[Archetype] Survival

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Discuss all Survival decks here.
Here's my build of a deck my friend's brewing right now:

4 Verdant Catacombs
4 Windswept Heath
3 Bayou
1 Savannah
1 Scrubland
4 Forest
1 Swamp
1 Plains
1 Volrath's Stronghold

4 Birds of Paradise
4 Tarmogoyf
4 Bloodghast
4 Quirion Ranger
2 Kitchen Finks
1 Qasali Pridemage
1 Vexing Shusher
1 Squee, Goblin Nabob
1 Shriekmaw
1 Genesis
1 Eternal Witness
1 Wickerbough Elder
1 Gaddock Teeg
1 Loaming Shaman
1 Rofellos, Llanowar Emmisary

4 Cabal Therapy
4 Survival of the Fittest
4 Swords to Plowshares

His version has Living wish to find sideboarded singletons, including Dark Depths for a single maindeck Hexmage - to me that seems like "the danger of cool things." Hexmage seems like a strong Survival target out of the sideboard, but I think that Living wish just eats sideboard space.

Ranger is excellent with Bloodghast, and protects you from Wasteland.

Sideboard is WIP.
That list looks pretty good.  I'd have to test to comment further, as it's pretty different than anything I've played with.

Anyways, something for the thread in general: Anybody with some experience in Legacy knows that Survival of the Fittest is one of the best cards in the format; the sheer card advantage and utility makes this work.  That's also the main problem with Survival decks, though: they're very dependant on drawing and landing a Survival.  Without, your deck is just a bunch of random utility creatures.  Current builds have tried to solve this by adding Tarmogoyf and discard, and it has worked to an extent.  Still, your first goal when building a Survival deck has to be making if function well if it can't get a Survival out. 

One thing I've always wanted to try but never actually done is combining Survival with some form of Tarmogoyf + Brainstorm + Force of Will.  Combining the best shell in the format with (one of) the best card advantage engines in the format seems good to me.  Has anybody tried this?  How did it work out?
Lynx_the_one piloted it in the first MWS Legacy tourney, the one that I ran.

People have built Bant survival, I think it's done OK - www.mtgthesource.com/forums/showthread.p...
Bant Survival by gamegeek2

4 Misty Rainforest
4 Windswept Heath
4 Tropical Island
2 Savannah
1 Tundra
2 Forest
1 Island
1 Plains

4 Noble Hierarch
4 Tarmogoyf
3 Spellstutter Sprite
3 Rhox War Monk
2 Qasali Pridemage
1 Squee
1 Trygon Predator
1 Eternal Witness
1 Genesis
1 Wonder
1 Rafiq of the Many
1 Kira, Great Glass-Spinner
1 Sower of Temptation

4 Brainstorm
4 Swords to Plowshares
4 Survival of the Fittest
4 Force of Will
1 Ponder
Needs Acidic Slime
Needs some Vendilion Clique, I think.
How does this look:

Critters: 24
4x Birds of Paradise
4x Tarmogoyf
4x Vengevine
4x Bloodbraid Elf
1x Eternal Witness
1x Gaddock Teeg
1x Genesis
1x Duplicant
2x Kitchen Finks
2x Qasali Pridemage

Other Spells: 12
4x Survival of the Fittest
4x Swords to Plowshares
4x Path to Exile

Land: 24
4x Plateau
4x Raging Ravine
4x Savannah
2x Taiga
3x Arid Mesa
2x Wasteland
3x Windswept Heath
2x Wooded Foothills

4x Krosan Grip
4x Orim's Chant
4x Vexing Shusher
3x Silence
can we get this awful deck out of here. Surivial was banned
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