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hugo87(12.05.2015 12:06)

Good utility card in living end decks, you kill whatever you want and then get rid of the token

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Eldrazi Tribal Commander Deck Tech: Monumental Mimeoplasm

ConstructedBy RyanS (2020-09-17)

Zendikar Rising is just around the corner and will have no Eldrazi. If you're feeling nostalgic for the colorless tentacle monsters, this tribal deck commanded by The Mimeoplasm is for you. Ramp out the big titans, annihilate all opposition, and marvel at the majesty of the brand-new card Forsaken Monument!

Piercing Prey in Modern with Gruul Obosh

ConstructedBy ElonThragtusk (2020-05-18)

Every time Ponza, the red-green posterboy of Modern, becomes viable, it disappears again rather quickly. Despite its upsides, it often struggles to close the game, while the prevalence of Astrolabe isn't helping either. Against all odds, it enjoyed a glorious return to the spotlight recently, thanks to Ikoria.

Commander on a Budget: Stonebrow, Krosan Hero

ConstructedBy RyanS (2020-04-21)

This time, at Commander on a Budget, we build a Gruul deck with a trample tribal theme, inspired by a new card from Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths. Quartzwood Crasher cares about creatures with trample and creates even more creatures with trample. All cards used for the deck cost a maximum of two Euros apiece.

Why You Should Play Titan Shift in Modern in 2020

ConstructedBy ElonThragtusk (2020-01-07)

Titan Shift, although not the most popular Modern deck right now, still saw a decent amount of play throughout 2019, especially in the final few months. Read on to see why it shouldn't be any less of a factor in the year to come, and what new tools and circumstances have improved its position in the metagame.

Commander Deck Tech: Dissent in the Land

ConstructedBy RJGiel (2019-12-02)

Today, we look at a Lands deck, but one that doesn't revolve around the popular commanders that we see everybody using in this context: no Omnath, no Mina and Denn, no Gitrog Monster. Today we turn to an unexpected commander for a Lands strategy. Welcome to Samut Lands.

The Other 99: Spot Removal

ConstructedBy RJGiel (2019-11-18)

Welcome to "The Other 99"! In this new series we'll be looking at best practices for building Commander decks. Our first installment highlights the use of spot removal. Is spot removal even good in a multiplayer format? And what options should you be looking for?

A Look at the Top 16 Modern Decks from Cardmarket Series Barcelona

Event CoverageBy TobiH (2019-10-04)

As usual, the Modern field at the most recent stop of the Cardmarket Series was the most diverse. The Top 16 featured no less than 15 different archetypes! Let's take a look at the best of what the format has to offer now, after the departure of Hogaak and Faithless Looting plus the addition of Stoneforge Mystic.

A Critical Review of Commander 2019

SpoilersBy RJGiel (2019-08-15)

It's that time of the year again. After a busy week of spoilers and the public reaction to the new products, everything we ever wanted to know about Commander 2019 is here. So, let's take a closer look at this year's entry, and how it competes against its predecessors.

Remember the Titans?

EntertainmentBy Kumagoro (2019-07-04)

It's been exactly ten years since Magic 2010 changed the way that core sets were designed and perceived. Part of this revised approach has been the constant presence of a cycle of five monocolored finishers leading the charge for the new creatures of any given core set since then.

#TwitterBuildsModern Episode Two: The Drudge of Dredge!

EntertainmentBy JohnnyCroat (2019-03-29)

Graveyard decks come in many shapes and sizes. There's Living End, which is usually brought back out for a spin every time some new cool ETB effects get printed. UB Storm is in effect a graveyard deck, relying on Past in Flames in order to be able to recycle a big heap of cheap cantrips so as to generate massive card advantage and storm count. There's Dredge itself, happy to dump as many cards into the bin as possible, and then cheating several itty bitty bothersome monsters into play, which have a tendency to come back turn after turn after turn. So then, how does this relate to Maze's End? Read on!

When a Hug Doesn't Mean Love: Kynaios and Tiro Deck Tech

ConstructedBy RyanS (2018-11-27)

Ryan is back with more Commander deck techs. This time he's playing politics with a group hug pet project. Join him as he explains the art of the "deal."

Dangerous Propositions: Green Sun's Zenith

ConstructedBy Kumagoro (2018-06-14)

The Modern ban list is a maximum security prison with 33 inmates, some of which pose a potentially serious threat to the meta. But now that Big Jace is free, anything can happen. Let's review each of those offenders to see if they're eligible for parole. This time we talk of green's best delivery service.

Budget Decks to Get into Modern

ConstructedBy HansD (2018-05-16)

Modern can be pricey, and it’s not easy to figure out the right way to find an entry point into the format. While there’s plenty of resources about the topic on the Internet, I wanted to write this article to give a perspective about the topic of getting into Modern on a budget as another resource for those of you that find yourself in this position. I hope that you’ll find it helpful as you begin your Modern journey!

Dangerous Propositions: Cloudpost

EntertainmentBy Kumagoro (2018-05-15)

The Modern ban list is a maximum security prison with 33 inmates, some of which pose a potentially serious threat to the meta. But now that Big Jace has been released, anything can happen. Let’s review each of those offenders to see if they’re eligible for parole. This time we talk of big mana lands.

Zero Thrill: The Pact of Negation Story

ConstructedBy Kumagoro (2018-03-14)

Were Force of Will available in Modern, the format would be dramatically altered. And yet, Modern does already contain a piece of non-conditional zero-cost countermagic, and while it's not played as much as Vintage and Legacy's signature counterspell, it's been tentatively around since Modern's early days.

The 5 Most Successful Modern Decks of 2017

ConstructedBy Kumagoro (2018-01-19)

For better or for worse, the year that just ended consolidated the current Modern meta. But who were the kings of the season? Meet the five decks that placed more consistently in the Top 8 of Modern events during 2017, while scoring victories at the largest tournaments.

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Cardmarket Decks

Modern

MTGO
MTGO Modern Regional PTQ
16.12.2018
MTGO
MTGO Competitive Modern League
02.10.2018
1st
SCG Open @ Syracuse (New York, USA)
16.09.2018
4th
PPTQ @ Hordes de Maltus (Ottersthal, France)
09.09.2018

Legacy

2nd
Duel for Duals VIII @ Kick Engines (Philippines)
19.08.2018
5-8
ABU Games League (Boise, Idaho)
24.03.2018
5-8
The Complex Winter Legacy 1K
19.02.2018
MTGO
MTGO Legacy Challenge
02.10.2017

Vintage

5-8
Vintage Champ Trial @ Alternate Worlds
21.04.2018
MTGO
MTGO Competitive Vintage League
02.12.2017
MTGO
MTGO Competitive Vintage League
21.11.2017
1st
MKMSeries Milan 2017 - Vintage
18.03.2017

Commander

3-4
Master Zap @ Palaiseau (France)
06.01.2019
1st
Volgograd DC daily 5 @ Volgo Games
21.12.2018
3-4
EDH Noël Gob'l'Ain @ Ambérieu-en-Bugey
15.12.2018
5-8
Bohemia DC Prague 7th @ Prague @ Prague
24.11.2018

Highlander

2nd
Cloudpost HL Cup Bratislava
17.02.2018
2nd
MGM 11 Berlin
03.03.2018
1st
Volcano Cup Mannheim
03.02.2018
5th
Poromagia, Helsinki
12.11.2016
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