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THIS IS MADNESS! - Drink With Moderation

Standard BR (Rakdos) Burn Control Discard Lifegain Vampires



THIS, IS, SPAR~MADNESSSSSSS!!!! - Drink With Moderation. (Yes I do own all those cards, foil)

----------------------------Intro to originality----------------------------------------------------------

Normally, This is where I Brag about my decks being so original, Sadly in standard there's hardly much place to create anything nobody thought about already. So Let's skip to the next point.

-----------------------------Intro to Madness-------------------------------------------------------------

So here We are aiming at a balanced deck of aggro/Control/Card draw. Playing Madness isn't all about going all in and discarding stuff to have X effect. There is no clear path ahead no road to follow.

I think madness is one of the best mechanic of MTG and there is A LOT of stuff going on when playing a madness deck. You need to think about how you are going to play each cards, which one you are going to madness or not and how to make the best use possible of EVERY damn point of Mana used. Because if you don't, you will lose no matter how good the deck is.

Madness is probably the hardest mechanic to use in mtg and the one that will make a HUGE difference between a good player and a bad player. I'm not that great a player Tbh.

-----------------------------My cards and me--------------------------------------------------------------

Card draw: Asylum Visitor & Tormenting Voice, I prefer this card over Cathartic Reunion simply because you will never have enough mana to cast both discarded cards by Cathartic.

Control: Fiery Temper - Lightning Axe - Bloodhall Priest

Wincon: Fiery Temper - Alms of the Vein - Heir of Falkenrath  Flip - Voldaren Pariah  Flip

----------------------------------How to Drink with Moderation--------------------------------------------

Early game you want to deal as MUCH damage as possible. Furyblade Vampire - Falkenrath Gorger - Olivia's Bloodsworn - Heir of Falkenrath  Flip are there for that reason.

Then I get into a defensive position, blocking attackers that needs to be blocked but keeping my discarding outlet ready to use. Easiest way to finish it is to cast Fiery Temper & Alms of the Vein as finishing moves since you can't block them and your opponent creatures are probably going to be stronger than yours.

My favorite card and most unused is probably Call the Bloodline. That card has won me games alone, allowing you to cast anything at instant speed is just CRAZY. Sadly I really REALLY hate drawing this card 2 times in the same game, so I decided 1 was enough. I'm happy to see it, but I don't mind not either.


Every deck as weaknesses and this one is no exception.

To name a few, You need to win before the big creatures hits the board, if you don't have the removal required to destroy them, it's pretty much game over.

Liliana, the Last Hope. Most of our creatures have 1 thoughness so liliana is a bitch.

Mass damage, Mass Removal: Yahenni's Expertise - Boiling Earth (unplayed) - Incendiary Sabotage - Kozilek's Return - Radiant Flames - Savage Alliance - Seismic Shudder - Fumigate - Planar Outburst - Demon of Dark Schemes - Flaying Tendrils - Rising Miasma

So yea... There's that. Kinda annoying if you ask me. There's a shit ton of them.

Everything with flying & vehicule as a subtype also pisses me off, but it's still manageable since red has some nice destroy artifacts.

------------------------------------------The End--------------------------------------------------------

Feel free to throw suggestions in, Improvements are always welcome!


Changed 2x Olivia's Bloodsworn for 2x Insolent Neonate I had too many 2 drops and I never have the mana for his ability. Meanwhile insolent provide more madness enabler.

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This deck is Standard legal.

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Avg. CMC 2.36
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