexian Dreadnought?

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Instant Deck Tech: Niv-col Bolas, Zenith Seeker (Standard)

Aug 27 // by SaffronOlive

What happens if you mash together Kaalai, Zenith Seeker, Nicol Bolas, the Ravager and Niv-Mizzet, Reborn into an unruly five-color pile?

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Instant Deck Tech: Zur's Weirding Control (Modern)

Aug 26 // by SaffronOlive

Does Zur's Weirding have a home in Modern backed by Syphon Life in a UB Control shell?

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Instant Deck Tech: Saheeli's Altar Combo (Modern)

Aug 22 // by SaffronOlive

Is using Liquimetal Coating to turn Saheeli Rai into an artifact so it can copy itself an infinite number of times a legitimate plan in Modern?

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Instant Deck Tech: The Perfect Storm (Pauper)

Aug 21 // by SaffronOlive

Wizards banned basically all of the cards with the storm mechanic in Pauper years ago, but they recently allowed one back into the format. Can Pauper players find a way to turn the lifegain of Weather the Storm into a Grapeshot-like finish?

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Instant Deck Tech: Green-White Reanimator (Modern)

Aug 20 // by SaffronOlive

What are the best one-powered creatures to reanimate with Vesperlark on a budget? Can reanimator work in green and white? Let's discuss!

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Instant Deck Tech: Jund Cascade (Modern)

Aug 19 // by SaffronOlive

Is cascading into Crashing Footfalls backed by a bunch of hasty threats a legit Modern plan?

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Instant Deck Tech: Standard Leylines (Standard)

Aug 15 // by SaffronOlive

Does the return of Leylines to Standard mean that we can port the infamous Legacy combo deck to the format with Rampage of the Clans filling in for Opalescence? On Fishbowl Thursday the answer is yes!

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Instant Deck Tech: I've Got the Knack (Pauper)

Aug 14 // by SaffronOlive

How do you go all infinite in a format that only allows commons? With Banishing Knack of course!

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Instant Deck Tech: Temur Ilharg (Standard)

Aug 13 // by SaffronOlive

What's better than an Agent of Treachery in Standard? An Agent of Treachery every turn for free with the help of Ilharg, the Raze-Boar!

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Instant Deck Tech: Mono-Black Smallpox Zombies (Modern)

Aug 12 // by SaffronOlive

Zombies got some powerful new additions in Modern Horizons, but haven't really taken off in Modern yet. Can the addition of Smallpox change the tribes fortunes?

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Instant Deck Tech: GB Dreadshift (Modern)

Aug 01 // by SaffronOlive

Using Scapeshift to get Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle and a bunch of Mountains has long been a top tier Modern strategy, can some new Core Set 2020 cards make a non-Valakut build of Scapeshift work in the format? On Fishbowl Thursday it can!

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Instant Deck Tech: Five-Color Elementals (Modern)

Jul 31 // by SaffronOlive

Risen Reef has proven to be a Standard all star, but can it makes waves in Modern backed by some spicy Elementals from Lorwyn? Let's discuss!

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Instant Deck Tech: Selesnya Wolves (Standard)

Jul 30 // by SaffronOlive

Core Set 2020 provides a big boost to a bunch of different tribal decks, but are the new cards enough to make Wolf tribal playable in Standard?

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Instant Deck Tech: Bant Disappearances (Modern)

Jul 29 // by SaffronOlive

Sudden Disappearances looks like a bad bounce spell, but what if it's really a way to pick up a bunch of our own creatures with enters the battlefield triggers?

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Instant Deck Tech: Citadel Snow Storm (Modern)

Jul 25 // by SaffronOlive

Can Mox Tatalite make Bolas's Citadel into a devastating combo piece in Modern? On Fishbowl Thursday it can!

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Instant Deck Tech: Bonus Round Storm (Legacy)

Jul 24 // by SaffronOlive

Looking for something competitive and very budget friendly for Legacy? Check out Bonus Round Storm!

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Instant Deck Tech: Yawgmoth Hapatra Combo (Modern)

Jul 23 // by SaffronOlive

Can Yagmoth, Thran Physician join forces with Hapatra, Vizier of Poisons to form a new infinite combo deck in Modern?

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Instant Deck Tech: Kuldotha White (Modern)

Jul 22 // by SaffronOlive

Kuldotha Rebirth is one of the most powerful token producers in Magic, but it takes some work to build around. What's the best way to support it in Modern? Let's discuss!

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Instant Deck Tech: Mono-Blue Tempo (Legacy)

Jul 18 // by SaffronOlive

Mono-Blue Tempo has been terrorizing Standard for months. Can the plan of cheap, evasive creatures, card draw enchantments and a bunch of counterspells port over to Legacy?

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Instant Deck Tech: Four-Color Mono-Black Pestilence (Pauper)

Jul 17 // by SaffronOlive

Arcum's Astrolabe has changed the face of Pauper since it's printing in Modern Horizons, but is it good enough to allow a mono-colored manabase to play four colors of spells?

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Instant Deck Tech: Jund Dinosaurs (Standard)

Jul 16 // by SaffronOlive

Dinosaurs have been in Standard for nearly two years, but with minimal success. Can some powerful new additions from Core Set 2020 give the Jurassic tribe a chance to shine before rotation?

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Instant Deck Tech: Ball Lightning Tribal (Modern)

Jul 15 // by SaffronOlive

Ball Lightning Tribal is one of the most popular viewer submitted decks, and now thanks to some new cards from Core Set 2020 and Modern Horizons the dream is a reality!

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Instant Deck Tech: Infinite Bant (Standard)

Jul 11 // by SaffronOlive

Can Leyline of Abundance support a new infinite mana/infinitely big creatures combo deck in Core Set 2020 Standard? On Fishbowl Thursday it can!

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Instant Deck Tech: Infinite Yoink (Standard)

Jul 10 // by SaffronOlive

Mass Manipulation stealing a creature/planeswalker or two is great, but what if we could steal all of our opponent's permanents, empty their hand while also gaining infinite life for good measure?

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Instant Deck Tech: Flood of Tears Combo (Standard)

Jul 09 // by SaffronOlive

Core Set 2020 has unleashed some crazy combos into Standard. Today we're looking at a list that's looking to go infinite with Flood of Tears, Omniscience and Tamiyo, Collector of Tales!

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Instant Deck Tech: Unexpected Urza (Modern)

Jul 08 // by SaffronOlive

Normally Urza, Lord High Artificer is used for its mana generating ability, but what if we build around his five mana "play the top card of your deck" ability and hope for some Unexpected Results?