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I noticed there wasn't a thread about this (or if there was, it's long dead.)

Discuss MtG and MtG accessories here, Planeswalkers.
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I signed up for the Great Designer Search 3! Going to round off my big trip by landing a job at Wizards, clearly. B)

Haven't actually gotten to play in a while since I've been on the road. I did go to the Amonkhet prerelease when I was in Glasgow, but did terribly. We'll speak no more of that. I haven't had the chance to do any since then; I've always been somewhere where tournaments aren't, and I obviously can't really play any kind of constructed...
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I'm primarily an EDH player and that one tryhard in my playgroup. When someone wants a casual Friday game, I'm the one who forks Warp World while everyone else brings tribal, hah hah. But yes, I've only gotten into Magic about seven-eight months ago, and it's been a real blast learning the little nuances of the mechanics, and the local community has been very supporting with new members. I might poke my toe in Modern, but I don't plan on jump starting my tournament career so to speak.
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I signed up for the Great Designer Search 3! Going to round off my big trip by landing a job at Wizards, clearly. B)
How's this gone? :O it sounds really cool!

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I'm primarily an EDH player and that one tryhard in my playgroup. When someone wants a casual Friday game, I'm the one who forks Warp World while everyone else brings tribal, hah hah. But yes, I've only gotten into Magic about seven-eight months ago, and it's been a real blast learning the little nuances of the mechanics, and the local community has been very supporting with new members. I might poke my toe in Modern, but I don't plan on jump starting my tournament career so to speak.
What do you recommend to someone who wants to start in EDH?
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Ambiguous as of yet. I at least tried to sign up, but their system doesn't send confirmation e-mails, so... hopefully I'm in? The actual challenge doesn't start until January 16th. And I definitely need to spend more effort preparing, fffff

There's more info here if you're interested. Once they get to the public challenge parts I think you'll find it a lot of fun to follow along if you're into game design at all; the judging material from the previous two is still great reading.
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What do you recommend to someone who wants to start in EDH?
Can't go wrong by starting with a Commander product; find a structure deck that catches your fancy, beef it up with however much money you want to pour into it, and have a playgroup ready. EDH is not best played 1 v 1, its best experienced with 4 or more people, as without a playgroup you miss out on all the politics behind the game, which is half the fun lol

And this site is a great resource: https://edhrec.com/commanders
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I heard that event decks are coming back? I haven't played in a while, but this seems like a good place to jump back in.
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I heard that event decks are coming back? I haven't played in a while, but this seems like a good place to jump back in. ss
A product from Commander 2017 for example has 100 cards in it ready to be played, while event decks only have 60 unless you wanna buy a ton of singles. They're the best way to jump in commander in my opinion.

The best way tip that I was given when I started with commander is pick a deck you like, and stick with it, otherwise you'll end up with a dozen unfinished decks, haha.

I believe there's a program called Forge that can simulate commander games with your own custom deck, if you wanna get a feel for what kind of deck you would like.
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Oh, I didn't mean for Commander, just in general.
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Oh, I didn't mean for Commander, just in general.
My bad, lol. Duel decks are pretty good, because they have a ton of staples. The Jhiora one for example can actually be a pretty fierce Izzet deck if you add a few extra cards like Lightning Bolt and Counterspell
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