Series: Budget Magic

Building FNM-worthy decks without breaking the bank.

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Image for Budget Magic: Historic Hammer Time (2 Mythics / 13 Rares) budget magic
Budget Magic: Historic Hammer Time (2 Mythics / 13 Rares)

We know that Hammer Time can work in Modern, but can it make the jump to Historic with a Warrior subtheme? Let's find out!

Jun 21 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: $99 Real Affinity (Modern) budget magic
Budget Magic: $99 Real Affinity (Modern)

Can a real Affinity deck built around the affinity-for-artifacts mechanic compete in Modern, thanks to new Modern Horizons 2 additions like artifact lands, Thought Monitor, and Sojourner's Companion? Let's find out!

Jun 14 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: $90 Squirrel Twin (Modern) budget magic
Budget Magic: $90 Squirrel Twin (Modern)

Splinter Twin is back thanks to Modern Horizons 2, but like Yawgmoth's Will and Urborg, it's now mono-green and a bit squirrely!

Jun 7 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic / Meme or Dream? $1 Mono-Black Devotion (Pioneer) budget magic
Budget Magic / Meme or Dream? $1 Mono-Black Devotion (Pioneer)

Is a version of Pioneer Mono-Black Devotion that only costs $1 on Magic Online a Meme or Dream? Let's find out on this crossover Budget Magic/Meme or Dream? special!

May 23 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: Demonic Learning (Modern) budget magic
Budget Magic: Demonic Learning (Modern)

This week, we're teaching our opponents a lesson...in Modern!

May 17 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: $94 Witherbloom Plumb Aristocrats (Modern) budget magic
Budget Magic: $94 Witherbloom Plumb Aristocrats (Modern)

How broken is Plumb the Forbidden? Is Dina good enough for Modern on a $94 budget? Let's find out!

May 11 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: $43/15 Rare Mono-Black Tokens (Standard) budget magic
Budget Magic: $43/15 Rare Mono-Black Tokens (Standard)

Can Dramatic Finale power a Mono-Black Token deck in Strixhaven Standard? Let's find out!

May 3 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: $58 / 10 Rares | UW Magecraft (Standard) budget magic
Budget Magic: $58 / 10 Rares | UW Magecraft (Standard)

Clever Lumimancer is a messed-up Magic card, but is it messed up enough to power a $58 / 10-rare deck in Strixhaven Standard? Let's see!

Apr 26 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: Mono-Red Storm (Historic) budget magic
Budget Magic: Mono-Red Storm (Historic)

Thanks to Mystical Archives we can now Storm off in Historic. Can the archetype work on a budget? Let's find out!

Apr 18 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: $90 Izzet Giants (Modern) budget magic
Budget Magic: $90 Izzet Giants (Modern)

Giants haven't really caught on in Kaldheim Standard yet. Perhaps Modern is a better home, thanks to some titans from Magic's past!

Mar 29 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: $90 Simic Snow Stompy (Modern) budget magic
Budget Magic: $90 Simic Snow Stompy (Modern)

How good can snow be in Modern on a budget? Let's try to stomp our opponents with Abominable Treefolk and Conifer Wurm to find out!

Mar 22 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: $94 Egon Stompy (Modern) budget magic
Budget Magic: $94 Egon Stompy (Modern)

How good is Egon, God of Death in Modern on a budget, backed by Rotting Regisaur, Demonic Embrace, and a bunch of cheap, aggressive black creatures? Let's see!

Mar 15 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: $98 Orzhov Clerics (Modern) budget magic
Budget Magic: $98 Orzhov Clerics (Modern)

Clerics got some really sweet tribe members in Kaldheim but haven't really found their footing in Standard. Is Modern the best home for the tribe? Let's find out!

Mar 1 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: Mystic Terror Combo (4 Mythic / 11 Rare) | Standard budget magic
Budget Magic: Mystic Terror Combo (4 Mythic / 11 Rare) | Standard

Does Mystic Reflection mean it's time for a new 20-damage instant-win combo with Terror of the Peaks to shine in Kaldheim Standard on a budget? Let's see!

Feb 22 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: Human White Weenie (15 Rares) | Standard budget magic
Budget Magic: Human White Weenie (15 Rares) | Standard

Tired of losing to grindy Yorion decks on the ladder? The best budget-friendly solution might be getting aggressive with a Human-themed White Weenie deck with just 15 rares!

Feb 15 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Budget Magic: Fynn-fect (12R / 2M, Standard) budget magic
Budget Magic: Fynn-fect (12R / 2M, Standard)

Is Infect back in Standard thanks to Fynn, the Fangbearer and a bunch of cheap deathtouch creatures? Can it work with just 12 rares and two mythics? Let's see!

Feb 8 | by SaffronOlive

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