TacticsElf Deckling

I started playing Magic: The Gathering in the Spring of 2000. My Dad had a large box stuffed with assorted cards from Alpha - Ice Age. He made 2 identical decks for my sister and I which were roughly 70 - 80 cards and all 5 colors. They functioned with only basic lands, after about a month my sister quit and gave me her cards. My first official unopened pack was the Sixth Edition Starter Pack, with a Serra Angel on the front.

I took a short hiatus from MTG shortly after, since I had nobody to play with, all the while picking up boosters from a nearby candy shop that happened to sell cards. They had Invasions, Nemesis, 7th Edition, Mercadian Masques, Apocalypse- the list goes on... And I happily bought from them until the stopped selling boosters in Fifth Dawn. During this time (a course of 4-5 years) I amassed a collection and had attended a few Type 2 FNMs, but a friend of mine quit and when that happened, I had very few people to play games with... So I continued buying packs from 8th, 9th, 10th Editions, Kamigawa, Lorwyn, Ravnica Blocks, wherever I could find packs but not constructing any decks, just cracking packs for that freshly printed/new card smell.

I took a long break and returned to MTG when Alara was in rotation, during Scars of Mirrodin. I picked up Zendikar, (few)Alara and tons of Scars of Mirrodin and played local events until New Phyrexia released, then I quit again because I moved.

I bought M12, M13 sparingly, until Khans of Tarkir, where I returned to the game and have been here since. I'm glad I kept up with sets to this point as this game has been very pivotal in my social life.

I'm never plan to quit or take a break again, as I regret my time away from this game over the years. This game is a part of my roots and some of my favorite memories with friends.

My first home brew was a wacky "Tap" deck I called "The Annoying Paralysis" that utilized many tap-out spells and lockdowns, but I never finished it, even to this day.

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Said on Constrictor Scales...


This deck is insane, keep up the brewing. Super competitive. I had a 7/5, 6/7, and a 5/5 all by turn 5...

January 17, 2017 11:31 p.m.

Said on ALL THE MANA!...


MohenjoDaro I know! It's awesome, I have 4x Extruder in my paper version of this deck at the moment, along with the 4 Throne of Geth. Thanks for the input, though! I love hearing all of the ideas- I don't own a Candelabra of Tawnos so I won't be going infinite any time soon, but thanks for brining the combo to my attention.

January 10, 2017 6:24 p.m.

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StarMonkey While I understand your point, my idea is to have a deck that combines two archetypes while remaining colorless- other ways to find Posts would be what? Ancient Stirrings? Because that requires colored mana. I do appreciate any constructive criticism though! Please elaborate.

January 10, 2017 12:21 a.m.


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Finished Decks 33
Prototype Decks 11
Drafts 0
Playing since Classic Sixth Edition
Points 120
Avg. deck rating 9.20
T/O Rank 1820
Helper Rank None yet
Favorite formats Pre-release, Commander / EDH, Archenemy, Planechase, Modern
Good Card Suggestions 6
Last activity 5 days
Joined 1 year
MTGO Username Elvish_Zombie