We are often asked what the best deck is, or the best build of TES and ANT. In truth there is no best version as every shift in the metagame changes the texture of how our deck operates and performs. The best build today won't be the best build next month, and cards that are bad today might just be what take TES to the top 8 of a Grand Read More »
Jim Baxter is a guest writer on theepicstorm.com
The Epic Storm was a favorite of mine back in the days of City of Brass, Gemstone Mine, and Silence. I wasn’t terribly good, but I had a blast doing unfair things. At one point I dismantled it because I didn’t regularly play Legacy, and when I did, people wanted to play fair and interactive Magic. (How boring.)
I grew up playing in Syracuse Read More »
Hey everyone! Here to provide some insight on some of the deck changes over the last few months. If you follow my spreadsheet you'll know that I test different things quite frequently, always trying to find the best list for the metagame. Since I track deck versions and all of the information is public, I receive a lot of messages and emails asking about things I am trying.
I don't answer Read More »
Welcome back to the Infernal Tutoring series!
Hey Stormtroopers, I'm back with another episode of Infernal Tutoring. I have been getting tons of practice with the deck since the last installment and feel like I am fast improving with the deck.
However, The EPIC Storm still proves to be the hardest deck I have ever played in Magic: The Gathering. The increased threat density of both Burning Wish and Infernal Tutor can Read More »
The website has been transferred and we're seeing significantly faster load times. Now back to our regularly scheduled awesome content.
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I'm going to switch hosting/domain providers to a faster solution. I feel the current site is a little slow, mostly due to an old php version that my current provider won't upgrade. But also, shared hosting.
The new providers offers VPS hosting, which should make the website a WHOLE lot faster.
I'll pay for the site transfer and the increase in hosting myself as the site is my project/brain child, but Read More »
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 »
I was fortunate enough to be Leaving A Legacy being interviewed by Jerry Mee and Pat Euglow. If you have the time, feel free to take a listen!
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It is time for yet another edition of the TES Matchup Battles series and this episode we take on Burn!
Burn is a deck that uses efficient creatures and red instant and sorcery spells to deal direct damage to your opponent in an effort to end the game as quickly as possible using little to no disruption. Burn has long been a strategy, and many of the original "burn spells" like 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)
Match Win % (Draw)
Average Combo Turn (ACT)
Ad Nauseam %
Past In Flames %
Natural Storm %
Natural Storm % (ToA)
Natural Storm % (ETW)
Natural Storm % (Grapeshot)
Tendrils of Agony Kill %
Empty the Warrens Kill %
Grapeshot Kills %
Telemin Performance Kills %
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