Chart a Course hasn't made much of a splash in Standard, but we're only now waking up to its true potential in Modern! Inspired by Gerry Thompson's article last week, Ari Lax takes on the challenge ahead of the SCG Season Two Invitational!
Chas Andres thinks Brennan DeCandio has it all wrong! Get our finance guru's take on why he thinks Magic: The Gathering Arena is far from doomed...and why Magic Online is far from dead! Nobody panic!
Anyone wanting to win the SCG Season Two Invitational will have to survive eight rounds of Modern! Prepare by watching Brad Nelson and W/B Eldrazi take on Ross Merriam and Jeskai Control!
Pro Tour Amonkhet champion Gerry Thompson casts a wide net today as he examines the three formats of the Team Constructed Open at SCG Baltimore! We just have to ask, though...what's up with Chart a Course in Legacy?
Brad Nelson and Ari Lax face off in the latest Fact or Fiction! Is Jeskai the best control deck in Modern? Is Temur Energy mandatory for the Standard seat at SCG Baltimore? And would Legacy be a better place without Deathrite Shaman?
Sam Black and thousands of competitive players worldwide might have been wrong about control in Modern all along! He explains his new theory of incremental control in the format and reveals his latest decklist! Is that...Hidden Stockpile?!
We're breaking out the Jacob Baugh Invitational winner tokens on VS! Watch Todd Anderson and Four-Color Energy tangle with Brad Nelson and Sultai Energy in Standard ahead of SCG Baltimore!
Team Constructed is a collaborative endeavor, and Todd Anderson wants to make sure everyone on his squad is happy! Today he rattles off the decks he hopes he and his teammates play in each format at SCG Baltimore!
With Team Constructed on the horizon at SCG Baltimore, what's a Standard, Modern, or Legacy player to do? Jim Davis is channeling his inner Oprah: "You get a Mountain! You get a Mountain! You get a Mountain! Everybody gets a Mountain!" Send those burn spells #Upstairs!
Brad has the latest pointers for the Temur Energy mirror if you need them, but that's not what this week is about. See, Brad's a Standard specialist being tasked with learning Modern in only a week for SCG Baltimore! How the hell does somebody do that? Well, you're about to find out.
Whether you like to admit it or not, Todd Stevens says, the control archetype is Tier 1 in Modern, and not just the Jeskai version! Find out what other decks have the SCG Points leader's eye going into SCG Baltimore!
With SCG Baltimore on the horizon, Legacy gets its turn in the spotlight on VS! This one is for you, Eternal fans! Will Todd Anderson fly to victory with Grixis Delver, or will Ross Merriam wield Four-Color Deathblade with aplomb? Let's usher in the Legacy era of fair decks!
Brennan DeCandio is not particularly sanguine about Magic: The Gathering Arena's chances. He tells why he chooses to play the game on Magic Online...and why he thinks it's about to break his heart again.
What happens when several midrange Modern strategies get blended together with a playset of Nahiri, the Harbinger on top? The wildest Bring to Light deck Ross Merriam has ever played, that's what! Check it out before the SCG Season Two Invitational!
Chris Lansdell didn't get the details quite right when he went to Grand Prix Atlanta. Learn from his mistakes if you're going to your first SCG Tour or similarly big event! It's not too late to book tickets to Roanoke...
Long after JDB scrubs out of the SCG Season Two Invitational, you'll find him haunting the artists' booths! Get his takes on the seven Magical illustrators who'll be selling and signing December 1-3 in Roanoke!
Emma Handy hasn't even decided which format she'll play at SCG Baltimore, much less which deck! Since she can't focus on one list, she'll show them all...but the "why" behind each is the really interesting part!
Like the leads in a romantic comedy, Shaheen Soorani and Control found each other just in time to keep his Pro Tour train going. Today he shares his success in Standard and his ambitions for the archetype in Modern ahead of SCG Baltimore!
All Cats are royalty; just ask them! So it's no surprise that a puny Human has finally given the fabulous felines their Magical due in Standard. Will Ross Merriam also find success with the deck...or cough up a hairball?
Temur Energy and Ramunap Red might be the two biggest names in Ixalan Standard, but last weekend saw new strategies rise to meet them! Gerry Thompson and Bryan Gottlieb give their takes in the GAM Podcast!
Find out what teams are coming together to battle at the Team Constructed Open this weekend in Baltimore.
Only when our broken preview card from Unstable is put back together will Jeremy Noell be safe! Help him assemble it before it's too late!
SCG Tour grinder and Lotus Box-sponsored player Jonathan Rosum makes his StarCityGames.com debut! His insights into Jeskai Control are required reading for Modern players heading into SCG Baltimore!
Ryan Saxe is itching to get his hands on some packs of Iconic Masters! While he waits, he's simulating some packs and posing a pair of Pack 1, Pick 1 dilemmas for you to puzzle over!
The Godfather of Commander lays down the law: Commander is only as expensive as you want it to be! Get his insights into the cards that make it cool to be cheap!
SCG Editor Danny West is having a really hard time with the Unstable preview situation.
Peter Ingram freely admits he could've played better at Grand Prix Atlanta! And part of that has to do with his strategy walking into the event. Why is he considering ditching Temur Energy for his next big Standard event? Should you do the same at SCG Baltimore?