Aether Revolt preview season has only just started, but there are already spells poised to shake up Standard and Modern, and it didn't take long for Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin to begin the breaking! How many uses for these new cards can you unleash?
Ari Lax was hanging out at #GPDEN this weekend, nearly Top 8ing with a dedicated control deck! No big deal. We've got several more weeks of a supposedly "stale" Standard, but Ari is looking forward to obliterating with this old-school approach! Can this strategy survive into 2017?
It's only fitting that the most useful Magic finance article of 2016 is taking place when everyone is trying to save during the gift-giving holiday season! Having trouble finishing your Modern deck? Find yourself struggling to flip your Standard stuff? Chas Andres will help you. Period.
The VS Series returns! And just like it happened on Zendikar, the Eldrazi are on the loose in Modern! Will Tom "The Boss" Ross run rampant with Bant Eldrazi? Not if Todd Anderson piloting W/R Prison has anything to say about it! Watch these two #SCGPC competitors battle it out!
GerryT doesn't think of time the same way you or I might. Today he goes nonlinear with his meditations on "The Fire," what it's really like to be immersed fully in Magic for six months, where exactly he's been the past few months, and the states of Standard, Modern, and Legacy!
Always on-point for the metagame, never predictable: Tom "The Boss" Ross knows how to win an #SCGINVI with surprise and style! So why is he feeling uncertain going into the big event in Atlanta? Maybe it's because the decks in this article are almost too out-there for even him to consider...
The #SCGINVI is this weekend, but Brad Nelson has his sights set on the future of Modern! Why does he think opinion on the format is so polarized? Which card would he like to see come off the Banned List? And which card should get the axe in its place? The last answer will shock you...
If you're a card that was great in Standard or the old Extended days, or maybe you're just a Modern card that has been obsoleted, listen: Todd Anderson misses you very much and just wants you to come home. If you see any of these cards at #SCGINVI, please let Todd know!
A year ago, Players' Champion Jim Davis set off a storm of discussion on social media with his Top 8 Cards hashtag! Well, out with the good, in with the bad! Which cards from all of Magic's history would you get rid of if you could? Which spells make you roll your eyes every time they're cast?
The #SCGINVI is a two-deck tournament requiring mastery of both Standard and Modern. Shaun McLaren shares his favorites in each format, including updated decklists and his latest perceptions of how to navigate each in the current metagame!
Think Standard is basically a two-deck metagame, maybe three? Sam Black says to think again! The emergence of Aetherworks Marvel decks has revealed the door to a new and less narrow metagame, and Sam Black has the keys that could unlock it going into the #SCGINVI!
With the #SCGINVI looming this weekend, Michael Majors is showing his work for the split-format tournament in Standard and Modern! After some time exploring other games, he's had his nose to the grindstone...or should that be Grafstone?
Before Aetherworks Marvel, there was Krark-Clan Ironworks. The KCI has risen again in Modern, and with Trophy Mage hitting the format soon, it may get even better! Ross Merriam goes to work on the 'works!
Don't lie: You miss the simple and elegant (and sometimes bomb-heavy) beauty of Core Sets and their Draft formats! Sam Black jumps in the way back machine!
The last time you looked at a decklist, what were you thinking? Were you studying a deck or just looking at a list of Magic cards? Jennifer Long explains the difference!
In Commander, our opponents often aren't strangers or new friends but old friends and colleagues! Erik Tiernan pays tribute to those who have taught him lessons about the format!
10 Snow-Covered Island. 4 Skred. 4...Swans of Bryn Argoll?! Ross Merriam showcases a spicy Modern list ahead of the #SCGINVI!
Adrian Sullivan uses the cards others have associated with him online to take a look back at nearly two decades' worth of Magic lessons learned!
Shaheen Soorani, stubborn? Who could possibly think that? The iconic control mage tells what his approach has given him...and the price he's paid.
It's a couples' retreat! Bennie Smith tackles Four-Color Not Black decks in Commander 2016 with Kynaios and Tiro of Meletis and partner legendary creatures!
Time is short until the #SCGINVI gets underway! Watch Ari Lax tackle #SCGKNOX Standard Open finalist Bradley Hill's Jeskai Control, the only non-B/G Delirium, non-W/U Flash deck to make the Top 8!
Sometimes a pack is just full of strong choices! So how do you separate the best from the merely good? Ross Merriam shows the way in Kaladesh Limited!
Emma Handy is about to tackle #SCGINVI, but in order to do that, she has to know her Modern! And she does. And she loves it!
There is plenty up for grabs at the Season Three Invitational in Atlanta. Find out who is in the running for Player of the Year and who can punch their ticket to the 2016 Players’ Championship in this handy viewing guide!
Where did this card go? It's crazy good still! And if you don't believe us, Matt Higgs is brewing up some new interactions for this old favorite for #SCGINVI!
Just when you think Tribal Zoo's torch is snuffed, it gains new tools and returns in the hands of some brave deckbuilder! Will this Modern list from Magic Online make you the Sole Survivor at #SCGINVI?
Todd Stevens has made W/R Prison his signature deck, but he wants the rest of the Magic world (minus his rivals for the #SCGPC) to share in his success! Read his exhaustive guide for the #SCGINVI and beyond!