SSC Scars of Mirrodin Draft

Another Friday night of MTG addiction!

MTG Draft Showdown!

MTG Draft Showdown!

I joined the SSC draft on the last minute. I was still waiting for FNM pairings for the last round when they called to inform me that they are about to start. I was torn between playing standard and draft, not to mention that my standing that night was 2-1 (using the updated Mono-white Quest) so I still have chance to bring home some packs come fourth round. But they insisted, so I obliged. Lol.

Here’s the decklist that got me nowhere:
[deck]
[Lands]9 Swamps
7 Plains[/Lands]

[Creatures]
1 Vector Asp
1 Painsmith
1 Plague Stinger
1 Blistergrub
3 Moriok Reaver
1 Contagious Nim
1 Kembas Skyguard
1 Loxodon Wayfarer
1 Snapsail Glider
1 Rust Tick
1 Hand of the Praetors
1 Golem Artisan
1 Corrupted Harvester
[/Creatures]

[Spells]
1 Grasp of Darkness
1 Soul Parry
1 Revoke Existence
1 Fulgent Distraction
1 Arrest
1 Barbed Battlegear
2 Grafted Exoskeleton
1 Argentum Armor
[/Spells][/deck]

πŸ™

Got only one pack for bye. Haha.

Recap of my RARES:
Hand of the Praetors
Argentum Armor
Ezuri, Renegade Leader
Ezuri’s Brigade

Leonin Arbiter was supposed to be mine because it’s the rare card on my first pack but I did not pick it first. Won’t do me any good. Hehe. πŸ™‚

I enjoyed playing draft with SSC and I know everyone did judging from their laughter. HAHA. Sup and AP’s rematch was an epic! I’m so excited to see their victory shot! Our world suddenly stopped, errr, just revolved around those two during the last round.

First Deck With Scars of Mirrodin Pieces

I waved goodbye to my Soul Sisters and said hello to Monowhite Quest.

[deck title=Mono-white Quest]

[Lands]4 Arid Mesa
4 Marsh Flats
12 Plains[/Lands]

[Creatures]4 Glint Hawk
4 Kitesail Apprentice
4 Kor Outfitter
4 Kor Skyfisher
4 Memnite
4 Ornithopther
3 Stoneforge Mystic[/Creatures]

[Spells]4 Quest for the Holy Relic
3 Adventuring Gear
2 Argentum Armor
3 Journey to Nowhere
1 Mox Opal
1 Sword of Body and Mind
[/Spells]

[Sideboards]
3 Celestial Purge
3 Dispense Justice
3 Kor Firewalker
3 Luminarch Ascension
3 Revoke Existence[/Sideboards]

[/deck]

Had 3-round FNM with Sesame Street Conspirators at Seattle’s Best Coffee, Megamall right after shopping. Finished 1-2:

Eldrazi Ramp: 0 – 2

Monowhite Quest (Mirror): 0 – 2

Red Deck Wins: 2 – 0

My boyfriend and I made changes during the weekend and we play-tested it numerous times. New deck list to follow. πŸ™‚

Scars of Mirrodin Booster Box

Finally we’ve got our pre-ordered Scars of Mirrodin booster box!
I’m so excited to open it!

Scars of Mirrodin Booster Box

Yay! SoM booster box!

SoM Booster Box

I wonder what's inside...

UPDATE:
No planeswalkers. πŸ™

List of Rares:
[cardlist]
Skithyrix, the Blight Dragon
Spiked Elder
Etched Champion
2 Grindclock
Semblance Anvil
Vensers Journal
Kuldotha Forgemaster
Painful Quadry
Platinum Emperion
Darkslick Shores
Copperline Gorge
Contagion Engine
Indomitable Archangel
Necrotic Ooze
Grand Architect
Argent Sphinx
Dissipation Field
Quicksilver Gargantuan
Ezuris Brigade
Ezuri, Renegade Leader
Engulfing Slagwurm
Tunnel Ignus
Cerebral Eruption
Kuldotha Phoenix
Kemba, Kha Regent
Prototype Portal[/cardlist]

Memoricide is foil. πŸ™‚
And got only 2 Memnite!

Scars of Mirrodin Pre-release

My boyfriend and I managed to register on time for the afternoon flight in the first day of Scars of MirrodinPre-release. We had our lunch first and head to our assigned seats. Flight E seemed to have issues with players since few just dropped and we didn’t have enough head count. As a result, we waited for two more players from the other pod. There came the die roll with “pass two to the right” result. I reluctantly passed mine. Though I didn’t have any chased or money rares there, I was able to build a decent deck in my mind. Tic-tac-tic-tac and the two players who just joined in were still filling up their card checklist. Their cards were supposed to be passed to my boyfriend and me. Finally we got hold of them! Guess what… the judge just called out loud to declare “last 15 minutes for deckbuilding”! I wasn’t even done checkingΒ  the new cards that I’ve got! And when my boyfriend said that there should be additional time for us two, the judge said that it has been considered already! Oh well, I guess I really have to play the first few cards that caught my attention while browsing.

Scars of Mirrodin PR

Time's up!

I told my boyfriend how disappointed I was with my new card pool and the deck that I’ve made. I was still 0-2 after two rounds. I was tempted to drop the game but we then decided to play with our decks until we finish the four rounds. Good enough, I won the last two rounds. 2-2 standing is really a so-so performance!

Here’s the deck that I played with. Pfffft! Not impressive!
[deck title=SoM PR Deck]
[Lands]
8 Islands
8 Swamps[/Lands]

[Creatures]1 Argent Sphinx
2 Bleak Coven Vampires
1 Blistergrub
2 Corpse Cur
1 Corrupted Harvester
1 Darkslick Drake
1 Ichorclaw Myr
1 Leaden Myr
1 Painsmith
1 Scrapdiver Serpent
1 Precursor Golem
1 Thrumming Bird
1 Vector Asp[/Creatures]

[Spells]1 Accorders Shield
1 Bladed Pinion
1 Golem Foundry
1 Grasp of Darkness
1 Ratchet Bomb
1 Relic Putrescence
1 Tainted Strike
1 Tumble Magnet
1 Volition Reins
[/Spells]

[/deck]
I still got two booster packs! The last one has [card]Ratchet Bomb[/card] and [card]Hand of the Praetors[/card] foil!

Though I did not get any planeswalker, I was still happy at the end of the day! We had a great time with the PAPETS (Sesame Street Conspirators) and it was also our 37th monthsary. The two of us had our own loving moments past midnight!

SSC at SoM Afterparty

SSC SoM Afterparty @ Muchos