Series: Rough Drafts

Weekly drafts featuring a variety of formats new and old.

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Image for Rough Drafts: Time Spiral/Time Spiral/Planar Chaos rough drafts
Rough Drafts: Time Spiral/Time Spiral/Planar Chaos

What does a pack of Planar Chaos do to the Time Spiral draft format? Can we get lucky and open Damnation? Let's see!

May 14 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Time Spiral

Our break from the year of modern flashbacks is over! This week we get to play one of the most nostalgic sets ever, Time Spiral!

May 6 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Shadows over Innistrad

On break from our journey though Modern, this week we get to explore the brand new format: Triple Shadows over Innistrad!

Apr 29 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Triple Coldsnap

Our next flashback stop is Triple Coldsnap, very likely the strangest format of the Year of Modern flashbacks.

Apr 8 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Full Block Ravnica

We've reached the apex of Ravnica block this week. It's time for draft full block Ravnica, one of the all-time best limited formats!

Apr 1 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Ravnica / Ravnica / Guildpact

This week we head into the second format of the original Ravnica block and three more guilds enter the fray!

Mar 25 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Triple Ravnica

After nearly two months of toiling through sub-par formats, our journey through Modern flashbacks hits a high point with Triple Ravnica!

Mar 19 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Year of Modern Flashbacks - 9th Edition

Kamagawa block is finally over and we survived! Our reward? A trip to white-border land for triple 9th Edition!

Mar 11 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Full Block Kamigawa

We've finally reached the end of Kamigawa block. How much will Saviors change the format? Can we leave the plane with a win? Let's see!

Mar 6 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Year of Modern Flashbacks - Champions/Champions/Betrayers

How does adding a pack of Betrayers of Kamigawa change the format from Triple Champions? Let's see!

Feb 26 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Year of Modern Flashbacks - Triple Kamigawa

The year of Modern flashbacks returns, with Saffron's first every Champions of Kamigawa draft!

Feb 19 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Oath of the Gatewatch

This week we explore a brand new format and draft Oath of the Gatewatch!

Feb 10 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Full Block Mirrodin and Price Review

Better late than never, we have our Full Block Mirrodin draft, along with a discussion of how flashbacks impact prices.

Jan 30 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: The Auto-Picked Legacy Cube (for science)

There are a few crazy theories out there about what happens when Magic Online auto-picks your draft, so today we're doing some research!

Jan 25 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Rough Drafts: Year of Modern Flashbacks - Mirrodin/Mirrodin/Darksteel rough drafts
Rough Drafts: Year of Modern Flashbacks - Mirrodin/Mirrodin/Darksteel

How much does adding a pack of Darksteel change Mirrodin format? Can we continue our streak of making the finals? Let's see!

Jan 16 | by SaffronOlive
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Rough Drafts: Year of Modern Flashbacks - Triple Mirrodin

For the second week of Modern flashbacks we are headed to the artifact world of Mirrodin!

Jan 8 | by SaffronOlive

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