Green Sun's Zenith is off limits, but between Collected Company, Chord of Calling, and Eldritch Evolution Modern green decks are absolute metagame monsters at this point! Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax teaches you how to build, pilot, and win with a deck style that will be all over #SCGRICH's Classic and beyond!
Reprint sets, a criminally diverse set of top tier decks, and new archetypes popping up in different parts of the world. How in the world can one keep up with the Modern marketplace? Chas Andres is here to help you do just that! If you're still using old Modern metrics, you have a lot of catching up to do...
B/G Delirium won the Standard Classic at #SCGINVI. Colorless Eldrazi was the big surprise in its Top 16. Watch Michael Majors and Tom "The Boss" Ross battle it out in this intriguing matchup ahead of the #SCGRICH Standard Open!
GerryT doesn't care how many Infect, Affinity, and Tron decks people want to play in Modern; he's going to keep playing his favorite deck! He just feels he needs to make it even better, and he's doing that with a card on a lot of peoples' radars these days: the very powerful (but very tricky) Bedlam Reveler!
Tom "The Boss" Ross, despite what his #SCGINVI records would indicate, is actually human. He has birthdays and everything. He recently celebrated a special Magic anniversary that reminded him of why he does what he does, and why he just can't put those "poorly positioned" Humans decks back on the shelf!
Today's Standard face-off is full of surprises! Will Tom Ross and his W/R Humans deck from a prominent Japanese event defeat Michael Majors and his clever Temur Delirium list? Take notes ahead of #SCGRICH next weekend!
Brad Nelson has achieved a new level of Magic mastery: he can time travel! In this excellent chronicle of his last few weekends, he provides his personal diary of the accounts of his life prior to, during, and after his top 4 at #SCGINVI weekend!
Having trouble finding your Magic identity? Need a helping hand from some clickbait sensationalism? Pro Tour Shaun McLaren can help you find yourself! It begs the question, mages: Which Standard deck are you?
Modern is a fascinating format. It has philosophies, advantages, and disadvantages we've never seen in a major Magic format before. And Todd Anderson isn't thrilled with it. Read about the interactive ideal that Todd wants for the format...and why it's the opposite of what we currently have!
The Players' Champion isn't taking a lack of Delver decks in Modern lying down! He's reinventing the proven strategy with a standout from Eldritch Moon that people are just dying to break! Can Jim get the job done before #GPINDY?
Mike Sigrist is on his way to #GPINDY and the World Championship, but first he made a stop at the SCG Invitational! He's got lots of advice and updates for the decks he's becoming an expert on! Don't miss this piece if you're looking to master the decks Mike thinks are the best right now!
"Play the most unfair deck that people aren't prepared for." This is the conventional Modern wisdom for spiking events, but what does that actually entail? What determines an unfair deck? How do unfair decks match up against each other? Sam Black has a must-read for anyone looking to win Modern Magic events.
It seems like players can't decide whether or not the blue and red spells deck from Pro Tour Eldritch Moon is good enough. Todd Anderson refuses to let the cause die! If he can take down Worlds contender Brad Nelson, it's safe to say the deck has what it takes for #SCGRICH next weekend!
From triple Lightning Bolts to the second Conspiracy set, it's been a wonderful and wild weekend of Magic! Danny West brings you the latest news from Indianapolis, Guangzhou, and Fiora in this week's SCG Top 8!
What's better than sending a fistful of burn at your opponent's face? Reloading with Bedlam Reveler and doing it all again! Sam Black pilots Reveler Burn through a five-round Modern League on Magic Online ahead of #SCGRICH!
Ross Merriam isn't a fan of this strategy, but a list like this could make him change his mind! It has tribal synergies, tax effects, and everything else you need to crush the #SCGRICH Modern Classic!
Conspiracy: Take the Crown is getting rave reviews! It's the most fun you'll have in Draft all summer, and Matt Higgs is here to help you reach the throne at your next pod!
40 is a lot of life, and sometimes that can feel like too high a mountain to overcome. Read about Erik Tiernan's newest Commander list and how it shaves life away from his opponents!
No Collected Company, no Chord of Calling, just Eldritch Evolution and a ton of value! The Modern list Ari Lax plays went 5-0 in a recent Magic Online League. Can he match the feat? Get his insight ahead of #GPINDY and #SCGRICH!
Modern is pretty uninteractive right now, but that doesn't mean people have given up! This pilot has taken a cue from Shaheen Soorani's playbook of control dominance!
Adrian Sullivan may dabble in control decks and the like, but he always returns to his home eventually: Burn baby Burn. See the different flavors of Burn he's favoring currently and why he's checking out different builds!
Shaheen Soorani crushed the Standard competition with a control deck that stands in the face of everything we know about the format! Modern? Not so much. Shaheen celebrates his big Standard achievement...and mourns Modern!
Why are all inspired Commander decks based on legends? Why can't we build decks around cards that aren't legendary but are seriously cool? Bennie Smith gets his espionage on this week!
At the same time Elves was dominating #SCGINVI, Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren was working on improving the deck with dinosaurs! Shaun McLaren solves all of his problems by adding dinosaurs.
Red decks are dead? Nonsense! Thermo-Alchemist was just the beginning! Ross Merriam tracks down the red deck someone has finally found in Standard!
Emma Handy hits another home run for anyone trying to become better at Magic! This week, she's back with advice on how to make great decisions in the face of "The Clock," Magic's omnipresent third player!
Chris Lansdell will judge you all! He did just that at the #SCGINVI last weekend and he got to see some peculiar things on the floor! See the cool new decks and the oddities he witnessed throughout the weekend!
Is there a cooler set for Commander than Conspiracy? Okay, maybe the Commander stuff, but we can all agree Conspiracy: Take the Crown is pretty cool! Sheldon grades each color's contribution to the format!
It's widely believed this deck is among the hardest to play in recent memory! We'd better get one of the best to show us how to operate it! GerryT, that's your cue!