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How to play MTG Better Part 1 - Play Cards as Late as Possible
 
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Here's the first part in my series on how to play MTG better. Every wonder why the same people keep winning at your Friday Night Magic tournaments? It's not always because of their deck. If you keep making slight play changes, they compound together to greatly improve your chance of winning.
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The Weirdest MTG Cards Ever Printed - Part 5
 
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It's time to bring back the weird! Here's a couple more MTG cards that are unusual for various different reasons. Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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Tales From My Old LGS From Hell - Part 5
 
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Back by popular demand, it's time for more stories about my old LGS from hell. This one's a little different than the others in this series but just as completely insane. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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MTG Mistakes Part 3 - Using Trample Correctly
 
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The rules relating to Trample are complicated but very logical. Unfortunately, they aren't too commonly known so here are all the examples I could find of the ways trample damage is handled in a way that not everyone knows about. Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 8
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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What Happens When You Exceed 2,147,483,647 Life in MTG Arena?
 
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If you're a programmer you probably already suspect what will happen. It's official. We seriously broke MTG Arena by rolling the life total over the limit for a signed (aka negative/positive) 32-bit integer. Join professional doctorate of screwing with Arena, Cindershadow, and me on this adventure that ends in a very unexpected way. CinderShadow's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXusF1xBtRpfPTExghua2Yg Song: Bellissimo by Doug Maxwell Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
Views: 85447 DesolatorMagic
Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 19
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 3
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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MTG Mistakes Part 4 - Treating Tokens Incorrectly
 
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Time for part 4 where we hopefully address the unfair discrimination and needless sacrificing of tokens during play. Tokens are creatures too, people. Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 21
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
Views: 12594 DesolatorMagic
MTG Mistakes Part 13 - Special Blocking Assignments Rules
 
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You would think blocking is simple but that's why you're wrong. It's not as simple and mundane as it seems. There are some strange scenarios that you've probably been treating incorrectly or failing to take advantage of. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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We Teach Nala The Dog to Be The Best MTG Player Ever!
 
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I've trained many new Magic the Gathering players but now it's time for the biggest challenge yet. We're teaching Nala the golden retriever to be a top level MTG player. Unfortunately she wants to take a couple shortcuts. P.S. I FOUND MY CAMERA! It's a miracle! Songs: "Comfort Meets Threat" and "Ooberdotsong" both by Noggin Toboggan Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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WOTC Finally Allegedly Replaces MTG's Awful Curling Card Paper
 
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That's right, everyone. It only took over 2 years but Wizards of the Coast's head of Production just announced that as of the latest wave of War of the Spark restocks and certainly M20, they're testing a new, more rigid paper for the cards. Hopefully this is the end of them curling into unplayability within minutes. The D&D books are probably still falling apart though. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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War of the Spark Spoilers - Part 7- Let's Get Weird!
 
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Time for more epic spoilers! This batch seems to be showing off some very significant commons with particular uses. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
Views: 12190 DesolatorMagic
Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 20
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 1
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
Views: 28068 DesolatorMagic
Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 54
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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MTG Mistakes 44 - Needlessly Playing Late Game Lands
 
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This is an incredibly common mistake that I see people constantly make. On the flip side, it's a mark of an extremely talented player when the acknowledge the tactical and mathematical advantage and play this one correctly. Which side do you want to be on? Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
Views: 6633 DesolatorMagic
The Greatest Match of MTG Singleton Ever - Petition Deez Nuts
 
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Did you hear about the Danny Trejo vs Day[9] Singleton special event in MTG Arena? Well, Petitions + Rats made it devolve into a real treat in some cases because WOTC refuses to ban these 2 cards from the format for an unknown reason. But what happens when the unthinkable occurs? This footage was taken from a live stream and I was talking to the chat btw. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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Tales From My Old LGS From Hell - Part 6
 
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I didn't want to do it but hey, you asked for it. It's time for more stories from my former LGS aka the LGS From Hell aka the worst LGS on the planet. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
Views: 29768 DesolatorMagic
Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 55
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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MTG Mistakes Part 26 - Stop Treating All Beneficial Mechanics Equally When Building A Deck
 
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This is HUUUUUUGE. People make this mistake after playing for 10+ years. In the conceptional phase of designing a deck, this is the #1 most important way to quickly determine if your deck is or isn't going to work and how powerful it is compared to another deck or another idea. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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War of the Spark Top 10 Most valuable Cards
 
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The prices have shaken up quite a bit and some of the new top prices are insane! Get ready for a roller coaster of crazy high values not commonly seen in Standard. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 27
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
Views: 12034 DesolatorMagic
Modern Horizons Spoilers - Part 7 - The Sword!
 
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Time for the shortest spoiler vid so far. Here's the amazing single spoiler scheduled for today by WOTC. At least it's mythic. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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MTG Mistakes Part 27 - Stop Telling New Players Not to Buy New Player Products
 
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I think the title pretty much says it all but since some people are stubborn and clueless, I made the video too. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 31
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 57
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
Views: 7853 DesolatorMagic
Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 101
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
Views: 4714 DesolatorMagic
Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 6
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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MTG Legends - The "Summer" Magic Printing Mistake
 
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Magic the Gathering has had some interesting stories from its 25+ year history. A lot of them get spread around as rumors at Friday Night Magic or among groups of friends that all play. This is one of those stories. It's time to cover Summer Magic - the misprinted version of Revised from 1994 that Wizards of the Coast tried to recall to destroy but failed to get all of. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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MTG Mistakes Part 12 - Stop Cloning Spells Incorrectly
 
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Cloning spells is hard, right? Wrong! Cloning spells is easy, you just suck at it. After watching this video, you can stop shying away from putting spell cloning in your decks for fear of using it incorrectly. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 95
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 90
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
Views: 5958 DesolatorMagic
War of the Spark Spoilers - Part 15 - Hey, Ugin is Back!
 
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And all it took was a leak of a prerelease kit. Too bad he's a giant disappointment...except when people use him to summon Emrakul. Then he'll be useful. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
Views: 15956 DesolatorMagic
Ravnica's Third Set Name Revealed!
 
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No, seriously, the thumbnail is a joke and they actually did reveal the name. Btw did I not just get done saying in a video that Bolas' big spell to restore diety-level power similar to before the mending would involve the use of planeswalker sparks? Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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All 7 Current MTG Arena Codes for Free Styles and More
 
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New codes to get some of the new styles for free in MTG Arena were released during the PAX Mythic Championship event live stream. Here are all of them. Full list: SuperScry (or secret alternative PremiumScry) ParallaxPotion FoilFungus (or secret alternative FoilFunk...maybe???) ShinyGoblinPirate SparkleDruid PlayRavnica PlayAllegiance STARTERSTYLES Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 43
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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Full List of All MTG Arena Promo Codes for June 2019
 
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Here's a full list of all of the promo codes that you can redeem in MTG Arena for free styles and packs. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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My Old LGS From Hell - Part 11 - Yeah, It's Back
 
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Time for more tales from my old LGS from hell. It is the worst LGS ever created. I hate it and I'll never go back. Stop asking for more of this series, ugh! Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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Kaladesh Fat Pack (Bundle) #3 - Plus How to Detect Foils in 2 Seconds Without a Scale
 
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For those of you who didn't believe me, here's absolute proof that I can tell if there is a foil inside a booster or not within 2 seconds with just my fingers. Do not try this at home unless you have as unnatural of a nervous system as me. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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Getting Even Crazier With Further Emrakul/Bolas Prediction Theories
 
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After comments from fans, further research, tons of reading, some other patterns are forming. Get ready to have your mind twice as blown as the last video! How Bolas loses this fight might just be 10x crazier than you imagined! Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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How to build a good MTG deck and why bad decks fail
 
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This is the ultimate and most general guide to how to build an MTG deck that works consistently and will actually win games. Every single player should watch this video to get a general sense for how to identify card combos that simply will not work well enough and how to determine how many of a given card to put in your deck. Make sure to share the link to this video with anyone you think it would help. As promised, here's the link to the calculator: http://stattrek.com/online-calculator/hypergeometric.aspx And here is the chart I referenced: 4/60 @ 7 = 40% 1+ 4/60 @ 15 (turn 8) = 69% 1+ 8/60 @ 7 = 65% 1+ 8/60 @ 15 (turn 8) = 91.5% 1+ 12/60 @ 7 = 81% 1+ 12/60 @ 15 (turn 8) = 98% 1+ 16/60 @ 7 = 90% 1+ 16/60 @ 15 (turn 8) = 99.5% 1+ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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My Defensive Trap Command Deck - "Don't Attack Me"
 
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That's right, a deck made exclusively from trap music. Just kidding, it's attack deterrents and fun control cards. This is finally a quick overview of the basic points and main mechanic of my very own commander deck. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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What Exactly is MTG's Planechase Format?
 
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Here's all the information you need to know about Planechase and how it play it. Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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April 2019 Card Price Spikes - You Might Have Some Money!
 
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Some cards have just gone way up in value and you might have some in your trade binder. Here's the last few weeks' Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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DISCONTINUED: Modern Masters & Eternal Masters + WOTC Explains Why Iconic Failed
 
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Kiss Modern Masters and Eternal Masters goodbye because Wizards of the Coast just discontinued them. It's not as bad as it seems though because they're replacing it with what they think is a superior product. Also, what does Wizards think went wrong with Iconic Masters? The answer will shock/disappoint/scare you. Get an awesome Discover credit card: https://refer.discover.com/s/wjslb (sponsored/referral link) Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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MTG Mistakes 43 - Properly Using Spells With X in the Cost
 
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It's finally time for another MTG Mistakes video! This one is all about X on a card's cost and how to deal with it in various different circumstances. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Follow me on Twitter for awesome decklist updates, tips, sneak peeks of upcoming videos, etc: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
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Overlooked But Awesome MTG Cards - Part 94
 
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Some Magic the Gathering cards remain under the radar for one reason or another but are shocking, amazing, powerful, or just plain weird. This is just one of those such cards. Support me on Patreon for mad rewards: https://www.patreon.com/desolatormagic Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesMagicYT Get epic Desolator Magic shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/desolator-magic
Views: 4890 DesolatorMagic
MTG Mistakes Part 1 - Testing Your Deck Incorrectly
 
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Here's part one in my series of videos outlining the most common mistakes people make while playing MTG. This one covers improperly testing your deck to make improvements and geting it refined to perfection. Twitter: https://twitter.com/DesolatorMagic
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