With a new set of starter cards, I’ve updated the lists in a new article with the most up-to-date card pool available for new players!
If you couldn’t tell from previous articles I’ve written, I love singleton formats. I also love brewing new decks. Recently, a new format came to my attention that helps scratch both that singleton itch and my love of brewing decks in a new environment: Gladiator.
Gladiator is a brand new competitive singleton format that uses every card available on Magic the Gathering: Arena – that means standard and historic cards.
However, getting started in any new format can be difficult, especially when you can’t easily just buy the cards you want. Being a new format, it also means that there is no settled “meta” yet. If you’re dealing with limited resources spending your wild cards (especially those rare and mythics) can feel like a big step.
Thankfully, the new player experience provides quite a wealth of cards to starting players. In this article we’ll be looking at five Gladiator decklists that you can build from that free pool without ever spending a wild card.[Read more…]