290: Try New Cards and WIN with Janus Andersen

Janus Andersen recently broke through and made his first Grand Prix top 8 at GP Birmingham 2018 (Legacy). Janus lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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First Set

Ice Age

Favorite Set

Legends (for its look and feel)

Favorite Card

Kess, Dissident Mage

Early Challenge

Janus is a brewer at heart but since Legacy (his primary format) is so defined he had to find a balance.

Worst Magic Moment

As a brewer, Janus has felt the pain of working hard on a deck and it bombing.

Proudest Magic Moment

Making top 8 at a Grand Prix and going 7-0 on day 2.

Deck Selection

Janus took a deck he knew worked and tweaked it to beat the top 2 decks. Take note of what you wished you had / what you need for the match-up. Make your fine tune adjustment based on feedback from matches.

Biggest Mistake Players Make

Blindly following what everyone else does and not challenging the status quo of decks. And being too cautious.

Parting Guidance

Try new cards and ignore the naysayers.

Magic Resource

Reddit, MTG The Source, Sparring with friends, Who’s The Beat Down article, Tappedout.net

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