Card Knock Life #110 – GP Hartford, Dominaria, and Arena

This week, Corey and Darrel take a look at the GP Hartford results and what impact they have on Modern.  We’ll also discuss our first impressions of MTG Arena and wrap up our discussion on[…]

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OVERCOME: Dealing with Fatigue, Adversity, and Exhaustion

No deck tech. No metagame analysis. No spicy tech. No puns. I want to write about something a little different than what you might typically read on Card Knock Life. I’ve been going through a[…]

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Deck Spotlight: Esper Midrange/Control

To say that I was stressing out about my deck choice for SCG Milwaukee would have been an understatement.  I pre-registered for the event a few weeks earlier when I felt strongly about the Big[…]

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(Modern) Primer: Counters Company

My name is Koen Mommersteeg and I am a modern player from the Netherlands and proud member of ‘Goblin Bowling Team’.  I am also one of the moderators on the Facebook Creature Toolbox Community.  Today,[…]

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Card Knock Life #109 – SCG Milwaukee, Esper Control, and GP Seattle

This week, Corey and Darrel take a look at the results from the SCG Modern Open and Classic in Milwaukee, Corey recaps his experience piloting Esper Control at the event to a 9th place finish,[…]

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Card Knock Life #108 – Seattle, Dominaria, and the Modern Meta

This week, Corey and Darrel take a look at where the Modern metagame stands after last weekend’s onslaught of Humans and Hollow One.  We’ll also check out some new Dominaria spoilers and discuss where to[…]

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Card Knock Life #107 – Brawl, Dominaria and Its Promos, SCG Cincy

This week, Corey and Darrel take a look at the wealth of promos that Dominaria brings with it. Also, we’ll also daydream about Brawl, a very exciting new ‘Standard-legal’ Highlander format. Catch us live on[…]

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CKL Plays (Modern) Esper Taxes

This time, on CKL Plays, Corey tests out an Esper Death and Taxes deck.  This deck, piloted by Bennet Bartlett, was played to a 10th place finish at the Modern Classic on March 11th.  Due[…]

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Card Knock Life #106 – GP PHX and Dominaria Eternal Playables Part 1

This week, Corey and Darrel review the results of the Modern GP in Phoenix and then begin to discuss the most likely eternal-playbles in Dominaria. Catch us live on Twitch at 5:00 CST every Monday:[…]

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Card Knock Life #105 – Dominaria Leak and Attacking the Modern Meta

This week, Corey and Darrel discuss a bit of the leaked Dominaria release notes without spoiling too many cards (for those interested in maintaining the surprise) and take a look at the state of Modern[…]

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