The EPIC Ruby Storm

Ruby Medallion

What is The EPIC Ruby Storm? [[Ruby Medallion|]] [[Birgi, God of Storytelling|]] [[Echo of Eons|]] The EPIC Ruby Storm is a variant of Ruby Storm that has borrowed some of the most powerful components from The EPIC Storm and plugged them into Ruby Storm: [[Lion's Eye Diamond]], [[Echo of Eons]], [[Peer into the Abyss]], [[Defense Read More »

Sideboarding in the New Legacy

Witherbloom Command

Legacy recently had one of the most monumental shifts in the format: the bannings of [[Dreadhorde Arcanist]], [[Oko, Thief of Crowns]], and [[Arcum's Astrolabe]]. The two weeks since this banning have been a flurry of brewing and seeing resurgences of older strategies that have been dormant during the height of FIRE-era Legacy. Some of these Read More »

Beyond Rite of Flame

Carpet of Flowers Hero Image

Over time, it is common for decks to evolve and cut cards that were once essential to their strategy. The EPIC Storm cut [[Infernal Tutor]] for [[Wishclaw Talisman]] to great success in 2019. Identifying cards that can seem to be linchpins, but can be upgraded is essential to evolving and continuing to improve in new Read More »

Post-Breach Musings

Doomsday

[[Underworld Breach]] is banned! Though it was in Legacy for just a short time, it proved to be an incredibly dominant and format warping card. Obviously my analysis of the card and its power level were flawed, but some of the ideas were correct. [[Underworld Breach]] was not a [[Yawgmoth's Will]] in that it did Read More »

Leaving A Legacy: 5K (02/01/2020) — 3rd Place

Leaving A Legacy — Jan 2020

A lot like the Leaving A Legacy Open V, the From the Vault Games crew decided to leave Syracuse, N.Y. at 4:30 a.m. in order to get to Acton, Mass. in time for the main event. The six of us that were sponsored by our favorite local game store knew it was going to be Read More »

The New EPIC Storm

Echo of Eons

It has been an exciting couple of weeks for The EPIC Storm. Since the banning of Wrenn and Six, the website team has been working on something a little bit different than one would expect from The EPIC Storm. The team has been posting about the list and its incredible success all over social media. Read More »

Leaving A Legacy: 3.5K (04/07/2019) – 4th Place

LAL Open Hero

On my way home from the second Leaving A Legacy open, I calculated how much I spent on gas and tolls driving back to Syracuse, NY from Boston, MA — it was roughly $120 (three full tanks). On top of that, I spent 10 hours driving in one weekend and unfortunately got a speeding ticket Read More »