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The Events and Decks I Played at MagicFest Vegas 2019

At the time of this writing, I’m about two weeks out from attending MagicFest Las Vegas 2019. At the time you’re reading this, however, the MagicFest just ended … which makes writing about the event a bit tricky.

To manage the gap, I’ve written up a quick synopsis of the decks and events I plan(ned) to play at MagicFest Vegas. I’ll explain my event and deck choices … and through the magic of the internet, I’ll hopefully have added in a brief summary of how the MagicFest went, right before this post publishes. (If I didn’t make it, you’ll be able to tell pretty darn quick.)

Let’s start with my favorite format that I don’t actually want to play right now: Modern.

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Practicing Sealed Deck with the Modern Commons Cube

To test out a series of changes to my Modern-legal Commons cube, I’ve been building a lot of practice sealed decks on CubeTutor. I figured it’d be interesting to discuss one of my sealed pools here on the blog, to see if the Internet would build the same deck as me.

Note that, for me at least, it’s harder to consider every option thoughtfully online than it is with physical cards. If you wildly disagree with my choices, chalk our disagreement up to that (or my rusty sealed skills, your call).

The Pool

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ReCycling Bin – In Sickness And In Health – Pauper

In the ReCycling Bin, I take a look at theorycrafted decks that never got their time to shine. This time we’re looking at an all-Common commodity I’ve dubbed In Sickness And In Health, a Pauper deck designed to frustrate opponents and slam as many enchantments as possible.

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Matt Plays Pauper – Mono-U Tron Deck Tech

Last week, I promised to write about one of the five best formats that no one plays, and so this week I’ve got a spicy Pauper brew to share with you all. Translated from Modern to Pauper, this is my take on an all-Commons version of Mono-U Tron.

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