Try-Hard Thursdays Wk.3

This week is a quick deck overview of Bushwhacker Zoo, this deck top 4 at the Ice Gathering IX a modern event in Burgos, El Santuario, Spain. The deck is a zoo deck with lots creature burst, a very good approach for zoo decks in this meta. So without further delay let’s take a look:

The Decklist:

19 LANDS
4 Arid Mesa
4 Bloodstained Mire
2 Mountain
2 Sacred Foundry
1 Scalding Tarn
2 Stomping Ground
4 Wooded Foothills
31 CREATURES
4 Burning-Tree Emissary
4 Experiment One
4 Ghor-Clan Rampager
2 Goblin Bushwhacker
4 Goblin Guide
4 Kird Ape
4 Reckless Bushwhacker
4 Wild Nacatl
1 Zurgo Bellstriker
10 INSTANTS and SORC.
2 Devastating Summons
4 Lightning Bolt
4 Mutagenic Growth
SIDEBOARD
1 Ancient Grudge
1 Dismember
1 Grafdigger’s Cage
2 Gut Shot
2 Path to Exile
1 Stony Silence
2 Thalia, Guardian of Thraben
2 Tin Street Hooligan
3 Tormod’s Crypt

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Try-Hard Thursdays Wk.2

This week is a quick deck overview of Grixis Control, this deck was the winning deck MTGO Modern MOCS  so it might needs some adjustment for paper magic but the core of the deck remains the same. So without further delay let’s take a look:

The Decklist:

22 LANDS
1 Blood Crypt
2 Creeping Tar Pit
1 Flooded Strand
3 Island
1 Mountain
4 Polluted Delta
4 Scalding Tarn
2 Steam Vents
1 Sulfur Falls
1 Swamp
2 Watery Grave
7 CREATURES
4 Snapcaster Mage
3 Tasigur, the Golden Fang
30 INSTANTS and SORC.
4 Ancestral Vision
2 Countersquall
4 Cryptic Command
3 Kolaghan’s Command
4 Lightning Bolt
4 Serum Visions
2 Spell Snare
3 Terminate
4 Thought Scour
1 OTHER SPELLS
1 Engineered Explosives
SIDEBOARD
1 Anger of the Gods
1 Damnation
2 Dispel
1 Engineered Explosives
3 Fulminator Mage
1 Izzet Staticaster
1 Jace, Architect of Thought
2 Negate
1 Spell Snare
2 Surgical Extraction

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Try-Hard Thursdays Wk.1

This week is a quick deck overview of Red Affinity, this deck was a top 8 contender in Pro Tour Philadephia in 2011 so it will need some updating (covered below) but the core of the deck will be same. So without further delay let us dive in:

The Decklist:

14 LANDS
3 Blinkmoth Nexus
4 Darksteel Citadel
3 Inkmoth Nexus
4 Mountain
28 CREATURES
4 Arcbound Ravager
4 Atog
4 Frogmite
4 Memnite
4 Ornithopter
4 Signal Pest
4 Vault Skirge
7 INSTANTS and SORC.
2 Fling
4 Galvanic Blast
1 Shrapnel Blast
11 OTHER SPELLS
4 Cranial Plating
4 Mox Opal
3 Springleaf Drum
SIDEBOARD
4 Blood Moon
3 Etched Champion
1 Magus of the Moon
4 Mindbreak Trap
3 Torpor Orb

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Pokemon of the Week 19/12/2016 – Alola Ninetales & The Sad Tale about Hail

So with the winter holidays just swinging right around the corner, we thought of adding a little bit of festivities to our Pokemon of the Week for the next 3 weeks. We will be going over a brief analysis on the state of the Ice Types and where we see them as the Sun/Moon meta-game matures. There is also a new section introduced this week called \\HISTORY ANALYSIS//, where I talk about the history of certain mechanics related to the Pokemon of the Week.

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Pokemon of the Week 12/12/2016 – Clefable

In this edition of Pokemon of the Week, we will be analyzing everyone’s long favorite since gen 1, Clefable. Although we have yet to see what Clefable can do competitively in the upcoming meta, we would like to take some time to conduct a brief analysis on this pink Pikachu err, I mean balloon. There are so many new Fairies with the release of Sun/Moon that I feel Clefable might be outclassed. Although the meta favors offensive supports more, none of the new Fairies have provided a reasonable cleric support role thus far.

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Pokemon of the Week 05/12/2016 – Primarina

Over the past few weeks, I realized that a lot of people are using Primarina in competitive VGC doubles on battle spot. I mean, it’s as expected since it does a lot for its typing as a defensive Pokemon. It may only fulfill a simple task or role but it does it effectively which we will be going over for this week’s Pokemon analysis. Please be advised this is simply just an analysis of the Pokemon itself and not what it is capable of in the current meta. If anything, it makes a great check/counter to Dragon types and Alolan Marowak.

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Pokemon of the Week 28/11/2016 – Incineroar

Pokemon Sun/Moon has been out for more than a week now and people have been breaking down the game to its core. Yet, there is still a lot of experimenting to be done in regards to the current competitive scene. But we all can agree that Game Freak has designed this game with a huge emphasis on VGC in mind rather than Smogon tiers. Therefore, this week we have a Pokemon that has been the talk of the webs, Incineroar the Fire Starter of the Alolan Region.

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Symmetra Rework Update

Hey everyone, Syggz here but you can call me Vishkar.

Today, PlayOverwatch released a video discussing a future update to Symmetra on the PTR. I will provide a link for the video, but if you don’t want to sit through 12 minutes of Jeff Kaplan talking I have also summarized the changes below.

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