Revised 40

Deck Construction Rules

  • Cards per deck: At least 40. Your deck may include up to 5 rares, but not more than 3 copies of the same rare. It may also include up to 10 uncommons but not more than 3 copies of the same uncommon. And it can include any number of copies of any common, except for Kird Ape and Lightning Bolt, which are considered as uncommon.
  • Allowed sets: Revised.
  • Reprint rules: Every Old Frame reprint with the same art is allowed.


Contemporary rules and errata are followed, with a few exceptions:

  • Mana burn is in effect.
  • If a match would result in a draw in a timed environment, players will randomly determine a winner. Rolling dice or a sudden-death Chaos Orb flipping contest are both acceptable.

Banned and Restricted Cards

  • Banned: Contract from Below, Darkpact, Demonic Attorney.
  • Restricted: Balance, Braingeyser, Channel, Demonic Tutor, Mind Twist, Regrowth, Sol Ring, Wheel of Fortune.

Nathan Green’s Counterburn deck.


You can find more information about this format on their website and Facebook Group.

Next Events

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