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  • posted a message on Grixis Control
    Kess being in Horizons really makes me want to switch back to this deck again.
    Posted in: Control
  • posted a message on Kess, Dissident Mage
    this made the Grixis control lover in me got so excited to see this
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Spell Snuff
    cryptic command that shadow has a chance to cast

    on a serious note this might not be great
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Mothership Spoilers 5-27 Yawgmoth
    I think I found my next commander deck
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Mothership Spoilers 5/21 - Enemy “Canopy Lands”
    these might be one of the coolest parts of the set, totally didn't see it coming
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on MPL weekly stream preview card - Sword of sinew and Steel (Rakdos sword)
    protection from 2 of colours with a lot of removal and being able to kill planeswalkers upon connecting to the player? seems good to me
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Grixis Death's Shadow
    how aggressively do other players use temur battle rage? If you can battle rage over a blocker for the win vs probably kill the next turn, do you still go for it?
    Posted in: Midrange
  • posted a message on [GRN] Esper Control
    went into an MCQ yesterday feeling less than confident with the deck and took it to 4-3

    round 1 got paired against someone at their first competitive events, he was on some big redish style deck. Deck wasn't good and neither was he really. Game 1 he played poorly and I won off a Liliana, Dreadhorde general after digging deep to draw her when he was dead a while ago, he just didn't realize when to scoop. Game 2 Lyra dawnbringer got me there.


    Round 2 I lose a tight match to mono red 1-2. Game 1 he steamrolled me. Game 2 I kept a hand of 4 lands, duress, thought erasure and baby tef, everything else just fell into place and he scooped to big tef emblem. Game 3 I stripped the tibalt from his hand early due to the no life gain ability. I was getting close to stabilizing but then he got a second tibalt right before I dropped my Lyra and couldn't get there in time.


    round 3 I lost to bant midrange pretty quickly, mostly due to me not knowing how to play it. Played right into his stuff 1 then just couldn't make my way through how to win in game 2.

    1-2. probably needed to win out from here

    Round 4 I beat UW mill 2-1. He milled me out game 1, I got my Liliana milled out early and didn't really have a way to win that game from there. post board I took on the role of the aggro deck with 3x dreadhorde invasion, 2x Lyra. I swapped the removal for those and more permission. Highlight of post board was drawing out a negate on my turn 2 of game 3 (he was on the play) with a thought erasure, then slamming dreadhorde invasion when he tapped out on his 3.

    2-2, looking better.

    Lost to gruul warriors 0-2. He curved out really well g1, then I mulled low g2 and got run over

    2-3, dead to top 8 and need to get lucky to prize.

    round 6 got the no show to go 3-3. Probably not gonna prize after that kind of win

    round 7 I win a nail biter against grixis control/midrange 2-1. g1 he basically drew only his copies of nicol bolas, dragon god and nicol bolas, the ravager. I couldn't answer them all. game 2 I duress away his discard spell in hand and jammed dreadhorde invasion on 2, then I ran away with the game. g3 I was stuck on 2 or 3 lands for the longest time after a mull to 5. He got a nicol bolas dragon god and a liliana which he ticked up twice. I drew an elderspell to kill both. I then essentially sacrifice my first baby tef to bounce a token, then bounce the second token with my second baby tef. I was then able to get enough lands to cast my liliana, get it up to 9 and also have a dreadhorde invasion. He was the able to kill my lily and big tef with bedevils. He then casts a Nicol bolas, the ravager and flips it right away. he minuses it to get his other bolas and kill my last walker, which i believe was the baby tef. I finish his walkers off with zombies, holding a vraska's contempt for whatever creature or walker he had. It was over from there.

    4-3, finished 44th out of 120ish, prizing was to top 32. there were a lot of 12 pointers in prizing but I was the second from the bottom of 12 pointers.

    I know I didn't play perfectly but I think the mistakes I made were mostly minor
    Posted in: Established (Standard)
  • posted a message on State of Standard Thread: bans, format health, metagame, rotation, etc!
    I went to an MCQ yesterday. Pretty much every round there was some 4 colour command the dreadhorde mirror that went to time because the state was such a mess and they gained so much life. My buddy went 3-1-3 with the deck and all 3 his draws were mirrors (one of those mirrors went an extra 40 minutes after time, with no extensions)
    Posted in: Standard (Type 2)
  • posted a message on Squirrel Nest - Eric Froehlich spoiler
    This is a really cool reprint
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Goblin Engineer - Kanister_MTG spoiler
    this is gonna be really good. I really like the design
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Mox Tantalite Twitch TV stream
    this is super cool, I really like it
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Feaster of Fools
    I really like the combination of abilities on this
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Force of Rage - The Mana Source Spoiler
    This card could be one that I underestimate but it seems pretty bad to me. Seems like you'll be casting it more than pitching to it
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Bazaar Trademage
    this seems really silly to me. could make hollow one and dredge stronger but at least they'd have to change mana bases
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
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