That's a mighty bold title from the Magic Pro Tour Hall of Famer! But don't be too surprised if the game designer and leading theorist has you nodding along by the end. He just hopes Wizards of the Coast has figured all this out by now...
Well, that didn't take long! The Grand Prix Oklahoma City results aren't even last week's news, and already folks are calling for an Ancient Stirrings ban. Ross Merriam is here to put the brakes on that talk!
With seemingly nonstop Modern on the horizon for Magic pros, it's time for Brad Nelson to put down his traveling trunk! But the format's been far from a friendly home for him in the past. Watch him try to make sense of Modern's present...and future!
Chas Andres has a self-admitted reputation for defending decisions by Wizards of the Coast that others disagree with. But even he thinks WotC has gone too far with its Masters sets, and he's here to tell you why. Plus, This Week's Trends!
We're wading into the unbanning debates on VS! Is Bloodbraid Elf really THAT broken in Modern? What about Jace, the Mind Sculptor? Brad Nelson and Todd Stevens are here to remind you why those cards should stay gone!
GerryT follows up yesterday's sizzling Sultai Energy article with his latest decklist, sideboarding guides, and a full dozen "What would you do?" situations to contemplate, including that controversial play in the Top 16 against Wales! Get the heat-resistant gloves for this one, because he's on fire!
The Todd Squad has assembled for some fabulous fringe Modern action on VS! Will Todd Anderson take over with Mono-Blue Turns, or will Todd Stevens and Mono-Black Death Cloud destroy his foe's dreams? Don't mistake "fringe" for "terrible," because these decks will wreck your day if given half a chance...
Gerry Thompson and Team USA made the Top 16 of the World Magic Cup while he wielded Sultai Energy in Unified Standard! He'll talk about the deck a little, but that's not really the focus today. Instead, he really wants to celebrate one of the best tournaments he's ever attended.
Temur Energy, Temur Energy, Temur Energy. Standard's looking pretty stale...wait, what's this? A glimmer of hope? Turns out the format is littered with cards and decks that just need one or two more pieces to break out. Jim Davis is here to get you prepared for the release of Rivals of Ixalan!
Sam Black went a perfect 8-0 in the Modern portion of the SCG Season Two Invitational with Whir Lantern! Today he gives all the details you need to wield the deck at Grand Prix Oklahoma City!
Math runs through every current of playing Magic, whether or not we have a formal understanding of it. But if you're having bad memories of algebra class, don't fear! Ross Merriam will have you slinging terms like "hypergeometric distribution" and "binomial coefficient" in no time!
Things are getting a little weird on VS! Brad Nelson has brought to the table one of the most potentially broken decks in Modern, Grishoalbrand. Can Ross Merriam and Mono-Green Devotion make it a fair fight?
Learning to cast removal on the opponent's end step has long been seen as a sign of growth as a Magic player. But why is this correct? Jadine Klomparens examines the thinking behind the play...and why the thinking is sometimes wrong!
It's unsurprising that Unstable should have captured Bennie Smith's attention! While Commander welcomes silver-bordered cards, he's making the most of Dr. Julius Jumblemorph!
While Ryan Saxe is taking a well-earned week off, JDB is stepping in with a two-pack of Flavor Digests! Today he discusses a weird puzzle of the Multiverse: how do all these characters from different worlds talk to each other?
Unstable events, a first look at Rivals of Ixalan packaging, and the Magic bracket starts Round 3!
Sword of the Meek hasn't made many waves in Modern since it was let back into the format. Can Gerry Thompson's new build featuring Search for Azcanta change all that? Let's welcome Gerry back from the World Magic Cup!
Like his minions, it turns out Mark Nestico just couldn't stay gone! Today he relaunches his column, focusing on the format that has kept him connected to Magic even in the midst of new fatherhood: Commander!
If you've been looking for a new control experience in Modern, you're not the only one! As summer rolls around in the Southern Hemisphere, Ross Merriam showcases a Cruel Control deck for your next big event! Shards of Alara Standard fans: Let's go down memory lane...
Wizards announces a first step against bullying, and updates on Unstable before release!
Brennan bids 2017 Standard farewell and talks all things Modern in his quest to gain format mastery!
Jeff Hoogland makes wild deck choices sometimes, but Ross Merriam has nothing but respect for his latest Modern Eldritch Evolution deck!
Gerry Thompson and Bryan Gottlieb discuss Gerry's World Magic Cup deck and why you should play it too!
The Godfather of Commander speaks! He shares his insight into how the official debut of silver-bordered cards in Commander came to be and gives his exhaustive review of the set! You won't want to miss this one!
Ari Lax. Sam Black's Lantern Control deck. Unsuspecting Magic Online players. Go on. Click the link. You know you want to...
Emma Handy contemplates a Constructed conundrum: when does a maindeck of more than 60 cards make sense?
What happens when Living End meets As Foretold? One of the coolest Modern decks Ross Merriam has seen this year!