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  1. Thread: 8-Rack

    by ronco
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    Re: 8-Rack

    To be honest, I don't actually know. Your guess on the meta is probably better than mine, even with you not playing it in a while!

    I took some of the experience here and advice and pivoted a...
  2. Thread: 8-Rack

    by ronco
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    Re: 8-Rack

    Went to a weekly, took the following list (inspired by the first link in the above post):

    2 Dismember
    4 Fatal Push

    2 Raven's Crime
    4 Thoughtseize
    4 Smallpox
    4 Wrench Mind
  3. Thread: 8-Rack

    by ronco
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    Re: 8-Rack

    To both of your points - I was going through my list and realized I had pretty much no 2 for 1s, which is its only source of CA for the most part since I don't have draw outside of castles. Being...
  4. Thread: 8-Rack

    by ronco
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    Re: 8-Rack

    Some small sample data points.

    Took the above list and ran it 35 times against a GR aggro deck, without sideboards. Here are some of the stats:
    Win rate = 60% (21-14)
    Win rate when seeing 0...
  5. Thread: 8-Rack

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    Re: 8-Rack

    No smallpox because I was having mana issues initially (possibly with 4 sagas - still testing the optimal number). But I think swapping them out for the cobru and putting those in the board might be...
  6. Thread: 8-Rack

    by ronco
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    Re: 8-Rack

    Good call. I was really just going through looking at some of the top recent performers here: https://mtgdecks.net/Modern/8-rack
    Some run bridge in the side, some go for sweepers (damnation/bontu),...
  7. Thread: 8-Rack

    by ronco
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    Re: 8-Rack

    Here is my current build. I'm looking for some advice on the mana base and the removal package:

    26 Lands:
    15 Swamp
    1 Bojuka Bog
    2 Urborg, tomb of yawgmoth
    3 Mishra's Factory
    4 Urza's Saga
    1...
  8. Thread: 8-Rack

    by ronco
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    8-Rack

    Wanted to create a thread/primer for the deck commonly referred to as 8-rack. While not all versions run 8 rack effects anymore, the core of the deck's strategy remains the same: get your opponent...
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