Baxter's Prison

Posted in Feature on April 29, 2009

By Wizards of the Coast

George Baxter's Prison

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Prison is an archetype that seeks to lock the game out by slowly removing every single path to victory an opponent might have. One of the earliest purveyors of this strategy was George Baxter, who Top 8ed U.S. Nationals with a list very similar to the one posted above. Standard was a different format then with a Banned and Restricted list, but Baxter's Winter Orbs could lock out his opponent's mana while his removal took care of their creatures, artifacts, and enchantments. The deck left a mark on the game that is still felt to this day.

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