On this next-to-last day before the full Magic Origins spoiler hits us, we have all sixteen mythics and all but two rares - Ben's got the latest update inside as well as a breakdown of the expected value of Origins boxes!
Magic Origins is promising to have a huge impact in the upcoming Standard format, especially its plethora of Planeswalkers. Todd looks at some of his favorite cards from the set and examines how he thinks they will impact the format.
Jace, Telepath Unbound is an intriguing planeswalker - his ultimate is either a do-nothing or a game-winner, and his -3 ability sounds like Snapcaster Mage's but is very different. The Boss puts Jace through his paces in a variety of decks.
Kiki-Jiki has been largely absent in Modern since the banning of Birthing Pod, but Collected Company may help revitalize that archetype in much the same way as it brought back the Melira-Pod deck now in Podless form.
The spoiler for Magic Origins is getting pretty complete, and Ben shares his thoughts about how he expects the set's price trajectory to differ from prior Core Sets' as well as price analyses for the individual cards added since yesterday's update.
With more than half the set spoiled, GerryT feels confident that it's going to pull Standard in one specific direction and has started building new decks with that in mind.
Sam Black is a huge fan of Magic Origins so far, and he wants to take its flavorful protagonists out for a deckbuilding spin to see just how good they are and what they want to be doing.
After facing off against him in Baltimore's Standard Open, Brad wondered whether Dylan Hysen's Mono-Red Devotion deck was the real deal or not and put it through its paces in this week's Open Series Spotlight!
With enough of Magic Origins spoiled to get a good feel for what the set might have to offer us in Standard, BBD and Tom "The Boss" Ross start testing out post-Origins Standard in today's Versus Video!
A few new key spoilers today, as well as an announcement from WotC adjusting the number of rares and mythics printed in Magic Origins!
Ari Lax loves Storm something fierce, and Magic Origins has quite a present waiting inside for him. He also analyzes the rest of the set too with a critical eye - what will win him his second Pro Tour trophy?
Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren has just started streaming Magic Online matches, and has some thoughts to share about what it will take to make Magic more watchable and accessible to a broader audience.
After featuring it in yesterday's Daily Digest, GerryT felt compelled to work on Legacy this week and puts Monastery Mentor through its paces in the Gitaxian Probe/Cabal Therapy/Brainstorm format to see how crazy it really is.
Zoo decks have always been assumed to be green, for whatever reason, but if the metric you're shooting for is not "raw size" but instead favors a different characteristic, another color might rise to prominence. Check out this unusual take at Tribal Zoo!
If Brian Kibler is the Dragonmaster, then Jim Davis is the Goblinmaster. If anyone is inclined to have the right idea about what Goblin Piledriver's impending reprint in Magic Origins means for Standard, it'd be Jim.
Magic Origins is turning out to be a real deckbuilder's paradise, and Ross Merriam builds around some of the key cards that have caught his attention.
Cedric Phillips sits down with Patrick "PSulli" Sullivan to go over the results of #SCGBALT, analyze more cards from Magic Origins, and heavily discuss the new changes to Magic announced by Helene Bergeot.
It's time for another play-by-play, and today's action features Sheldon's latest go-to Commander, Yasova Dragonclaw, who excels at shifting the dynamic of the table by literally Threatening to take your stuff and hit you with it.
Modern is where great Standard decks go when they die, and Collected Company might just help power out an Aristocrats-type deck if that is what you wanted to do.
Chris VanMeter has really settled into a solid groove this season with G/R Dragons, but Magic Origins is about to shake things up drastically and he's got to figure out what comes next for him and his beloved Stormbreath Dragons.
Magic Origins is turning out to be quite an exciting set full of quirky, interesting, and powerful cards... and Michael Majors is intent on putting one of the riskier, more dangerous ones to work!
John Dale Beety savors the flavor of two powerful planeswalker origin tales, and Magic Origins is absolutely dripping with resonances thanks to the complex emotions portrayed and Wizards' careful attention to detail.
Collected Company is tearing it up in Modern, and the more interesting the Company deck, the more GerryT likes it! Today's deck comes from the Top Eight of Grand Prix Singapore, and it's a sweet one!
With some key changes to Organized Play announced as of Pro Tour Magic Origins, Adrian discusses the change that makes his personal style of play potentially against the rules.
Mark has been hearing a lot of echoes going around the echo chamber, all of them saying Magic Origins stinks and the cards are bad. But what if the only thing that's bad is the lack of thought going into forming that firmly-held opinion?
Magic Origins is set to shake up Standard, and Matt is excited to see it coming - but he also wants to take one last spin with the old format and make Deadly Wanderings finally work out.
Parley is a powerful mechanic in Commander, and strapping that ability to your Commander will drastically shift the flow of the game as card advantage goes all around the table. Jess Stirba works on one of her favorite Commaners: Selvala, Explorer Returned!
Monastery Mentor has been breaking out all across Modern in recent experiments, and it's even found a home in Vintage as a powerful kill card. In today's Daily Digest, Gerry looks at a deck trying to find it a good home in Legacy, where its spell-triggered token generation is particularly good with Cabal Therapy.
Magic Origins is a deckbuilder's cornucopia, and Anthony Lowry takes a meander through the set spoiled so far in order to find homes for some of the cards that interest him the most.