Through the Looking Glass: Bant Control with Anuraag

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Anuraag Das (TWITTER: @ANZIDMTG | MTGO: ANZID) Anuraag Das is a Twitch streamer, podcaster, commentator, content creator for Channel Fireball, and Legacy enthusiast. Anuraag may be best known as a Miracles pilot but can more often be found playing five-color control brews on stream. With the release of Modern Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Bant Control

Matchup Battles

Bant Control is an iteration of the previous Snow Control decks that's using green for cards like [[Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath]], [[Endurance]], [[Ice-Fang Coatl]], and other sideboard cards. The recent printing of [[Endurance]] has pushed these previous Snow Control decks from Jeskai or four colors to Bant colors. As other Legacy decks evolve and Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Bant Control

Matchup Mulligan

Final UR Delver Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) [[Galvanic Relay|]] [[Galvanic Relay|]] [[Abrupt Decay|]] [[Aeve, Progenitor Ooze|]] [[Volcanic Island|]] [[Bloodstained Mire|]] [[Bloodstained Mire|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep This hand isn't perfect, but we do have [[Abrupt Decay]] to slow the game down. I would lead the game on the pair of Read More »

Card Review: Wish

DnD Hero

Wish [[Burning Wish|]] [[Wish|]] [[Death Wish|]] [[Wish]] is a flexible new take on the ability to fetch cards from outside the game. Its text has a lot of subtleties that grant it some extra power. By using the word "play",  [[Wish]] allows its caster to play lands in addition to spells from their sideboard. [[Wish]]'s Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: UR Delver II

Matchup Mulligan

Final GW Depths Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play — mulliganed twice) [[Burning Wish|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Mishra's Bauble|]] [[Mishra's Bauble|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Ponder|]] [[Brainstorm|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep Honestly, I'm not sure how much better a four-card hand would be outside of having exactly the singleton [[Echo of Eons]] paired with a Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: UR Delver III

Matchup Battles

UR Delver is made up of cantrips, burn spells, aggressive creatures, and counterspells. Its game plan is to try to and play an early aggressive creature and then use counterspells and burn spells to disrupt the opponent enough to end the game quickly. [[Dragon's Rage Channeler]], [[Ragavan, Nimble Pilferer]], [[Murktide Regent]], and [[Expressive Iteration]] are Read More »

Card Review: Modern Horizons 2

Modern Horizons 2 Banner

Modern Horizons 2 was a set that I was a little bit terrified for, especially after how the original Modern Horizons influenced Legacy. Fortunately, Modern Horizons 2 seems to have provided many new options for The EPIC Storm! Cards For the EPIC Storm [[Aeve, Progenitor Ooze|]] [[Aeve, Progenitor Ooze]] is the first creature in Magic Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: UR Delver with Jarvis Yu

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Jarvis Yu (@jkyu06): Jarvis Yu works during the day as a mathematical statistician for the United States government. He has four Grand Prix T8s (Seattle 2015, Columbus 2016, New Jersey 2017, Atlanta 2019), with Seattle being a win. He has also played 22 Pro Tour/Pro Tour-level equivalent events. His Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: GW Depths

Matchup Battles

GW Depths focuses on trying to assemble [[Thespian's Stage]] with [[Dark Depths]] to create an instant-speed [[Marit Lage Token]]. GW Depths uses cards like [[Crop Rotation]], [[Elvish Reclaimer]], and [[Knight of the Reliquary]] to assemble the combo and to find other disruptive lands like [[Wasteland]] and [[Bojuka Bog]]. There are many different variations of [[Dark Read More »

Metalcrafting the Perfect Bauble

Mishra's Bauble

For the past six months, The EPIC Storm (TES) team has been experimenting with many lists cutting [[Rite of Flame]]. extra lands, main deck copies of [[Carpet of Flowers]], and more moxen were all underwhelming and [[Rite of Flame]] was slotted back in. Recently, however, [[Mishra's Bauble]] has taken those [[Rite of Flame]] slots and Read More »