Enjoy! This is a project I've been working on to try to piece together as additional content for my YouTube channel. I don't have a real set release schedule yet but will be hammering that down hopefully to probably every month or so.

https://youtu.be/ZfQuCdJh1LU

https://www.mtggoldfish.com/articles/vintage-101-playing-with-out-power

This article marks my first year of writing Vintage 101! Thank you all for such an awesome and interesting year!

https://www.mtggoldfish.com/articles/vintage-101-ascending-the-throne

I also made a small brain fart in this article, that I didn't realize til now. Brain farts are great.

I realized this morning (with my brain in vacation mode earlier this week when writing the article) that mentioning True-Name Nemesis in the first card is moot because it can't actually be targeted. My brain was focusing on the "damage" portion of it.

  • B

    Premodern itself tends to favor impulse, accumulated knowledge, and FoF as it's draw engine.

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  • L

    I think even if Mana Drain weren’t allowed, Fact or Fiction has to be the best blue draw engine available. Stroke of Genius is probably next.

    And of course Accumulated Knowledge.

    I think it would be more fun if there was a different restriction list. Like for example, restrict Mana Drain. But I’m just a sucker for 4 Counterspell 1 Mana Drain decks.

    I think one of the most dangerous and interesting unrestriction could be Gush. There isn’t a whole lot of great cantrips like Preordain and Quirion Dryad is your best threat. It would be a good deck but maybe not so good that nobody wants to play.

    You could have almost any restriction list and most people interested in premodern vintage would not be deterred.

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  • S

    I'm really surprised to see Fact or Fiction restricted. I guess Mana Drain is still a big boogey man in the format.

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  • @duke ah so we arent alone, and that format actually already exists, nice!
    Ill check out mtgoldframe for sure

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