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 a Pro Tour Champion and a Player of the Year as they debate everything surrounding Magic with Aether Revolt! Which perspectives do you most agree and disagree with? Who has earned your vote?
Free spells and infinite combos are certainly possible, but that's not where the format begins and ends! Sam Black is going deeper by taking a look at a mechanic we have a lot of precedent for! How will you use this mechanic to its fullest when SCG heads to Columbus?
Everyone agrees that the bans are great and that they did the right thing...right? Wrong! Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren is happy to be the bad guy. Yeah, the two formats probably needed some help, but was this really necessary?
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!
An early update to the banned and restricted list, LoadingReadyRun enjoys Aether Revolt early, and hard times for The Professor. This is Split Second!
It's a bizarre time of year for Daily Digest, which is why Ross Merriam is enlisting you! Have a brew you want spotlighted? Now is your chance!
We've got brews! Todd Stevens is ready for SCG Columbus, which is coming up sooner than you think! Get ready for Aether Revolt with one of the best Magic minds on the SCG Tour!
Sram may very well spawn some very dangerous archetypes! Chris Lansdell is ready to lend his expertise to both Sram and his spell in this brand new brewing experiment!