Before we begin, I would like to thank Wizards of the Coast for the opportunity to preview two cards from the upcoming set, Double Masters. 2XM looks to be a unique set that offers something for everyone. From highly desired reprints to refreshing aesthetics on older cards, there's no set quite like it in Magic's history. 

The cards I have for you today have seen extensive application in Vintage, Legacy and high-powered Cubes alike. As a result, I anticipate losing to both of these cards in Limited given the deep artifact synergy among the Double Masters previews we've seen thus far. 

But enough of that, let's get the Myr Battlesphere rolling with the actual previews.

Often previews are distributed with little correlation to the person previewing it. But I've always had an affinity for Kuldotha Forgemaster and Duplicant, as these were standout cards in my first Commander deck, Jor Kadeen, the Prevailer. I know, a Boros commander, in this economy! Despite these limitations, I had endless fun using Forgemaster to grab Mycosynth Lattice and Darksteel Forge, then closing out the game with a Hellkite Tyrant. Duplicant is an ideal target for Forgemaster too—having the ability to tutor for a colorless removal spell is powerful, and I anticipate this to be a solid theme in Double Masters Limited. Not to mention, this printing of Duplicant reverts back to its original Mirrodin art, which I find to be more fitting compared to its Eternal Masters counterpart.

Modern Mono-Brown Tron

Cards such as Kuldotha Forgemaster and Duplicant are fantastic to build around given their unique abilities, making this a brewer's dream. In the early days of Modern, Kuldotha Forgemaster made the rounds in a Mono-Brown Tron build which cheated in artifact creatures ahead of the curve and backed them up with disruption. Think of it as a mixture of Vintage Shops and early iterations of Modern Mono-Blue Tron, which is a frequent fixture of the format

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Mono-'Brown' Tron by Emmmzyne

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Cards

Tectonic Edge

Market Price: $0.66

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{T}: Add {C}.
{1}, {T}, Sacrifice Tectonic Edge: Destroy target nonbasic land. Activate this ability only if an opponent controls four or more lands.

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Relic of Progenitus

Market Price: $2.24

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{T}: Target player exiles a card from their graveyard.
{1}, Exile Relic of Progenitus: Exile all cards from all graveyards. Draw a card.

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Master Transmuter

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $1.66

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{U}, {T}, Return an artifact you control to its owner's hand: You may put an artifact card from your hand onto the battlefield.

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Lodestone Golem

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Nonartifact spells cost {1} more to cast.

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Plains

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.17

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({T}: Add {W}.)

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Sundering Titan

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When Sundering Titan enters the battlefield or leaves the battlefield, choose a land of each basic land type, then destroy those lands.

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Azorius Signet

Color Identity:U,W

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{1}, {T}: Add {W}{U}.

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Trinisphere

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As long as Trinisphere is untapped, each spell that would cost less than three mana to cast costs three mana to cast. (Additional mana in the cost may be paid with any color of mana or colorless mana. For example, a spell that would cost {1}{B} to cast costs {2}{B} to cast instead.)

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Expedition Map

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{2}, {T}, Sacrifice Expedition Map: Search your library for a land card, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then shuffle your library.

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Platinum Angel

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Flying
You can't lose the game and your opponents can't win the game.

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Palladium Myr

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{T}: Add {C}{C}.

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Ratchet Bomb

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{T}: Put a charge counter on Ratchet Bomb.
{T}, Sacrifice Ratchet Bomb: Destroy each nonland permanent with converted mana cost equal to the number of charge counters on Ratchet Bomb.

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Darksteel Citadel

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Indestructible
{T}: Add {C}.

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Urza's Power Plant

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{T}: Add {C}. If you control an Urza's Mine and an Urza's Tower, add {C}{C} instead.

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Phyrexian Metamorph

Color Identity:U

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({U/P} can be paid with either {U} or 2 life.)
You may have Phyrexian Metamorph enter the battlefield as a copy of any artifact or creature on the battlefield, except it's an artifact in addition to its other types.

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Pithing Needle

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As Pithing Needle enters the battlefield, choose a card name.
Activated abilities of sources with the chosen name can't be activated unless they're mana abilities.

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.17

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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Kuldotha Forgemaster

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{T}, Sacrifice three artifacts: Search your library for an artifact card and put it onto the battlefield. Then shuffle your library.

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Urza's Tower

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{T}: Add {C}. If you control an Urza's Mine and an Urza's Power-Plant, add {C}{C}{C} instead.

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Blightsteel Colossus

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Trample, infect, indestructible
If Blightsteel Colossus would be put into a graveyard from anywhere, reveal Blightsteel Colossus and shuffle it into its owner's library instead.

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Lightning Greaves

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Equipped creature has haste and shroud. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities.)
Equip {0}

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Duplicant

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Imprint — When Duplicant enters the battlefield, you may exile target nontoken creature.
As long as a card exiled with Duplicant is a creature card, Duplicant has the power, toughness, and creature types of the last creature card exiled with Duplicant. It's still a Shapeshifter.

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Inkwell Leviathan

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.21

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Trample
Islandwalk (This creature can't be blocked as long as defending player controls an Island.)
Shroud (This creature can't be the target of spells or abilities.)

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Spine of Ish Sah

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When Spine of Ish Sah enters the battlefield, destroy target permanent.
When Spine of Ish Sah is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, return Spine of Ish Sah to its owner's hand.

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Tormod's Crypt

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{T}, Sacrifice Tormod's Crypt: Exile all cards from target player's graveyard.

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Urza's Mine

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{T}: Add {C}. If you control an Urza's Power-Plant and an Urza's Tower, add {C}{C} instead.

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Ethersworn Canonist

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $1.87

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Each player who has cast a nonartifact spell this turn can't cast additional nonartifact spells.

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Myr Battlesphere

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When Myr Battlesphere enters the battlefield, create four 1/1 colorless Myr artifact creature tokens.
Whenever Myr Battlesphere attacks, you may tap X untapped Myr you control. If you do, Myr Battlesphere gets +X/+0 until end of turn and deals X damage to the player or planeswalker it's attacking.

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There are a few routes to victory. You can either assemble Tron and deploy a considerable threat early on, or unload a bunch of artifacts and trade them away with Kuldotha Forgemaster's ability to find Blightsteel Colossus. Either way, you have a swath of answers such as Sundering Titan to punish greedy mana strategies, Duplicant to convert your opponent's most significant threat into your own, and Platinum Angel to buy time to find your win condition. Master Transmuter acts as additional copies of Kuldotha Forgemaster, allowing you to bounce artifacts to trade up on power, or to protect your win conditions. 

While assembling Tron may feel slow, Mono-Brown Tron utilizes various artifact hate pieces to put you ahead. Usually, you see Lodestone Golem and Trinisphere in Modern sideboards as a hedge against spell-dense strategies. In this instance, these act as a fantastic deterrent against the opponent's game plan, making their interaction almost unplayable or mana-demanding, giving you plenty of time. It's easy to forget that Lightning Greaves is Modern-legal given its extensive usage in Commander, and its role in Mono-Brown Tron is an influential one. It's particularly useful with Kuldotha Forgemaster as it can give both the Forgemaster and the creature found off it haste in the same turn. Not to mention Lightning Greaves also grants shroud which can make your threats even more troublesome to remove, especially on a Platinum Angel.

Mono-Brown Tron, in 2020?

With Affinity falling from grace thanks to the Mox Opal ban earlier this year, there could be an opportunity for an all-in artifact strategy to rise in the format once again. There have been quite a few cards printed since the birth of Modern, so let's update Mono-Brown (or is it now Mono-Silver?) Tron for the current Modern landscape.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Mono-'Brown' Tron (2020) by Emmmzyne

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Modern

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Cards

Blast Zone

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Blast Zone enters the battlefield with a charge counter on it.
{T}: Add {C}.
{X}{X}, {T}: Put X charge counters on Blast Zone.
{3}, {T}, Sacrifice Blast Zone: Destroy each nonland permanent with converted mana cost equal to the number of charge counters on Blast Zone.

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Urza's Tower

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{T}: Add {C}. If you control an Urza's Mine and an Urza's Power-Plant, add {C}{C}{C} instead.

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Phyrexian Metamorph

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $2.42

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({U/P} can be paid with either {U} or 2 life.)
You may have Phyrexian Metamorph enter the battlefield as a copy of any artifact or creature on the battlefield, except it's an artifact in addition to its other types.

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Duplicant

Market Price: $0.37

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Imprint — When Duplicant enters the battlefield, you may exile target nontoken creature.
As long as a card exiled with Duplicant is a creature card, Duplicant has the power, toughness, and creature types of the last creature card exiled with Duplicant. It's still a Shapeshifter.

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Platinum Angel

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Flying
You can't lose the game and your opponents can't win the game.

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Darksteel Citadel

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Indestructible
{T}: Add {C}.

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Talisman of Dominance

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $6.65

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{T}: Add {C}.
{T}: Add {U} or {B}. Talisman of Dominance deals 1 damage to you.

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Urza's Power Plant

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{T}: Add {C}. If you control an Urza's Mine and an Urza's Tower, add {C}{C} instead.

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Wurmcoil Engine

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Deathtouch, lifelink
When Wurmcoil Engine dies, create a 3/3 colorless Wurm artifact creature token with deathtouch and a 3/3 colorless Wurm artifact creature token with lifelink.

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Blightsteel Colossus

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Trample, infect, indestructible
If Blightsteel Colossus would be put into a graveyard from anywhere, reveal Blightsteel Colossus and shuffle it into its owner's library instead.

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.17

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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Ghost Quarter

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{T}: Add {C}.
{T}, Sacrifice Ghost Quarter: Destroy target land. Its controller may search their library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle their library.

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Sundering Titan

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When Sundering Titan enters the battlefield or leaves the battlefield, choose a land of each basic land type, then destroy those lands.

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Sorcerous Spyglass

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As Sorcerous Spyglass enters the battlefield, look at an opponent's hand, then choose any card name.
Activated abilities of sources with the chosen name can't be activated unless they're mana abilities.

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Myr Battlesphere

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When Myr Battlesphere enters the battlefield, create four 1/1 colorless Myr artifact creature tokens.
Whenever Myr Battlesphere attacks, you may tap X untapped Myr you control. If you do, Myr Battlesphere gets +X/+0 until end of turn and deals X damage to the player or planeswalker it's attacking.

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Liquimetal Coating

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{T}: Target permanent becomes an artifact in addition to its other types until end of turn.

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Palladium Myr

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{T}: Add {C}{C}.

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Relic of Progenitus

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{T}: Target player exiles a card from their graveyard.
{1}, Exile Relic of Progenitus: Exile all cards from all graveyards. Draw a card.

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Ugin, the Ineffable

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Colorless spells you cast cost {2} less to cast.
+1: Exile the top card of your library face down and look at it. Create a 2/2 colorless Spirit creature token. When that token leaves the battlefield, put the exiled card into your hand.
−3: Destroy target permanent that's one or more colors.

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Master Transmuter

Color Identity:U

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{U}, {T}, Return an artifact you control to its owner's hand: You may put an artifact card from your hand onto the battlefield.

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Lodestone Golem

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Nonartifact spells cost {1} more to cast.

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Kuldotha Forgemaster

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{T}, Sacrifice three artifacts: Search your library for an artifact card and put it onto the battlefield. Then shuffle your library.

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Trinisphere

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As long as Trinisphere is untapped, each spell that would cost less than three mana to cast costs three mana to cast. (Additional mana in the cost may be paid with any color of mana or colorless mana. For example, a spell that would cost {1}{B} to cast costs {2}{B} to cast instead.)

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Inkwell Leviathan

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.21

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Trample
Islandwalk (This creature can't be blocked as long as defending player controls an Island.)
Shroud (This creature can't be the target of spells or abilities.)

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Karn, the Great Creator

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Activated abilities of artifacts your opponents control can't be activated.
+1: Until your next turn, up to one target noncreature artifact becomes an artifact creature with power and toughness each equal to its converted mana cost.
−2: You may reveal an artifact card you own from outside the game or choose a face-up artifact card you own in exile. Put that card into your hand.

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Dismember

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $2.36

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({B/P} can be paid with either {B} or 2 life.)
Target creature gets -5/-5 until end of turn.

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Warping Wail

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({C} represents colorless mana.)
Choose one —
• Exile target creature with power or toughness 1 or less.
• Counter target sorcery spell.
• Create a 1/1 colorless Eldrazi Scion creature token. It has "Sacrifice this creature: Add {C}."

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Expedition Map

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{2}, {T}, Sacrifice Expedition Map: Search your library for a land card, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then shuffle your library.

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Urza's Mine

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{T}: Add {C}. If you control an Urza's Power-Plant and an Urza's Tower, add {C}{C} instead.

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Ensnaring Bridge

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Creatures with power greater than the number of cards in your hand can't attack.

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Lightning Greaves

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Equipped creature has haste and shroud. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities.)
Equip {0}

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Buried Ruin

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{T}: Add {C}.
{2}, {T}, Sacrifice Buried Ruin: Return target artifact card from your graveyard to your hand.

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While it's admittedly not budget, this build of Tron is tons of fun and allows you to play something different within a known archetype.

The most notable change is Karn, the Great Creator enabling access to the sideboard game one thanks to Karn's minus ability. As a result, I have geared the sideboard to offer versatile answers to the Modern metagame with the option to find pieces such as Lightning Greaves and Trinisphere more consistently. The inclusion of Ensnaring Bridge may seem odd given the high power of the threats available, but Bridge can be sacrificed to Forgemaster's ability to clear way to attack. Rounding out the changes are Talisman of Dominance replacing Azorius Signet for better ramp.

If you want to lean in harder on the disruptive approach, Thorn of Amethyst may be a great option replacing Trinisphere. A turn-two Thalia, Guardian of Thraben is often enough to put the opponent behind, and Thorn achieves a similar effect here. Mono-Brown Tron features plenty of noncreature spells, but you can leverage the tax in your favor as you have access to extra mana from Tron. Eventually, you can gear Mono-Brown Tron toward either Mono-Blue or Mono-Green depending on your play-style as plenty of these cards transfer over easily. It's likely that artifacts will continue to feature in Magic: The Gathering, which raises the possibility of even sweeter targets for Kuldotha Forgemaster to find!

As mentioned above, Double Masters will feature a swath of desirable reprints at various rarities, including the Tron lands if you haven't picked them up previously.

(Seriously, how beautiful are these full-art Tron lands by Mark Tedin?)

In addition, Double Masters features reprints of other Tron staples such as Karn Liberated and Wurmcoil Engine, creating an excellent opportunity to pick these once-expensive staples at a reasonable price. Although Modern goes through periods of change, Tron is often a reliable choice given its consistency and absurdly high card quality. Plus, adopting an established strategy such as Tron is a great way to get mileage from your cards, and testing different variants is a fun approach to keep the archetype fresh. Although Mono-Brown Tron is unlikely to spike any events anytime soon, it's a genuinely fun way to try something different with cards you don't often see played such as Kuldotha Forgemaster and Duplicant

Double Masters looks exciting as it's brimming with reprints that allow players to pick up once expensive cards at a more affordable rate. From a budget outlook, Double Masters offers an excellent foundation to jump into Modern, which I will be covering in the next few weeks. Even if the sealed product is out of financial reach, I hope you can at least pick up a few singles thanks to the set driving the price down, as Master sets traditionally do. August can't come soon enough, and I'm excited to draft the set so I can force Tron every time with the hope of casting a turn-three Karn Liberated.

If nothing else, Double Masters will save you money in the long term, and who doesn't love that?