Dark Design

Saturday, 14 July 2012

A Battle Of Wits, Battle of Wits

So this is an open invitation to join our left field competition to create the best Battle of Wits deck...

As you can see the ultimate end game is to cast Battle of Wits... oh and stay alive long enough to win.

You may use any cards in standard, in any colour, you can run as many alternative wins as possible, but you must have Battle of Wits as a theme i.e. your deck will have to have more than 200 cards in it...

So get tinkering we'll post the best ones here...

Oh the Prize? Well that's easy... The winner gets The entire city of Paris to do with as they please... You can run amok on the Champs elysees, have sex with the Eiffel Tower, (apparently this happens a lot?!) or simply tear the place down and start again....

Thursday, 12 July 2012

Red (and you're dead) By Peter Rodway

 Hello Meta Heads... We haven't had a new deck for a while so it is with great pleasure and some gusto that I proudly present our latest offering it's from Old Bones Pete Rodway... (who is probably most famous for making the Pink Panther cry during a feature match at GP Brighton)

Anyway it's called

Red (and you're dead)

You will need...

4 Goblin Arsonist
4 Goblin Chieftain
4 Goblin Fireslinger
4 Goblin Wardriver
4 Spikeshot Elder

Legendary Creatures
3 Krenko, Mob Boss

4 Goblin Grenade
4 Krenko's Command
4 Pillar of Flame


Basic Lands
17 Mountain

4 Hellion Crucible

 So Goblins has been nearly a good deck...on the fringes for this whole standard in my opinion. This version and the old Kuldotha Red version.

 It has now been given some new legs by the addition of Krenko and potentially also flunkies although I chose not to include them

 Chieftan giving Krenko's tokens haste makes for an absolute beating and any deck without removal arriving on time will die to the combination of the two cards in short order.

Back that up with some burn, especially Goblin grenade
and you are on for some very fast starts,
 Might want to consider Hellion Crucible or Shrine of Burning Rage for longer more drawn out games or against control (I've whacked em in main deck Pete!)

(What I love about this deck and I love this deck! is the Spikeshot Elder / Ring double act... Those two cards together can operate as your removal, your attack and even your finisher and a threat that your opponents will have to deal with ASAP...)

New science stuff! I am now able to upload content to this most wonderous of blogs using only the power of my mind!

See!  awesome right? So today's thought!

Thank you wizards for reprinting Hamlet Back Goliath

If ever there was an over  powered underplayed stupid big beastie then this was it!

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

The Retun of Dual lands?

So here's a thought....

There are a few cards in the M13 core set that have random find a swamp or a forest or an island mechanic... Surely these should say "find a basic land?"

Which suggests they are going to be bringing back the Ravicna  dual land...

It's speculation but we predicted the return of the Swords and the Towers in Mirrodin Beseiged...

You'll note Liliana's first ability seems a little underwhelming at first...

So we are sayimg it... We at Adventures in The Meta are Predicting the return of Dual lands or shock lands...

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

M 13 pre release

So we're trying something new this time round... A video log of our pack cracking and chatting about the new M13 Core set...