Category Archives: Decklists

Contains decklists.

Dream On

Hello friends!  While living in the future as a community playtester stops me from writing as often as I’d like, I’m back on the .horse (heh) to talk about decks!  We’ll start with the list of decks from our recent Winter Regional in case you missed them, then I’ll talk about (what else) a new version of Dream Quest I brewed up and the team refined for the occasion.

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Friendship is Tragic: Rainbow Dash Edition

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She’s adorable. She’s awesome. And she is super bad at this game. That’s right. Of course I am talking about Rainbow Dash: Sonic Rainboom. I ended up pulling two of these and trading for one (because I had 5 UR Discord manes…). Everyone was telling me how bad this card was, and basically, that’s like telling me, “make a deck out of this, it’s a really good idea!”. So once again, I ventured down the path of Noted Speaker (seriously though, we are never getting back together). So join me down my twisting path and learn how to optimize this adorable card for minimal benefit!

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Good Ol’ Rock: Continentals Deck Testing

Hey all!  While the people who could actually attend GenCon have been posting tournament reports, I’m going to talk about how we ended up playing what we did.  While I wasn’t able to play myself, I was involved heavily in the testing.  Magic of friendship, etc.

So, how did it end up like this? Continue reading Good Ol’ Rock: Continentals Deck Testing

Pandemonium’s Top 8 Regional Decklists

Hey everybody.  Been a while since I posted anything, for which I feel pretty guilty.  Basically, starting with Absolute Discord we’ve been serving as community playtesters for upcoming sets, which is cool but means that it’s kind of hard to get my mind around stuff that isn’t from the future.  I hope I’ll have some deck thoughts for you soon.

But!  We had our Regional tournament today.  I didn’t play since we needed a dedicated judge, so I don’t have personal insights, but you can find the decks below.

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Friendship Is Tragic: Octavia Edition

She knows we're making bad decisions.
She knows we’re making bad decisions.

Hello friends, long time no talk! Our competitive scene hasn’t been super exciting recently, being mostly DreamQuest, combo, and Maud, so I haven’t had much to write about. But Vinyl, Sparkle Moneybags, and I are apparently connected on a spiritual level, because this past weekend we decided to make terrible Octavia theme decks for the hell of it, without even consulting each other. So, we might as well write about them, right? Right. Let’s go.

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Airquotes Writes the Worst Deck Primer Ever

aka “Trouble in Paradise: The Princess Cadance and Shining Armor Dual-Mane Deck”

First off, kudos to Enterplay for coming up with the Double-Mane Chaos is Magic format. It not only opened the doors for fun, creative, and quirky deckbuilding, but it gave us all an avenue for expressing our favorite pony pairing fantasies. I mean, besides writing fanfiction.

Having never written pony fanfiction before, I decided to use this one-shot format as an excuse to construct the hottest, steamiest, most innuendo-laden deck I could…

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Friendship Is Tragic: Necromancy with Applejack Gravedigger

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Welcome to another installment of everyone’s favorite article series: Friendship is Tragic. This article is a very special one. You see, our group has a club: The Cutie Mark Crusaders of Regret. It’s an exclusive club with only three members because anymore than that and the bad choices we make might actually start affecting our lives in a very major way. Our group comprises of: Scootalose (Charlotte), Sweetie Bot (Me) and the third member that this article introduces, Appledoom (Greg). Appledoom made the wonderful deck that we are going to go over today: Gravedigger Applejack! (I have been waiting patiently to write this article as it is without a doubt one of my favorite decks). Continue reading Friendship Is Tragic: Necromancy with Applejack Gravedigger

Friendship Is Tragic Primer: Berry Punch Babysits the CMC

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Welcome to another installment of Friendship Is Tragic. This is the place where all the terrible decisions we have made, and ill conceived decks we have built, live. Today I will be touring a deck that could be, arguably, the very heart of our inspiration. That is right! Today we visit a Cutie Mark Crusaders deck. That terrible mane that is only good at one thing: confronting with Ponyville Banner. However, this deck is not just a one trick pony. It takes a few tips from good ol’ Airquotes and Berry punch (because after that last article how could it be a bad idea?) Continue reading Friendship Is Tragic Primer: Berry Punch Babysits the CMC