A last-minute deck choice left Ari Lax ruing a coin flip gone wrong. Now he's here to warn you about the real strength of Mass Manipulation decks! Get his latest list and sideboarding guide!
Many strong Standard decks, little separation between them. What's a Season One Invitational player to do? Ari Lax breaks down their strengths and weaknesses, and reveals his shortlist!
Artifact synergies, graveyard recursion...no wonder Goblin Engineer is setting off alarm bells for Ari Lax! He explores several possibilities for making the most of the Modern Horizons preview!
How much did two weeks change the Standard metagame between SCG Richmond and SCG Syracuse? Ari Lax shares his perceptions and predictions for the future!
Missed the metagame's reaction to SCG Richmond? From Fandom Legends on Magic Arena to a Magic Online MCQ, Ari Lax catches you up after a wild week of online results to set you up for SCG Syracuse!
If you want to understand the new Standard, you must look beyond the Open Top 8 at SCG Richmond. Ari Lax shows you where to search and where the metagame is headed next!
Strong Draft cards often make the jump to Standard playability. Ari Lax, fresh from Mythic Championship London, shares his Standard sleeper discoveries ahead of SCG Richmond!
A five-drop that makes 4/4 creatures...seems like we just saw this! But the monocolored God-Eternal Oketra fits in more decks than The Scarab God. How many? Ari Lax gives you an idea!
How will Magic's latest colorless creature-land interact with the new Standard? Ari Lax takes a deep dive into the possibilities of Mobilized District!
What's the best way to use the newest creature-search spell on the block? Ari Lax sets about breaking Neoform in both Standard and Modern!
People keep asking Ari Lax about Restore Balance in Modern, and it might be getting close! He details his experiences with the deck and his latest build ahead of SCG Cleveland!
Ari Lax disagrees with a lot of the Izzet Phoenix takes he saw last week, and disagrees hard! He shares his core insight to beating the Modern menace, and the decks and builds that follow from that insight.
It's been a few weeks since Mythic Championship Cleveland, and Standard has evolved more than you think! Ari Lax shares the metagame moves he has observed and his choice for the Standard seat at SCG Cincinnati!