Tagged: graveyard

Card of the Week: Chandra Ablaze

Once again, the CotW feature was moved to Tuesday.  Might have to make this a permanent thing!

Today’s card is our first red card featured, and it’s a hot little Planeswalker number that I’ve put into every deck I own with Mountains.  That card is Chandra Ablaze.

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Cardz of the Week: Colorless Card Drawing

I’m reversing the schedule this week because this article is done and the other one isn’t.  Deal widdit.

Is your deck having a hard time drawing cards?  For the most part, card drawing is limited to blue and black, with a little bit sprinkled here and there in other colors.  White in particular has a very difficult time drawing cards, and Red tends to have to discard as many cards as they draw (though that’s not necessarily a bad thing).  Well, there is help out there, but it can be hard to come by.  There aren’t a lot of card advantage cards with brown (or grey) borders, but here is a list of all of them I can find with my pearls of wisdom scattered throughout.  Enjoy!

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Deck Salad Surgery: Damia, Sage of Stone

Welcome to the third installment of Deck Salad Surgery.  Today I’m going to be building a deck from the ground up.  I mentioned the first concept back in this post, where I noted I was inspired by a legacy Show and Tell Griselbrand deck.  Of course, Grizzy’s been banned, but if I let a little thing like banning the centerpiece of the deck stop me, where would I be in life?

(Answer: probably still writing a Magic blog.)

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The Graveyard and You — or, why not to freak out when you get milled

This will be a broad, high-level overview of the graveyard as a resource vis-a-vis the hand and the library.  Some of the points may seem obvious but understanding the crucial differences between the three areas will improve your deck design and card selection skillz*.

(* The ‘z’ is an indicator of an informal, conversational style.  We’re having fun here, after all.)

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