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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The EDH Battle Royale VI!

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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 competition has been changed this year, but the spirit of the competition has not.

It’s time for The EDH Battle Royale VI!
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The Tribal Throwdown Results!

 

It’s no secret, I’ve always liked Magic tournaments. The thrill of doing well is a natural high, and it’s always fun to see who can do the best.

Well, over the summer, we ran our first-ever Tribal Throwdown tourney, where we smashed the various tribes of MTG (Zombies, Elves, Merfolk, etc) against each other to find out who is the strongest tribe, and which tribe would come out on top as our champion.

This is going to be a quick recap article, and I’m going to highlight just which tribe ended up being the best. Let’s go!
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The Tribal Throwdown: Preliminary Matches 1-3

 

It’s no secret, I’ve always liked Magic tournaments. The thrill of doing well is a natural high, and it’s always fun to see who can do the best.

Well, we have started our Tribal Throwdown tourney, where we’ll be smashing the various tribes of MTG (Zombies, Elves, Merfolk, etc) together to find out who is the best tribe, and which tribe will come out on top.

And today’s first match is an odd one:

Match 1: Jalira, Master Polymorphist (Sea Monsters) vs. Kaseto, Orochi Archmage (Snakes) vs. Kruphix, God of Horizons (Eldrazi) vs. Jazal Goldmane (Cats)

Let’s take a look!
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The Tribal Throwdown — Building the Surprise Entrants, Part Three

 

It’s no secret, I’ve always liked Magic tournaments. The thrill of doing well is a natural high, and it’s always fun to see who can do the best.

We have a tribal EDH tourney called The Tribal Throwdown coming up on the horizon, where we’ll be smashing the various tribes of MTG (Zombies, Elves, Merfolk, etc) together to find out who is the best tribe, and which tribe will come out on top.

As I’ve done for each of our other tourneys, I’ve built a number of surprise entrants for this one. Today, we’ll be looking at the latest batch of these entrants, and discuss them in some detail.

Let’s take a look!
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The Tribal Throwdown — Building the Surprise Entrants, Part Two

 

It’s no secret, I’ve always liked Magic tournaments. The thrill of doing well is a natural high, and it’s always fun to see who can do the best.

We have a tribal EDH tourney called The Tribal Throwdown coming up on the horizon, where we’ll be smashing the various tribes of MTG (Zombies, Elves, Merfolk, etc) together to find out who is the best tribe, and which tribe will come out on top.

As I’ve done for each of our other tourneys, I’ve built a number of surprise entrants for this one. Today, we’ll be looking at the second batch of these entrants, and discuss them in some detail.

Let’s take a look!
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The Tribal Throwdown — Building the Surprise Entrants, Part One

 

It’s no secret, I’ve always liked Magic tournaments. The thrill of doing well is a natural high, and it’s always fun to see who can do the best.

We have a tribal EDH tourney called The Tribal Throwdown coming up on the horizon, where we’ll be smashing the various tribes of MTG (Goblins, Merfolk, etc) together to find out who is the best tribe, and which tribe will come out on top.

As I’ve done for each of our other tourneys, I’ve built a number of surprise entrants for this one. Today, we’ll be looking at these entrants, and discuss them in some detail. Let’s take a look!
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The Tribal Throwdown!

 

As a MTG tournament player at heart, I have 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 when I can. Hence, every year for the last five years, 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 marked the fifth time we have done this. It’s both casual and highly competitive, and we look forward to who winds up champion each time.

One player from our playgroup, Brianna, has frequently mentioned that she wanted to set up a tribal tourney one of these days between all of our tribal EDH decks.

She’s been waiting a long time for this, but she won’t have to wait any longer… it’s time for The Tribal Throwdown!
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The EDH Battle Royale V — The Finals!

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The EDH Battle Royale V is long since over, and with three decks left, it is time to go over the finals!

We began with 81 decks. A whopping 8100 cards. 39 intense and crazy matches later, we are left with three finalists:

The finals:
Brianna’s Marchesa, the Black Rose vs. Brianna’s Zada, Hedron Grinder vs. Isperia the Inscrutable

Who will win and be crowned our fifth-ever champion? It’s time for the finals of The EDH Battle Royale V!
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