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While I think my deck for #PTAKH ended up in a pretty good place, there are certainly a lot of other options to explore for the archetype. Justin Cohen helped with the deck some, but I mostly encouraged my teammates to work on other things, so it wasn't a deck that's been fine-tuned by a lot of people. There are a lot of things I didn't explore and a lot of cards I had to make judgments on pretty quickly with only a few games.
As I mentioned in my previous article , I started with a W/B version and then added green for Catacomb Sifter and Cryptolith Rite, but I think I should have rebuilt from the ground up with green at some point, rather than just changing a few cards around to use the best cards. If you're willing to get away from Gideon, Ally of Zendikar, which is entirely reasonable, the mana can be shifted to base G/B, splashing white, and you can consider cards like Loam Dryad or Blisterpod.
Today, I'd like to focus on brainstorming other cards and directions the deck can be taken in and why we might want to consider various possibilities.
The deck is tight, in that all the cards work together and they work well, but in a lot of places, there are other cards that accomplish something similar. For example, Blisterpod is similar to Sacred Cat in that it's a cheap creature that I can sacrifice to make a token, but it doesn't cost an extra mana to get the token. The token can even let me cast Anointed Procession on turn 3. So, let's get to the options: