In 2013 I played 94 decks (and 102 total Games) as part of the EDH 100 project. As it is unlikely that I will get to play any more games before the New Year, and since it is customary to do year-end reflections, I thought I’d give the highlights of the preceding year.
Here are the top 9 games (and runners-up) for each month of 2013. These were games that provided the most play Enjoyment. For the “Worst Of” list, look here…
Game #16: Aurelia the War Leader (Guild) WIN
A game that I probably shouldn’t have won, but some how did.
–Runner up – Game #15: Azami — another one I shouldn’t have won, but did
Game #20: Baron Sengir vs Olivia Voldaren LOSS
The battle of the vampires. I game I lost despite having the Sanguine Bond/Exquisite Blood combo active for more than a turn.
— Runner up – Game #25: Teysa, Envoy of Ghosts — an almost win with a creatureless deck
Game #27: Squee, Goblin Nabob WIN
A rare Poison victory, on the back of a Goblin Token
— Runner up – Game #28: Reaper King vs Actual Voltron in the battle of Rainbow Robots
Game #39: Animar, Soul of Elements #2 LOSS
The Mirror match: AniMorph vs All Creature Animar.
— Runner up – Game #43: Seton, Krosan Protector — big Druid smashings
Game #55: Child of Ravnica WIN
Win via Dragon’s Maze in a game dominated by a wild Karona
— Runner up – Game #49.2: Rafiq of the Many — Rafiq’s last stand vs Teneb
Game #58: Marton Stromgald WIN
Sacrificing everything for the win on the “Night of Obliteration and Insurrection”
— Runner up – Game #61: Ruhan of the Fomori — Ruhan is always fun, even in a crushing defeat
Game #69: Lorthos the Tidemaker LOSS
Ultra-mono blue sea-creature beatdown fell a mana short from having a good chance
— Runner up – Game #67: Zur the Enchanter — Group Hug’s first ride
Game #74: Isamaru Hound of Konda WIN
All 1-drop drives a buff puppy to a General Damage win
— Runner up – Game #78: Intet, the Dreamer — multiple Genesis Waves and Epic Experiments. General Damage win
Game #94: Horde of Notions WIN
Elemental tribal synergy was working well
— Runner up – Game #87: Bosh, Iron Golem — net-decked for giant robot explosions. fiery finish in the loss.