TES Matchup Battles: Aluren

Matchup Battles

Aluren is a creature-based deck trying to abuse [[Aluren]]. They can do this by playing creatures for free and at instant speed to generate card and mana advantage or by winning through a combo. There are two different combinations that win the game with an [[Aluren]] in play. The first is with [[Cavern Harpy]] and Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Aluren with Stefan Stasiak

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Stefan Stasiak Stefan Stasiak is a psychology student at the University of Ottawa and spends a lot of time preparing to enter graduate psychology programs in addition to playing paper Magic and MTGO. He started playing Magic at a young age in 2000, around the release of Invasion block, Read More »

I WON THE LEGACY CHALLENGE! 1st Place with 5-color The EPIC Storm v12.5

1st Place with 5-color The EPIC Storm v12.5

the epic Storm .dek (MTGO) | .txt   Main Deck 4 [[Burning Wish]] 4 [[Wishclaw Talisman]] 4 [[Brainstorm]] 4 [[Ponder]] 1 [[Tendrils of Agony]] 1 [[Ad Nauseam]] 1 [[Echo of Eons]] 4 [[Veil of Summer]] 2 [[Orim's Chant]] 4 [[Rite of Flame]] 4 [[Dark Ritual]] 4 [[Lion's Eye Diamond]] 4 [[Lotus Petal]] 3 [[Mox Opal]] Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Sagavan with Matthew Vook

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Matthew Vook (TWITTER: @Ozymandias172| MTGO: Ozymandias17) Matthew Vook is the finalist of SCG DC Legacy 2017, the winner of SCG Baltimore Legacy 2018, and the 2019 MTGO Legacy Format Champion. He has numerous MTGO Legacy Challenge top8s and several wins primarily with fair midrange decks. Which are the main Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Jeskai Ragavan

Matchup Battles

Jeskai Ragavan is a midrange deck made up of counterspells, removal spells, and cheap creatures with the main one being [[Ragavan, Nimble Pilferer]]. Ever since its printing, many decks have been trying to use [[Ragavan, Nimble Pilferer]], and the Jeskai shell seems to be doing it the best. Jeskai Ragavan also plays some other new Read More »

The Legacy Pit Open (09/19/2021) — 16th Place

Legacy Pit Open

In the weeks leading up to The Legacy Pit Open, I have been "heating-up" so-to-speak after a prolonged slump. With the addition of some powerful white cards to The EPIC Storm (TES), which you can read about below, I was feeling very confident heading into this weekend. I traveled down to the event with my Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Madness

Matchup Battles

Madness is a deck looking to abuse the Madness mechanic, discarding cards from their hand. The goal is to try to get cards like [[Blazing Rootwalla]], [[Hollow One]], and [[Anje's Ravager]] into play for free or cheaply. They can do this quickly by using cheap discard effects to get these creatures into play on the Read More »