en-us The Rathe Times - Guardian https://rathetimes.com/categories/guardian Don't just win. Dominate. Articles about the Guardian class. Refining Oldhim on a Blank Canvas: Part 4 https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-on-a-blank-canvas-part-4 Drew Cordell concludes his Pro series on Oldhim in the face of an environment that's gone green. %am, %07 %b %2021 %01:%53:%56 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/2101478f-7c8f-4f35-95be-58e731aa0479/Banner_OldhimPRO.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C69%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-on-a-blank-canvas-part-4 Refining Oldhim on a Blank Canvas: Part 3 https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-on-a-blank-canvas-part-3 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. %am, %02 %b %2021 %03:%25:%58 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/2101478f-7c8f-4f35-95be-58e731aa0479/Banner_OldhimPRO.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C69%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-on-a-blank-canvas-part-3 Refining Oldhim- Matchup Guide https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-matchup-guide A companion to Refining Oldhim Part 2, this matchup guide goes into strategic considerations and sideboarding for all heroes. %am, %11 %b %2021 %03:%18:%13 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/2101478f-7c8f-4f35-95be-58e731aa0479/Banner_OldhimPRO.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C69%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-matchup-guide Refining Oldhim on a Blank Canvas: Part 2 https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-on-a-blank-canvas-part-2 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? %am, %11 %b %2021 %02:%54:%45 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/2101478f-7c8f-4f35-95be-58e731aa0479/Banner_OldhimPRO.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C69%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-on-a-blank-canvas-part-2 Refining Oldhim- Early Thoughts and Introduction https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-early-thoughts-and-introduction Drew invites you to walk alongside him as he develops, adapts, and refines Oldhim from new release to honed contender. This free introduction shares some early insights into the core of Oldhim, setting up the 4-part Pro series that begins today. %pm, %30 %b %2021 %20:%36:%31 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/2101478f-7c8f-4f35-95be-58e731aa0479/Banner_OldhimPRO.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=0%2C41%2C1149%2C580 https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-early-thoughts-and-introduction Refining Oldhim on a Blank Canvas: Part 1 https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-on-a-blank-canvas-part-1 Drew invites you to walk alongside him as he develops, adapts, and refines Oldhim from new release to honed contender. %pm, %30 %b %2021 %18:%48:%48 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/2101478f-7c8f-4f35-95be-58e731aa0479/Banner_OldhimPRO.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C69%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/refining-oldhim-on-a-blank-canvas-part-1 Another Round: Bravo Matchup Guide https://rathetimes.com/articles/another-round-bravo-matchup-guide Drew Cordell's article on refining Bravo for the Road to Nationals was met with a huge response, and its impact continues to grow- our very own Mark Chamberlain won a RtN piloting this deck! Now, Drew answers the call for a matchup guide in this addendum to the original article. %pm, %03 %b %2021 %14:%18:%15 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/291e62ad-e4a7-4066-beb9-721782b29e8d/banner_guardiansmash.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C6%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/another-round-bravo-matchup-guide Another Round: Refining Bravo for the Road to Nationals https://rathetimes.com/articles/another-round-refining-bravo-for-the-road-to-nationals With Road to Nationals ramping up to full swing, Drew Cordell explores his latest iteration of competitive, Classic Constructed Guardian after almost a month of heavy testing, designed to improve the Prism matchup without making sacrifices against any of the other top contenders of the format. %pm, %06 %b %2021 %15:%09:%33 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/291e62ad-e4a7-4066-beb9-721782b29e8d/banner_guardiansmash.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=0%2C6%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/another-round-refining-bravo-for-the-road-to-nationals The Showstopper (Part 1) https://rathetimes.com/articles/the-showstopper-part-1 Drew Cordell explores the duality of Guardian, pairing high defense with staggering offense at the flip of a switch. In Part 1, we look at the decklist and explore its central strategy. %pm, %12 %b %2021 %23:%51:%58 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/b65b7e67-a12f-4526-bf8e-c86fedb24a34/banner_bravodepth.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C0%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/the-showstopper-part-1 The Showstopper (Part 2) https://rathetimes.com/articles/the-showstopper-part-2 Drew Cordell explores the duality of Guardian, pairing high defense with staggering offense at the flip of a switch. In Part 2, we talk matchup-specific strategies and sideboarding. %pm, %12 %b %2021 %23:%49:%39 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/b65b7e67-a12f-4526-bf8e-c86fedb24a34/banner_bravodepth.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C0%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/the-showstopper-part-2 Bullying Bravo into Ira's Blitz https://rathetimes.com/articles/bullying-bravo-into-ira-s-blitz While Bravo's prospects are improving, his toughest rivals- Ira and Dorinthea- will continue to have a presence in Blitz. How does Cayle McCreath, the most famous Guardian player in the world, tech for this inevitable matchup? %pm, %31 %b %2021 %21:%47:%22 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/bf0d8878-a32d-4c22-b7b4-3e3ee594ff7c/Banner_cayle_bravo_ira.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=3%2C39%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/bullying-bravo-into-ira-s-blitz Adjusting Guardian for the Monarch Meta https://rathetimes.com/articles/adjusting-guardian-for-the-monarch-meta The more things change, the more they stay the same. Guardian is one of the classes that Monarch didn't revisit. How will Guardian decks change for the new Monarch landscape? %am, %01 %b %2021 %01:%57:%58 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/047e0271-c5a3-4b07-aec9-af08ea04932f/banner_guardian_mon.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=0%2C0%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/adjusting-guardian-for-the-monarch-meta Bravo on a Budget https://rathetimes.com/articles/bravo-on-a-budget Wesley shows what Guardian can do with nothing but Commons. %pm, %09 %b %2021 %15:%00:%00 https://rathetimes.imgix.net/04d8dc80-0a81-4152-9344-530068be81ff/Banner_budget_bravo.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&fit=min&fm=jpg&q=80&rect=2%2C0%2C1149%2C579 https://rathetimes.com/articles/bravo-on-a-budget