Episode 165— September 11th, 2023

The ABCs of Control

Overview of topic
What is a control deck?
What are the different types of control decks? “Draw, Go” vs. “Tap Out” Control
Control decks that don’t fit the “Draw, Go” / “Tap Out” dichotomy, with a diversionary conversation about tempo
The advantages and challenges of drafting control
Do control decks have to be blue?
How to draft a control deck
What do control decks look like in our own cubes?
Are there types of control decks not covered by our spread of different cubes?

Andy and Anthony talk finally follow up on episode 6 and discuss control decks. They talk about what makes a control deck, what it takes to make them functional, and the different ways they look in different Cube environments.

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