DuTogira The Cyclic Artificer

I am Blue/White

I should start by saying that I am more than willing to help other users with their modern or commander brews, as those are the two formats I follow and of which I have a significant amount of knowledge. Do not ask me for help if you want someone to help you "refine" an already competitive and established deck archetype. I have no interest in fine tuning T1 decks and turning modern/commander into a "solved" format. Rather, I wish to make new decks which can compete with these T1 decks to diversify the meta and promote the uniquely diverse nature of both aforementioned formats.

I am a Johnny with just a dash of Nuts & Bolts Spike. If I am not playing an original deck which I built myself, then I am not having fun. Playing all the T1 decks that others have built and refined just feels monotonous to me. But that doesn't mean I won't try to make every single deck I build as competitive as possible, and I am borderline obsessive about playing things in their proper sequences.
My favorite card hands down is because he is a massively versatile card. He can combine with Pili-Pala for infinite mana, can be used in a midrange strategy with Myr Superion for good old beats, or used with other blue creatures to play a slow game abusing expensive artifacts/artifact abilities. He's just the whole package, but only if you play artifacts, and I LOVE artifacts.
I play Hearthstone in addition to MTG, and plan on being active on the Hearthstone sub-portion of TappedOut. My user-name is still DuTogira.
I love the Modern format, because it allows for a surprising amount of innovation, more so than any other format in my opinion. It's cheaper than standard, remains completely unsolved unlike Legacy, and is far more skill based than Commander/EDH.
Artifact decks -specifically, SMALL artifact decks- hold a special place in my heart, as they are extremely reliable, versatile -and with the right cards- recyclable. Except for EGGS. I hate EGGS!!!
Form of the Squirrel and I would unban it in modern, as that is my favorite format.

If Form of the Squirrel Were Legal

Modern* DuTogira

SCORE: 6 | 2 COMMENTS | 540 VIEWS | IN 1 FOLDER


is my idea of what a modern deck would look like with that card.
My Current project is

Invention Black

Modern DuTogira

SCORE: 7 | 6 COMMENTS | 1728 VIEWS | IN 2 FOLDERS


and my pride and joy would have to be:

The Minefield: A Modern Artifact Recycler (T3 Win)

Modern DuTogira

SCORE: 129 | 238 COMMENTS | 29396 VIEWS | IN 74 FOLDERS


I plan to take the world by storm with The Minefield, or some variant of it (such as Invention Black) to prove that in the Modern format, an innovative mind is far more valuable than a large paycheck to buy a thousand dollar control deck. Ironically... Invention Black is something of a thousand dollar combo deck... so maybe I need to rethink my philosophy. Oh well, live and learn eh? At least my wins will come with a very confused facial expression from my opponents.

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Said on Meren...

#1

I'd cut rec sage, noxious, and sheoldred for green sun, chord of calling, and golgari cluestone

May 5, 2018 8:06 p.m.

Decks

No Pain No Gain

Commander / EDH* DuTogira

203 VIEWS | IN 1 FOLDER

A Polished Vision

Commander / EDH DuTogira

SCORE: 1 | 4 COMMENTS | 472 VIEWS | IN 1 FOLDER

Heat Seeking Hammer Slingers

Commander / EDH DuTogira

207 VIEWS | IN 1 FOLDER

Dad's Perfect Present

Commander / EDH* DuTogira

SCORE: 3 | 24 COMMENTS | 1571 VIEWS | IN 4 FOLDERS

Invention Black

Modern DuTogira

SCORE: 10 | 9 COMMENTS | 2172 VIEWS | IN 3 FOLDERS

Zombies in Kansas (T3 Win)

Modern DuTogira

SCORE: 46 | 99 COMMENTS | 7505 VIEWS | IN 15 FOLDERS

The Architect of Oz

Modern DuTogira

SCORE: 40 | 101 COMMENTS | 6663 VIEWS | IN 19 FOLDERS

The Minefield: A Modern Artifact Recycler (T3 Win)

Modern DuTogira

SCORE: 129 | 238 COMMENTS | 29396 VIEWS | IN 74 FOLDERS

Finished Decks 19
Prototype Decks 11
Drafts 0
Playing since Ravnica: City of Guilds
Points 45
Avg. deck rating 18.00
T/O Rank 2969
Helper Rank None yet
Favorite formats Commander / EDH, Modern
Good Card Suggestions 130
Venues casual play, FNM Venue
Cards Added/Fixed 1
Last activity 2 weeks
Joined 3 years