Vehicles ran wild on the first week, then the Pro Tour showed us that you could play a true control deck. So what's next? GerryT goes deep on the format that may go deeper than any Standard we've ever known! Going to #SCGMKE's Standard Classic? You'll need this!
The Pro Tour has come and gone; now it's time to get back to business in Modern! Kaladesh has made a big influence on the format whether you've noticed or not! What does Tom "The Boss" Ross expect for this weekend? What are his favorite decklists? Find out here!
What is the best deck in Modern? Is there any agreement at all? Well, someone better figure it out because Todd Anderson is on his way to #SCGMKE, and he's packing a lot of strong contenders! Check out what he has to say about the format on everyone's mind this weekend!
When you don't dominate an event, it's important to have a postmortem. Losing isn't the end. You have to understand why you lost. Brad Nelson breaks down the format that broke him down during the Pro Tour! What secrets are still hiding in the #SCGMKE Standard Classic metagame?
SCG Players' Champion Jim Davis has long been known as a U/W Control addict, but he's been required to go way outside that realm for a while. Well, friends, old-school Jim Davis is back! Check out the control deck he can't wait to see near the top of #SCGMKE's Standard Classic on Sunday!
Just in time for #SCGMKE, it's a Modern brawl in the study hall! Will Tom "The Boss" Ross lock down victory with new pet deck 8-Rack, or will Todd Anderson, piloting an innovative U/R Battle Rage list from Magic Online, double strike his way to wins? There's only one way to find out!
We've got the most bizarre Standard we've ever seen. Mark your calendars. Take your pictures. Because in a few years, this will be one you'll tell people about! Patrick Chapin has even more of the metagame share to tell you about for the #SCGMKE Classic this week! See The Innovator's latest lists!
Despite all the strong guesswork in the world, Mike Sigrist's favorite deck of the moment wasn't right for the Pro Tour. But that hardly means it's wrong for the future! Mike explains #SCGMKE's Standard Classic dynamics as only a pro can!
Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren put down his traditional Jeskai strategies at the Pro Tour to bring the energy up a notch! He's got a complete sideboard guide and analysis for all you energetic players making a run at #SCGMKE's Classic!
Metalwork Colossus has gone from sleeper card to format contender, though no one is sure of the best way to utilize it just yet! The #SCGMKE Classic is the perfect place to take Michael Majors' work and use it to your winning advantage!
This Pro Tour metagame caught even the best and brightest off guard! We went from a dangerously fast format to...a control-oriented metagame on the brink of a combo meltdown? What is going on here?! Sam Black previews the next evolution of this insanity for #SCGMKE's Standard Classic!
Ross Merriam was one of the big Magic pro names to put Dredge back on the tournament map! Kaladesh has broken this archetype even further, and Ross is ready to help you take the competition apart this weekend during #SCGMKE's big Modern Open!
The SCG Tour heads to Milwaukee, Legacy and Vintage in Europe, and a comic about combat. This is Split Second!
This is one we haven't seen in a while! Is there an end to the Kaladesh Standard archetypes? We haven't found it yet, and #SCGMKE's Standard Classic is coming!
Adrian Sullivan's fate may forever be that of the Pro Tour grinder. He's on, he's off, he's on, he's off. Pro Touring is not for the ill-prepared or for the emotionally fragile. Today he talks candidly about giving up and about being close (but not close enough).
The Pro Tour didn't lie: Control is finally back in a way we recognize! Uncompromising and undeniable! Shaheen celebrates the occasion with his impressions of the #SCGMKE Standard Classic metagame!
Still looking for your favorite Kaladesh commander to get the Bennie Smith treatment? Wait no longer! Bennie has one of the plane's most dangerous leaders and a list to match this week!
Reactions to the Standard rotation, SaffronOlive accepts a dubious challenge, and behind the scenes at a Pro Tour. This is Split Second!
Ross Merriam has opened a good one! But it's not that simple. Kaladesh Draft is a deep format, and he needs your help in shaping his latest masterpiece!
Magic games get complicated. If you overthink it, you'll never survive! Join Emma Handy as she gives you tips to get through the complex turns a little bit more easily!
Still looking for brews in all this new Standard goodness? You can always count on Matt Higgs! Go outside the box of #SCGMKE's Standard Classic!
Commander has a vast card pool, and it takes a little bit of trimming to keep everyone in line. But what if we could only ban ten cards? Sheldon opens up the impossible scenario this week for your enjoyment!
It's pretty common for us to get crazy cards, but rarely do people run with them the way they've been running with this one! How's your life looking for the #SCGMKE Standard Classic?
Need up-to-date news on the Standard switch? Want to see what you missed in the Multiverse every day? We're happy to have you with us on Split Second!
Todd took his talents to #SCGRegionals, where he jumped off the Bant ship for enemy territory! See his breakdown and sideboarding advice for this archetype before #SCGMKE's Classic!
Winning two SCG Tour events in a row is rare territory, but CVM has been calling shots left and right! Read about his plans to keep the pain train rolling over his opponents at #SCGMKE Weekend!
Hold on tight. The Commander guys are going to battle in the most dangerous way possible Randomly! Anything can (and will) happen this week in the latest Commander VS!