BBD isn't quite ready to talk about Magic Origins in Standard yet, but there's way more in Magic going on right now and he's here to discuss Organized Play changes, how hard it is to figure out what's good, and the balance between bringing new players on board and keeping the game "pure."
This past week has been full of all sorts of new information, and Shaun takes a look at the new mulligan rule, the new set, and the meta-issues of being good at the game and keeping our community good for the game.
Modern is a surprisingly wide-open format right now, and Gerry takes a powerful deck from that second or third tier of archetypes, Gifts Control, to test out in today's video!
Magic Origins has a whole lot to offer everyone, but red mages in particular seem to have gotten a pretty sweet deal. Patrick looks at all of the different ways to use these new cards in Standard, to best judge their comparative worth.
In today's Versus Video, Todd Anderson and Tom "The Boss" Ross get to work on Magic Origins Standard by testing out Jeskai Tokens against a new Naya Ramp build!
Brian continues his quest to build a strong Modern deck around honest green creatures, and today's video showcases an aggressive take on Abzan that really puts Siege Rhino to work as well as take advantage of the power of Wilt-Leaf Liege!
With the full set spoiler out, Ben wraps up his Daily Financial Value series with the last two rares a complete look at the set's commons and uncommons that will be worth picking up in foil!
With Magic Origins fully spoiled, Brian takes a look at the rest of the set's cards that he finds interesting or compelling, and discusses recent policy changes announced over the past week.
Brad is super excited about Magic Origins, and he's here to share his top ten picks from the new set - as well as a few starter decklists!
What if there were an easier way to think about deckbuilding, a way that helped keep your card choices in context and your thinking flexible? Sam shares how he thinks about cards when building decks and shares a few examples.
It's time to battle Standard with Magic Origins, and both Todd Anderson and Brad Nelson have updated their weapons of choice with the new set's cards and are ready to face off!
The ballots for this year's class of the Magic: the Gathering Hall of Fame have gone out, and Mark Herberholz joins us for his look at the top candidates for induction in this year's #MTGHOF class.
Only in Legacy can an all-but-forgotten Tier Three archetype show up and put two players in the same Grand Prix Top Eight. Just when you think it's solved, things shift on you at least a little - that is why it's such an awesome format!
Mark has been working on Magic Origins Standard all weekend since the complete spoiler broke, and wants to share just a few of his first builds as he showcases just how deep this set is turning out to be.
Matt Higgs always has an angle, and for Magic Origins right now it's the advantages inherent to the unsung color of Magic, artifacts. He has not one but two completely-colorless decks to try for Standard, check them out!
We've seen all sorts of powerful and popular Standard decks make their way into Modern, and now it's The Aristocrats's turn. Check out one clever mage's plan to sacrifice things for fun and profit!
It's amazing how complicated a Modern deck can be if you let it, and Anthony's new favorite deck in the format is a complex mix of nested dependencies and hidden opportunity costs that is just a real deckbuilder's paradise to work on.
Carsten Kotter isn't quite comfortable with his deck choice for Grand Prix Lille, and he showcases his metagame analysis and deck options while synthesizing something new for the event!
Abe thinks Chandra is the worst planeswalker in Magic Origins, and everyone knows red is the worst color in Commander - but taking two "worsts" and making a strong deck out of it anyway is the kind of challenge Abe loves.
Powerful decks have a habit of jumping formats, and when a deck jumps from Legacy to Modern or from Vintage to Legacy, paying attention is a good idea. Stax has been ported to Legacy before, but today's build might just have the right stuff!
It's time for the Versus Series to get up to speed with Magic Origins, and today BBD and CVM take the new set's Tribal cards head-to-head in a battle of Elves Versus Goblins.
Magic players are well-known for their list-making prowess, and today Adrian Sullivan ranks the five Magic Origins planeswalkers for their power and potential.
Shaheen Soorani is a control mage through and through, and Languish is the kind of card you'd think Wizards of the Coast would make just for him. Check out his Sultai Control deck for the upcoming Standard format!
We now know everything there is to know about Magic Origins, so it's time for Bennie to start brewing with all the odd and quirky cards the set has to offer.
Zoo decks have always been assumed to be green, for whatever reason, but if the metric you're shooting for is not "raw size" but instead favors a different characteristic, another color might rise to prominence. Check out this unusual take at Tribal Zoo!