Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin is ready to crush this format! With SCG Columbus on everyone's radar for the first layer of the Pro Tour metagame, Patrick is going to spend all week long building every kind of deck you can possibly build with Aether Revolt! Which one are you sleeving up?
There are obvious combos that will shape the new Standard format, but Pro Tour Champ Ari Lax wants to find the synergies that aren't in plain sight! Join him as he looks for rogue decks and interesting interactions for SCG Columbus!
The downside to new play, new decks, new contenders when bans happen is that the value of cards take a serious hit! Not just that, but this announcement means a lot in terms of what Standard's philosophy will be going forward! Chas Andres explains just how huge this shift is!
SCG Columbus is less than a week away! Watch Todd Anderson and his U/R Control deck try to put Michael Majors and his U/W Statuary Ramp deck on lockdown and get inspiration for your next decklist as you explore the new Aether Revolt Standard!
With the triple banning in Standard, which cards gain the most in the upcoming Aether Revolt metagame? GerryT is throwing his lot in with Tezzeret the Schemer, and today he brings you Standard brews from Aggro to Midrange, Control to Combo, and a couple that are just plain hard to categorize! SCG Columbus, here we come!
It wouldn't be a Friday the 13th without a scary premonition! This time, it's Tom Ross with a solemn warning: even after the banning of Gitaxian Probe and Golgari Grave-Troll from Modern, Infect and Dredge remain powerful decks! Get updated lists from "The Boss" or ignore them at your peril!
Remember the last time bans happened? Oh man! It's been a minute! Jim Davis isn't interested in just re-reading the same news over and over; he's already planning what it means for the SCG Columbus metagame next weekend!
It wouldn't be review season without a tribute to red! Adrian Sullivan checks out the red cards of Aether Revolt and gives his verdict on the Standard must-plays, the unplayable, and everything in between! Fair warning: one of his ratings just might "Shock" you...
The might-have-beens continue! While Todd Anderson's W/R Vehicles deck uses the now-banned-in-Standard Smuggler's Copter, Brad Nelson's U/B Control deck is banning-free and ready to roll! If it can keep up with W/R Vehicles with Smuggler's Copter, what could it do in the upcoming Aether Revolt metagame?
You might just wind up telling Todd Anderson this week's article title to his face after you see the Standard brews he's cooked up! Forget Saheeli Rai and Felidar Guardian. His first brew today is based on...Dynavolt Tower?! Don't miss this love letter to blue and red in the new Standard!
Enough about the trio of banned Standard cards; Brad Nelson's thinking about the ones Wizards of the Coast left behind! Check out the latest brews from one of the game's true masters, starting with a certain planeswalker and her remarkably friendly Cat Beast...
All of Ari Lax's thoughts on Aether Revolt Limited. All in one week. Covering every artifact, every creature, and every combat trick, this is your can't-miss guide to the Prerelease and beyond!
We didn't predict the Standard bannings last week, but luckily for us, neither Tom "The Boss" Ross nor Michael Majors played a single banned card! Check out their takes on W/B Humans and U/G Metalwork Colossus and watch the new-Standard carnage unfold!
Join Cedric Phillips for some exciting announcements to changes to SCG Tour Points in 2017!
Have fun at your Prerelease? We sure did! And we're taking the fun to you with a brand new set edition of Mini-Masters VS! Which bombs are you hoping to see cracked open?
The brews for SCG Columbus have begun! Ross Merriam has enlisted your help with crushing the event, and we're off to a fantastic start with this deck!
Do you play aggro decks? Are you a dedicated control mage? Why do these distinctions matter? How much can they actually change week-to-week? Mrs. Mulligan has an excellent study on this questions here!
Whenever you dominate a Commander game, what is that you feel? What purposes do your Magic games serve in any format? Dear Azami raises some interesting questions before waving goodbye.
One color, no fuss! Watch Shaun McLaren take on the Mono-Blue Delver challenge in Modern with his latest Magic Online video! And yes, those are Gitaxian Probes! Judge!
Got the post-banning blues in Modern? Look on the bright side! With control archetypes ready to shine once more, Ross Merriam has just the list for you!
Control partisan Shaheen Soorani no longer feels locked out of Standard! The triple banning has removed previously insurmountable obstacles to a true control deck, and he's ready to brew with Aether Revolt!
Ready for the Prerelease this weekend? Not until you've read Ask a Judge, you're not! Get the rulings you need to know from Paul Baranay and get to know his guest, Level Two Judge Jeff Higgins!
With Aether Revolt coming soon, Bennie Smith checks out its themes for Commander and gives updates on Modern Necrotic Ooze and Standard Mono-Green Ramp!
Banned and restricted reactions, Aether Revolt reviews, and an interview with EDHrec. This is Split Second!
Think the unbanning of Sword of the Meek had no impact on Modern? Magic Online results say to think again! Ari Lax tackles an Esper list that helped its original pilot to two 5-0 League records...on the same day!
Jadine Klomparens returns with her take on post-bannings Standard, including the remarkable rise of combo decks...and the whys and hows of combating them!
Cedric Phillips sits down with Patrick "PSulli" Sullivan to chat about the recent Banned and Restricted announcement, Cedric's GP Louisville experience, and why they've been away from the podcast for so long.
Aether Revolt Draft will be here before you know it! Ryan Saxe serves up some practice picks with a W/R aggressive deck that's not quite what you think!
A triple banning in Standard promises to shake things up! Matt Higgs takes a look at the consequences and gives his thoughts on why more frequent Standard bans might not be a bad idea!