A bad metagame call one week can become brilliant the next! Mike Sigrist was down on his choice of B/G Delirium for the Pro Tour, but as last week's Grand Prix results proved, it still has a place in the metagame! Get his take on how to build the deck and sideboard effectively for #SCGBALT and beyond!
W/U Flash put up the strongest results at Pro Tour Kaladesh and dominated the Top 8 at Grand Prix Kuala Lumpur. But what if you don't want to play what's arguably the best deck in Standard? Michael Majors has his brewing cap on and he's ready to share several potentially metagame-busting creations! Will one win you the #SCGBALT Standard Classic?
If you're not playing the tip-top deck of the format, Standard is looking downright Dickensian these days. Ross Merriam has your guide to W/U Flash and what any deck that wants to dethrone it must accomplish! The #SCGBALT Standard Classic is two weeks away. Start preparing now!
It's a Kaladesh Standard clash! The W/R Tokens deck in the hands of Tom "The Boss" Ross has put up a Pro Tour Top 8 appearance, while Todd Anderson's archetype, B/G Delirium, bagged a win at Grand Prix Providence. Who'll take this five-game showdown ahead of the #SCGBALT Standard Classic?
The decks we thought were going to dominate this format? They're nowhere. The next wave that came up behind them? Also vanishing. We need a Pro Tour Hall of Famer to provide the best and freshest worldwide Magic data! Is the format's next evolution in the numbers here?
Pro Tour Champ Ari Lax spent his weekend with a deep run at the latest Standard battleground! The format is starting to shrink down to just a few decks at the top...or is it? Ari provides what he believes to be the force secretly driving the format and what it means about its future!
When a big change like this comes to Magic, most experts think of something. Chas Andres, however, thinks of everything! Join Chas as he tells you the good, the bad, and the unforeseen when it comes to WotC's rotation schedule return!
Vehicles ran wild on the first week, then the Pro Tour showed us that you could play a true control deck. So what's next? GerryT goes deep on the format that may go deeper than any Standard we've ever known! Going to #SCGMKE's Standard Classic? You'll need this!
The Pro Tour has come and gone; now it's time to get back to business in Modern! Kaladesh has made a big influence on the format whether you've noticed or not! What does Tom "The Boss" Ross expect for this weekend? What are his favorite decklists? Find out here!
What is the best deck in Modern? Is there any agreement at all? Well, someone better figure it out because Todd Anderson is on his way to #SCGMKE, and he's packing a lot of strong contenders! Check out what he has to say about the format on everyone's mind this weekend!
When you don't dominate an event, it's important to have a postmortem. Losing isn't the end. You have to understand why you lost. Brad Nelson breaks down the format that broke him down during the Pro Tour! What secrets are still hiding in the #SCGMKE Standard Classic metagame?
SCG Players' Champion Jim Davis has long been known as a U/W Control addict, but he's been required to go way outside that realm for a while. Well, friends, old-school Jim Davis is back! Check out the control deck he can't wait to see near the top of #SCGMKE's Standard Classic on Sunday!
Just in time for #SCGMKE, it's a Modern brawl in the study hall! Will Tom "The Boss" Ross lock down victory with new pet deck 8-Rack, or will Todd Anderson, piloting an innovative U/R Battle Rage list from Magic Online, double strike his way to wins? There's only one way to find out!
Do 60-card decks have you down? A Kaladesh draft is the cure! Join Ari Lax on Magic Online as he tackles the fun and complex format!
Plenty of talented musicians end up one-hit wonders. Ross Merriam highlights a Standard deck from the acknowledged master of casting small white creatures and turning them sideways!
Chris VanMeter and his bountiful beard are surveying the many formats of tournament Magic! Get his latest takes on Standard, Modern, and even Legacy! He has his eye on a four-mana enchantment for #SCGBALT, and no, it's not Sneak Attack...
Worried about the next scary deck to appear in Standard? Mark Nestico says that approach is all wrong! Today he goes over the cards to watch out for, with a certain Vehicle at the top of the list!
Sometimes a deck just doesn't want to get out on the dancefloor. That's when you write to Dear Azami! This week, Sean McKeown turns a reader's quasi-combo wallflower of a deck into a smooth midrange marvel doing The Gitrog Monster Mash!
Commander players love two things: lots of mana and new toys. We've got both today! Join us as we unveil a card that's sure to be a fixture of Commander tables for years to come!
Standard Grand Prix results, changes to the SCG Tour leaderboard, and Commander previews abound. This is Split Second!
They've conquered entire planes of existence. They've swallowed time itself never to be felt again. Now that they are qualified to run forklifts, there's no stopping them! Run, Kaladesh! Run for your lives!
It doesn't end with Blood Moon and Lightning Bolt! Mrs. Mulligan is back with tons of new decks that take red to the next level in the fast and furious Modern format!
All new formats can be daunting, but not all of them can be so fun from the very start! Erik shows you how to teach your friends to tackle the wonderful world of Commander!
The SCG Tour heads to Milwaukee, Legacy and Vintage in Europe, and a comic about combat. This is Split Second!
This is one we haven't seen in a while! Is there an end to the Kaladesh Standard archetypes? We haven't found it yet, and #SCGMKE's Standard Classic is coming!
Adrian Sullivan's fate may forever be that of the Pro Tour grinder. He's on, he's off, he's on, he's off. Pro Touring is not for the ill-prepared or for the emotionally fragile. Today he talks candidly about giving up and about being close (but not close enough).
The Pro Tour didn't lie: Control is finally back in a way we recognize! Uncompromising and undeniable! Shaheen celebrates the occasion with his impressions of the #SCGMKE Standard Classic metagame!
Still looking for your favorite Kaladesh commander to get the Bennie Smith treatment? Wait no longer! Bennie has one of the plane's most dangerous leaders and a list to match this week!
Reactions to the Standard rotation, SaffronOlive accepts a dubious challenge, and behind the scenes at a Pro Tour. This is Split Second!