Deep Analysis: Trying to Breakthrough in Modern – Part 1

Breakthrough by Raymond Swanland

, it is time to begin experimenting.  You do like to brew, don’t you? Today we are going to look at an experiment that I am working on for Modern involving the EMN card, . Many players are attempting to break this card.  The question is whether a 4 mana…

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Deep Analysis – Eldritch Evolution: Eternal Activity from Eldritch Moon

Good day ! This week I am going to go over the cards that I feel have potential to see play in either Modern or Legacy (while it lasts). Emerging Problems The Emerge mechanic has some powerful effects in Eternal formats.  Usually, when there are spells or abilities that offer…

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Deep Analysis – Endbringer

Greetings ! So as many of you know, I prefer the older, more powerful eternal formats such as Modern and Legacy. This past week has been a roller coaster ride for those of us who want the Legacy format to grow.  So what exactly happened?  I’m hear to talk about…

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Deep Analysis – The Art of Bluffing

Did you find my previous article helpful?  Did the post article assignment also help? Excellent!  There is more of these type of articles in the coming weeks. Today we will be talking about an important technique in Magic (and in other CCG’s), bluffing. Let’s start with a famous game in recent…

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Deep Analysis – Fight Club: When to fight over a card in Magic

  Welcome back to Deep Analysis. Today’s article is going a little deeper than my usual ones.  Most of my articles have been about statistical analysis of formats, history of the game, or detailed deck information.  This article is going to ask you a deeper, more thought provoking question. What…

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Deep Analysis – Terminus

This week’s article is going to talk about a large elephant in the room No, not that elephant >_< I speak of Miracles, a deck once know as CounterTop. According to MTGgoldfish.com, Miracles has ballooned to around 18% of the field in Legacy.  *stats updated through 6/20/16 and contains both…

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