Drafting tips for newcomers to drafting

Ahead of this weekend’s release of Modern Masters 2017, I’ve been asked to write an explanatory article of what drafting is and how to navigate the draft portion itself. This won’t help you master the new format – I’ve still not a clue how that’s going to shape up – but will aim to at least clue you in on what it’s all about. Get ready to open your first pack… Continue reading “Drafting tips for newcomers to drafting”

Vampiric Aggro in Aether Revolt Standard Part 3 – The deck is faster than this article

Alright folks, let’s do this. Today, to finish up, we’ll look at the sideboard, key deck strategies, potential changes to the deck, and SWOT – that’s Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. The fat has been trimmed, the conversational tone has been put on the backburner, and the card images are greatly reduced in number. Ragavan, Legendary Monkey will not be in attendence.

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Vampiric Aggro in Aether Revolt Standard Part One -Rearranging Snek-chairs, aka ‘The Tale of the Legendary Monkey’

For my first Magic: the Gathering article here on Geeks Headquaters Gaming, I thought I’d show you all my secrets with a deck tech for my current Standard brew, Black Red aggro with a strong Vampire sub-theme. Whilst not as aggressive as a typical mono-Red or Rakdos guild-era themed aggro deck, It’s proving to be rather diverse and capable of going comfortably into the mid- to late- game. In this first part, I’ll explain how I found myseld building and playing the deck in it’s current incarnation. Come on in friend, and take a look at how my mind plays with Madness… Continue reading “Vampiric Aggro in Aether Revolt Standard Part One -Rearranging Snek-chairs, aka ‘The Tale of the Legendary Monkey’”

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