Jimmy_Chinchila Master Chinchillomancer

Been playing off and on since '94

I'm an avid brewer and usually create a new deck every day. I have about 200 private decks that are under construction but am slowly working to get them all public. I believe true brewers ascertain joy from the creative process and thus focus more on exploring new interactions and builds rather than putting the bulk of effort into tweaking and perfecting a single deck.

I don't really play competitively but I watch competitions (ProTour, etc) and read articles regularly. I play FNM and GameDay and Pre-Release as well as kitchen table. I enjoy watching other people play and offering input. I also write a blog column time to time for a local gaming establishment.

I have been accused of being a "collector" more than a player, which I suppose is true in some regards. I have always loved the flavor/lore/mythos of Magic and am prone to making decks that are more theme-oriented than win-oriented. Sometimes it's fun to play a deck that fits together cohesively rather than a jumble of the best cards smashed together.

I love me some big creatures, explosive plays and maverick decks! Never once played a "Net-Deck", always have to tweak something to make it my own. I value creativity and uniqueness in deck building. I am not stingy with my +1's. I upvote effort as well as my impression of the deck's strength or originality.

I love to check out decks and offer feedback, just post a link and I'll have a look!

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The 2 life should be negligible with the all the life gain and if it helps you get infinite life it's totally moot. Also, since its instant speed you can cast it on the other person's end step right before your turn so no one can sorcery-speed mill it. Idyllic Tutor is solid but obviously has less range, as Vampiric can grab other things you may need. Cool build.

March 20, 2017 3:29 p.m.

You'll know someone's holding one when they tilt their head sideways while looking at their hand lol

March 20, 2017 11 a.m.

Idyllic Tutor and Vampiric Tutor can find your combo pieces.

March 20, 2017 10:52 a.m.

Said on Atraxa Superfriends...

#4

I think you would be safe dropping a basic land and going to 35 since you're leaving in some ramp. I also like Sylvan Scrying over Natures Lore and even Oath of Ajani over Coalition Relic since Relic automatically removes counters even if you don't need it and making PWs cheaper is more useful in the long run. A Commander's Sphere might give you more utility than a Fathom Mage as its hard to tick her up unless Atraxa is in play, and Sphere can fix till you have enough lands then draw a card. You can use Walkers to draw cards. Maybe Sphere over Relic, Oath of Ajani over Ajani Mentor.

March 19, 2017 6:19 p.m.

Said on Atraxa Superfriends...

#5

If you add "hubs" such as Four Color and Superfriends the deck will get more views each time you cycle it!

March 19, 2017 5:28 p.m.

Said on Atraxa Superfriends...

#6

Idyllic Tutor can find Doubling Season, same with Enlightened Tutor but also hits Chain Veil. Snapcaster Mage is good to reuse tutors or removal. Elspeth, Knight-Errant and Tamiyo, the Moon Sage have solid emblems. I'd dump Freyalise, Garruk Wildspeaker and Ashiok as they don't really synergize. Fountain Watch protects Doubling Season and Chain Veil. The only Jace you really need is Unraveler, the goal should be to accumulate emblems. Liliana Vess is good for tutoring also.

Nice build, just needs a little refining. +1

March 19, 2017 5:26 p.m.

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SCORE: 25 | 16 COMMENTS | 5485 VIEWS | IN 13 FOLDERS

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SCORE: 11 | 7 COMMENTS | 1512 VIEWS | IN 2 FOLDERS

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Modern Jimmy_Chinchila

SCORE: 74 | 50 COMMENTS | 12434 VIEWS | IN 42 FOLDERS

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Turn 3 Dromoka Turn 4 Emrakul

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SCORE: 14 | 8 COMMENTS | 2157 VIEWS | IN 10 FOLDERS

Vehicle Aggro T4 Win

Standard Jimmy_Chinchila

SCORE: 15 | 4 COMMENTS | 1828 VIEWS | IN 11 FOLDERS

Finished Decks 267
Prototype Decks 105
Drafts 0
Playing since Unlimited Edition
Points 620
Avg. deck rating 5.75
T/O Rank 379
Helper Rank 301
Favorite formats Standard, Commander / EDH, Modern
Good Card Suggestions 441
Last activity 1 week
Joined 2 years
MTGO Username Jimmy_Chinchila (inactive)