The Limited Way by Ben Stark is a complete guide through the most complex form of Magic, Limited. Learn everything from Sealed, Draft, Team Sealed, how to analyze new formats, navigate Drafts and more.
Starting with a foundational lesson from Magic the Gathering Pro Ben Stark - Building a limited deck based on individual card power rather than synergy between cards.
Understanding the importance of creature quality in sealed deck building.
When to prioritize removal spells in sealed deck building.
How to use card advatange to gain an edge in sealed deckbuilding and gameplay.
Guidelines for building a solid manabase in sealed play.
How to evaluate playing your best cards in sealed play, regardless of synergy or color considerations.
Evaluating and using pump spells effectively in sealed play.
Sorting and evaluating a War of the Spark sealed pool
Learning how to draft efficiently and effectively, with a plan in mind.
Drafting and playing aggro decks in limited play.
Drafting and playing defensive decks in limited play.
Drafting midrange decks and identifying pet colors in limited play.
Navigating the draft process and making the best picks and signals possible.
Tips on taking effective mental notes during the drafting process.
Understanding the differences between the easy and hard ways of drafting and which is best for you.
Knowing when and how to force a draft archetype.
Understanding when to switch colors versus committing to a color.
Selecting effective sideboard options in draft.
Comparing the differences between drafting in Arena versus paper.
Concluding thoughts on drafting strategy and technique.
Strategies for building and playing Team Sealed decks.
Understanding and fulfilling team roles in Team Sealed.
Effective testing strategies for professional team Limited play.
Strategies for testing alone in Limited play.
Effective meeting strategies for Limited play with a team.
Ben takes you through his though process for analyzing the decision to play or draw in Limited play.
Understanding and making effective mulligan decisions in Limited play.
Understanding and implementing the BREAD concept in Limited play.
Comparing and contrasting best-of-one versus best-of-three Limited play on Arena.
Strategies for playing around opponent's cards in Limited play (or when not to).
Differences and similarities between Limited and Constructed play.