Anyone ever thought about making some kind of short builds classification? Nothing too comlicated, but systematic - just to describe the basic variants of strategies in tote.
For example - Jace's deck can be mill or control (mainly), Izzet's one - control or burn and so on.
I think that such thing can help the newbies to get the essential stuff about their own builds and can support the pros in honing their masterpieces further.
Garruk's deck: Midrange - Ramp - Big finishers
Yeva's deck: Midrange - Control Elements
Krenko's deck: Tribal Aggro
Jace's deck: Mill - Control
Talrand's deck: Control - Combo
Nefarox' deck: Exalted Midrange
Liliana's deck: Control
Odric's deck: Aggro - White Weenie
Ajani's deck: Midrange - Life matters
Chandra: Burn - Control
Selesnya: Midrange Tokens
Rakdos: Midrange - Removal Heavy
Golgari: Midrange - Sacrifice theme
Azorius: Midrange - Enchantment matters
Izzet: Burn - Control - Bounce (don't know why but I had Cloudburst from 2012 in my mind when thinking about this point)
Simic: Midrange - Card Synergy - Control elements
Boros: Aggro - Burn - Pump Spells
Izzet : Bounce ??? Where is the bounce my friend ? Bouncing to death maby ? Thats one of the issues the deck has, no bounce.
Boros: Wouldnt really say Boros is a Burn deck, has what 3 burn spells ? Its an Agro Weenie deck
Yeva is control now? Let's not delude ourselves, 2 erratic portals and three beast withins do not make a control deck, they just add a few elements. Neither does land destruction for that matter, let's just call that aggro/etb effects shall we?
ED gets the aggro/exalted title again, and Radkos gets removal heavy??? The name doesn't mean you have to, or even should focus on exalted triggers you know. Count the ED removal, then the GM removal. Then look at the other cards such as the benefits of silent arbiter (CONTROL) and demigod of revenge (AGGRO). Let's look at deathbringer liege (CONTROL) vs ashenmoor liege (AGGRO). Let's just call ED removal heavy/control and GM Aggro/discard instead. Makes much more sense.
Most people remove most of the sacrifice cards from SS...if I were to give it a theme, it would be removal heavy, which you mistakenly gave to GM...
Lilliana got branded control too, when I prefer to see it as half and half, but that depends on the build really. Again, removal heavy though.
As Lilen may have pointed out, MS has no bounce, don't know where you got that from...you may wanna look at your lists again you know.
Oh, I have no idea why I was thinking about Cloudburst from 2012 while writing down stuff about Izzet. So forget the bounce.
Yeva's deck isn't a full control deck but it has actually really good control options and cards which allow a lot of crazy endgame interactions.
Instead of complaining about my choices why don't you post your own list? Also note that the OP says that we shouldn't analyze the decks too much but just give them a few characteristcs.
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