This is the deck ive built and fine tuned over the years (thanks to all who had the patience to play vs me and all who helped tune!), first inspired by alejandro escribano's infestation control.
This deck is massively great at controlling and drawing cards with tons of different ways to play:

// 60 Maindeck
// 8 Artifact
1 Black Lotus
1 Mox Sapphire
1 Mox Jet
1 Mox Emerald
1 Mox Pearl
1 Mox Ruby
1 Sol Ring
1 Mana Crypt

// 8 Creature
4 Squee, Goblin Nabob
1 Monastery Mentor
2 Jace, Vryn's Prodigy
1 Blightsteel Colossus

// 17 Instant
4 Force of Will
1 Ancestral Recall
1 Gush
1 Dig Through Time
3 Intuition
4 Mental Misstep
1 Punishing Fire
1 Brainstorm
1 Ancient Grudge

// 18 Land
4 Bazaar of Baghdad
4 Volcanic Island
1 Polluted Delta
1 Scalding Tarn
1 Flooded Strand
3 Grove of the Burnwillows
1 Tundra
1 Tropical Island
1 Strip Mine
1 Wasteland

// 4 Planeswalker
4 Dack Fayden

// 5 Sorcery
1 Time Walk
1 Gitaxian Probe
1 Treasure Cruise
1 Tinker
1 Life from the Loam

// 15 Sideboard
// 1 Artifact
SB: 1 Tormod's Crypt

// 13 Instant
SB: 3 Ancient Grudge
SB: 4 Pyroblast
SB: 1 Ray of Revelation
SB: 2 Red Elemental Blast
SB: 2 Surgical Extraction
SB: 1 Tragic Lesson

// 1 Sorcery
SB: 1 Balance

I could write a really long book about this deck, but you who have seen it in action knows what it does. It has a ton of options how to play, and after sb it of course gets more interesting depending what graveyard hate the other player puts in and what you then should take out.

I've tested a ton of different build variants, more counterspells with Baral, chief of compliance without dack fayden, black color with demonic tutor and other stuff but this version is the best and most powerful.

This deck mainly plays intuition turn 1-2 (with or without moxes) finding whatever you need in 3 ancient grudges vs workshop and/or fayden their creatures to have them block each other, a punishing fire vs aggro, life of the loam + strip anything. Oath where you intuition for ray of revelation. It has a solid paradoxical outcome matchup as it counters everything with pyroblasts and steals/destroys artifacts and wins in the end.

Depending on your meta you can adjust the sideboard against aggro with firespout, swords to plowshares or more punishing fires or dredge cards.

@yakuzaxrock I don’t think you mentioned it- have you tried AK? Seems pretty reasonable here

Yes i tested AK with Baral, it was terrible for many reasons. First it was just really weak. Then Especially with sphere effects out there.

Its a better idea with squee that flows under the sphere effects, uncounterable as well as recurring draw

Leovold is handled by rebs.

It's possible with a black splash for rakdos charm and or toxic deluge, demonic tutor. Ive also tried young pyromancer and even though its good with punishing fire it just doesnt cut it.

The idea is to use life loam, up some squees from there or get delve with it, use jace with surgical in dredge matchup and lots of stuff. Brainstorm has a lot of tricks.

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This looks really sweet! I love people finding uses for Bazaar outside of Dredge. This might be super obvious but I assume a Dragon finish in place of your current win condition would not be good?

@hrishi
I have not tested any dragon at all, that might be possible. Another possibility in many game situations!

Heres a REAL dragon, even before magic was invented! (or the internet and computers got started) And done live in a championship with nerves too!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMe-hvCwTRo

(off-topic)

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@yakuzaxrock you know... I played an intuitive sacrifice against the former world champ... no big deal.

Then this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjEmquJhSas

There is always a bigger dragon round the next bend.

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Ok this is the updated and final version:

// 60 Maindeck
// 8 Artifact
1 Black Lotus
1 Mox Sapphire
1 Mox Jet
1 Mox Emerald
1 Mox Pearl
1 Mox Ruby
1 Sol Ring
1 Mana Crypt

// 8 Creature
4 Squee, Goblin Nabob
1 Monastery Mentor
2 Jace, Vryn's Prodigy
1 Blightsteel Colossus

// 17 Instant
4 Force of Will
1 Ancestral Recall
1 Gush
1 Dig Through Time
3 Intuition
4 Mental Misstep
1 Punishing Fire
1 Brainstorm
1 Ancient Grudge

// 18 Land
4 Bazaar of Baghdad
3 Volcanic Island
1 Polluted Delta
1 Scalding Tarn
1 Flooded Strand
4 Grove of the Burnwillows
1 Tundra
1 Tropical Island
1 Strip Mine
1 Wasteland

// 4 Planeswalker
4 Dack Fayden

// 5 Sorcery
1 Time Walk
1 Gitaxian Probe
1 Treasure Cruise
1 Tinker
1 Life from the Loam

// 15 Sideboard
// 1 Artifact
SB: 1 Tormod's Crypt

// 13 Instant
SB: 2 Ancient Grudge
SB: 4 Pyroblast
SB: 1 Ray of Revelation
SB: 3 Red Elemental Blast
SB: 2 Surgical Extraction
SB: 1 Punishing Fire

// 1 Sorcery
SB: 1 Balance

1 more punishing fire with different mana base, as its good vs stax and small critters, and works with loam.

I like this deck! Drawing more cards than your opponent is always fun. 😉

I wonder, could you cut one of the Squee's? Since you have Intuitions to find them. Also, the sideboard seems soft against Dredge, are the Surgical's enough?

Yeah hmm.

Well Ive tried more or less squees with the same idea, and also more or less bazaars. But actually you often end up bazaaring or Faydening to find squees, its good to have 4 you do want them. You'll see when you play the deck. Also opponents will counter intuition when they know your deck.

Yeah a little soft vs dredge, you wanna hold them off with waste+strip til you get jace+´surgery combo going. If you have a lot of dredge in your area you can change it for meta of course as anything.

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Small detail update:
Maindeck
+1 volcanic island
-1 mana crypt
-1 ancient grudge
+1 punishing fire

sb +1 Stony silence

This is because you want those lands for life from the loam!

Really like ancient grudge but gotta cut something

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And another final update, 1 more land basically for -1 punishing fire, to get loam working and that precious white for stony silence:

// 60 Maindeck
// 7 Artifact
1 Black Lotus
1 Mox Sapphire
1 Mox Jet
1 Mox Emerald
1 Mox Pearl
1 Mox Ruby
1 Sol Ring

// 7 Creature
4 Squee, Goblin Nabob
1 Monastery Mentor
2 Jace, Vryn's Prodigy
1 Blightsteel Colossus

// 17 Instant
4 Force of Will
1 Ancestral Recall
1 Gush
1 Dig Through Time
3 Intuition
4 Mental Misstep
1 Punishing Fire
1 Brainstorm

// 20 Land
4 Bazaar of Baghdad
4 Volcanic Island
2 Polluted Delta
1 Scalding Tarn
1 Flooded Strand
4 Grove of the Burnwillows
1 Tundra
1 Tropical Island
1 Strip Mine
1 Wasteland

// 4 Planeswalker
4 Dack Fayden

// 5 Sorcery
1 Time Walk
1 Gitaxian Probe
1 Treasure Cruise
1 Tinker
1 Life from the Loam

// 15 Sideboard
// 1 Artifact
SB: 1 Tormod's Crypt

// 1 Enchantment
SB: 1 Stony Silence

// 12 Instant
SB: 2 Ancient Grudge
SB: 4 Pyroblast
SB: 1 Ray of Revelation
SB: 3 Red Elemental Blast
SB: 2 Surgical Extraction

// 1 Sorcery
SB: 1 Balance

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And after getting handed by dredge, Im back to a fairly earlier version, this is as tight as it gets:

// 60 Maindeck
// 7 Artifact
1 Black Lotus
1 Mox Sapphire
1 Mox Jet
1 Mox Emerald
1 Mox Pearl
1 Mox Ruby
1 Sol Ring

// 7 Creature
4 Squee, Goblin Nabob
1 Monastery Mentor
2 Jace, Vryn's Prodigy
1 Blightsteel Colossus

// 16 Instant
4 Force of Will
1 Ancestral Recall
1 Dig Through Time
3 Intuition
4 Mental Misstep
1 Punishing Fire
1 Brainstorm

// 20 Land
4 Bazaar of Baghdad
3 Volcanic Island
2 Polluted Delta
2 Scalding Tarn
1 Flooded Strand
4 Grove of the Burnwillows
1 Tundra
1 Tropical Island
1 Strip Mine
1 Underground Sea

// 4 Planeswalker
4 Dack Fayden

// 6 Sorcery
1 Time Walk
1 Gitaxian Probe
1 Treasure Cruise
1 Tinker
1 Life from the Loam
1 Demonic Tutor

// 15 Sideboard
// 1 Enchantment
SB: 1 Stony Silence

// 13 Instant
SB: 2 Ancient Grudge
SB: 4 Pyroblast
SB: 1 Gush
SB: 2 Krosan Grip
SB: 2 Red Elemental Blast
SB: 1 Ravenous Trap
SB: 2 Rakdos Charm

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(Testing SB +3 Krosan Grip,
Krosan grip helps vs leyline of the void, oath, yawgmoth's bargain etc, rest in peace but also vs Ravager/Ballista that cant activate.)

Grip takes care of sensei top too! Krosan destroys tormod's crypts and nihil spellbombs and likes without activation!

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@yakuzaxrock dude idk why but I love your list 😂 maybe because I love drawing cards? I'm not that good at magic and I'm not that good at vintage neither but tonight I'll do my best to pilot your list to the greatest record possible! I'm gonna play it on Cockatrice tho so idk how much relevant my score might be. Prolly zero. But who cares. I know I'll enjoy this night! See you later with the update results man. Keep the bazaar rolling!

@zylvorak also...Is the loam engine that important? It looks like it is... If so how do you get your loam engine going with only 1 copy?

@zylvorak sorry for the spam... Kinda new to post. But is the reply or quote buttons the only way to post? What if I just want to give an update?What do I click to open the window where to type the text with no reply quotes etc? Just a normal plain message? One more post to add to the bottom of this topic? Sorry for the bad English too, but I do my best!

You use intuition to search for 1 loam, 1 strip mine and then a squee or punishing fire etc.

Yeah deck takes some practice to know how to play since there are a lot of options all the time. To the opponent it doesnt look like youre doing much but at your side you draw a ton of cards and keeping things in control until you win.

If theres a lot of aggro, you can +1 Balance - 1 red elemental blast.

Which i think is alright especially in paper.

Balance is ok vs dredge, you dont lose anything vs bug/survival decks maybe a few random goblin and white weenie but the oath/paradox/mentor matchup gets a little less but oath should still be strong with 2 krosan grip. Paradox is usually a fair matchup anyway.

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