I have a question for all you EDH players out there, How many lands to you typically put into an EDH deck?
I know this is question is wholly dependent on what colors the deck is (i.e if its G, less lands and more rampant growth effects), but I just wanted to get a general consensus of the count on behalf of all MTGs users.
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33 land is equivalent to running 20 land in a 60 card deck.
Likewise, 42 land is approximately the same as running 25 land in a 60 card deck. Like most other people said, I usually do 35-39 land, depending on how mana hungry it is, how available artifact ramp is, and the like. Use your better judgment, you can always adjust your amount later if need be.
I don't think that there is a "consensus" on this but if it helps, I use this rule of thumb: -
Assuming a properly curved deck, start with 40 lands
Deduct 1 land for every two mana producing permanents AS LONG AS the permanents do not have a converted mana cost of more than 2 (as such, you may shave 1 land for two Ravnica Signets but shave nothing for Gilded Lotus)
Deduct 1 land for every two card draw or draw fixers (i.e. cards like Brainstorm, Ponder, etc.) AS LONG AS the draw fixers do not have a converted mana cost of more than 2 (as such, you may shave 1 land for a Ponder and a Brainstorm but not for a Careful Consideration)
After all deductions, start playing with the deck. If you notice getting mana screwed a LOT after a few games, add 1 land. If you notice getting mana flooded a LOT after a few games, deduct 1 land.
Repeat step 4 as necessary. Remember to use sufficient randomisation after each games. In addition to step 4, you may also adjust your curve upwards if you mana flood a lot or adjust your curve downwards if you mana screw a lot.