Quick Interviews

Posted in Event Coverage on February 22, 2003

By Sideboard Staff

Can you draft a good non-red, non-black deck after Legions?


Osyp Lebedowicz:
Yes, blue and white are both better, and there are fewer Sparksmiths.

Dave Williams:
A good deck? No.

Gary Wise:
I always said you could, and Legions makes it easier.

Who will surprise the world by Top 8'ing this Grand Prix?


Alex Shvartsman:
Andy Stokinger

Bob Maher:
David Bachmann

William Jensen:
Eric James

What is the strongest color combination in draft, post-Legions?


PTR/JC:
Still Red-Blue. All the colors are good in Legions, so the status quo is the same.

Zvi Mowshowitz:
Black-White. White is underappreciated, and black has the best removal.

Matt Vienneau:
No idea, I've never drafted it. If it's not on Magic Online, I don't play it.

What's more important in Sealed Deck, consistency or power?


Bob Maher:
It depends on how many rounds there are. Today, it's power.

Brian Kibler:
Consistency. With nine rounds, if you only rely on your bombs, you won't win.

PTR/JC:
It's irrelevant. Just play all your Provoke creatures and you'll do fine.

Who is the strongest player here without three byes?


Gary Wise: Ryan Fuller

Alex Shvartsman: Matt Vienneau

Dave Williams: Me, obviously.

Is Sealed Deck better after the inclusion of Legions?


Zvi: No, there aren't enough non-creature spells. The games go too long.

Gary Wise: No, with Legions, the turn three land drop is more important than ever.

Darwin Kastle: Yes, the bigger the card pool, the better.

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