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Best of Throwback Standard Gauntlet

by Randy Buehler November 29 2017

Edit: After hearing feedback from players and consulting with Magic R&D, we came to the conclusion that Jar’s matchup against the other decks in this Gauntlet is too good and would provide an...

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Throwback Standard Gauntlet 9: Recent Past

by Randy Buehler November 1 2017

The last period we’re exploring with a Throwback Standard Gauntlet runs from the release of Theros through last summer. This does mean there won’t be any decks from the last 12 months, because...

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Throwback Standard Gauntlet 8: Innistrad Standard

by Randy Buehler October 25 2017

This gauntlet covers September 2011 through August 2013: the two years when Innistrad was legal in Standard. Delver of Secrets was certainly one of the defining things going on, but there were...

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Throwback Standard Gauntlet 7: Worldwake

by Randy Buehler August 23 2017

Standard in 2009 and 2010 is without a doubt one of the most powerful periods in the history of the format. It's the last time anything had to be banned before this year, and the culprits were a...

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Gauntlet 6 – Release the Tribes!

by Randy Buehler August 16 2017

Tribal decks have been a popular part of Magic dating all the way back to Alpha with its Lord of Atlantis and Goblin King. [Editor's note: And the eminently forgettable Zombie Master.]...

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Throwback Standard Gauntlet 5: Ravnica

by Randy Buehler August 10 2017

Editors update: Unfortunately, issues related to Ravnica-Era Throwback Standard Gauntlet has caused us to cancel that league and return entries to active players in it. We will replace it with...

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Throwback Standard Gauntlet 4: Mirrodin Standard

by Randy Buehler May 31 2017

After the relative calm of Invasion, Odyssey, and Onslaught-era Standard; Mirrodin burst onto the scene with a flood of linear "artifact matters" mechanics, the most powerful of which was affinity...

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Throwback Standard Gauntlet 3: Early 2000s

by Randy Buehler May 24 2017

After the horrors of Combo Winter, Standard went back to reasonably powerful decks, as featured in this Throwback Standard Gauntlet.

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Throwback Standard Gauntlet 2: Combo Winter (Urza Block)

by Randy Buehler May 10 2017

The decks in this Gauntlet are brutal weapons patently unfair on multiple axes, and Randy has all the details.

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Announcing Community Super League

by Randy Buehler April 20 2016

Randy has all the details to get you excited about the Community Super League, which will be starting next week!

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