2 Wurmcoil Engine, 1 Phantasmal Image It was printed in November 1998 to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Magic. [2] Played formats were switched every few rounds.

All cards were foil and were reprints of cards first printed in other Magic sets. The artwork of the designed card featured the likeness of the tournament's winner. 1 City of Traitors, 1 Chrome Mox Inevitability is the idea that, given enough time, one deck by default will beat another deck. Oracle Printed.

4 Brainstorm Blue-white Venser, the Sojourner vs. red Koth of the Hammer. The control deck takes advantage of this and uses board sweeping spells, or "wraths", such as Day of Judgment, to destroy multiple opponent creatures while only expending one card. It was also released in English, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese. Masters became an official printed series in 2013 with the release of Modern Masters. Permission cards such as Counterspell are used to prevent the opponent from casting more threats and/or to lock them out of the game. Black-white Sorin, Lord of Innistrad vs. red-black Tibalt, the Fiend-Blooded. 2 Meekstone 4 Scalding Tarn These are distinct from core sets and expansion sets, the most heavily marketed sources of new cards. While the control deck is happy "one-for-one"-ing in the early game, it concentrates on "x-for-one"-ing in the mid game where x is anything more than one, generally using board sweepers. https://mtg.gamepedia.com/Magic_Invitational?oldid=352782. The set includes 122 special edition Magic cards divided into two theme decks, Aerodoom and Ground Pounder. By repeatedly casting card drawing spells throughout the game, the control deck can gain huge amounts of long-term card advantage over the opponent. Because this is where midrange decks, or decks that excel in the mid game, are at their best, the control deck needs to answer many threats at once using "board sweeper" cards such as Supreme Verdict to avoid falling behind due to the efficiency and raw power of the cards midrange decks have. 4 Terminus, 1 Mountain By trading this way multiple times throughout the game, the control deck gains significant card advantage since it will have only used two to four cards to trade for an opponent's five to ten cards.

1 Winter Orb 1 Icy Manipulator 4 Bottle Gnomes 1 Kor Haven, 4 Chalice of the Void [6] The English booster pack in Modern Masters 2015 Edition used recyclable paper cardboard as packaging material instead of foil packs, the first set doing so in Magic history. 2 Misdirection [9] It is a compilation set with reprinted cards originating throughout the history of Magic, similar to Eternal Masters. The 2017 edition added Innistrad block, Return to Ravnica block, Magic 2013, and Magic 2014 to the sets eligible for a Modern Masters reprint. 4 Terror 4 Duress 4 Drain Life The deck can destroy opponent threats using Wrath of God or Swords to Plowshares, deny resources using Stasis or Armageddon, and gain card advantage through Ancestral Recall or Timetwister. Hero of Bladehold, Snapcaster Mage, and Thrun, the Last Troll are all very powerful and cost-effective creatures that are used alongside Geist of Saint Traft to apply a considerable amount of pressure in the early- mid game. 2 Mishra's Factory ①: (Quick Effect): You can use 1 {U}; Special Summon this card (from your hand), but it cannot attack this turn. 4 Smokestack

[7] Notable reprints in Modern Masters 2015 Edition included Bitterblossom, Emrakul, the Aeons Torn, and Karn Liberated.