Through the Looking Glass: Lurrus Grixis Delver with Rich Cali

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Rich Cali (Twitter: @learntolove66 | MTGO: learntolove6) Rich is a Legacy lover from upstate New York who loves to play fair blue decks. He has two SCG Open top 8s with one win, and numerous high-level Magic Online results. How do you feel about Grixis Delver in the current Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Grixis Delver II

Matchup Mulligan

Final Doomsday Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Hope of Ghirapur|]] [[Echo of Eons|]] [[Wishclaw Talisman|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Veil of Summer|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep This is an obvious risk versus reward hand. This is actually something we discussed in the previous "Matchup Mulligan" with the Read More »

TES Infernal Tutoring #40

Infernal Tutoring

Welcome back Legacy Storm Players! This month the Infernal Tutoring Series is celebrating its 40th article! In March 2016, Alexandre Richardson published the very first Infernal Tutoring. Since then, Infernal Tutoring has had Anthony LaVerde (our guest today!) and Alex McKinley as authors — both of which have helped shaped this series into what it is Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Doomsday

Matchup Battles

The [[Doomsday]] deck has been around for many years with several different variations. It has won with cards like [[Tendrils of Agony]] and [[Laboratory Maniac]], but with the recent printing of [[Thassa's Oracle]], it has since taken that spot as the best win condition. The goal of the deck is cast [[Doomsday]] and then stack Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Doomsday

Matchup Mulligan

Final Eldrazi Ramp Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) [[Echo of Eons|]] [[Abrupt Decay|]] [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Chrome Mox|]] [[Volcanic Island|]] [[Rite of Flame|]] [[Abrupt Decay|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep One of the themes of the Eldrazi Ramp article was risk versus reward. This hand is exactly that and how TES shouldn't Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Doomsday with Ethan Formichella

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Ethan Formichella (Twitter: @monkeyscantcry | MTGO: MONKEYSCANTCRY) Ethan started playing Magic with the release of Apocalypse, and fell in love with Storm strategies starting with the [[Heartbeat of Spring]] + [[Mind's Desire]] deck in the old Extended format. He started playing Legacy casually with The EPIC Storm around 2010 Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Eldrazi Ramp II

Matchup Battles

Eldrazi and Ramp decks have existed in Legacy ever since the printings of [[Cloudpost]], [[Glimmerpost]], and the Eldrazi cards. Eldrazi Ramp has always been a small percentage of the metagame, but over the past year, it has picked up in popularity. The goal is to assemble these posts along with artifact mana to accelerate out 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 »

Through the Looking Glass: Eldrazi Ramp with Micah Lupa

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Micah Lupa (Twitter: @Drisoth | MTGO: MLupa) Micah is a longtime Magic player, being introduced to the game with the release of Onslaught and has been involved with legacy since the release of original Zendikar. Mostly known for playing combo decks in various formats and Storm in particular, the Read More »