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Top Performing Deck Lists in the Swiss: 7PH Win-A-Mox MTGO League

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With the largest 7 point highlander event behind us, it’s time to reflect on the decks that were at the top of the swiss after the five gruelling rounds of double swiss. Most of the players in the league stuck to the same decklist over the full 10 matches with few exceptions.  Being an open decklist top 8, players were… Read More »Top Performing Deck Lists in the Swiss: 7PH Win-A-Mox MTGO League

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How to build better decks in 7 Point Highlander: Aggro-Control

In this article, we analyse a macro-archetype that is tricky to define but has been known to dominate: Aggro-Control. Reading this article should help you to build and pilot Aggro-Control decks in 7 Point Highlander, and identify and defeat opposing Aggro-Control decks.  In 7 Point Highlander, Aggro-Control decks tend to appear under the Good-Stuff Control or Value Midrange archetypes, and… Read More »How to build better decks in 7 Point Highlander: Aggro-Control

How to Win a Tournament in 7 Point Highlander

In this article I will go through the things you can do and the mindset you can adopt to maximise your odds of winning a tournament. This article is intended for intermediate competitive players entering 20-100 person events.  An introduction to better play Getting started on beating the skill ‘plateau’ I find that a lot of established players plateau. They learn the format, get… Read More »How to Win a Tournament in 7 Point Highlander

Deck Primer: RUG Sprowess in Highlander

Welcome to a deck primer on RUG Sprowess in 7 Point Highlander! In this article we will take a deep dive into RUG Sprowess, which is a representative of the Tempo Strategy in Highlander. You’ll notice a unique fusion of elements from multiple Highlander Archetypes, including Protect the Queen and a blend of principles from Burn and Theme Combo. “Squires… Read More »Deck Primer: RUG Sprowess in Highlander

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How to build better decks in 7 Point Highlander: Lava Spike or Burn

The Lava Spike deck aims to win by hitting the opponent with enough one-off sources of direct damage, also known as “burn”. It is very aggressive, consistent, and clear in its game plan. The Lava Spike deck would be fair (in the sense of being interactive instead of a degenerate combo deck) but for the fact that direct damage can be hard… Read More »How to build better decks in 7 Point Highlander: Lava Spike or Burn

How to build better decks in 7 Point Highlander: The Rock and Junk

The Rock is a deck that emphasises curving out midsized creatures and progressively gaining advantage on the battlefield. It plays a very fair game and balances aggression with wide-ranging interaction. One variant of the Rock is called Junk (it’s just a bit smaller and faster). After reading this article, you should have a better handle on building and beating Rock… Read More »How to build better decks in 7 Point Highlander: The Rock and Junk