06 June 2018, Wednesday

The Rise and Fall: An Overview on the Current Frontier Metagame, Part 1 – The Kings of the Hill

The King is dead, long live the King. Frontier is one of the most cyclical formats I have ever played thus far. The amount of viable tiered decks with polarized matchups means that a resurgence of a certain archetype will almost certainly be met by a future rise of a foil to said deck. With …

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23 May 2018, Wednesday

Through the Spyglass: Jeskai Ensoul

The first deck I ever played in Frontier was Blue-Red Ensoul. I fell in love with its explosive draws and potential for Turn 5 kills. After having played Bant in the previous Frontier League, it was time to return to my roots. The biggest problem with the old Blue-Red Ensoul list was that it was …

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21 May 2018, Monday

A Modern Deck for Every Player

By Sylvan Schrank With so many sets, cards, and strategies in the Modern format, it can be daunting for new players to get into – to say the least. I remember how long it took me to select my first Modern deck, and I’m sure many others remember that process as well. Thankfully, new players …

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16 May 2018, Wednesday

Exploring the Frontier: Four-Color Sylvan Ascendancy

Hello! I am Aaron Torres, more commonly known around the online Frontier scene as Somnus21, and this is the third installation of my column: Exploring the Frontier! These articles will be centered around my newest attempts at building an innovative spin-off of Frontier’s top decks. With so many unexplored interactions in this format, you can …

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14 May 2018, Monday

Modern UR Gifts Storm Primer

Hello everyone! I am Justin Schabel, a normal human that has an unhealthy affinity for Storm. I have been playing UR Gifts Storm in Modern for almost a year now and feel like I have gained a firm grasp of the archetype. For those who do not know, Storm is a mechanic designed around casting …

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02 May 2018, Wednesday

New Horizons: Dominaria’s Impact on Frontier

The new set Dominaria just hit the shelves, and the power level of these new cards is undeniable. A lot of these cards, such as , , , and the like are already on their way to being slotted into the preexisting shells, giving these decks a much-needed shot in the arm. But since those …

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26 April 2018, Thursday

Through the Spyglass: Jund Delirium

Just a few months ago, Jund Delirium was the top dog of Frontier. It found huge success in the Untap Open League, and then it kind of faded into the background. I’m still not quite sure what caused its downfall, because I think the deck is still very powerful. The midrange control plan of playing …

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15 April 2018, Sunday

What is the Pauper Deck for You?

Introduction: Like much of the MTG community I have been swept up by the recent pauper craze mainly pushed by Tolarian Community College. Pauper is a genuinely fantastic format that is well balanced with all of the different types of decks being viable. However, getting into a new format can be extremely overwhelming and I …

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14 April 2018, Saturday

Dominaria Spoilers in Modern: Part One

Preview season has started for the newest Magic: the Gathering set, Dominaria. Today, I want to take some time to talk about what from them I believe will break into Modern. So far, the set looks sweet; it has one of the best removal spells we’ve seen in a while in Cast Down, and a …

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11 April 2018, Wednesday

Exploring the Frontier: Four-Color Marvelli

Hello! I am Aaron Torres, more commonly known around the online Frontier scene as Somnus21, and this is the second installation of my column: Exploring the Frontier! These articles will be centered around my newest attempts at building an innovative spin-off of Frontier’s top decks. With so many unexplored interactions in this format, you can …

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