Tag: Mtga

Guide
whatsupwoody

Getting Started in MTG Arena // Part 1

What is MTG Arena? It’s no secret that Magic: The Gathering is one of the biggest names in TCG’s, or CCG’s depending on your naming preference. With their massive presence in the paper card-gaming scene, it was no surprise that Wizards of the Coast had MTG Arena up their sleeve, but what exactly is MTG Arena and how does it compare to paper MTG? If you’re new to MTG (I’m going to assume you are as you’re reading a getting

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whatsupwoody

MTGA Budget Deck // Simic Flash

Simic Flash is both a much loved and much-hated deck in Magic: The Gathering. It’s loved for the fact that you can quite literally shut down your opponent’s game plan by countering all the spells they cast, which is also why it can be infuriating to play against – hence the hated part. This budget build is missing some of the big cards, mainly Nissa, Who Shakes The World. But even with some key cards missing the core game plan

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Magic: The Gathering
whatsupwoody

MTGA Budget Deck // Selesnya Enchantments

This budget build of Selesnya Enchantments looks to get Setessan Champion on the board as early as possible and basically make her huge by attaching enchantments to her. Not only can she become an absolutely massive mid-game threat, but the continuous card draw she offers is incredibly good. Other cards like Destiny Spinner and Nyx Herald also offer some good mid-game presence, especially Destiny Spinner’s ability to create an X/X land where X is the number of enchantments you control,

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Magic: The Gathering
cardcounterchris

Argh! Thar be Pirates!

The M20 meta has been dominated by non-interactive lists such as Scapeshift and Nexus.  Other popular decks are Green/x midrange decks looking to drop large creatures and Planeswalkers.  Aggro isn’t completely dead, but mono white has fallen in favor of Vampires, which is a solid list with some powerful cards, but also utilizes some weaker cards for synergies (territory that aggro rarely treads).  Mono red isn’t a terrible choice but isn’t the menace it once was.  With all of this

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Guide
markthius

EZ Guide: Mono Red lvl II

This week’s EZ guide is level two of mono aggro red. Building on level one’s deck, this build uses the Steam-Kin, Experimental Frenzy, Chandra combo. Full Deck List: https://aetherhub.com/Deck/Public/145736

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Community
Josh Sampson

Rankstar’s Arena Rumble

Team Rankstar, in partnership with GamerSensei.com, is hosting a month-long Magic the Gathering: Arena tournament series with over $1600 in prizes! Here is are specifics of this series and what is to come! Dates, Times, & Signup Links Rankstar Arena Rumble Qualifier #1: September 6th 6:00 PM (PDT) SIGNUP LINK: https://battlefy.com/team-rankstar/rankstar-arena-rumble-qualifier-1/5d5198dbbb53bf0ea4c6594b/inf Rankstar Arena Rumble Qualifier #2: September 13th 6:00 PM (CEST) SIGNUP LINK: https://battlefy.com/team-rankstar/rankstar-arena-rumble-qualifier-2/5d51a28ba80938378342072e/info Rankstar Arena Rumble Qualifier #3: September 20th 6:00 PM (EDT) SIGNUP LINK: https://battlefy.com/team-rankstar/rankstar-arena-rumble-qualifier-3/5d51a312b3d2c63affcaeae4/info Rankstar Arena Rumble

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Magic: The Gathering
markthius

Karnfire |MTG Arena Lab

On this episode of Arena Lab, Flake joins in as “Lab Assistant No.1” and we mess around with a Karn jank masterpiece. Can we win with a single banefire punch to the face? For science!

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Competitive
bruhsiah

REFLECTING POOL: ESPER HERO WRAP UP

Hello, my name is Bruhsiah, Welcome back to the newest edition of Reflecting Pool. In Today’s article, we are going to be ending our run with Esper Hero and talk about how much I truly enjoyed this deck. I played twenty-four matches on stream over the last three days and I gotta restate what I said previously, I love this deck. You can find the first part of the article pair here: https://teamrankstar.com/reflecting-pool-esper-hero/ along with the data sheet I use to track

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Competitive
bruhsiah

Reflecting Pool: Esper Hero

Hello, my name is Bruhsiah, Welcome back to a new edition of Reflecting Pool. In Today’s article, we are going to be discussing the most recent standard deck to take down GP Kansas, Esper Hero. I enjoyed this deck so much that I played seventeen matches on stream yesterday and gotta say, I’m impressed. Key Cards Hero of Precinct One: This card is one of the main value cards in the deck. It allows us to generate tokens each time

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Competitive
bruhsiah

Reflecting Pool: Gruul Clan Best Clan

Hello, my name is Bruhsiah, welcome back to Reflecting Pool. Today we will be reviewing our Gruul Aggro deck testing and data collection as we talk about yesterday’s stream. I ended up playing nine matches on stream and six off stream. The goal of this article is to review what I’ve learned, what I believe you should know, and explain any changes to the deck list for Ranked Best of Three play with the stock list of Gruul Aggro. Key

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Community
bruhsiah

Reflecting Pool: Izzet Phoenix Part 2

Hello, my name is Bruhsiah and welcome back to the Reflecting Pool. Today, we will be closing out our Izzet Phoenix deck testing and data collection as we talk about yesterday’s stream. I ended up playing about 20 games on stream and I gotta say, while I love playing this deck it did have some issues. The goal of the closing article is detailing what I’ve learned, what I believe you should know, and explaining any changes to the decklist

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Competitive
bruhsiah

Reflecting Pool: Izzet Phoenix

Hello, my name is Bruhsiah, welcome back to Reflecting Pool. Today we will be reviewing our Izzet Phoenix deck testing and data collection as we talk about yesterday’s stream. I ended up playing fifteen matches on stream and none off stream. The goal of this article is to review what I’ve learned, what I believe you should know, and explain any changes to the decklist for Ranked Best of Three play with the stock list of Izzet Phoenix. Key Cards

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