In this article, Dustini discusses his recent 25th place finish at Grand Prix Louisville. He analyzes the current standard metagame and details the reasons for his choice to play Azorius. Dustini also offers up his decklist and sideboarding strategy.
In this article, Dustini discusses his view of drafting. Taking as a working assumption that there is always a pick that will maximize your chances of winning the draft, Dustini discusses the different factors that determine what that pick is, and discusses reasons why you might be tempted to make the wrong pick.
In this article, Dustini discusses his recent PTQ endeavors. Most importantly, he details his new Standard UW Mill deck, which has a very light black splash just for Nephalia Drownyard. He explains the reasoning behind the deck’s inclusions and endorses the deck as a powerful force for the Standard PTQ season.
In this article Dustini discusses his experience preparing for and competing in Pro Tour Dragon’s Maze. Dustini explains the how he decided on a Block Constructed deck and what his goals were, and ultimately finished in the Top 50 to win $1,500.
In this article, Dustin discusses strategies for Pro Tour Dragon’s Maze. He focuses on Blue-White Control decks and their position in the metagame, concluding that control players will have to walk a fine line between trying to gain advantage over other control decks and not losing to aggro’s powerful cards.
This week Dustin discusses his decision to gradually reduce the colors of his Standard aggro lists, leaving him in prime position to perform well with Mono-Red in an MTGO PTQ.
This is not a strategy article. This is an article in economics. Specifically, this is an article about Wizards’ recent change in the price of set redemption from $5 to $25. In my opinion, this is the most significant change Wizards has made to the MODO economy in at least 5 years.