Tag Archives: Strategy

Tales of the Squire – Chasing Avacyn

As most of you know its spoilers season. Cards are being spoiled once again and everyone is blowing up over Temporal Mastery because “it is just a reprinted Time Walk!” Well if it is a reprint of Time Walk then why are they not in the hundreds of dollars? I do not want to go real in depth about this card because everyone has already done that. People realize than Temporal Mastery will be attempted to be played in Legacy and that is just fine. If it becomes a problem, people will just start dealing with it by playing cards like Thought Scour and Predict.  So far I am not finding any of the other cards to be something I would want to play in Legacy but I definitely think standard is getting some good cards. I just want to talk about some of those cards now so lets do it! Continue reading Tales of the Squire – Chasing Avacyn

Cook’s Kitchen – Improvement.

I was at Friday Night Magic at my local gaming store, it was round two and I’m playing against a kid who is about thirteen or fourteen. The kid’s name is Joey. I’m piloting the U/R Aggro deck I wrote about last week and Joey is running U/B Control. It’s actually the match-up that Lu Chai lost against in the finals at Star City Games: Las Vegas. It’s a very quick round, both games consisted of me playing a turn one Delver of Secrets or Stromkirk Noble followed by a Stormblood Beserker then protecting with Mana Leak, Negate, and Snapcaster Mages. Joey didn’t really do much but play Think Twice, Forbidden Alchemy, and a removal spell here and there.

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