Through the Looking Glass: The EPIC Storm with Bryant Cook

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Bryant Cook: (Twitter: @BryantACook | MTGO:Bryant_Cook) Bryant Cook has one Grand Prix Top 8 as well as nine Star City Games Top 8s (two wins). You can find Bryant's daily sweet Storm videos for every format on our YouTube Channel, including some recent videos featuring The EPIC Storm 13.8! Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Doomsday II

Matchup Battles

Doomsday is a rather simple deck in concept. Cast a [[Doomsday]] to make your library five cards and then win with a [[Thassa's Oracle]]. The actual execution can vary by scenario. For example, how much mana do you have? How many cards can you draw? Can you afford to pass the turn? Questions like these Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Doomsday with Max Carini

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Max Carini: (Twitter: @wonderpreaux | MTGO: wonderPreaux) Max Carini is an IT auditor hailing from the Bay Area and a self-described “rectangles-with-text” hobbyist. After watching [[Ad Nauseam]] resolve during coverage of an SCG Open in 2014, Max decided to wade into Legacy Storm combo under the MTGO nome-de-planeswalker “wonderPreaux.” Read More »

Eternal Weekend Recap — 2022

Eternal Weekend. This is often the pinnacle of participation for eternal format Magic players. The events certainly have a allure to them, drawing in players from across the globe to compete more vehemently than even competitors in the Magic Pro League. I have participated in a handful of these events in the past few years, Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Dungeon Stompy

Matchup Battles

Dungeon Stompy is a new Legacy deck built around the Dungeons and Initiative mechanic. A mono-white Stompy deck was born when two new white creatures - [[White Plume Adventurer]], [[Seasoned Dungeoneer]] - both of which have the Initiative mechanic were printed. These creatures with the combination of other disruptive creatures to maintain Initiative is what Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: The EPIC Gamble

Matchup Battles

The EPIC Gamble is virtually a mono-red Storm deck. The only non-red card in the main deck is [[Echo of Eons]] and some sideboard cards that they can [[Burning Wish]] for. The deck is comprised of rituals, card generation, and tutors. The recipe of a typical storm deck, but the main difference is being mono Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: 4C Minsc Control

Matchup Battles

4C Minsc Control is a deck with an accurate name. It is a four-control control deck without black cards that is centered around [[Minsc & Boo, Timeless Heroes]]. In typical control fashion, it plays lots of removal spells with [[Swords to Plowshares]] and [[Prismatic Ending]], counterspells, card draw, and ultimately planeswalkers to win the game. Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Merfolk

Matchup Battles

Merfolk has been around for a long time and a classic to the Legacy format, ever since the first Merfolk lords were printed. Over time more Merfolk cards were printed, and that continued to improve the deck to keep up with the format. With the additions of [[Aether Vial]], [[Force of Will]], and [[Chalice of Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Death’s Shadow II

Matchup Battles

Death's Shadow plays similar to a [[Delver of Secrets]] style deck, but with [[Death's Shadow]] in that role. It is a blue-black deck that plays creature removal, discard spells, counterspells, and creatures,such as [[Death's Shadow]], that can win the game quickly. In order to play [[Death's Shadow]], the deck relies on [[Watery Grave]] instead of Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Jeskai Control

Matchup Battles

Jeskai Control plays all of the typical control cards in counterspells, card draw, planeswalkers, and removal spells. The deck, which ultimately wins the game with [[Monastery Mentor]], has become the main control deck of the format since the printing of [[Expressive Iteration]] and [[Prismatic Ending]]. These new cards give Jeskai the tools it needs to Read More »