GerryT spent the Open Series weekend behind the booth! Unsurprisingly, he learned as much about Standard and Legacy watching as he would have playing! Here, he bestows his wisdom to you, the aspiring #SCGINVI victor.
Todd Anderson rediscovered his Legacy game with a very successful outing in Washington last weekend. Read what he learned and how he plans to apply it at #SCGINVI!
Legacy specialist Drew Levin guides you through one of the most important decks in the metagame! Be unprepared for RUG Delver at #SCGINVI at your own risk!
Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren looks to the future by looking into the past. What does previous Standard tell us about future Standard? How will these things change with the new rotation schedule? What are Standard's most powerful cards heading into #SCGINVI?
Anyone can study pick orders. What Ari Lax has to teach you about Limited today is far more important. This work won't just help you learn a specific draft format, it'll help you understand how to master any draft format!
Brad and BBD are heading into battle with two recent breakout decks! See the results of their testing and all of their decisions before you battle at #SCGINVI!
There is a lot more to Magic success than metagaming and deckbuilding. Pro Tour Winner and Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin reminds us all that if our brain isn't properly tuned before an event, the extent to which our deck is doesn't even matter.
Chas tells you about a human evaluation phenomenon that is screwing up your ability to speculate correctly. Nobody is as right as they think they are. Read his advice before you accidentally throw away value!
One is a tried and true tribe capable of triumph on turn 2. The other is capable of dropping huge alien beasts into play to devour anything that moves. Which will you play at the #SCGINVI this weekend?
The Dragonmaster is still working on his Limited game! See him try to trounce the opposition in this brand new Draft video!
Everyone grab a tissue and gather around. Two-Time Pro Tour Champion Brian Kibler is about to bid a tearful goodbye to his favorite cards in Standard. Oh, Lifebane Zombie and Pack Rat! What will the new format look like without you?!
If you're looking for some seriously interactive Legacy games, look no further! Brad Nelson shows you what it takes to navigate the gauntlet with his new Legacy pet before #SCGDC this weekend!
Todd and BBD help you prepare for the Premier IQ at #SCGDC by testing one of the most important matchups in the Modern format today!
Few decks have had as much hype as this one over the last week or two. Check out what this thing can do in the hands of the able Sam Black before #SCGDC!
GerryT knows there's more than one way to skin (burn?) a cat. Check out this list that preys on certain Standard metagame powerhouses! It could be the springboard to #SCGINVI success!
CVM opted out of playing Nissa in Standard this past weekend. But what about Legacy? See the crazy decks from his latest Open weekend, and give one of them a try at #SCGINVI!
Kent Ketter has a lot of things to say, and a lot of us desperately need to hear all of it. He's going to #SCGINVI this weekend, and he's going to win before he even signs a match slip. In this article filled with overdue sentiment, he tells you why.
Remember Zoo? How about the glory days of Maverick? Legacy Affinity, anyone? Here, Carsten gives a great explanation for the multi-faceted death of these strategies. A little Legacy theory would do you good before #SCGINVI!
When two battlecruisers just isn't enough, Commander VS mainstays David McDarby and Danny West call upon Justin Parnell and Stephen Green to get the party rolling!
Has anyone had more effect on Standard over the last month besides Tom Ross? GerryT investigates what could be yet another Tom Ross breakout deck piloted by LEGION273! Test it for #SCGINVI!
Brian DeMars couldn't resist: he had to play some Commander! Here, he throws together a Slivers deck with tons of sweet (but fair) combos. And best of all, it's quite affordable!
How great of an edge do you get from deck familiarity? How much happier are you playing a strategy you love versus the one everyone says is best? Glenn Jones says deck selection isn't as confusing as you think. Read his advice before #SCGINVI!
Looking for something different in Modern? Matt Higgs has been putting the reps in with a vaguely familiar archetype always lurking just off the radar! Read his great deck report here before the Modern IQ at #SCGINVI!
After asking readers for their feedback on how he should build a new beatdown deck, Sean returns with a focused Skullbriar brew that isn't your typical all-in Voltron deck dual-wielding Swords as fast as Zombily possible.
Mono-Black Aggro, Mono-Red Aggro, Naya Aggro. These are all decks we've been seeing, but doesn't it seem like there is a naturally aggro color combination missing here? GerryT investigates to see if we may see something new at #SCGINVI...
Josh Ravitz didn't want to play U/W/R at his latest PTQ, so what did he do? He played U/W/R! Find out what the difference was in this super exciting list before #SCGINVI!
Anthony Lowry is getting hyped for #SCGINVI this weekend! Here, he shares his thoughts on both Standard and Legacy going into the event, then provides the lists he's considering!
Red mages have it too rough in Commander. What should they do about it? Go crazy, that's what! Here, Abe gives you another underrated fun commander that you can use to bring chaos to your next group game!
You pretty much have to have Sphinx's Revelation if you're playing control, right? Apparently not. It may be late in the season, but that doesn't mean there aren't decks that can't surprise you by breaking the norms before #SCGDC!
The Beard Power brigade is back with another Standard clash! All five colors are on display today as these two Open Series mainstays test some new ideas for #SCGDC!
One of the biggest pitfalls of unrealized potential in Magic is to judge cards too quickly. This week, Adrian Sullivan studies a few examples of why you should never dismiss a card with great potential!
A recent rules faux pas has some people talking about Magic's gray areas. Shaheen, a veteran of the game and a well-respected player, weighs in on the uncomfortable situation. Where is the line between using every advantage to win and flat out cheating?