Things aren't always sunshine and roses in the world of Modern. The climate is changing, and the time is ripe for linear decks to get very unfair! Ross has the somber truths about the combo player paradise coming to SCG Baltimore!
Ari Lax is getting you prepped for SCG Baltimore! Modern is the name of the game this weekend, and these are the decks best-suited to take it all! Don't want to battle with these weapons? Then let Mr. Lax show you how to destroy them!
When you've got Chas in your pocket, you don't need to guess and gamble with new sets! He's done all the math and probabilities for you! So is this landmark reprint set worth its weight in gold? Only Chas knows for sure!
Gerry Thompson has long been Mr. Mardu in Modern, but the fusing of Pyromancer decks with graveyard decks is all because of this card! And Gerry is trying to find the happy medium, perfect build! Has he done it?
Owen Turtenwald called his shot and made the Top 8 of Grand Prix Milwaukee with Izzet Drakes! Today he shares his innovations and how he'd change the deck for future metagames!
We've got a great debate blooming between Ari Lax and Brad Nelson! Today, Brad is breaking down Standard Jeskai to help you understand what your role in matchups should be and why!
The Innovator knows innovation when he sees it! This Thanksgiving he's giving thanks for a friend's home court victory, a tribe just below the format's surface, and the possible resurgence of a baddie that's been kept down too long!
Why is it so hard to get really good data when it comes to Magic metagames? Bryan enlists the help of a friend with a fascinating new project to assist in understanding what it's like to data mine the tournament scene in 2018!
Boros what now?! Sam has never been one to shy away from creative deckbuilding, and this Standard is no different! See the wild archetype that Sam believed in enough to take to his hometown Grand Prix!
What's the most influential card in Standard? In a format this open, it's hard to say, but Jadine has become obsessed with this Dinosaur! Sadly, it's not for all the right reasons! She explains the good, the bad, and the ferocious of a format with this Dino!
Crackling Drake isn't tearing up Modern (yet?), but it still inspired Ross Merriam to pick up something else with a lot of game! His team nearly won yet another SCG Open team event, and this archetype is one of the big reasons!
Wait, the control deck is a midrange deck now? Hey, no one said Magic was easy! PT Champion Ari Lax has found the archetype he loves in this format, and he's teaching you what you need to know to win in Standard!
Wow did this news come out of nowhere! We don't 100% know what's coming down the pipeline, but a lot of clues point to a new format! Chas examines the many possibilities and what each means for card values across the board!
Tom "The Boss" Ross is back on the competitive Magic scene! That's a great thing for many people. Perhaps no one stands to benefit more than those playing Standard at SCG Vegas this weekend! Here's what Tom has on tap for you!
With SCG Vegas looming large, a lot of Standard players seem to be trying to out-aggro one another! Why not go with GerryT and get as aggro as you possibly can? Here's his guide to taking down the format with fire!
Lots of non-creature spells, lots of two-for-ones, and some hard-hitting flyers. What's not to love? Owen Turtenwald is firmly on this deck for the time being, and today he's explaining exactly how to play this one at SCG Vegas!
Get the info straight from the champion's mouth! He's providing you with his proven sideboard guide, how he conquered the event (besides mulligan luck), and why he's the player to listen to before you hit up SCG Vegas!
Bard Narson is back as we know it! Golgari is just Jund without the burn, and Brad is all about it! But this isn't a dominant archetype that can run roughshod over the SCG Vegas metagame! Brad gives the best advice to keep you in the win column!
Autumn worked tirelessly to get a list that would prove successful. The result? A top 20 finish at the Pro Tour! Matchups, sideboarding guide, and more will help you crush it at SCG Vegas this weekend!
Good news: If you want to beat Boros, you totally can! Sam Black opens up about the process his elite team used to find the archetype's finer points and what you should be doing to give your squad its best shot at SCG Vegas glory!