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    Re: [Primer] UB Death's Shadow

    Borrower is really popular now which is something to consider
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    Re: [Primer] UB Death's Shadow

    Small event with a similar list as previous
    Inspired by Gavin Enderlin (Basic_Swamp on MTGO) I cut 1 Dismember for 1 Snuff Out but that was the only change from the previous version

    2-0 UBRG...
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    Re: [Deck] Trash For Welder

    Fundamentally the problem with this deck is that if you are trying to assemble a+b Welder combo with 2 cards that don't do anything by themselves (Torpor Orb + Dreadnought in this case) then why not...
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    Re: [Primer] UB Death's Shadow

    Ok, but you are going to be cutting some other card that also does the role of "trading resources" (e.g. Hymn) and a lot of other tempo creatures aren't very effective at blocking either (Delver,...
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    Re: [Primer] UB Death's Shadow

    Obviously having Delver in your deck is better vs Bomberman and especially Post, I have never denied this. I also basically never block with Gargoyle either

    Against those kinds of Grixis deck if...
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    Re: UW Enduring Ideal

    Had a pretty bad run with this yesterday where I went 0-3 not winning a game
    I think my draws were pretty bad but also when you're playing a fun deck against real decks (Amulet, 4C shadow, Uroza)...
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    Re: [Primer] UB Death's Shadow

    Pretty key I think, but the deck should play 4 Hymn regardless in my opinion, and then you can consider whether you want to play 2 Gargoyle + 2 Angler or 2 Jace + 2 Gargoyle or 2 Jace + 2 Angler or...
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    Re: [Primer] UB Death's Shadow

    New result (local paper event)
    4 Shadow
    4 Gargoyle
    4 Wraith
    4 Brainstorm
    4 Ponder
    4 FoW
    4 Daze
    4 Hymn
    4 Thoughtseize
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    Re: [Primer] UB Death's Shadow

    Last Hope is a good complement to Contract (I'm playing 2 of each) because you need some way to clean up miracles value creatures so they can't chip you out, and it's also a threat that eventually...
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    Re: [Primer] UB Death's Shadow

    You have no options to draw into pressure that goes past the standstill (ie Factory) so if you play standstill on an empty board your opponent just ignores it and plays draw-go until they have like...
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    Re: [Developmental] GW Opal-Wave

    Thirst for Meaning is also pretty interesting, and Omen of the Sea. (Not only is it a good setup card, once you go off you can draw your whole deck and put 4 FoW in your hand)
    I like the idea of a...
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    Re: [Primer] UB Death's Shadow

    After HJKaiser introduced the SB plan of Painful Truths + Mystic Sanctuary in Grixis Delver I wanted to try the same thing here with Infernal Contract, which is like the turbocharged Painful Truths...
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: All B/R update speculation.

    Decks like Belcher are only interesting insofar as they create games where something atypical happens. I agree that this represents a minor nonzero positive contribution to the format but only...
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    Re: UW Enduring Ideal

    I don't think the deck needs any more effects like this (haymakers), and if I did want to play them they would probably have a similar manacost to something like Sigil of the Empty Throne so that...
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: All B/R update speculation.

    I only cited chalice as a clear example of a card which I believe has a detrimental effect on gameplay.
    I agree that the recent proliferation of chalice answers (specifically FON and Oko and to a...
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    Re: [Primer/Deck] Pox

    Vampire Hexmage is also an acceptable answer to Chalice from monoblack decks (the only issue here is that it conflicts with Nether Spirit, but it also has flexibility as an anti-PW option if you want...
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: All B/R update speculation.

    You don't need to put "have fun" in scare quotes if we can arrive at an agreed definition of what that means. Repeating myself: "Games are more enjoyable when players have more opportunity to make...
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: All B/R update speculation.

    No, there can't. You can set a specific quantifiable threshold of how many copies of the card are allowed to be in the winners metagame, or the winrate of the decks using the card, and ban the card...
  19. Thread: UW Sagas

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    Re: UW Sagas

    I considered various splits of these effects e.g.
    4x Omen of the Sun 1x Dawn of Hope
    4x History of Benalia 1x Omen of the Sun
    In the end I decided that playing 4x History was correct because of...
  20. Thread: UW Sagas

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    Re: UW Sagas

    I made some slight changes to the above list:

    Main:
    -1 Dovin's Acuity
    +1 Dawn of Hope
    Side:
    -1 Dawn of Hope
    +1 Flusterstorm

    And played to the following record over side events at GP Nagoya:
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: All B/R update speculation.

    This is ALWAYS true

    Even if you look at the data and to see "this deck is winning over X percent of its matches or is over Y percent of the metagame, something needs to be adjusted", the assumed...
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: All B/R update speculation.

    The problem with these ideas is that it makes no attempt to analyse what "adapting" to veil leads to.

    If trying to interact with the opponent (via counters/discard) gets punished too heavily then...
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    Re: UW Enduring Ideal

    Actually I don't think there was any card from the new set that I wanted to play.

    I like the idea of the Thryx effect but UU seems relatively difficult to cast: I think Grand Abolisher or Teferi...
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: All B/R update speculation.

    Early contender for worst post of 2020
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    Re: How to save Legacy

    A lot of Modern players are playing Pioneer right now because Modern was very stale for a long time pre-Okoban and because the upcoming Pro Tour is Pioneer.
    Now that the bans have freshened up the...
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