Sam Black locked up Gold status with a Top 8 at Grand Prix Tampa, and he did it with old-school Lantern Control! He shares the highs, the lows, and the idea behind Kaya, Orzhov Usurper ahead of SCG Cincinnati!
Dredge: the boogeyman of Modern. It has risen from the dead more often than players can count, no matter how many hate cards they run. Sam Black presents his guide to playing and sideboarding with the deck, just in time for SCG Regionals!
With a new mulliganing rule in place for Mythic Championship London, Sam Black is hard at work breaking Modern! Which decks gain from the change, and what are the consequences?
Sam Black's resolve against Selesnya and Bant decks might be crumbling! Today he shares the lists he explored in the last day before submitting decks for Mythic Championship Cleveland!
Several surprising cards have stood out to Sam Black over his past week playing Standard heavily! Today he shares a Top 8 with plenty of surprises and decklists galore!
Sam Black hasn't given up on breaking Ravnica Allegiance Standard! As the metagame solidifies, he's still brewing, and he shares a few of his most promising builds here!
This mythic provides a truly unique angle of attack, and nothing excites Sam Black more! Check out the many approaches he has and decide which is best to take on SCG Baltimore with this weekend!
The payoff cards for guildgates are not just there for Limited! In the biggest surprise of early Standard testing, these once innocent lands are on the verge of entering the battlefield broken! Sam Black shows off the work he's done so far on these archetypes!
Sam Black is one of the most acclaimed sac outlet deck designers and players ever, and Rakdos is all about it! See how Sam is planning to make a spectacle when it comes to SCG Indianapolis Standard!
Cards are becoming more and more flexible, which means they're more difficult to analyze...and more fun to play! Sam Black looks at the deep roster of these spells and decides where and when to use which when it comes to Ravnica Allegiance!
Has the rise of Izzet Phoenix made the conditions right for once-feared Modern decks to rise again? Sam Black considers Amulet Titan and Lantern ahead of SCG Columbus!
What happens when two veteran deckbuilders go to work on evolving the concept of Modern Lantern Control? This deck, that's what! Check out the new build that has Lantern expert Sam Black and his collaborator excited to battle Modern!