What's the secret to success in Modern? Ari Lax lays out five paths players might take to conquer SCG Indianapolis, from getting one step ahead of the metagame to making seemingly no move at all. Which will prove to be the right combination this weekend?
With a Brain in a Jar at his Beck//Call, Michael Majors set out to conquer SCG Baltimore! While things did not turn out the way he hoped, he gained valuable insight into breaking their interaction, insight he wants to share with you!
It's a battle of eccentric Modern decks! Well, Ross Merriam's Naya Landfall choice is "eccentric." Brad Nelson's build of Death's Shadow, on the other hand? After SCG Baltimore and GP Vancouver, it's less "eccentric" and more "the deck to beat for SCG Indianapolis." Make your predictions now...
Three Modern events, three radically different results. Does it get any better than this? Patrick Chapin gets you ready for #SCGINDY and all the Modern lists you can handle! Which of these are here to stay? Which are about to fall by the wayside? The Innovator spells it out!
Open up the coffers! The reprints are about to rain down! But there's only so much room in the set, which means some cards will be as scarce as ever! Chas Andres has tips and some history to go with them if you're unsure what to do with your Modern collection!
Who'll go off first? That's the key question in today's combo-on-combo Modern matchup. Will Todd Anderson triumph with the novel spell-based power of U/R Gifts Storm, or will Michael Majors carry the day with creature-centric Abzan Company? Get insight into this potential SCG Indy matchup!
The golden age of Modern may be a very short-lived one, as GerryT anticipates we'll be singing a much different tune as soon as Grand Prix Vancouver and SCG Baltimore! It's been a fun couple of weeks, but the more things change...
Even with a large toy box in Modern, you can't play with everything. And that's tragic, because The Boss misses these Modern cards and just wants them to come home! Anyone playing these at SCG Baltimore? Can you share your lists with Tom? To make him feel better?
We got tons of results from SCG Regionals that will play a huge role in both SCG Baltimore and Grand Prix Vancouver! So which decks performed well and why? Adrian Sullivan has a few favorites you should definitely be aware of!
Ross Merriam has the Pro Tour-winning Mardu Vehicles deck on his side of the table. Brad Nelson counters with all sorts of counters, including the +1/+1 variety from Winding Constrictor and lots of energy! Who will win this battle of Standard titans with SCG Baltimore just around the corner?
What's the best way to tackle the wide-open Modern field for SCG Baltimore and beyond? Sam Black shows the way to highly honed decklists that may not have the publicity of a tournament winner but have proven themselves time and again!
Brad Nelson doesn't have a full team yet for SCG Baltimore, but that's not stopping him from giving his take on its various formats! Get his insight on Standard and Legacy and learn exactly what he'd do for a Modern specialist to wander into his life!
While Jim Davis is bringing some old hands out of Magic retirement for SCG Baltimore, he has his eyes on three metagames! Today he highlights a trio of under-the-radar choices that just might surprise some foes on the way to Team Constructed victory!
Are you on Team Fatal Push or Team Renegade Rallier in Modern? Tom "The Boss" Ross has chosen a Sultai Delver deck with four copies of the instant-classic instant, while Michael Majors opted for a playset of Renegade Rallier and three copies of forgotten Magic 2015 oddball Return to the Ranks. Who will prevail in this pre-SCG Baltimore clash?
Are you guilty of oversideboarding? How about playing into your opponent's strategy when you sideboard? Jadine Klomparens has seen most of the mistakes players can make while sideboarding, and she shares some fixes here!
Brennan DeCandio may not have made Day 2 of SCG Baltimore, but at least he did it with style! Read how Team Dapper approached the weekend and get his insights on Standard and Modern for upcoming events!
Cedric Phillips sits down with Ari Lax, Mark Jacobson, and Matt McCullough to chat about their GP Vancouver experience, their thoughts on Modern as a whole, and the most recent changes to the PTQ system.
The rich Aether Revolt Limited format has Ryan Saxe feeling far from blue. But when he's in that color and the fourth pick offers a Shipwreck Moray, is that the best he can do?
"Sick play!" "That was disgusting!" Sound familiar? Shaun McLaren's latest Magic Online video features a Modern Zoo deck that is positively revolting and possibly the deck for you going into SCG Indianapolis this weekend!
Every time someone thinks the format is solved, someone breaks this card out and goes crazy with it! See the latest twist on a card that's always going to be destined for great things!
SCG is pleased to welcome special guest Anthony Alongi! One of the earliest gurus of multiplayer Magic, Anthony has a great series lined up on how to get the most out of your Commander and Cube experiences!
Yesterday, GerryT made the Top 8 of Grand Prix Vancouver. Today he shifts from Modern to Standard, taking a spicy Temur Energy deck through its paces on Magic Online ahead of the SCG Indianapolis Standard Classic!
Renegade Rallier? Fatal Push? You really think these are the Aether Revolt cards making the biggest Modern impact? You're adorable!
Get the scoop on the Team Constructed Open this weekend with a preview of the event, detailing ten of the top registered teams!
Sure, you don't have a Disciple of the Vault to go with it, but the little artifact eater can still do some damage! See what Matt Higgs has planned for this iconic creature's latest incarnation!
No, Bennie Smith is not getting energy drink endorsements. But he is full of energy! Because this Commander brew is high voltage! Stay back!
Plane Shift Kaladesh releases, SCG Tour Team Constructed Baltimore sold out, and PTQ prices change! This is Split Second!
What's better than Dazing an opponent's spell? Try giving your creatures +1/+1 when you do it! Emma Handy showcases her latest U/R Prowess build in Legacy and how to play it ahead of SCG Baltimore!
Brewers gotta brew, and in Chris Lansdell's case, he has to share others' decks too! From a Shadowborn Apostle deck that somehow works to an update for Four-Color Planeswalkers, the LAB is open for SCG Baltimore and the burners are all fired up!
Looking ahead in drafts is the best way to avoid looking back with regret! Ryan Saxe showcases a pair of interesting Pack 2 and Pack 3 decisions where future needs could derail otherwise promising picks!
Uncle Sheldie is running back the Other Peoples' Decks theme! This week, he highlights a singular Saskia the Unyielding Commander build with a bevy of legendary creatures! Don't miss the four-color fabulousness!
PTQ format changeup, James Wyatt talks Magic Story, and TheMagicManSam talks about EDH staples with The Command Zone. This is Split Second!