The trick to making Triad work is to run a ton of mana ramp and untap effects.
Creatures with good ETB/LTB effects
Copy general's ability (rings, bracers)
There's an old 1989 board game called Advanced Heroquest that has little "Fate" counters, which I use in my Triad games.
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