Kellen Pastore is a 3 time Grand Prix Top 8 Competitor, a full-time grad student, and a noted enthusiast of linear aggro decks. Kellen lives in MAPLE GLEN, Pennsylvania.
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Getting used to the inconsistency of Magic because Kellen came from a game that was more consistent.
Before Kellen got into Magic, he lost a miniature game and really lost his cool. Since then, he has gotten better at regulating his emotions by reminding himself that his opponent is trying, just like he is.
When Kaladesh was released, Kellen created a Red-Black Zombie deck that ended up impacting the metagame at that time.
Meeting and making friends.
Ever committing into sweepers. Playing too many creatures when the opponent has a board wipe.
Kellen practiced a lot with his deck leading up to events. He looks to make sure that his deck holds up against the top decks.
Never play a deck you don't like to play.
Misplaced Ginger (twitch.tv) for Standard; MTG Goldfish
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