The EDH Battle Royale VI: The Last Two Play-in Matches

 

The play-in division for The EDH Battle Royale VI is drawing to a close, and only two more decks will make it into the main event! These are our matchups today:

Match 14: My Maga, Traitor to Mortals vs. Krenko, Mob Boss vs. General Tazri

and

Match 15: Brianna’s Karametra, God of Harvests vs. Trostani, Selesnya’s Voice vs. Heliod, God of the Sun

Who will be our last two decks advancing to the main event? Let’s find out!
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A Look at Unstable’s Generals

 

It’s been a busy week here in geezer-land, as preparations for the holidays are underway. The tree is going up soon, decorations are laid out, and my son is very excited to meet Sant — ah, who am I kidding, he’s a baby, he’s not excited about anything but food right now. Heh.

Regardless, there’s been a lot of buzz in the MtG community this holiday season, with one excellent reason for it: a third Un-set, Unstable!

Though I have very carefully avoided social media and all spoiler sites, I have nonetheless seen a handful of the cards from this set, and I am pumped to play it in a week. Let’s take a look at more silver-border cards!
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The EDH Battle Royale VI: Play-in Division, Matches 10-13

 

The play-in division for The EDH Battle Royale VI is in full swing, and competition is fierce as each player’s decks vie to win a slot in the main tourney! Who will be the next to win and advance?

Our first prelim today is a strange one:

Match 10: Darby’s Toshiro Umezawa vs. Marrow-Gnawer vs. Yidris, Maelstrom Wielder

It’s time for The EDH Battle Royale VI!
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The EDH Battle Royale VI: Play-in Division, Matches 6-9

 

Coming from a MTG tournament player’s background, I’ve always had a spot in my heart for tournaments. I love the excitement of doing well and the thrill of competition, and it’s always been a blast to compete. Hence, every year, my little EDH playgroup has hosted a massive EDH tournament between our decks, to crown a champion. This tournament is called The EDH Battle Royale, and this year will mark the sixth time we have done this.

The play-in division is in full swing, and competition is fierce as each player’s decks vie to win a slot in the main tourney!

It’s time for The EDH Battle Royale VI!
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The EDH Battle Royale VI: The Next 3 Play-in Matches

 

Coming from a MTG tournament player’s background, I’ve always had a spot in my heart for tournaments. I love the excitement of doing well and the thrill of competition, and it’s always been a blast to compete. Hence, every year, my little EDH playgroup has hosted a massive EDH tournament between our decks, to crown a champion. This tournament is called The EDH Battle Royale, and this year will mark the sixth time we have done this.

The play-in division is in full swing, and competition is fierce as each player’s decks vie to win a slot in the main tourney!

It’s time for The EDH Battle Royale VI!
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Hidden Gems #25: Iconic Masters

 

(Editor’s note: This week’s articles were a lot delayed, as I was deathly ill with a man-cold last week. Now that I’m getting better, it’s time to get back into the thick of things!)

Welcome once again to another edition of EDH Hidden Gems, the series where I look at some lesser-known cards that are excellent in multiplayer! This is a look at the reprints from the newest big reprint set, Iconic Masters; I thought it would be a great idea to go through the set, and take a look to find some fun and overlooked EDH cards!

Let’s go!
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The EDH Battle Royale VI: Play-in Division, Part One

 

Coming from a MTG tournament player’s background, I’ve always had a spot in my heart for tournaments. I love the excitement of doing well and the thrill of competition, and it’s always been a blast to compete. Hence, every year, my little EDH playgroup has hosted a massive EDH tournament between our decks, to crown a champion. This tournament is called The EDH Battle Royale, and this year will mark the sixth time we have done this.

And of course, it is time for us to begin our war once again! The play-in division has begun, and competition is fierce as each player’s decks vie to win a slot in the main tourney!

It’s time for The EDH Battle Royale VI!
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Rebuilding Vampires EDH

 

Welcome to another edition of the article series where I go over changes to my different EDH decks in detail (and where I trash them and rebuild them into something better).

There have been a number of my decks over the last year that have been on the chopping block after disappointing performances and poor games, and many have been culled or changed. Much as I have done before, I rebuilt decks that just aren’t working; this may involve either changing some cards around deck to deck, changing who the general of the deck is, or completely overhauling the entire deck.

Now, with Ixalan released, I’ve been going over each set of changes and additions to my EDH decks, and man, have there ever a lot of them!

Today, we’ll be looking at my upgrades to the 2017 Commander pre-con, the Vampire deck, led by Edgar Markov!

Let’s take a look!
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A Deck for a Friend: The Locust God

 

Over the last few years, I’ve built several EDH decks to give away as Christmas gifts to various friends and family. I enjoy building decks and giving them away, so this is always a useful thing to do for my friends. This year, once again one of my major gameplans was to once again build several Christmas EDH decks for people.

Today, we’ll be going over one of these gift decks for our friend Darby: the unusual card-drawing spell-loving Izzet God The Locust God, from Hour of Devastation!

Let’s jump in and see the gift deck I’d put together for Darby this year!
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A Deck for a Friend: Hapatra, Vizier of Poisons

 

Over the last few years, I’ve built several EDH decks to give away as Christmas gifts to various friends and family. I enjoy building decks and giving them away, so this is always a useful thing to do for my friends. This year, once again one of my major gameplans was to once again build several Christmas EDH decks for people.

Today, we’ll be going over one of these gift decks for our friend Brianna: the unusual -1/-1 counter-loving Hapatra, Vizier of Poisons, from Amonkhet!

Let’s jump in and see the gift deck I’d put together for Brianna this year!
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