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I've been playing Magic on and off for a number of years now. I got back into it right before M12 came out. I like playing standard because I like the pay-as-you-go approach, as opposed to dropping hundreds of dollars at once on a legacy deck. It also forces me to keep making and playing new decks, which is half the fun.

I did recently drop my collection to pick up a legacy deck, and I've been having lots of fun with it. The people at my LGS help me tweak it, and it's been smooth sailing.

I also love playing in limited formats and EDH, because they turn deck making into a skill, and forces creative play choices.

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Those cards work really well in a 60-card Cascade-themed deck with multiple copies of value cards. Arranging the top 3 cards of your library is certainly powerful, but it loses a lot of punch when you have 100 cards in your deck, and are Cascading twice.

April 23, 2014 10:45 a.m.

With Maelstrom Wanderer , you have to be particularly careful with every card in your deck. You never want to have a "dead" Cascade hit. ( I don't recommend running counterspells for this reason )

Of the cards you listed, Brainstorm , Fact or Fiction , and Consecrated Sphinx are all in my Maelstrom deck, and they are all quite powerful. I can also see a case for Impulse , but I don't personally run it. The other cantrips are fine in EDH but less powerful in a Maelstrom deck because you don't want to waste cascades on relatively weak 1-mana cards.

Here's a link to my Maelstrom Wanderer deck. It hasn't been updated in a long time, so take it with a grain of salt. I built it to maximize the power of Maelstrom's double Cascade. I tried to make sure every card in the deck would have an impact during most stages of the game.

Every Day I'm Wanderin'

April 23, 2014 9:16 a.m.

Said on I present, Dack ......


He's legal in Legacy, Vintage, EDH/Archmage, and Kitchen Table Casual.

He's also legal in Conspiracy Draft (Duh)

April 21, 2014 11:43 p.m.

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Burn decks don't want to run this because it costs 5 mana and doesn't deal damage. If doubling your damage matters by the time you have 5 lands in play, you're doing something horribly wrong.

April 21, 2014 5:11 p.m.

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It's a great deal in the current market if you really needed one and don't care about condition. It may end up being a poor long-term investment if they reprint fetches in the next block or two.

April 19, 2014 11:45 p.m.

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Depends entirely upon how well B/W/u humans does in the near future. If he turns it into a T1 deck, then his price will probably be similar to Thassa in her prime.

April 19, 2014 12:18 p.m.

Why can't you Pod it out? I'm not trying to say that he's gonna be the new big thing for Pod, but I think he's worth testing.

Remember that he's a creature in all zones except the battlefield, even when your devotion is not met.

April 19, 2014 1:25 a.m.

It's good. Really good. If only for the Haste.

April 18, 2014 2:02 a.m.

I'd be willing to read this type of article.

April 18, 2014 1:17 a.m.

It doubles the price of the deck, but I've found Kiora, the Crashing Wave to be much stronger than Urban Evolution . And I love me some urban evolution. It's my favorite card from that set.

April 16, 2014 10:31 a.m.