ducttapedeckbox Counterer of Spells

So Magic. I started playing with a few friends when the Mirrodin set came out. Until Shards of Alara I only played for fun (and didn't know many of the rules), but then I started playing at FNM tournaments. And, when Zendikar came out, I played mono-black Vampires for a few months. I stopped playing right before Worldwake. I got back into Magic around the Innistrad block, but started to seriously collect again in the Ravinica block. I am currently in college and don't get to play as much as I'd like to, but my playgroup still gets together over breaks and stuff to play.

Regarding my meta and deck building tendencies

I play control. I play Nekusar, the Mindrazer in EDH, Blue Moon (online) and UTron (paper) in Modern, and Counterburn in Standard. If a deck doesn't let you move the game at your own pace, it isn't for me.

My experiment is, obviously, with control. I woudn't consider myself an expert, but I know my way around a deck list. Feel free to ask for advice! I'm more than happy to check out lists given that they're linked in relevant places. Please do not comment on my decks with just a link to your own deck; either post that on my wall or leave me feedback as well.

I think I'm a pretty nice guy. I can be blunt, but I'm only doing so in an attempt to be honest and realistic. I'm not out to sabotage your deck, so don't be offended if I suggest a lot of changes. You're also more than welcome to disagree with me!

Current Projects

I'm mainly working on one EDH deck and one Modern deck, you can check them out below:

  1. Crudelis Imperium - A Cyclic Chaos -- EDH -- Grixis () cruel control with Nekusar, the Mindrazer at the helm.
  2. Control & Conquer: Mono-Blue Tron -- Modern -- Mono Tron. This is my cheap segue into the format.
  3. Of Control and Denial -- Modern -- Izzet () Blue Moon control.

Didgeridooda says... #1

Depends on what you want from me really.

Blightsteel, Thoughtseize would be some big stuff that I would love to trade for

Also Oran-Rief, the Vastwood, From Beyond, Silence, Alchemist's Refuge, Increasing Ambition, Ugin's Nexus

February 8, 2016 12:55 p.m.

jpooda says... #2

What about your foil Swans of Bryn Argoll?

January 31, 2016 9:44 p.m.

jpooda says... #3

I'll take your Electrolyze, if thats for trade.

January 31, 2016 7:34 p.m.

jpooda says... #4

Ya, could you look through what cheap cards you have that evens the trade and list them, just in case I forgot to remove it from my wants. Thanks!

January 31, 2016 5:06 p.m.

jpooda says... #5

Everything you listed is for trade, I also have the full art Radiant Flames, if your interested

January 31, 2016 3:34 p.m.

jpooda says... #7

You have some cards that I want but dont really need, so look through my stuff and tell me if you see anything. If not, I can offer paypal if your interested. Thanks.

January 29, 2016 11:20 p.m.

Wabbbit says... #8

Hey I don't see the deck you shared with me.

January 23, 2016 2:48 p.m.

addaff says... #9

Its time spiral. So that + 2 promo mages ($21.79)

For the foil temple and leonin arbiter ($21.58)

January 19, 2016 5:02 p.m.

addaff says... #10

It's tough to say exactly. The trade was initiated on the 31st and is shipping from overseas. So depending on when and if they shipped, i would say this week.

January 18, 2016 11:32 p.m.

addaff says... #11

It would be something like

My - academy ruins + 2 mages

For your - foil temple, leonin arbiter, & tidebinder mage

You want to come up with a back up trade, just in case?

January 18, 2016 4:55 p.m.

addaff says... #12

The Sundering Titan is archenemy.

January 18, 2016 1 p.m.

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Said on Didgeridooda...


I'm mostly interested in your four Ancient Stirrings, but I would prefer to trade for them with cards of similar individual value (preferably not Seize' or One-Hit Robot). Do you think we can make that happen?

February 8, 2016 11:19 p.m.

Said on Soo... How are ......


I'm glad to see that Batterskull might be coming back. That list does look odd to place so well in this tournament, but I'm glad to see that my dream deck still has a chance.

February 8, 2016 9:19 p.m.

You'll just need a credit or debit card to link to your Paypal account, and a bubble mailer (I don't think it works for plain white envelopes).

Visit paypal.com/shipnow and you'll be able to fill out the mailing address. Select the 3-5 day option, and enter 0lbs 3oz for the weight. It's about $2.60 to send with tracking, and you can do so from the convenience of your house. While it's significantly more than a stamp, I've been charged upwards of $5-6 for tracking, so it's comparatively cheap.

February 8, 2016 9:16 p.m.

Not providing tracking on a large trade will be a deterrent for a lot of users. PayPal tracking is very easy and cheap, and you don't have to deal with the post office. You don't even need to put money into a PayPal account.

Just some friendly advice.

February 8, 2016 5:51 p.m.

Said on Soo... How are ......


Do you have a list I can look at, Wizard_of_the_Broke?

February 8, 2016 3:04 p.m.

Said on Soo... How are ......


I haven't been following Modern much, but it seems like Blue Moon would be a decent matchup. Not sure that it does well against the rest of the meta though.

February 8, 2016 8:44 a.m.

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Might be interested in Ancient Stirrings and some other things. Depends on if you see anything from me.

February 6, 2016 4:46 p.m.

Said on SOI Spoilers...


So it looks like Madness is back, as well as getting two new mechanics revealed:

Delirium, which makes stuff happen as long as there are four card types in your graveyard. Eerily similar to Tarmogoyf.

Investigate, which puts an artifact onto the battlefield with , Sacrifice this artifact: draw a card.


EDIT: Flip cards too? Ehh.

If these are even real.

February 6, 2016 10:42 a.m.

Said on jpooda...


Works for me. Go ahead and initiate and I'll get my end in.

January 31, 2016 10:33 p.m.

Pile 2 without a doubt.

January 31, 2016 10:26 p.m.

Said on jpooda...


I'd like to swap the Electrolyze (it's Commander, and I would like a Modern Masters one) when I trade it to maintain my playset. Sorry about that, is there anything else?

January 31, 2016 8:14 p.m.

Said on jpooda...


Ok, in addition, valuing at $0.20 a pop, I have:

Lightning Strike, Farseek, Burst Lightning, Elite Vanguard, Steppe Lynx, Vampire Lacerator, Hedron Archive, Reclamation Sage, Scythe Leopard, Dragon Hunter, War-Name Aspirant, Despise, Magma Jet.

This adds another $2.60 to out trade, so we're still about two dollars short. What would you like to fill that gap with?

January 31, 2016 5:55 p.m.

Said on jpooda...


Alright, here it goes. What I want from you amounts to $15.50 via TCG mid.

For my:

That's currently $11.25. I could go through and pull out a bunch of the smaller cards you need, valuing them at a flat $0.20 a piece or something I'd need ~20 of them to even out the trade, but I'm sure I can find that. Only if you want, and it would be helpful for what you're building. If not, feel free to pull out the remaining value from my binder.

January 31, 2016 4:58 p.m.

Said on jpooda...


The things I am looking at are pretty small. Let's see where we get. I am interested in:

Smoldering Marsh, one Infinite Obliteration, both Languish, Sea Gate Wreckage, both Radiant Flames, Overwhelming Denial, both Fall of the Titans.

I basically have the entire last page of your binder in addition to what's listed (bunch of bulk, but it might be easier for you to get it all in one go). Let me know what is for trade out of what I've listed, and I can put together an offer.

January 31, 2016 3:24 p.m.

Said on jpooda...


I would prefer to trade. What are you mainly interested in from me? Everything from my binder that corresponds with your wants is for trade.

January 30, 2016 12:02 p.m.


Crudelis Imperium - A Cyclic Chaos

Commander / EDH* ducttapedeckbox


Control & Conquer: Mono-Blue Tron

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SCORE: 16 | 11 COMMENTS | 6492 VIEWS

LOL NO (UR Counterburn)

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SCORE: 60 | 40 COMMENTS | 12495 VIEWS

Control: My Way

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Control Brewing *P*

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Finished Decks 66
Prototype Decks 34
Drafts 0
Playing since Mirrodin
Points 1485
Avg. deck rating 20.48
T/O Rank 206
Helper Rank None yet
Favorite formats Commander / EDH, Modern, Limited
Good Card Suggestions 78
Last activity 3 hours
Joined 3 years