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The Cutting Room Floor: NELC Report – 1/19/13

“The Cutting Room Floor: NELC Report – 1/19/13”

For the last three years, Dredge, in any incarnation, has been the deck that has enabled me to achieve success in some of Legacy’s most prolific tournaments. Going into the January NELC, I gave some serious thought as to what deck I wanted to play. All I’ve heard for the last month is how good Deathrite Shaman is, and believe me, I know. Manaless Dredge, however, doesn’t have nearly as hard of a time playing against Deathrite Shaman as one may think.

Allow me to explain. Continue reading The Cutting Room Floor: NELC Report – 1/19/13

Cook’s Kitchen: Storm Hands III

Cook’s Kitchen: Storm Hands III

I apologize for the lack of article last week. I was planning on writing a Grand Prix analysis from Vegas while at CES, sometimes life just gets in the way. Although, you can look forward to multiple articles next week! Continue reading Cook’s Kitchen: Storm Hands III

The Captain’s Log: Adapting RUG for the Current Metagame

The Captain’s Log: Adapting RUG for the Current Metagame

As of late there has been a disturbing trend in our local and the broader meta game at large. RUG is on the decline! Now by decline I mean RUG staggered from almost 30% of a typical Star City Games tournament to a ghastly 20%. What a stark drop isn’t it? Don’t be worried though the deck is far from dead, there is just something else lurking in the shadows. But that is a discussion of a later date, this week we talk about the problem. Continue reading The Captain’s Log: Adapting RUG for the Current Metagame