Does it take 10,000 hours of practice? An uncanny intuition for confusing the opponent? The creativity to see a line no one else could? Nay, says Gerry Thompson. Get his take on the real secret of Magic success!
Brad Nelson is dusting off the soapbox! After one of the wildest years competitive Magic has been through in the 21st century, he's ready to rattle off his best and worst of 2017. Did your favorite (or un-favorite) card make the list?
For Jim Davis, Thanksgiving isn't one day a year but an ongoing process. Today he looks back at the past twelve months and gives thanks for the awesome Magical things in his life!
Patrick Chapin's quest for the perfect Search for Azcanta deck continues! He's going to find the list that gets the enchantment banned in Modern if he has anything to say about it...but not before it helps win the SCG Season Two Invitational!
Todd Stevens counts down his Top 8 decks for the Modern portion of the SCG Season Two Invitational! Does his beloved G/W Company make the list? Is Affinity lurking and biding its time? Surely he didn't leave Jeskai Control and Grixis Death's Shadow off...
Take your turkey with a double helping of Todds on VS! And it's a double helping of Death's Shadow in Modern too! Which is the correct way to wield the deadliest creature in Modern? The SCG Season Two Invitational awaits!
Last time out, Shaun McLaren picked his Top 8 hottest decks in Modern. This week? Not so much! But there's plenty of fun to be had in his countdown of the format's most intriguing jank...and maybe even a competitive list or two!
Ross Merriam played in a Regional PTQ last weekend, but in retrospect, he might've played himself! Get the new and strange reflections he has on the greater Modern format ahead of the SCG Season Two Invitational!
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 isn't convinced the new Magic digital offerings are a bad omen! Get our finance guru's take on why he thinks Magic: The Gathering Arena is far from problematic...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!
It's the core of the weekend, the culmination of months of play and effort: the main event, the Invitational itself! Cedric Phillips has the prizes ($100,000 paid out to the Top 64), the schedule, and how to find out if you're qualified!
One of the questions Emma Handy gets asked most often is pretty simple. How does one get started on the Magic grind? Today she shares the must-know details for anyone looking to make the jump!
Sram, Senior Edificer has had a hard time breaking through in Constructed, but one player may have cracked the code! Ross Merriam takes a look at their inventive Mono-White Vehicles deck!
Gerry Thompson and Bryan Gottlieb discuss weaknesses in one's Magic game and ways to address them in the latest edition of the GAM Podcast! Have a listen, won't you?
It's a special Thanksgiving Day edition of the SCG Season Two Invitational countdown blog! Whether you've punched your ticket for the Invitational, want to win your way into the next one, or just want to soak in the competition and fun, Cedric Phillips has your registration options and rewards!
The full Unstable card list is revealed, the Professor reviews Explorers of Ixalan, and Friday Nights is back with an Unusual episode!
Jadine Klomparens spent way too long not liking Modern! Today she shows you how to love the format for what it is ahead of the SCG Season Two Invitational!
Heart of Kiran has fallen by the wayside in Standard since the rotation of Thraben Inspector, but the stats are just too good for the legendary Vehicle not to find a home! Ross Merriam has found an intriguing Naya Midrange option with...Prowling Serpopard?! Finally!
With Thanksgiving Day tomorrow in the USA, Sheldon Menery has a lot to be thankful for! You, the reader, are on the list, but there's plenty more involving Magic, Commander, and the great life that surrounds them!
Break out the party favors and celebratory cake, because this is the 100th episode of Commander VS! What do Parnell, Noell, Suarez, and Green have in store for this momentous occasion? Let's party!
The SCG Season Two Invitational has something for everyone! Whether you're qualified for the main event, looking to qualify for the next Invitational, or just want to sling 100-card decks or meet artists, Cedric Phillips has the info you need in our first countdown blog!
Long before Humans decks took Modern by storm, there were Slivers! Watch Ari Lax pilot an updated version on Magic Online ahead of the SCG Season Two Invitational!
An Iconic Masters Booster Box game, Unstable previews, and the Magic Arena Beta starts soon!
Modern Instructor Pete Ingram is handing out deck grades! Which archetypes are at the head of the class, worthy of being piloted by him at the SCG Season Two Invitational, and which are on the verge of dismissal?