Monday, June 16th – The graveyard is a very powerful resource in Legacy. Many different decks make use of it, for very different purposes. Threshold uses it to fuel Nimble Mongoose and Tarmogoyf. Eva Green cheats Tombstalker into play by delving its graveyard. There are many other examples, but there is one deck in Legacy that relies almost entirely on its graveyard to win the matchâ€¦
Monday, June 9th – The new banned and restricted list announcement shook up Vintage but left Legacy unscathed. Kevin looks at the philosophy of the banning arguments, and asks readers to take another look at a Legacy deck.
Monday, May 26th – Do these decks have what it takes to survive? Doug pores over four new Survival of the Fittest builds, evaluating their potential for current play and seeing if they solve the problems that have typically plagued Survival decks. Should you play the straightforward Survival Advantage deck, planning for a consistent stream of Green men? Is the classic Full English Breakfast kill worth revisiting? What would it take to make Slivers playable in Legacy? All this, plus the hottest Survival tech cards in this week’s Unlocking Legacy!
Monday, May 19th – Designing competitive decks is difficult. It requires building something better or at least as good as the best decks in any given format. The best decks represent the gold standard of which any new deck aspires to be. These decks can provide a wealth of information about how to build decks and why their designs work.
Monday, April 28th – Take a look at some of the most powerful combos from Magic’s newest set! Doug takes a look at the new staples, compelling combo cards and others that just barely missed the cut for playability. Consider sure-fire hits like Painter’s Servant and oddball enablers like Ghastly Discovery. Is Demigod of Revenge playable without support cards to enable its brothers to come and play? Doug tackles these and more in this week’s Unlocking Legacy.
Monday, April 21st – If you’re looking for some insight on what Shadowmoor brings to the Legacy scene, then look no further. This week, Adam takes a look at the newest combo to hit Legacy, and how the functional changes to Mox Diamond could affect the metagame.
Monday, April14th – Pernicious Deed. Damnation. Garruk Wildspeaker. Death Cloud. While writers argue about whether to run powerful cards or cards that synergize, Kevin Binswanger invites you to do both.