What happens when Brad Nelson, Sam Black, and Ryan Saxe take on five Rivals of Ixalan Pack 1, Pick 1 dilemmas? A little bit of chaos and a whole lot of insight!
Standard may not just be passable; it may be great! The decks just keep going up the mana curve, and Patrick Chapin wants to take a deep dive into the God-Pharaohs and Elder Dinos!
When it comes to different format approaches, Sam Black has spent more time approaching new approaches than just about anyone! That's why he's got a lot of different Approach decks that you should approach testing for your next Standard event!
Shaun McLaren has spent the last week on the Mind Sculptor grind in Modern! Today he reveals his results. What's gained in value? What's on a downswing? And what's the tech card that might crack all the codes?
Jace is blue. Bloodbraid is green and red. This means Temur, and that means Todd Anderson is hyped beyond words! He has loads of decks for the new best cards on the Modern block! Brainstorm, cascade, win!
Ever hear about cards having certain floors and ceilings? It's a common way to describe Magic, but few go into detail on what these things really mean for building a deck! Ross Merriam teaches you as only he can!
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax has tested enough and he's ready to rule! This Standard is healthy, but it's also exploitable. He has an excellent guide that sums up his testing work perfectly for your upcoming IQs and the SCG Worcester Classic!
The Pauper train keeps on rolling! And what's not to love? Affordable? Check! Diverse meta? Check! So what does Chas see financially in this format? Surprisingly, the answer is a lot!
GerryT kicks off his new column with plenty of decklists and attitude to spare! What does he like and not like among the latest Magic Online Standard lists? How broken is Pauper? And why does he think Legacy looks fun again?
It's all the world can sculpt their minds around right now! Jace and his rival are about to be unleashed on Modern, and Patrick Sullivan and Sam Black want to have a few words about it!
The last time we saw Jace he only had a fraction of the tools he has to work with now! Patrick Chapin has Jace'd harder than pretty much anyone the world over, and he wants to re-open the floodgates with all these Jace strategies!
Fan art rules call all content creation into question, plus a look at the other endings for Ixalan.
The competition is heating up as these two warriors prepare for one of the most hyped events for SCGCON! We're doing Modern, but the gloves (and the banned list) are off!
The time for asking why Bloodbraid Elf and Jace, the Mind Sculptor were unbanned is over, says Ben Friedman. Instead, it's time to thrive in the new Mad Max Modern! Warning: wild decklists ahead!
Jadine Klomparens was all set to give up on Winding Constrictor in Standard, but a last-chance League changed her mind. Turns out Miley Cyrus was half-right: it's all about what's on the other side of Hadana's Climb.
There's more than one way to abuse the most powered up wings in Standard! Give them a flock to fly with! Ross Merriam tries out a deck he's sure has some Favorable matchups!
The Coliseum of Randomness returns to Commander VS! Parnell, Noell, Suarez, and Green return to battle with weapons not of their choosing beneath the gaze of shadowy brother-emperors...
A new magic artbook is coming this summer, plus should a specific printing of a card be banned?
It's Modern time! Both players are ready to battle today, but who will do it best? And who has the best beard? Questions abound on Modern VS!
Mark Rosewater has been in the Magic news for defending a question from the Great Designer Search 3 test. SCG's own Mark, of the Nestico persuasion, mildly disagrees...oh, who are we kidding? He's in rare form today, folks!
Ryan Saxe sees way too many Rivals of Ixalan drafters getting into tribal trouble! Today's Drafting Digest covers the perils of first-picking a tribal lord and the tough decisions posed by tribal synergy versus premium cards!
Packaging at Toy Fair shows off new Dominaria and Core Set 2019 art, plus an in depth study of card frames through history.
It's a matchup of the bold and the beardiful this week on VS! For Standard, Ross Merriam has borrowed a G/R Aggro decklist from Brennan DeCandio. Can it withstand Brad Nelson's Sultai Midrange build?
The most prestigious rogue group in Standard continues to exist after all the bans! The puppet masters never stray from their mastery over one of Standard's most constantly fascinating strategies! Here's the latest version!
We're guessing Azor isn't a Judas Priest fan, but Bennie Smith is willing to forgive that! With so much sweetness going on in this week's Commander build, you could almost say it's a...revelation.