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Skura

Filip Skórnicki

  • Name: Filip "Skura" Skórnicki

About:

Also known as Skura or IslandsInFront on Twitter and YouTube, Filip started his career upon the release of Gatecrash and has been passing the turn in all formats ever since. He coaches and creates written and video content, mainly centered around the control archetype. He is passionate about Magic game theory and countering spells. Outside of Magic, he is a fan of Lay's, Present Perfect, jogging, as well as cardistry and card magic.

All Articles by Filip Skórnicki

What Does It Take for a Modern Deck to Succeed?

By Skura (2021-10-12)

Modern is known for its hyper-diverse metagame. There are three dozen archetypes which could take down the next tournament and you wouldn't be surprised. However, there are still clear tier one decks. What sets them apart from the rest? What does it take for a deck to succeed? Find out today!

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Is Big Mana Dead in Modern?

By Skura (2021-10-06)

When considering macro-archetypes, we usually distinguish the following: aggro, midrange, control, combo, big mana. The presence of all five in a format speaks to how healthy the metagame is. All of them can coexist as they prey upon one another. Currently, Modern sees a fair share of four of them …

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Daily Deck Tech Hunt: Taking Turns in Standard!

By Skura (2021-10-01)

Every workday while the set is new, Insight is taking a quick look at another deck featuring cards from Innistrad: Midnight Hunt. Standard is very big on removal right now. If you want to choose a deck that lines up well against that, how about one without any creatures at all?

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Daily Deck Tech Hunt: Monoblack Back in Fashion

By Skura (2021-09-29)

Every workday while the set is new, Insight is taking a quick look at another deck featuring cards from Innistrad: Midnight Hunt. Historically, nonblue control decks have always had a hard time. But this one is prepared to show everybody that you don't need any counterspells or Teferis to control the game.

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Daily Deck Tech Hunt: Thing in the Egg

By Skura (2021-09-24)

Every workday while the set is new, Insight is taking a quick look at another deck featuring cards from Innistrad: Midnight Hunt. A previous trip to the plane had given blue-red mages Thing in the Ice, and now there's "Thing in the Egg," which is starting to look every bit as broken. Let's build an Egg shell!

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