You always feel dead when they stick a threat with four mana up, but you don't have to anymore! Learn the tricks of the trade in gaining percentage points against Modern's scariest blue instant before SCG Dallas!
Conventional wisdom only gets you so far in Magic! Ross Merriam is slaying sacred cows to explain why Modern's best cantrip has changed! Which would you rather play at SCG Dallas?
Is there truly a top tier in Modern now? Was there ever? Do tournaments have metagames unto themselves? Ari Lax is cutting through the fabrications and simplifications to get to The Truth!
The biggest money shakeup in the Magic market every year is fast approaching! Tons of powerful spells are leaving, making room for excellent buy-ins on future stars! What does Chas recommend embracing...and avoiding?
One of the greatest to ever shuffle 'em up is stopping in to inform the Magic public of his intense Legacy prep for Pro Tour 25th Anniversary! He includes an innovative deck that may just break the format soon!
Gerry worked on archetypes for each format, and he's got big time changes to make following the PT! See what the decks look like now and which card he'd like to work with in Standard, Modern, AND Legacy!
Owen Turtenwald looks back on a bittersweet Pro Tour 25th Anniversary: the decks, the competition, the camaraderie.
Brad Nelson has been sailing the shores of Standard! His Pro Tour efforts paid off, and now he has the freedom to share his best guesses for Standard's next stage!
When Sam Black puts the brews away to play the de facto best deck, you know it's for real! What would Sam play if the PT were tomorrow? Why is R/B still so good? Where is Standard going? Can Bant Nexus last?
According to Todd Stevens, the distance between tier one and everything else has never been more pronounced than it is right now in Modern! If you're not playing one of these decks, you're already playing from behind!
The biggest breakout of Standard was easily this deck! Ben Rubin was one of its foremost pilots, and he wants to share his updated list, sideboard guide, and more!
Brad Nelson goes into detail about his mega-team's selection process from last weekend's Pro Tour! They tested endlessly in preparation, and this is what they found!
Rarely does a deck hit the scene as fast and successfully as the new Vengevine deck! Matt discusses it in detail and talks about its place alongside other Modern graveyard strategies!
Todd Anderson isn't buying what Merriam is selling! Modern doesn't work the way it does in Merriam's world for the rest of us! Todd Anderson explains his point of view here!
If you count both formats, that's a lot of SCG Dallas players interested in Death's Shadow decks! So let's get the newest decklists from Death Shadow's biggest fan: Ben Friedman!
Bennie put out another poll this week, and you've spoken! This week, he makes a build with one of the faces of Commander 2018!
These are two of the strangest Standard decks in the meta right now! Naturally, Todd Stevens and Brad Nelson wanted to have a little fun with them before SCG Dallas!
For decades, players have summed up metagames just using the single elim decks. Why? Isn't the distinction a bit arbitrary? Bryan explains what you're missing here on the way to SCG Dallas!
There's tribal trouble on this week's Possibility Storm! Can you navigate this gamestate to victory and sneak your way onto the leaderboard?
We figured out where the Standard Mono-Green deck went! It's been ported over to Modern, where Ross Merriam is trying it out before SCG Dallas!
It's the last obstacle in the gauntlet! Can U/R Wizards overcome the controlling power of U/W Miracles?
Jim Davis called quite a few shots this time around! Check out his scary Nexus of Fate story, his thoughts on Vengevine, and much more!
What happens when DredgeVine and Hollow One decks collide? The latest graveyard monstrosity that threatens to take over Modern, that's what! Ross Merriam shares the details!
The people's control mage is back to share his current list for dismantling Standard! Though there is still one archetype he can't seem to beat...
With Pro Tour 25th Anniversary finally in the books, it's time to look ahead to future events, like GP Orlando and GP Brussels, and how PT25A is going to shape them!
The great U/R Wizards experiment is about to come to an end! Just two matches remain in Todd and Ross's attempt to kickstart interest in the strategy!
Game industry veteran and SCG Tour commentator Patrick Sullivan is the perfect person to ask about ramifications of Buy-a-Box programs! Get an informed and wide look at the Nexus of Fate situation!
The Pro Tour metagame? That's old news. What matters now is how things will progress, and Collins is quite confident that these decks are destined to remain on top for the time being!
Though he's examined the new cards from Commander 2018, Sheldon has yet to discuss how they come out of the box! Which is the best for playing on its own? If you can only buy one, which is best?
Don't forget to check in on Todd and Ross, as they work on legitimizing U/R Wizards! The next test? The oh so dangerous Humans archetype!
Krark-Clan Ironworks may need to go, but Emma is a huge fan of even the most broken cards, including Mox Opal! She'd also like to issue a warning to anyone thinking they can play Standard without worrying about The Chainwhirler!
It's an archetype that still strikes fear into the hearts of many. All these years later, we're at risk of a Caw-Blade revival in Modern! Ross investigates!