Pursuit of Knowledge – Gruul

Uncharacteristically, Gruul pursues some knowledge by using some gameplay data.

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Ultra Budget Brews – Virtus and Gorm

Mind Bend – Esper Landfall

Pursuit of Knowledge – Izzet

Using gameplay data to inform a Locust-filled Izzet brew.

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Ultra Budget Brews – Melek, Izzet Paragon

Mind Bend – Rakdos Walls

Pursuit of Knowledge – Simic

(Simic Guildgate | Art by Svetlin Velinov) Simic Surprises Today, in this fourth article of the Pursuit of Knowledge series, we will take a glance at the Command Zone gameplay data with a focus on Simic. I’ve ranked the various cards from the Command Zone gameplay data and grouped them in categories, and have created templates […]

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Pursuit of Knowledge – Rakdos

Rakuno, Rakdos, Raktres Barring decks with black and green in their color identity, the Command Zone found in their gameplay survey that decks with black and red in their color identity were the strongest. Although this extends to color combinations like Jund and Mardu, does this color pairing advantage translate to Rakdos? In this new […]

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Top 10 Cards From 2018

Another Lap Around the Sun As the year draws to a close, people have a habit of looking back and evaluating the last year. It might seem a bit arbitrary, but it’s a way we’re collectively wired. Another way we’re collectively wired? We love lists: debating, comparing, and coming up with them is something we […]

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Pursuit of Knowledge – Golgari

Deathly Data In the first article of this series, I presented a number of results regarding card effectiveness based on gameplay data from the Command Zone. What can be done with such data? Can we use this’information as a tool for deckbuilding? In this second installment of Pursuit of Knowledge, we will take a look […]

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