Series: Budget Magic

Building FNM-worthy decks without breaking the bank.

budget magic

Budget Magic: $90 (13 tix) PelakkaMonicon (Standard)

Sep 18 // by SaffronOlive

Can Panharmonicon shine in Standard one last time before rotation, with the help of some sweet M19 cards?

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Budget Magic: $99 (43 tix) Eminent Domain (Modern)

Sep 11 // by SaffronOlive

How does the land-stealing Eminent Domain deck function in the 2018 metagame? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $99 (26 tix) Merfolk (Modern)

Sep 04 // by SaffronOlive

Can Modern Merfolk work without Aether Vial and Mutavault? Can the fish compete on a budget? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $94 (20 tix) Sidisi GPG (Modern)

Aug 28 // by SaffronOlive

Can God-Pharaoh's Gift make the move to Modern with the support of Sidisi, Brood Tyrant?

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Modern Budget Magic Updates (Part 1)

Aug 27 // by SaffronOlive

Updating Modern Budget Magic decks is a popular request and the time has come to start on the massive project!

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Budget Magic: $99 (24 tix) Mono-Black Zombies (Modern)

Aug 21 // by SaffronOlive

Can some new M19 additions and reprints make budget Zombies compete in Modern? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $97 (16 tix) UR Sai-Master (Modern)

Aug 14 // by SaffronOlive

Can Sai, Master Thopterist join forces with Kuldotha Forgemaster to make a sweet budget Modern deck? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $47 (10 tix) Mono-White Ascend (Standard)

Aug 07 // by SaffronOlive

Can the endless Savannah Lions in Standard make a competitive, ultra-budget white weenie deck? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $49 (19 tix) Goblin Gift (Standard)

Jul 31 // by SaffronOlive

Can ultra-budget Goblins compete in Standard with God-Pharaoh's Gift as a backup plan? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $84 (40 tix) Bogle Horse Green (Standard)

Jul 24 // by SaffronOlive

What's better than a Vine Mare? A Vine Mare wearing Blanchwood Armor, of course!

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Budget Magic: $89 (35 Tix) Zombies (Standard)

Jul 17 // by SaffronOlive

Core Set 2019 Standard is here. We kick off our (budget) exploration of the format with a much-improved tribe: Zombies!

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Budget Magic: $99 (31 tix) UW Naban (Modern)

Jul 10 // by SaffronOlive

Does Naban, Dean of Iteration have what it takes in Modern, backed by some annoying Wizards and Restoration Angel?

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Budget Magic: $98 (27 tix) Obliterator Devotion (Modern)

Jul 03 // by SaffronOlive

Can the combination of newly cheap Phyrexian Obliterators and Dread Shade make Mono-Black Devotion work in Modern?

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Budget Magic: $80 (25 tix) Haphazard Ramp (Standard)

Jun 26 // by SaffronOlive

There's nothing better than blowing up lands, but can a land-destruction ramp deck work in Standard? Let's see!

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Budget Magic: $89 (30 tix) Mono-Blue Djinn (Modern)

Jun 19 // by SaffronOlive

Can Zahid and Tempest Djinn form the foundation of a sweet deck in Modern? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $92 (33 tix) Mono-Blue Storm (Standard)

Jun 12 // by SaffronOlive

Can the free artifact power of Mox Amber make Aetherflux Reservoir Storm a legit deck in Standard? Let's see!

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