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  • 10,218
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    Matthew returns with an in depth look at the spoiler for Kaladesh, and the way the limited format will play out. This article takes a numerical deep dive into the stats of the creatures in the format, as well as the removal, and then compares those numbers with trends from Magic's history.
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    Matthew takes a deep dive into the spoiler for Battle for Zendikar. Prepare for the prerelease and week one of BFZ Limited with this in depth primer.
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    Matthew comes back for a detailed analysis of Magic Origins in preparation for the prerelease. He analyzes the creature stats and also looks at the removal in order to give you an advantage in the early days of the format.
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    Matthew takes a step back from current limited formats and digs deep back into Magic's history to explore the changes in removal over the past 15 years. He catalogues every removal spell from Invasion to Dragons of Tarkir, and then breaks down the numbers.
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    In another installment of Ars Arcanum, Matthew takes a look at the Dragons of Tarkir draft format. He'll look at the speed of the format, the popularity of various archetypes, and also their win rates. He also discusses his choice for the best deck in the format.
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    In another installment of Ars Arcanum, the MTGO numbers-based limited series, Matthew does some number crunching about the creatures in Dragons of Tarkir. He talks about how the pace of the format will be affected by those creatures, and the sorts of strategies that will likely be strong in the coming format.
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    Matthew watches over 1000 matches of FKK draft, and brings you the numbers. In this mathematical survey, he takes a look a the results of several drafts over the first week of the format, and crunches the numbers to give you an idea of how the draft metagame is developing.
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    Matthew goes deep into the Fate Reforged spoiler. He talks about how the new set will affect the draft format. He touches on the speed of FRF, the power of the cards, and potential new archetypes. He also talks about the prerelease and what strategies will best perform there.
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    In this installment, Matthew digs deep into Khans of Tarkir limited. He talks about the clans, and which ones performed the best. He also talks about the speed of the format, and whether or not 5 Color is the best deck.
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    Matthew goes back into Spoiler Analysis mode with Khans of Tarkir. He digs deep into the numbers, and explains what those numbers mean for the Khans of Tarkir limited format.
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    In this installment of Ars Arcanum, Matthew does a deep dive on Vintage Masters draft. He covers the speed of the format, as well as the best decks. He talks about Storm, Cycling, Madness, and other powerful decks, and gives advice on how to draft them to win as much as possible.
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    Matthew brings another statistical deep dive to the JBT draft format. He gathers data from hundreds of matches on MTGO, and then crunches the numbers, analyzes the data, and presents it in understandable formats. Come find out the keys to the draft format, including the formats speed, and the popularity of the various draft decks. He also breaks down the best decks in the format, and explains what makes them tick.
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    Matthew brings his number-oriented analysis to bear on the Journey into Nyx spoiler. He'll talk about how the format is likely to change as a result of the inclusion of a pack of Journey into Nyx. He'll look at the speed of the format, as well as which archetypes will improve or decline with the release of the set.
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    Matthew dives into Born of the Gods with a deep dive into BTT draft. He looks at hundreds of matches from the draft format, and looks at what is successful, and how players can maximize their win rate in the new format. He analyzes the speed of the format as well as the top performing decks, as well as the affect of drafting with the BNG pack first.
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    Matthew is back with a deep dive in to the spoiler of Born of the Gods. He talks about the best strategies, how to evaluate Tribute and Inspired, and gives suggestions about what colors to choose for the prerelease. Check it out!
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    In this installment, Matthew does a deep statistical analysis of Theros draft. He takes a look at the speed of the format, and digs deep into three of the best decks in the format. He also debuts a new kind of chart that helps dig deep into what makes a format tick.
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    Prepare for the coming release of Return to Ravnica by taking a trip back in time through the original Ravnica block in this installment of Ars Arcanum. Matthew will take a look at the best guilds and three-color combinations in the format, as well as the ways to take advantage of the format's structure. He'll also do a limited analysis of the Return to Ravnica mechanics for each guild.
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    Matthew digs into the Theros spoiler analysis. Will the format be fast or slow? How good are Bestow and Monstrous? What strategies will be early leaders in the format? How does Scry affect things? Matthew answers these questions and more.
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    Matthew takes a break from the stats and talks about his experience at the MTGO Community Cup.
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    In this installment, Matthew takes a look at M14. He talks about the speed of the format, as well as the strength of the two-color combinations. How good is the sliver deck? What about the lifegain deck, the sacrifice deck, or the enchantment deck? What is the best performer in the format? What about auras like Mark of the Vampire? Matthew answers these questions and more in the article.
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    Matthew is back with his long overdue RTR block overview. He looks at the speed of the format, as well as the strongest decks. What is the "secret" to drafting RTR block? How much better are the primordials? How high should you take the cluestones? Did Dimir continue to be any good? The answers to all these questions and more are in the article.
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    Oraymw takes a break from general strategy in order to examine the RoE limited environment, including his pick for the best archetype in the format.
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    Matthew comes back to analyzing full RTR block draft. He looks at the numbers for when we put all three sets together, and then dives deep into each of the three color combinations. This analysis will give you a blueprint of what directions to explore early on in the format, and how the guilds will interact together.
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    The Dragon's Maze spoiler is up, and the prerelease is only a few days away. Matthew dives into the data in order to give you an idea of what the format will look like, how fast it will be, what strategies will be optimal, which guilds will be the strongest, and how to make your choice for a guild for the prerelease.
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    Gatecrash has been released for a while now, and the metagame as been evolving. In this installment, Matthew digs back into Gatecrash, with another detailed analysis. He looks at how the format has changed, how the power of decks have changed as a result of metagame shifts, and how players can adapt to the new environment. Also, he talks about skill in Gatecrash, and why he thinks it is one of the most skill intensive draft formats in recent history. All of this and more!
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