June Deckbuilding Contest

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mathimus55 avatarmathimus55 43 days
{"ops":[{"insert":"Hello brewers,"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nWelcome back! Jeremy is still out, so I'll be heading up this month's contest again. As a reminder for the new structure of the Archidekt Deckbuilding Contest that we are using now:\nContest participation is no longer limited by region. We’re so glad to finally have our friends outside of the US and Canada involved as well!"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Finalists are now awarded credit to "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://www.cardsphere.com/"},"insert":"Cardsphere.com"},{"insert":", a sister site to Archidekt. Cardsphere is a peer-to-peer marketplace for buying and selling Magic cards. If you’ve never used it before, Joey from the EDHRECast recently made a great "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUc4-FnefrU&t=1s&pp=ygUKY2FyZHNwaGVyZQ%3D%3D"},"insert":"video covering the basics"},{"insert":"! Depending on their placement, finalists will receive either $250, $150 or $100 in credit."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"The "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://www.youtube.com/@EDHRECast"},"insert":"EDHRECast YouTube channel"},{"insert":" will now feature a video highlighting the finalist decks from each contest! Olivia Gobert-Hicks and myself will host."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"After the three finalists are announced, their placement is now determined by upvotes on the deck pages themselves. Be sure to vote for your favorite!"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Finally, we’re working with a slightly different cadence (Wednesday-Wednesday-Wednesday-Wednesday). Details on that below."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nWith that out of the way, let's talk about the contest!\n\nWhat’s the contest all about?"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Working within the parameters of the prompt provided below, construct a decklist with your own creative spin. Three chosen finalists will be awarded store credit to cardsphere.com. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"For June’s deckbuilding contest, construct a Commander-legal deck that your favorite childhood movie character would play. The commander does not have to be representative of the character themselves, but the deck must be something they would enjoy if they played Magic!"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nHere’s how to participate:"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Brew an EDH/Commander legal deck on Archidekt that satisfies the prompt.\nAny unreleased cards spoiled during the contest’s duration "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"are"},{"insert":" allowed."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Silver-bordered and acorn cards, while cool, are "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"not "},{"insert":"allowed. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Digital-only cards (such as those designed for the Alchemy format on Arena) are "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"not"},{"insert":" allowed."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Strictly one deck submitted per user."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Reply to this newspost, the "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://discord.com/channels/494339685452087296/1225135430970900500"},"insert":"Discord submission post"},{"insert":", or the "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://x.com/archidekt/status/1775577489370222865?s=20"},"insert":"announcement tweet "},{"insert":"from the "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://twitter.com/archidekt"},"insert":"@archidekt"},{"insert":" account on Twitter with a link to your deck before "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"9:00 pm EST (UTC -5, currently) on Wednesday, June 12th, 2024"},{"insert":". Only one submission per user!\nFrom the eligible submissions, we'll select three finalists with lists that we believe best embody the spirit of the prompt. "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Deck descriptions are not required but certainly may provide valuable context!"},{"insert":"\n\nOn "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Wednesday, June 19th, 2024"},{"insert":", we’ll announce three finalists via Discord and a video on the EDHRECast YouTube channel. Each finalist will be awarded credit on cardsphere.com. The value of the credit is in US dollars and depends on the finalist's placement in deck upvotes at the end of the week-long polling period:\n1st Place Prize - $250"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"2nd Place Prize - $150"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"3rd Place Prize - $100"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Finalists will be contacted via email, Discord or Twitter/X (depending on where they submitted) regarding their winnings within roughly 24 hours following the conclusion of voting on Wednesday, June 26th, 2024. Please note, you must have a Cardsphere account in order to receive your winnings. It's quick and free-- "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://www.cardsphere.com/signup"},"insert":"register here"},{"insert":" if you don't have an account already!\n\nWe also now apply a “Contest Winner” role to all finalists, giving them a little trophy icon next to their username on deck tiles (the links that appear on places like the homepage). Prior contest winners have already had this role applied. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"link":"https://archidekt.com/contestRules"},"insert":"Official contest rules"},{"insert":".\n\nThank you!"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"There are a lot of changes baked into this month’s contest. Please bear with us as we work through any unexpected growing pains!\n\nIf you have any other questions, feel free to ask here, reach out on "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://twitter.com/archidekt"},"insert":"Twitter"},{"insert":", or join "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://discord.gg/sctEc9Ru36"},"insert":"our public Discord server"},{"insert":". We look forward to seeing what you all come up with! \n\nThe Archidekt Team"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"}]}
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Schmuckaduck avatarSchmuckaduck 42 days
{"ops":[{"insert":"I'd say Shrek welcomes you to check out his swamp, but that would be lie. BEWARE OGRE! \n\n"},{"attributes":{"link":"https://www.archidekt.com/decks/7949222/what_are_you_doing_in_my_swamp?sort=alpha&stack=custom"},"insert":"https://www.archidekt.com/decks/7949222/what_are_you_doing_in_my_swamp?sort=alpha&stack=custom"},{"insert":"\n\n"}]}
Edited 6/7/2024, 4:22:11 AM
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MatCam avatarMatCam 42 days
{"ops":[{"insert":"I like big chunky creatures so I made a deck trying to utilize them with mayael the anima.\n\nhttps://www.archidekt.com/decks/7808565/big_creatures \n"}]}
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brobert937 avatarbrobert937 42 days
{"ops":[{"insert":"My little project. It has a good success rate. https://www.archidekt.com/decks/7733823/elenda_the_dusk_rose\n"}]}
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managamer13 avatarmanagamer13 42 days
{"ops":[{"insert":"i love this deck and just being able to stomp on everyone very early. https://archidekt.com/decks/5903173/jurassic_park_dinosaur_tribal\n"}]}
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freddy123 avatarfreddy123 42 days
{"ops":[{"insert":"https://archidekt.com/decks/7246087/fightmebro\n"}]}
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ID10T avatarID10T 43 days
{"ops":[{"insert":"I have seen others post TV shows and their characters, but I would like confirmation to make sure TV shows are also allowed.\n"}]}
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tataryn.490 avatartataryn.490 42 days
{"ops":[{"insert":{"card-link":"Copy Artifact"}},{"insert":" this is my deck\n"}]}
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