Revisiting a feature of Simon Says #25, this episode showcases the early picks in Pod 33 of the first Draft at Pro Tour Theros. The Draft Viewer is a great tool to learn more about a new limited format after high-level events!
For his second piece for MTGO Academy, Sebastian breaks down limited mana bases with statistics, illustrating — with a number of charts and graphs — the risks and rewards of running too many or too few lands. If you’ve ever been anxious about land counts in your draft decks, this is the piece for you!
Jason looks over the Grixis LD/Discard deck from last time and analyzes the difference between urgent and subordinate plans in Pauper. He also reevaluates the direction of the Doctor Pauper segment in order to clear up some confusion.
JustSin, the author of the Pauper-centric series Anything But, has written the second edition of his massive, comprehensive, and truly valuable guide to the popular Magic Online format. Check here for anything (and everything) about contemporary competitive Pauper.
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, 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.
In this piece, Dustini examines the process through which he selected and tested decks for both of his MTGO PTQ wins. Check out the tips inside.
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