September 2019

The STORM Count: Combinatorial Probability

Welcome to The STORM Count! Today we will be taking a relatively beginner-level look at one of the most useful mathematical concepts when it comes to Magic: the Gathering. It's particularly useful in a deck that aims to play as few turns as possible, like The EPIC Storm. We are talking about combinatorial probabilities. Basics of Combinatorics and Probability In order to talk about combinatorial probabilities, we should establish some baseline knowledge. Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Painter

Final 4C "Snow" Control Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) » Keep or Mulligan? Keep I guess I'm a risk taker, I would gamble on not being hit by Thoughtseize and drawing a black source off the top of our library — which is about 43 percent (23 outs in 53 cards). The risk is worth the reward to me here as protected turn one win Read More »