Deep Analysis – Mentor

This week I will be talking about a topic that I haven’t before. While I began playing Magic in late 1996, I was very new to the tabletop gaming scene.  The Pro Tour was very new in those days and I was a very competitive anyway.  I HATED losing.  While…

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Deep Analysis – Future Sight

Greetings Disciples of Bolas! This week’s column is all about trying to predict if there will be changes to the Modern B&R list, hence the name . The current Modern metagame Many of the currently well performing decks are either very fast creature based decks (Naya Burn, Affinity, Dredge), midrange…

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Deep Analysis – Worldflame

My plan when the weekend started was to talk about the innovation from the Pros at PT SOI. That decision changed on Sunday with the announcements by Wizards of the Coast. No More Modern Pro Tours This was the first jolting news.  This was announced on the Mothership as well. For…

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Deep Analysis – Ongoing Investigation

With less than two days to the start of Pro Tour Shadows of Innistrad and 3 days before the SCG State Championships, players have a list of what appears to be the decks of the format.  The question remains is there one deck to rule them all? Mono-White Humans Max…

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Deep Analysis – The Eldrazi Invasion

Three Modern GP’s this week proved that the Eldrazi are the prime time players of Modern. First up is GP Melbourne with 1105 players that sleeved up for the event.  Of those, 311 players made it to day 2. Top 100 Archetypes 43 Eldrazi (30 W/U, 6 G/R, 3 U/R, 1 Bant, 1 G/U, 1 Colourless, 1…

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