Matt Plays Modern – Regrouping

So… the actual win-loss portion of SCG Milwaukee did not go well for yours truly. But I’m back here on the page, ready to shake it off and sling some more Modern.

The first step? Picking a less taxing deck.

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We’re gonna use this guy as an excuse to play a worse but simpler deck, at least for a little while.

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Matt Plays Modern – SCG Milwaukee Prep

In which we learn to properly fear the card Temur Battle Rage.

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Matt Plays Modern – Summer’s Done, Modern’s Fun

Summer’s winding down, and you know what that means: more time to play Magic! I haven’t been able to get out and play Modern in months, long enough that multiple new decks (such as Dredge and Bant Eldrazi) have become Modern mainstays. With that in mind, I was slightly nervous heading into the PPTQ I played last Saturday, but I trusted my Grixis Delver deck to see me through as best it could.

My results weren’t spectacular, but it was a fun day of magical battles, and I got to play against a couple decks I didn’t have much experience against. Some friends and I are gearing up for the Milwaukee Open in October and this was good practice for that.

For a detailed tournament report, read on!

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Matt Plays Modern – Grand Prix Detroit

Grand Prix Detroit 2016 is in the books, and it was a decent showing for both yours truly and for Magic as a whole. I’m not sure if I was more excited by how my Modern side tournament went or the crazy amounts of hype for Shadows Over Innistrad. But we’ll start by talking some Modern.

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