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Clever Combo

Oct 25, 2019

This week was a very exciting week in magic. The banning of Field of the Dead paved the way for an equally linear and oppressive Oko-based Standard, but more importantly, WotC announced a new format. Pioneer!

We covered the basics of Pioneer in our last bonus episode, but JJ simply couldn’t wait to brew up some new...

Oct 25, 2019

This week Wizards of the Coast announced a brand-new format intended to help Standard players who are sick of Field of the Dead and Oko to transition to a new format where all those old banned cards are perfectly legal.

The best way to understand the format better is to get in there, make some decks, and play...

Oct 14, 2019

Throne of Eldraine brought some kitschy references to a number of fairy tale tropes, perhaps none more than Happily Ever After, which flavorfully as possible, presents a challenging but powerful alternate wincon. This week Lydia will take a crack at making it work.

The main combination rides on Planewide Celebration,...

Oct 7, 2019

Syr Konrad, the Grim presents us with an excellent opportunity for a combo kill. He triggers on just about anything a creature can do with the graveyard: dying, milling/discarding into it, and even leaving it.

The combo revolves around getting the yard full of creatures and then emptying it suddenly. Our primary goal is...