First off, I must say that our baby is doing well (See here if you don’t know what I’m talking about). She’s been out of the hospital for about 6 weeks, but with her feeding schedule and my increased responsibilities at work have curtailed my ability to write recently. But there’s a little wiggle room and I wish to bring both this blog and mtgcolorpie.com back. And we’re going to start off (semi)-easy here.
With every set I take a look at the new Legendary creatures and decide if I want to include any of them into my gauntlet of decks. I take some decks out and I add some in depending on what they do and if I like them, but I try and have a healthy collection of decks that I can play at any time. I’m a Johnny, I love to build decks. I need to keep a list of decks I have/want to create so I don’t go overboard. Maybe I still do. Now that Conspiracy’s five Legendary Creatures have been previewed, it’s time to update my collection. And here’s my current lineup:
See that 2:30 am time stamp? That wasn’t because I was just hanging out at night for fun.
Here’s how to read the photo:
- Since BNG – Decks that have been updated through Born of the Gods
- Since Theros – Decks that have been updated through Theros
- Older than Theros – Decks that haven’t been updated with Theros cards
- Unbuilt – Decks that are obviously unbuilt
- Decommission – Old decks that I’m taking apart
Since our baby was born in late November I obviously haven’t been as focused into Commander. I need to update or build all of these decks. And this is where I would like some input from you.
What deck should I update first?
This is where it concerns you. If I have the deck built, I’ll update it through Conspiracy and walk through the steps of what I did and what choices I made. It’ll give you a little insight into some deckbuilding which I know that a portion of you readers like. Plus, it’ll be content, and I know that would be good for us all.
If you want some more information, here is a page from my spreadsheet documenting my quick thoughts for each deck (click for full size):
So vote and let me know what you think. I need to put the 3:00 am feedings to good use; I’ll ease back into the writing.