Tag: Draft

Full Force Draft – Hour of Devastation UB Cycling

Over the last two weeks we spent time reviewing the faster tempo archetypes of UR Spells and UW Fliers, where we concentrated on killing the opponent quickly. This week, we go a slower route with UB Cycling: There has been a lot of talk about how Hour of Devastation is a much faster format than…

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Full Force Draft – My Fraying Sanity

OK. Let’s get it out of the way early. My latest full force draft is coming to https://t.co/usZ5n06pJk right away! What should we test in #MTGHOU next week? — Ilyon (@IlyonMTG) July 13, 2017 But Blue-Green Ramp won the vote! What gives? Are you just a scam artist? Why do you have a Patreon with…

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Full Force – Amonkhet – Blue-Black Cycling

Full Force is a weekly draft series focusing on specific archetypes or build around cards in the newest sets. Stop by every week for a new episode! Amonkhet is out on Magic Online for the first time before the full paper release and the set looks fantastic. I like sets with a variety of archetypes…

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Full Force – Legacy Cube – Mono-Red

Full Force is a weekly draft series focusing on specific archetypes or build around cards in the newest sets. Stop by every week for a new episode! Looking back at what I have done for Legacy Cube so far, I was a little surprised I didn’t yet cover Mono-Red. It’s so perfect for a Full…

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Full Force – Modern Masters 2017 – Jund

Full Force is a weekly draft series focusing on specific archetypes or build around cards in the newest sets. Stop by every week for a new episode! Jund as an archetype originally gained fame for its efficient two-for-ones and great removal suite. The Jund archetype in Modern Masters 2017 follows a bit of a different…

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Full Force Draft – Cube UR Tempo

Cube is back on Magic Online and we’re delving into the UR Tempo deck. I say “Cube” instead of Modern Cube because for good or ill, this new Cube is very, very similar to the previous Legacy Cubes. It makes Cube slightly less interesting if you’ve played a lot of them, since it ends up…

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Full Force Draft – Eternal Strangers

This week on Full Force things are going to look a bit different. By popular request I’m covering a draft in Eternal, not Magic. First, I should explain a little bit about what exactly Eternal is. Designed by the team at Direwolf Digital – a veritable who’s who of Magic pros – Eternal is a…

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Full Force Flashback – Khans of Tarkir

Full Force drafting is a series dedicated to forcing archetypes in draft formats. Join me every Thursday as we learn the ins and outs of limited Magic. A constant theme with Full Force is five colour decks. They’re often wacky and fun, and just as often they’re pretty awful. This week, we are lucky enough…

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Full Force Draft – Aether Revolt Consulate Turret Madness

Full force has been a series about the viability of archetypes for a while, but there are other ways to explore the format. By now most people have seen the power of GB counter decks, especially with , whose power reaches even into Standard. However, you probably haven’t tried to play the GB counter deck…

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Full Force Draft – Aether Revolt 5 Colour

“I’VE DONE IT! At long last, I my hard work has all paid off!” “Done what? Break the Aether Revolt format?” “Well… No. Not really.” “So, your deck was really good?” “Probably not.” “Ah! You made something that was silly and fun.” “See for yourself” Making this video has taught me a very important lesson;…

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