The project is in a healthy, maintained state
A tool to scrape MTG EDH decks from the internet along with some meta information and create Cockatrice compatible deck files.
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 Project Readme

Cockatrice Feeder

A tool to scrape MTG EDH decks from the internet along with some meta information and create Cockatrice compatible deck files.

Scraw!

Install

gem install cockatrice_feeder

Simple

Run

gobble

This will scrape a whole bunch of decks and put them into a decks folder in the current directory. Wait for it to finish or kill the process once you have enough.

Files will be named with the following convention:

{commmander_name}_{deckname}_{price}_{source}.cod

The deck comments will contain a link to the original deck and other information about it.

Sometimes a little cleanup is required. Dual/flip cards fail to import (working on it). Sometimes the commander is not included in the deck because it was listed in the sideboard. Usually the deck name lets you know what the commander is and it's easy to fix within cockatrice.

Cockatrice Feeder tries to only import currently legal decks, but it's not perfect.

Detailed

Setup

open an irb console anywhere and require the gem

require 'cockatrice_feeder'

Cockatrice Feeder needs to know where to put meta information

CockatriceFeeder.set_meta_dir('/some/path/meta/')

It also needs to know where to put the the deck files it creates

CockatriceFeeder.set_deck_dir('/some/path/decks/')

The following will set both directories within the same parent folder with default names.

CockatriceFeeder.set_app_dir('/some/path/')

By default it will use the current directory (pwd) and create subfolders there.

Run the following to create any missing folders and download the meta information used to fetch decks.

CockatriceFeeder.setup

Fetching Decks

edhrecavg

For every commander listed on EDHREC CockatriceFeeder will download the deck created from the average of all decks for that commander. Run the following:

require 'cockatrice_feeder'
decks = CockatriceFeeder.edhrecavg_decklist
decks.each{|d| CockatriceFeeder.edhrecavg_deck(d)}

mtgdecks

A list of recent competitive EDH decks. CockatriceFeeder will go back through the list for as many pages as you specify and will automatically throw out any decks that contain currently banned cards. Run the following to fetch the first page of decks:

require 'cockatrice_feeder'
decks = CockatriceFeeder.mtgdecks_decklist(pages = 1..1)
decks.each{|d| CockatriceFeeder.mtgdecks_deck(d)}

The first line will fetch the basic information about each deck including its link. The second will fill in the rest of the information for each deck and output a deck file for each in the mtgdecks subfolder.

tappedout

Using tappedout's deck search CockatriceFeeder can download up to 10 pages of decks returned by customizable searches.

Supported search params

pages: 1..10 or any subset of that range (i.e. 2..5)

order_by: any string in ["-date_updated", "-ranking", "-competitive_score"], default "-date_updated"

price_min: defaults to "" which means no min, otherwise it supports any integer (i.e. 100)

price_min: defaults to "" which means no max, otherwise it supports any integer (i.e. 1000)

require 'cockatrice_feeder'
decks = CockatriceFeeder.tappedout_decklist(
  pages = 1..2,
  order_by = "-date_updated",
  price_min = "",
  price_max = ""
)

decks.each{|d| CockatriceFeeder.tappedout_deck(d)}

The first commander will fetch the basic information about each deck including its link. The second will fill in the rest of the information for each deck and output a deck file for each in the tappedout subfolder.

deckstats

Using deckstats's deck search CockatriceFeeder can download any number of pages of decks returned by customizable searches.

Supported search params

commander: defaults to "". Accepts any legal commander name (i.e. "Sram, Senior Edificer"). You can get these from the name attribute of each object in the array returned by CockatriceFeeder.commanders

pages: any range of integers. (i.e. 1..25)

order_by: default is "likes,desc". Accepts any string in ["views,desc", "price,desc", "likes,desc", "updated,desc"]

price_min: defaults to "" which means no min, otherwise it supports any integer (i.e. 100)

price_min: defaults to "" which means no max, otherwise it supports any integer (i.e. 1000)

require 'cockatrice_feeder'
decks = CockatriceFeeder.deckstats_decklist(
  commander = "",
  pages = (1..1),
  order_by = "likes,desc",
  price_min = "",
  price_max = ""
)

decks.each{|d| CockatriceFeeder.deckstats_deck(d)}

The first line will fetch the basic information about each deck including its link. The second will fill in the rest of the information for each deck and output a deck file for each in the deckstats subfolder.

archidekt

Using archidekt's super cool deck search API CockatriceFeeder can download any number of pages of decks returned by customizable searches.

decks = CockatriceFeeder.archidekt_decklist(
  andcolors = nil, # deck must include all colors if true
  colors = nil, # a string like "White,Blue,Black,Red,Green,Colorless" including the colors you want
  commander = nil, #any commander name i.e. "Akuta, Born of Ash"
  owner = nil, # any archidekt user name
  formats = 3, # EDH
  orderBy = "-createdAt", #any of "-updatedAt", "-createdAt", "-points", "-viewCount" and more
  size: 100, # deck size exact (to help weed out illegal EDH decks)
  pageSize: 50
)

decks.each{|d| CockatriceFeeder.archidekt_deck(d)}

The first line will fetch the basic information about each deck including its link and name. The second will fill in the rest of the information for each deck and output a deck file for each in the archideckt subfolder.