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VMA Draft – Living the Dream

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What do you do if you first-pick a tundra?

Do what Magic judge turned meme Jeph Foster did. Take goblins all day and live the dream.

Not only did Jeph already win by opening a Mana Drain and a Tundra in his Vintage Masters draft, he got passed gobbos. Lots of gobbos.

Is it as good as U/G Madness? Surveys have shown, no. But this deck looks fun as balls to play. Should have wedge in that Scabland so he has a way to play Armageddon? Probably not. Should Solar Blast make an appearance? Probably. Probably that Giant Strength as well. Still, the deck is saucy and he even has a Rorix Bladewing because, why not?

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Any of you living the dream in VMA draft?

Jason Alt

Jason Alt is a value trader and writer. He is Quiet Speculation's self-appointed web content archivist and co-captain of the interdepartmental dodgeball team. He enjoys craft microbrews and doing things ironically. You may have seen him at magic events; he wears black t-shirts and has a beard and a backpack so he's pretty easy to spot. You can hear him as co-host on the Brainstorm Brewery podcast or catch his articles on Gatheringmagic.com. He is also the Community Manager at BrainstormBrewery.com and writes the odd article there, too. Follow him on Twitter @JasonEAlt unless you don't like having your mind blown.

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  1. It was an expensive journey, figuring out the format, but I’m at the point where I’m splitting the finals of 8-4s almost every time I draft. My previous draft was not so good for me in terms of play – I lost in Round 2. This was mitigated by opening Mox Ruby!

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