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Been playing vintage on and off since 2002.

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Join us here at The Bearded Dragon for our monthly Vintage Showdown! Keep an eye out for our weekly Vintage events.

In honor of Black Friday Weekend will be be running CRAZY deals, including on our Eternal Staples (even high end foils & power).

The Bearded Dragon Games
123 Claremont Rd, Bernardsville, NJ 07924
http://thebeardeddragongames.crystalcommerce.com

Time - 12:00 PM
Date - November 26th
Format - Vintage Constructed (15 Proxy Cards Allowed)
Tournament Structure - Swiss Rounds + a Cut to Top 8
Entry Fee - $30 (Prereg & Save $5!)

Prize Structure -
(Guarenteed at 32+ Players)
1st place: $400 SC
2nd place: $200 SC
3rd-4th: $100 SC
5th-8th: $50 SC

The Bearded Dragon always has a majority of magic singles in stock, always beautiful & clean, staff is friendly, and any store credit won can be used for future tournament entry!

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There is nothing to shutter a 4 lotus petal from doing its thing besides null rod. It can't be misstepped and shop decks only have 1 chalice.

I agree lotus petal would just supercharge outcome decks.

Lotus petal would also be strong in storm because it combos well with cabal ritual, dark petition, yawgmoth's will.

Petal would also be sweet in mono blue and turn 1 belcher decks.

There is no "healthy" deck benefiting from 4 lotus petal and even if its not absurd right after unrestriction your essentially just creating a timebomb that has to be dealt with in the future.

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ToyWiz had 12 people turn out for the first Vintage event. Very happy with the turnout and we hope to grow it in the future.

I wanted to make this post because I split the finals and have been played the same deck twice. I split the event at the Bearded Dragon a while backs so I figure I would throw the list out there.

It was twelve people so we did not do decklists. 100% of the cash went back to the players so it was still a pretty sweet tournament.

I split the finals with someone playing close toJoe's UWR Mentor list. I was playing UR delver/pyro. We built it because of card availbility out of Joe's collection but it ended up being the stone nuts.

Joe Brennan and I copied the list from Miss-Clique's Magic Online and made a couple changes. I can't explain why the deck is doing well but I believe its because
it has pretty good game against workshops and mentor decks. Even though I beat Eldrazi twice over two weeks I find that it has a poor eldrazi, paradoxical outcome, and oath matchups.

SUDDEN SHOCK WAS AMAZING across both events. Played mentor, eldrazi, dredge, nahiri/jace planeswalker control. Two weeks ago I played bloodmoon control, dredge, eldrazi twice, UWR mentor, paradoxical outcome,

4 Delver of Secrets
4 Young Pyromancer

4 Force of Will
4 Mental Misstep
1 Pyroblast

2 Null Rod

4 Lightning Bolt
1 Sudden Shock

4 Preordain
4 Gitaxian Probe
3 Gush
1 Brainstorm
1 Ponder
1 Ancestral Recall
1 Time Walk
1 Treasure Cruise
1 Dig Through Time

4 Scalding Tarn
4 Polluted Delta
4 Volcanic Island
1 Misty Rainforest
1 Island
1 Strip Mine
1 Black Lotus
1 Mox Sapphire
1 Mox Ruby

/Sideboard
4 Grafdigger's Cage
3 Ingot Chewer
1 Mountain
1 Relic of Progenitus
1 Null Rod
1 Sudden Shock
1 Hurkyl's Recall
1 Mindbreak Trap
1 Sulfur Elemental
1 Pyroblast

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I am here.

I joined TMD in 2002? As TheMethod

I haven't consistently posted on TMD for over a decade but I do read the forums like once a month.