A financial services professional based in NYC, Jasper is an amateur but competitive magic the gathering player. With a somewhat obsessive personality, when not scouring the market for that next trade his thoughts often revolve around sweet lines to take with his cabal therapies, burning wishes and tendrils. Away from the table Jasper can be found ambling through central park with his 6 lbs familiars: Merlyn the Pomeranian and Beans the Toy Poodle.
Contextualizing the Sideboard
Today we are talking about the sideboard. We aren’t going to rehash specific matchup analysis which is covered extensively elsewhere on this site: Bryant’s sideboard guide and AJ’s matchup analysis. Instead we are going to take a high level look at how and why the value of specific cards in our deck changes based on how our opponent is trying to interact with us.
Before we get started however I Read More »
Exploiting a Play Pattern
There are certain game states and matchups where we find ourselves with an excess of a specific type of resource and a deficiency of another. Today we are going to talk about converting rituals and tutors into Duress. When and how should we attempt to bait counterspells from our opponent?
First I want to introduce a common play pattern with TES and its cousin ANT. You have Dark Read More »
A guide for sideboarding against each Legacy archetype – explaining what to take out and bring in against those decks. Keep in mind that this is a rough tutorial and sometimes straying from these instructions… Read More »
All data was collected from these resources: TES Spreadsheet | ANT Spreadsheet
(Data collected on 8/1/2017)
Categories - General
Game Win %
Game Win % (Play)
Game Win % (Draw)
Match Win %
Match Win % (Play)
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Mulligan… Read More »
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