Daily Archives: April 22, 2011

Ertai’s Trickery: The Bloodsuckers’ Ball (Part 1 of 3)

Welcome to a special edition of the occasional deck-tinkering column, Ertai’s Trickery. Ordinarily I post these on my main home, the precon review site ErtaisLament.com, but to help get the word out for this exciting new venture, Red Site Wins, I wanted to host this here instead. For those unfamiliar, in the Trickery series we take two or more preconstructed decks that share a theme and use them as component parts to build one improved version of the deck. All along the way we discuss the cards we like, why others are cut, and every step in the process. Readers of the Lament might recall that our inaugural feature saw us combine the Tezzeret Duel Deck,┬áPlanechase’s Metallic Dreams, and Archenemy’s Assemble the Doomsday Machine into the “Mad Machinist’s Mash-up.” Today, we’ll be taking a trio of intro decks from today’s Standard environment, and crafting “The Bloodsucker’s Ball.”

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