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Author - AJ Ansell, Standard -

This time around I’m going to take a look at some cards from Core Set 2020 that could improve already existing standard decks or even create some brand new ones.

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With so many Planeswalkers being showcased in War of the Spark it would be really easy for me to pick my top 10 Planeswalkers and just write about them. However, despite how much easier that would make my job, I feel that would be doing you guys a disservice especially when there are plenty of other fantastic cards that I can talk about as well. So without further ado, let’s dive in. 10. Blast Zone   It’s been a long, long time since we had access to a sweeper effect like Blast Zone in standard, all the way back to...

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Author - AJ Ansell, Standard -

10. Growth-Chamber Guardian Squadron Hawk was a powerhouse common in standard back in the day. Being able to gain card advantage from one of your more innocuous creatures is always a good thing as it lets you get away with slightly more as opposed to your bigger, splashier creatures. Granted, Squadron Hawk did have Jace the Mindsculptor to work with which made the two mana 1/2 flyer absolutely absurd when you get to Brainstorm and gain a free shuffle every turn. Growth-Chamber Guardian isn’t Squadron Hawk, it doesn’t make it as easy to dig the others out of your deck...

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Author - AJ Ansell, Standard -

So Guilds of Ravnica has been prancing around for about a month now and I don’t think the metagame is anywhere near what it will end up being. With this in mind I’ve compiled my top ten cards that I think will make a splash in constructed (standard and modern mainly) along with some honourable mentions that caught my eye. So, without further ado, let’s go...   10. Dead Weight It feels like this format is a lot slower than our previous format of a fast, effective curve from red black aggro. Right now it feels like you’re going to...

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Author - AJ Ansell, Team 2/2 -

AJ's account of Team 2/2's at UK Nationals 2018, with bonus spicy elves decklist.

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