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Jan 24, 2019The reason pyrite is preferred is because in a pure combo deck like Eggs typically is, it incorporates a win condition without having to make the combo more clumsy, smoothly incorporating itself without being caught in your hand or feeling clunky, like a fireball-style win condition or Emrakul. The biggest reason people would play Banefire or Emrakul is because Pyrite is hard to win with on Magic Online.Posted in: Deck Creation (Modern)
Jan 24, 2019FireWolf, I think that 6 reshape effects is fine so far. I started with more since the mana cost on Open the Vaults is daunting, and found that Whir felt awkward and would be stuck in my hand often when I wanted to develop more of a board.Posted in: Deck Creation (Modern)
Jan 23, 2019Great job on the primer! I love all the information on the deck’s history.Posted in: Deck Creation (Modern)
Here’s this list I’m working with now. I’ll keep it updated as I go.
Jan 21, 2019Long time eggs player here. I started with a list like on page 1 of the primer, around the time of Eldrazi Winter.Posted in: Modern Archives - Proven
Happy to see KCI go. I want to see more creativity with brewing decks like this, and I any wait to shuffle in some faith’s rewards with baubles again.
Jan 30, 2018Recently went 4-3 with Eggs at an IQ in NC.Posted in: Modern Archives - Proven
1-2 Enduring Ideal
2-0 Rogue Deck
1-2 GW Elves
2-1 Death’s Shadow/Hollow One
2-0 Lantern Control
2-0 Eldrazi Tron
The Elves and Enduring Ideal matches were lost to a combination of misplays and incorrect sideboarding from me. I wasn’t prepared to see Grishoalbrand but still played against it the best I believe I could.
Against Lantern Control, game 2 I won through Surgical Extraction on Scrap Trawler with Ghirapur Aether Grid, Walking Ballista, and Spine of Ish Sah.
Game 2 Against Eldrazi I won through Chalice on 1 by casting Spine and recurring it, keeping the opponent off of Tron lands and relevant creatures.
Against Hollow One, my two maindeck Nephalia Adacemy’s turned his burning inquiries into brainstorms for me.
I’m going to another IQ in two weeks and I hope to report better results then.
Mar 15, 2017I'm going to be developing and testing out a whir toolbox version of the deck over the next month or two at fnms. If you guys have any idea of good artifacts, preferably 1 or 2 drops that can cantrip and have toolbox value and abilities, I'd love to hear from you.Posted in: Modern Archives - Proven
Jan 25, 2017Yeah reshape is just too abusable in this deck. The fact that it can act as a ritual just outclasses whir entirely. Whir is good, but if anything I think it offers consistency rather than a replacement.Posted in: Modern Archives - Proven
Jan 12, 2017That's an interesting approach, I'll have to try it.Posted in: Modern Archives - Proven
Whir has tested exceptionally well in my deck as a 2-of right now. I'm looking to try 3 and 4 as well.
It seems like the most common play is either grabbing a Lotus Bloom EOT on turn 3, or grabbing Codex Shredder as a finisher.
Jan 10, 2017I think it's very possible. Not only do Infect and Suicide Zoo take a fall, but Tron becomes more popular, and that's possibly our best matchup.Posted in: Modern Archives - Proven
I hope so at least, I'm planning to go to a SCG Regional in a month.
Jan 7, 2017I don't think Servo Schematic is really a viable wincon, because it takes an extra turn after we combo off to actually win the game.Posted in: Modern Archives - Proven
It puts out a blocker to possibly keep us alive another turn, but pyrite spellbomb or banefire could kill a creature, or aether spellbomb and alchemist's vial can serve the same purpose.
Servo Scematic is dead mid-combo, while pyrite, aether, and alchemist's all draw us a card. Banefire isn't a good topdeck, but it could also allow us to just sac everything for mana and win.
Finally, while Schematic enables metalcraft, the deck runs at least 20+ artifacts and that really shouldn't be a problem.
Nov 17, 2016Posted in: Modern Archives - ProvenQuote from crexalbo »Does anyone have updated decklists for this archetype? I'd like to get started playing, but have no idea where to begin or how to play. It appears that the printing of Kaladesh has changed a lot of things, but based on the content of the thread, i have no idea how or why...
Here's the current decklist I'm using: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/and-now-theyre-back-eggs-primer/
Oct 31, 2016Inventor's Fair is fantastic! I played it as a 1-of at fnm and it helped a lot to cut combo time down and to get me the pieces I need (shredder and ironworks usually)Posted in: Modern Archives - Proven
From what I can tell, the life gain is a minimal boon, but the ablility to have a reoccurable tutor is extremely powerful.
I'm thinking about trying it as a 2-of, but I feel like a singleton copy is going to be the way to go.
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