Results for tag: Control
Posted by: EsperStormblade on Sep 21, 2011 at 09:40:18 PM
So, the UW Control list has continued to evolve. These days, it looks like this:
4x [c]Glacial Fortress[/c]
3x [c=Aven Fleetwing]Hexbird[/c]
I may add more hard, cancel-esque counters like [c]Stoic Rebuttal[/c] and [c]Dissipate[/c].
Posted by: EsperStormblade on Aug 31, 2011 at 03:21:33 AM
I'm incredibly bored. I can't sleep. I refuse to study (but I'll still make A's), and I'm seriously addicted to playing magic and listening to AFI. At the same time, or separately. I also noticed a surprising (to me) amount of traffic on my initial "for the sake of fun/boredom" blog post, so here we go again.
So, my last entry displayed a relatively untested standard format UW control deck that hadn't really faced a wide variety of matchups. I'd only been thinking about said matchups in the abstract. As it turns out, I am still only thinking about most of them in the abstract. One of these days I will get out to an FNM and see what the players are like around here.
Speaking of "around here," a friend picked up mtg again just recently (I guess my talk of modern, innistrad, and just...
Posted by: EsperStormblade on Jul 20, 2011 at 07:35:50 PM
So, the most recent incarnation of my (vain) attempt at a Standard format UW control still feels a little underwhelming. I'm trying to design it so that I have answers to the strong aggro that is available in the format. I'd also like it if it were competitive against some things like Extended format Jund and any kind of deck that runs Flying creatures. Hopefully this incarnation has enough answers that I can, at the very least, hold my own in those kind of match-ups.
4 [c]Mana Leak[/c]
3 [c]Oblivion Ring[/c]
4 [c]Griffin Sentinel[/c]