What is Overextended?Overextended is a Magic: the Gathering format that bridges the gap between Legacy and Standard, pulling on a rich era of Magic's history. For more information, click here! Think your local store might be interested in Overextended? Click here for more details on running an event!
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After eleven weeks of play, I’m proud to conclude the Overextended project and call it an incredible success.
Let’s Talk About (more) Bannings
Another month has come and gone. That means one thing – it’s about the time for a banned list update.
08/09 Tuesday Night Overextended: Results!
Are we finally seeing the fall of Zoo?
08/02 Tuesday Night Overextended: Results!
Protean Hulk combo? Allies? Suicide Sundial? This week has it all.
A Visit to Doctor Teeth
Hi! My name is Bobby Greene – Caggii on Magic Online – and I have piloted Madtog 2011 in five of my last six Overextended events.
07/26 Tuesday Night Overextended: Results
Over 118 combined players came out to play this week, and looking over their decklists is certainly a treat.
Places to Play!
After Worldwide Overextended Day, people have been asking, “Where can I play Overextended now?” The answer? Any store that wants to host events!
Fringe Science #3: Smog
Everyone is looking for a deck to beat Zoo – and Zac Turgeon thinks he’s found it. Check out his innovative Death Cloud build!
Video Series: Throwback Twelvepost!
Liked the video series from yesterday? You’re in luck – Oscar Flores is back today featuring another four rounds of Tuesday Night Overextended with his Twelvepost deck!
Video Series: Twelvepost Update!
Oscar Flores – known as Zahori online – was the one who first innovated the Mono Blue Twelvepost archetype. He’s back today with his updated list, and walks through four rounds of Tuesday Night Overextended with it!
07/19 Tuesday Night Overextended: Results
One place to kickstart the discussion this week is a card that has been the subject of a lot of debate: Aether Vial.
To Zoo, or not to Zoo? *1st!*
Ian Bennett and Iain Shepherd worked on a build of Zoo that took down the English Worldwide Overextended Day event. What cards did they use? Find out!
Stuffy Swans and Breaking the 4-of Rule
Chris Jones brought the innovative Stuffy Swans deck to Tuesday Night Overextended and went 4-0! What are the deck’s origins and how would he tweak the archetype? Chris covers it all!
Of Pyromancers and Godslayers: Ascending in North Carolina
Lee McLeod took both Pyromancer Ascension and Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer to his local Worldwide Overextended Day. How did he do in both games? You’ll have to read to find out!
Birthing Brew – Video Report!
Eric Weeden is back at it this week, with an innovative Overextended Birthing Pod deck. He recorded all of his matches in Tuesday Night Overextended – take a look!
07/12 Tuesday Night Overextended: Results!
There was one big question coming into this week: how would the unbanning of Aether Vial and Dread Return affect the format?
Greg Peloquin took RUG Scapeshift to his local Worldwide Overextended Day event. How did he do? What changes would he make? Why is Grizzly Fate the banner for this article?!? Find out in his report!
Perfect Information – The First Six Weeks
Thea Steele has been hard at work crunching Tuesday Night Overextended data. Come look at the winning percentages and matchup results of all Overextended archetypes!
July Banned List Update
These changes to the banned list will take effect immediately.
Worldwide Overextended Day: Results!
The results are in, and Worldwide Overextended Day was a gigantic success!
07/05 Tuesday Night Overextended: Results!
It looks like the only thing you can reasonably expect out of Tuesday Night Overextended each week is that you will be surprised.
Let’s Talk About Bannings
Later this week is the Overextended bannings announcement. If you’ve wanted a chance to make your voice heard, now is that chance.
Overextended: The Greatest Format You Aren’t Playing Yet
Daniel Sale of the Scrubland podcast joins us on Mtgoverextended.com to give his take on Overextended and card availability. In the mood for for some serious thoughts and funny Youtube links? Look no further!
Looking for more opportunities to play Overextended? Starting next week, log onto Magic Online every Monday night for Overdrive! There can be only one… Will it be you?
Goblins and The Beginning of Something Big
Jared Parham became an instant fan of Overextended – and he built up a Goblins list to match! View his take on the format and the deck he recommends inside.
Surveying Overextended and Attacking the Metagame
Chris Heath has been hard at work trying to solve the puzzle of the Overextended metagame. Has he done it? He brings you a survey of the popular decks, and then a new deck he recommends playing!
Taking Twelvepost to the Top 4
Mike – Nudude on Magic-League – piloted the exciting U/G Twelvepost archetype to a top 4 finish in the Overextended Magic-League Master. What would he change and how would he sideboard? Find out inside!
06/28 Tuesday Night Overextended: Results!
After four weeks of Overextended events, the last thing you would expect is for the format to become even more diverse. Yet, that’s exactly what happened. Some of the 40 decks below simply have to be seen to be believed!
Goblins in Overextended
Looking to serve with little red men? Check out Nathan Lisko’s primer on Goblins! Find out which Goblins you should be playing with, and which you should leave back at the warrens!
10 Cards You Didn’t Know Existed (But Should be Playing)
There are 10 cards you might have not heard of that Gavin thinks people should be playing with. What are they? Click to find out!
Fringe Science #2 – Hate the Bears, Not the Game
Zac Turgeon is back, this week with a primer on a new Overextended archetype: Hatebears! Like locking down all the powerful options your opponent has while beating down? Then this deck is for you!
It’s Time to Show Up
This is the most important week of Overextended yet. The future of the format hinges here. Are you ready to help usher in a new age?
06/26 Magic-League Master: Results!
The first Overextended Magic-League.com Master was a sight to behold.
Boros Beatdown – Video Report!
Alex Barrera of www.lowcalmtg.com and finalist in the first Tuesday Night Overextended event is back with another video series! Watch him pilot Boros to a 3-1 record in the 06/14 Tuesday Night Overextended event!
Many players have been leaning toward the Twelvepost engine for their big mana decks – but not Lee McLeod! He opted for the Urzatron engine. Would he do it again? Check out his list and tournament report to find out!
06/21 Tuesday Night Overextended: Results!
With 123 players and 150 event tickets given away, this was far and away the most successful Tuesday Night Overextended yet! If you couldn’t make it, I’ve got you covered with over forty top decklists from the day.
Overextended Tournament Announcements!
This week marks some exciting announcements in the world of Overextended events.
There and Back Again: Living End in Overextended
I’m Chris Jones (Voidmaw on MTGO), a Living End pilot in the last two evening Overextended tournaments.
The Overextended Combo Primer
In this 10,000+ word masterpiece, Sheridan Lardner carefully analyzes the state of Overextended combo. Looking to combo out in Overextended? Find out what you should be playing!
Just Torch ‘Em!
Looking for a competitive, budget Overextended deck but don’t know where to start? Well, when in doubt… Just torch ‘em! Check out Nathan Lisko’s Mono Red Burn primer and recommended lists!
06/14 Tuesday Night Overextended: Results!
If you weren’t there as records were shattered and over 100 tickets were given away, you were missing out. Fortunately, over thirty decklists below should help you catch up.
The Official mtgoverextended.com forums are here! Have you been waiting for a place to discuss decks, strategy, or the format in general? Look no further!
Twelve Games with U/G Twelvepost
Looking for a cool, competitive, and incredibly fun Overextended deck? Check out Eric Weeden’s videos as he goes through Tuesday Night Overextended with a Twelvepost deck he calls Locus Pocus!
Changes to Tuesday Night Overextended
There are two major changes to Tuesday Night Overextended this week – making the tournaments shorter and adding a second event!
The River Runs Red: All-In Red in Overextended
Do you ever have the urge to cast a turn one Deus of Calamity? Zac Turgeon certainly has! Check out his exhaustive primer on the fun, budget-friendly All-In Red deck he’s been playing at Tuesday Night Overextended!
Taking R/G Elves to the Top *1st*
Jon Wood beat out 61 other players to take down the first ever Tuesday Night Overextended event with R/G Elves! Want to read his tournament report and check out how to improve the deck? Read on!
Zoology, Part 2: The Best Zoo Build
This article is part two of a series on Zoo by Richard Franklin. In this article, Richard presents his take on Overextended Zoo along with a sideboarding guide!
Proposed Change to Tuesday Night Overextended
The first two Tuesday Night Overextended events have been incredible – and I think we can make them even better.
06/07 Tuesday Night Overextended: Results!
Week two of Tuesday Night Overextended was no less exciting than the first.
More Questions, More Tips, and More Prizes!
This mishmash of an article covers three things. First, a notice about Tuesday Night Overextended. Then, some tips for building Overextended decks. Finally, some more burning questions are answered.
Steel Had All These: An Overextended Video Report *2nd*
Alex Barrera of socalmtg.blogspot.com took on the first ever Tuesday Night Overextended event, finishing in second and picking up 15 tickets! He recorded his entire journey there – come watch his matches!
Zoology, Part 1: The Evolution of Zoo
This week marks the beginning of user-submitted content here on Mtgoverextended.com. Here you’ll find the first of a two-part series on Zoo by Richard Franklin.
05/31 Tuesday Night Overextended: Results!
The first Tuesday Night Overextended event was a resounding success. 62 players showed up to play, making this one of the best attended (if not the best attended) Magic Online player run event ever!
Answering Questions: Masques, Modern, and More!
Ever since this site premiered a week ago, I have been deluged with questions.
Announcing: Worldwide Overextended Day
If we want Overextended to become a tournament format, then we have to show it can stand on its own and pull a crowd.
10 Places to Start in Overextended
Looking at a brand new format can be a little daunting. If you’re not much of a deckbuilder, or just don’t have the time to make something new, here are ten decks that have proven themselves in my Overextended testing.
Making Overextended Accessible
The most successful formats have two distinct attributes.
Bannings in a New World
The Overextended banned list radically defines this format apart from others, and the decision about which cards would be banned was not made lightly.
The Invasion-Forward Philosophy
The great debate of Overextended is which set to start the format at – and for good reason.
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