Vintage Challenge 2nd Place with Jeskai Lavinia Paradoxical Outcome

R1: No Show 💙
R2: Storm PO 💙💔 💙
R3: Karn Shops 💔💔
R4: Dredge 💔💙💙
R5: Oath 💙💔💙
R6: Dredge 💔💙💙
Top8: Jeskai 💙💙
Top4: RUG Wrenn 💙💔💙
Finals: Karn Shops 💔💙💔

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Hello fellow Vintage enthusiasts!

The playlist for our region's Vintage Challenge for last quarter (4 of the Swiss rounds have commentated coverage) can now be found at:

We hold a Vintage Challenge in South Australia once every 3 months so we have coverage from the previous tournaments, and also upcoming events are uploaded every quarter (if interested, you can subscribe to the channel and receive an update the moment our next Vintage coverage goes online).

Looking forward to continuing to contribute to the Vintage community and thanks for all the positive feedback 🙂 Enjoy! Kind Rgds, S.

  • O

    As long as I'm babbling on about my magic cards...
    Oh beautiful mana drain.....
    Still one of the best counters ever?
    Or one of the saddest victims of magics forward progress?
    Banned in legacy? That's crap. With all the crazy cards and combos that have been played against me in legacy...I dont even play a blue legacy deck and I'd like to see it unbanned.
    But in my vintage deck, my counter suite used to be 4 force of wills and 4 mana drains. I've been slowly phasing out the drains for cheaper counters. Leaving 2 blue mana up seems harder and harder. I want to put 1 or 2 back in because I miss the awesomeness.

    But is it really too slow for vintage?

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  • L

    just wondering peoples thoughts, 8 hours of brewing time, no table time
    ive been out of Vintage for quite some time. figured i'd make a deck with my free time towards christmas.
    any comments are welcome.
    the 60 card deck:
    2x Arlinn Kord
    4x Burning-Tree Emissary
    4x Collector Ouphe
    1x Craterhoof Behemoth
    1x Dryad Arbor
    4x Dryad Militant
    4x Elvish Spirit Guide
    2x Forest
    4x Ghost Quarter
    3x Mayor of Avabruck
    3x Natural Order
    3x Noble Hierarch
    3x Once Upon a Time
    4x Rattleclaw Mystic
    4x Simian Spirit Guide
    2x Stomping Ground
    1x Strip Mine
    4x Taiga
    3x Wooded Foothills
    4x Wrenn and Six

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  • N

    In case everyone missed it, there are some real vintage cards - Black Lotus, Moxen, Ancestral Recall, Sol Ring - in the current free Arena event (an "Ashiok versus Elspeth" pre-constructed deck event to promote Theros: Beyond Death). It was quite startling to open a starting hand with Ancestral, Black Lotus, and Underground Sea in the Arena client.

    I would not be surprised if they bring a Vintage Cube to Arena at some point in the next year or so, though obviously the reliance on bots would be a weakness.

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  • M

    @serracollector You raise a good point about Sower. I had been running Sower and switched to Control Magic when Dreadhorde was super popular and there were a zillion Swords to Plowshares and Lightning Bolts.

    I am not sure that card is even good to bring in against Dreadhorde now. I mostly want Control Magic/Sower to handle Hollow One so I think the switch to Sower makes sense.

    I was considering dropping Control Magic all together.

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