MTG Salvation Article Archives: Category: Legacy (Type 1.5)
James celebrates Thanksgiving with a selection of decks, giving thanks to everything crazy and wonderful from storm to robots to titans!
Happy Halloween to all of you budget Legacy players! Are you ready for the spookiest holiday of all...?
James is back with another installment in the Super Budget Super Series!
After a much-needed break, Squandered Resources is back! Let's get back into it, shall we?
For quite some time, I’ve been tweaking a Legacy deck that I have affectionately been calling Dune.
This is a two-section article. The first section is a short reflection on the current state of Magic: the Gathering, motivated by its upcoming 20th anniversary.
I doubt I am alone when I say that I absolutely hate losing games of Magic strictly because I can't draw the right number of lands.
Or, The Impact of the New Legend & Planeswalker Rules on the Legacy Format
May is here and so is summer. In celebration of the arrival of this sun stricken season we have an article full of decks that are of a color represented by the sun itself.
Well, you guys asked for it: more Super Budget Super Series! No real theme here, as I was just too lazy this time around.
If ol' St. Paddy woke up one day, moaning from his hangover, pockets empty from one Guinness too many the night before, and then suddenly got the urge to play a fantasy card game invented 1600 or so years after his lifetime.
Introduction: Valentines have been sent, received, and thrown away according to their relative corniness, and yet here I sit, nostalgic for that wonderful season--okay, maybe not totally nostalgic.
Introduction: Well, the holidays have come and gone, along with the end of the world, and with the shiny new year comes some shiny resolutions.
Introduction: Every card from the new Return to Ravnica set has been spoiled, and there are more Legacy-playable cards in this set than my little heart could hope for.
Introduction: Every color in magic has a core set of cards that make it shine: Red has Lightning Bolt and friends, Blue has cantrips and Force of Will, and so on.
B]Introduction:[/B] Three times the charm!
Introduction: It's that time again!
Introduction: Hello and welcome back to Squandered Resources!
Today we are going to deviate from my usual topic of budget decks, and talk about something special: the Dream Halls Legacy deck.
1 Introduction You've all seen them.
Introduction For those of you that don't know, I love combo decks.
1 An Introduction One of the biggest decisions that any player faces is choosing a deck.
Hello and welcome again to Squandered Resources.
It's no mystery that the Legacy format is an expensive one.
Hi there! I'm Ben Topping, and welcome to my first article, well, ever!
If you've read at least one of my previous articles, you know that Vesper Green (a slightly more controlish build of Eva Green) was my Legacy deck of choice for a long time.
I’m back and it seems like I’m just in time for Rise of the Eldrazi, bringing with it some of the biggest, baddest, and most awe-inspiring monsters we’re ever seen.
Worldwake is upon us and you know what that means, right?
Having announced on my local forum that I’m only going to one GPT and the other players will have to find their three byes somewhere else, it was obvious that I had to bring my A-game to the tournament.
Well, I'm back. I’m sure you’ve missed me, but such is life, with school and other dumb things taking precedence over my Magic commitments.
I know I have said so before, but I want to make sure it is understood: Wild Nacatl was the start of a sea change for Legacy.
In last week’s article, I spoke about getting into Legacy and how finding a group of local players can be one of the easiest ways of doing so.
[SIZE="three"]Theory[/size] Getting into formats is hard.
The name is Green. Eva Green. Hi there!
I don't want a straightforward deck for tournament play.
By now, the release events for Alara Reborn are over and the set has had a chance to see some tournament play.
Grand Prix: Columbus was a success measured by attendance.
A Legacy Weapon I remember the first time I cast Force of Will like it was yesterday.
Team America is perhaps the most intriguing deck to pop up in the past year.
As a deck name and archetype, Fish has been around for a while.
In Legacy, currently, one deck is king: Threshold.
Wizards has created an amazingly stable environment in Legacy despite the presence of a lot of seriously powerful cards.
Let me give you the skinny on the love/hate relationship I have with this program.
I can't believe combo is not more prevalent in Legacy.
There are a few things to keep in mind about playing pure control in Legacy (NOT aggro-control, that’s a different beast altogether).
Before we begin, I'd like to make a brief introduction.
Future Sight has a plethora of cards which will affect Legacy in one way or another.
The trout speaks up about one of the defining decks of Legacy, and gives some pretty sound advice on deck construction, cartoon cobra killers, and making combo players cry.
If you don't know who David Gearhart is, you don't follow Legacy.
Disagreeing with an Elgin usually feels like being a punching bag, only you look a lot worse when he is done with you.
Not long ago I spoke with Jarno Porkka, inventor of one of the most interesting and unique Magic decks ever created for any format.
Legacy is a format Wizards of the Coast has recently been trying hard to promote, it has the largest cardpool outside of Vintage, and thanks to a well maintained banned list, is very balanced and open.
As far as competitive Legacy goes, Time Spiral was a major disappointment.
At some point during my childhood I learned something very important about baseball.
Currently, Legacy is one of the healthiest formats in Magic: The Gathering.
I am honored and excited that I was asked to write this review.
Power cards give players design ideas and open up avenues of strategy.
Ravnica block is over, and the block that was promised to be a huge set for the Legacy player overall has been somewhat of a dissapointment.
Obviously, there are some issues with this deck.
These articles are my favorite to write -- full of nothing but speculation on what cards could/should/would see play in different formats.
With last year's great showings at the Legacy World Championship, Wizards gave Legacy two Grand Prix this year.
Only a single Survival deck made top 128 in Lille (out of how many total we don't know) but that one made it all the way to the Semifinals.
Legacy players have awaited the arrival of GP Philly for months, ever since Wizards made the surprising announcement on their main page that Legacy, the least played of the four major formats, was going to get its very own Grand Prix.
For Richer or Poorer is to show the way of legacy.
This is it! For Legacy players, this is what many of us have complained about not having over in our corner of the great ocean of Magic players for a very, very long time - a major event.
RG Survival is currently one of the top contenders in the blossoming Legacy format.
Many people consider Landstill to be "the deck that won't die" in Legacy.
Okay, so you’ve seen the title.
By Lennie Brookes (aka Qwerty)As formats go, Legacy is not the cheapest to get into.
By Lennie Brookes
Hi! Today I am going to walk you through the popular decks in Legacy.
By Lennie Brookes (AKA Qwerty)What Does Blue Splash To In Legacy? Basics of Blue in Legacy Part II
In my article about The Basics of Blue in Legacy I discussed its core concepts like denial and draw.
Legacy, formerly known as 1.
ATS stands for Angry Tradewind Survival, deriving its name from the three most powerful cards in the deck: Anger, Tradewind Rider, and Survival of the Fittest.
Scepter control is starting to see more and more play in Legacy; I have been playing it since Isochron Scepter was released.
There comes a point in almost every deck that is made in Legacy when you decide if you're going to play Blue.
By Lennie Brookes (AKA Qwerty)
Currently, Legacy is one of the healthiest formats in Magic: The Gathering.