Magic Origins has a whole lot to offer everyone, but red mages in particular seem to have gotten a pretty sweet deal. Patrick looks at all of the different ways to use these new cards in Standard, to best judge their comparative worth.
In today's Versus Video, Todd Anderson and Tom "The Boss" Ross get to work on Magic Origins Standard by testing out Jeskai Tokens against a new Naya Ramp build!
Brian continues his quest to build a strong Modern deck around honest green creatures, and today's video showcases an aggressive take on Abzan that really puts Siege Rhino to work as well as take advantage of the power of Wilt-Leaf Liege!
With the full set spoiler out, Ben wraps up his Daily Financial Value series with the last two rares a complete look at the set's commons and uncommons that will be worth picking up in foil!
With Magic Origins fully spoiled, Brian takes a look at the rest of the set's cards that he finds interesting or compelling, and discusses recent policy changes announced over the past week.
Brad is super excited about Magic Origins, and he's here to share his top ten picks from the new set - as well as a few starter decklists!
What if there were an easier way to think about deckbuilding, a way that helped keep your card choices in context and your thinking flexible? Sam shares how he thinks about cards when building decks and shares a few examples.
It's time to battle Standard with Magic Origins, and both Todd Anderson and Brad Nelson have updated their weapons of choice with the new set's cards and are ready to face off!
On this next-to-last day before the full Magic Origins spoiler hits us, we have all sixteen mythics and all but two rares - Ben's got the latest update inside as well as a breakdown of the expected value of Origins boxes!
Magic Origins is promising to have a huge impact in the upcoming Standard format, especially its plethora of Planeswalkers. Todd looks at some of his favorite cards from the set and examines how he thinks they will impact the format.
Jace, Telepath Unbound is an intriguing planeswalker - his ultimate is either a do-nothing or a game-winner, and his -3 ability sounds like Snapcaster Mage's but is very different. The Boss puts Jace through his paces in a variety of decks.
Kiki-Jiki has been largely absent in Modern since the banning of Birthing Pod, but Collected Company may help revitalize that archetype in much the same way as it brought back the Melira-Pod deck now in Podless form.
We've seen all sorts of powerful and popular Standard decks make their way into Modern, and now it's The Aristocrats's turn. Check out one clever mage's plan to sacrifice things for fun and profit!
It's amazing how complicated a Modern deck can be if you let it, and Anthony's new favorite deck in the format is a complex mix of nested dependencies and hidden opportunity costs that is just a real deckbuilder's paradise to work on.
Carsten Kotter isn't quite comfortable with his deck choice for Grand Prix Lille, and he showcases his metagame analysis and deck options while synthesizing something new for the event!
Abe thinks Chandra is the worst planeswalker in Magic Origins, and everyone knows red is the worst color in Commander - but taking two "worsts" and making a strong deck out of it anyway is the kind of challenge Abe loves.
Powerful decks have a habit of jumping formats, and when a deck jumps from Legacy to Modern or from Vintage to Legacy, paying attention is a good idea. Stax has been ported to Legacy before, but today's build might just have the right stuff!
It's time for the Versus Series to get up to speed with Magic Origins, and today BBD and CVM take the new set's Tribal cards head-to-head in a battle of Elves Versus Goblins.
Magic players are well-known for their list-making prowess, and today Adrian Sullivan ranks the five Magic Origins planeswalkers for their power and potential.
Shaheen Soorani is a control mage through and through, and Languish is the kind of card you'd think Wizards of the Coast would make just for him. Check out his Sultai Control deck for the upcoming Standard format!
We now know everything there is to know about Magic Origins, so it's time for Bennie to start brewing with all the odd and quirky cards the set has to offer.
Zoo decks have always been assumed to be green, for whatever reason, but if the metric you're shooting for is not "raw size" but instead favors a different characteristic, another color might rise to prominence. Check out this unusual take at Tribal Zoo!
If Brian Kibler is the Dragonmaster, then Jim Davis is the Goblinmaster. If anyone is inclined to have the right idea about what Goblin Piledriver's impending reprint in Magic Origins means for Standard, it'd be Jim.
Magic Origins is turning out to be a real deckbuilder's paradise, and Ross Merriam builds around some of the key cards that have caught his attention.
Cedric Phillips sits down with Patrick "PSulli" Sullivan to go over the results of #SCGBALT, analyze more cards from Magic Origins, and heavily discuss the new changes to Magic announced by Helene Bergeot.
It's time for another play-by-play, and today's action features Sheldon's latest go-to Commander, Yasova Dragonclaw, who excels at shifting the dynamic of the table by literally Threatening to take your stuff and hit you with it.
Modern is where great Standard decks go when they die, and Collected Company might just help power out an Aristocrats-type deck if that is what you wanted to do.