Ixalan Brews, pt. 9 – Looking for Orazca

Back in the day, a long, long time ago, Icy Manipulator was a great card, because you could use it to force an opponent to play more than one threat, so you could gain value from Wrath of God. These days the ole Icy is long gone, but we do have Gideon of the Trials and now Thaumatic Compass.

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Ixalan Brews, pt. 5 – Pirates

First thing you should always do when brewing decks is figuring out what you can do with the mana. Of course, only a select few actually do this, because it’s much more fun to start with those interesting cards or synergies. Still, this is the way you should do it. (Yeah, I don’t either.)

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Ixalan Brews, pt. 5 – Boros Vehicles

This is an actual deck, but it does lose certain parts of it, namely Thraben Inspector, Needle Spires and possibly some other cards, but the core of the deck should still be there. But how about if we go a little bigger and find ourselves a new set of drivers, because everyone loves a dinosaur piloting an airship? Right?

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Ixalan Brews, pt. 4 – Monowhite Token Horde

Ankylosaurus a bit costly creature, but intesting. We’ll see if that’s the actual name, but the text as translated on MythicSpoilers is as follows:

“Ankylosaurus”
5W
Creature – Dinosaur
Enrage – Whenever Ankylosaurus is dealt damage, put a +1/+1 counter on each other creature you control.
3/5

The interesting thing here is the combo with Walking Ballista.

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Trying Out: Commander 2017

Last night we gathered together to try out the new Magic the Gathering pre-constructed Commander decks. Four players, four decks and about four hours of fun! In this post I will be summarising our experiences on the playability of the pre-constructed decks and share our initial feeling about how it all went.

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