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Drew Cordell

Drew Cordell has been casually competing at high levels of Magic: the Gathering for over a decade before discovering Flesh and Blood and playing obsessively. While he specializes in Guardian, Drew also writes about a wide range of Flesh and Blood concepts and classes across all skill levels. You can get full access to ALL of Drew’s decks, one-to-one mentoring designed to take your play to the next level, and much more at: https://www.patreon.com/DrewJCordell

Oldhim is built to stand the test of time. Outlast your opponents, weather the storm, and whittle them down with your trusty hammer until they’ve run out of power to fight back.

by: Drew Cordell

1 year ago

The very premise of a Commoner format determines that it should not be hard to acquire any cards. Here are some staples you should be considering every time you build a deck.

by: Drew Cordell

2 years ago

Learn the basics of Levia and the Shadow Brute class, from weapon selection and patterns of play to managing blood debt.

by: Drew Cordell

2 years ago

In late 2021, I attempted to corner the market on a promising Guardian card. Here's what I learned.

by: Drew Cordell

2 years ago

Aggressive Starvo decks that try to fuse every turn must accept that the individual card quality is terrible. Don't settle for less.

by: Mark Chamberlain & Drew Cordell

2 years ago

In this definitive series, Drew talks about improving your risk assessment skills to firm up your lines of play and secure more wins.

by: Mark Chamberlain & Drew Cordell

2 years ago

While Bravo fights to maintain his hold on the meta against a resurgent Prism, Viserai is primed for a comeback. Drew shares tips and a matchup guide for a midrange deck prepared to challenge the top heroes in Flesh and Blood.

by: Mark Chamberlain & Drew Cordell

2 years ago

Valda may be yet another Guardian hero, but with a unique focus on card draw, her playstyle is entirely different.

by: Drew Cordell

2 years ago

With Everfest, we begin to see the class card pools reaching critical mass. Is FaB showing any hints of power creep? How do we weigh opportunity costs? Can decks afford to silo in their strategies, or do they need to diversify to answer the meta?

by: Drew Cordell

2 years ago

Everfest has put Items in the spotlight like never before. Take a closer look at how they work, and who they work for.

by: Mark Chamberlain & Drew Cordell

2 years ago

Blitz Week concludes with a thorough look at converting Oldhim for a faster format.

by: Mark Chamberlain & Drew Cordell

2 years ago

After several months of Oldhim, Drew returns to an old favorite, redesigning Bravo for a Briar meta. This is a follow-up to "At Home in Aria: Updating Bravo for the ToA Meta", focusing on matchups and sideboarding.

by: Drew Cordell

2 years ago

After several months of Oldhim, Drew returns to an old favorite, redesigning Bravo for a Briar meta.

by: Mark Chamberlain & Drew Cordell

2 years ago

Drew Cordell concludes his Pro series on Oldhim in the face of an environment that's gone green.

by: Mark Chamberlain & Drew Cordell

2 years ago

Skirmish season offers a significant format transition from the standards of the last several months. Drew Cordell helps you get your feet beneath you. This article covers the specifics of the Tales of Aria Skirmish season.

by: Mark Chamberlain & Drew Cordell

2 years ago

Skirmish season offers a significant format transition from the standards of the last several months. Drew Cordell helps you get your feet beneath you. This article covers general advice for Skirmish now and going forward; this is followed by a Pro article covering the specifics of Tales of Aria.

by: Mark Chamberlain & Drew Cordell

2 years ago

With another 50 games of Oldhim under his belt, Drew offers advanced insight into pitching, reverses his earlier opinions on a few cards, and critically examines fatigue.

by: Mark Chamberlain & Drew Cordell

2 years ago

While the Commoner format may be pitched as a way for new players to wade in without the disadvantage of a shallow collection of cards, it has hidden potential as a casual outlet for a laid-back game.

by: Drew Cordell

2 years ago

A companion to Refining Oldhim Part 2, this matchup guide goes into strategic considerations and sideboarding for all heroes.

by: Drew Cordell

2 years ago

Drew's Oldhim build is tested and refined, with development focused on matchup-specific decisions. But when Oldhim shows Drew how he earned the title, "Grandfather of Eternity", can anything be done to beat the clock?

by: Mark Chamberlain & Drew Cordell

2 years ago