“Sticks and Stones”
When I first re-discovered Magic as an adult, after playing for about 19 minutes in the 7th grade, one of the first decks I ever saw was a Splinterfright deck on Building on a Budget by Jacob van Lunen. I was in awe, got most of the cards I needed for the deck and slung some spells at FNM. I had no idea what I was doing, or if Magic was even fun to me any more. I tried it out for a while, and with the help of my new friends, found out that there were decks that were easier or better to play. Splinterfright didn’t do anything against the Delver decks when those were popular.
But Delver is dead.
Long live the self-mill. Continue reading Budget Brewing: Friday Night Fun Part 5 of 5: Sticks and Stones
I don’t know how to tell you this, so I guess I’ll just put it out there.
I was chewed up and spit out this last Friday. Pretty badly. There wasn’t too much of a learning experience to be had from it, unfortunately. I’ll cover the tournament, but it won’t be like usual times. Instead, I’d like to focus on something else. Continue reading Budget Brewing: Friday Night Fun Part 4 of 5, How to Win and How to Lose
Budget Brewing: Friday Night Fun Part 3 of 5, Lycanthropy
I said that I was going to stick to my guns. Continue reading Budget Brewing: Friday Night Fun Part 3 of 5, Lycanthropy
Budget Brewing: Friday Night Fun, A Call to Alms
I’d like to start this week by thanking you all for the extremely positive feedback I received from last week’s column. The support I received from the community, especially on a new column from a new author, was inspiring and appreciated. Continue reading Budget Brewing: Friday Night Fun Patr 2 of 5, A Call to Alms
Budget Brewing: Friday Night Fun Part 1 of 5, Lead Some Wars
Hello, all! My name is Jeremy Denmon, and this new weekly column will be focusing on being competitive at Friday Night Magic while saving a buck or two. Friday nights are excellent times to experiment with new decks, discover what deck fits your play style and have a few laughs in the process. But, at the same time, spending hundreds of dollars on a deck you aren’t even sure you like, isn’t affordable to all people. That’s where these articles will come in. Little risk, huge reward. Each article in this column will feature a deck that you can battle with for under fifty bucks. Continue reading Budget Brewing: Friday Night Fun Part 1 of 5, Lead Some Wars