Horde of Notions #61 – Modern Optimus Primer


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This week, in preparation for GP Toronto and the upcoming PTQ season, HON tackles the archetypes in the Modern format.  Chris, Adena, Will, and Travis discuss what the best decks are, how they win, how to play them, and what to do to beat them. We also spend some time speculating about cards and decks that could come out of nowhere to surprise the meta.  Among the archetypes discussed:  Jund, Affinity, Storm, Tron, Eggs, and Infect.


Kibler’s GW Hate Bears:
2 Aven Mindcensor
2 Baneslayer Angel
4 Birds of Paradise
1 Gaddock Teeg
2 Linvala, Keeper of Silence
4 Loxodon Smiter
4 Noble Hierarch
3 Qasali Pridemage
2 Thalia, Guardian of Thraben
4 Wilt-Leaf Liege


1 Dismember
4 Lingering Souls
4 Path to Exile


3 Forest
3 Gavony Township
1 Godless Shrine
2 Horizon Canopy
1 Misty Rainforest
1 Overgrown Tomb
1 Plains
4 Razorverge Thicket
2 Stirring Wildwood
1 Temple Garden
4 Verdant Catacombs


3 Chalice of the Void
2 Creeping Corrosion
2 Dismember
2 Relic of Progenitus
1 Rest in Peace
2 Rule of Law
3 Stony Silence



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Blue Stacks:  http://bluestacks.com/

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Your Hosts: Chris, Will, Travis, and Adena
Show’s Email: hosts@hordeofnotions.com
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Show’s website: http://www.hordeofnotions.com/