Following up on Jess Stirba's most recent column for Dear Azami, Abe takes her reader's submission and works on a rebuild of his own for Rakdos, Lord of Riots!
Monastery Mentor has been breaking out all across Modern in recent experiments, and it's even found a home in Vintage as a powerful kill card. In today's Daily Digest, Gerry looks at a deck trying to find it a good home in Legacy, where its spell-triggered token generation is particularly good with Cabal Therapy.
Magic Origins is a deckbuilder's cornucopia, and Anthony Lowry takes a meander through the set spoiled so far in order to find homes for some of the cards that interest him the most.
With Magic Origins taking great effort to hearken back to Magic's oldest days with a few of its cards, Carsten just has to explore how Eternal formats might use these newest analogues to broken restricted Vintage cards.
This past weekend really shook up the Standard format, and for today's Versus Video BBD and CVM battle with two of that event's breakthrough decks, Bant Megamorph and G/B Dragons, to prepare for #SCGBALT this weekend!
Bennie is all for Liliana, Heretical Healer, and to show his devotion to his favorite Defiant Necromancer he's building around her in both Standard and Commander!
A dedicated land destruction deck is one of the most frustrating archetypes to face off against, which makes today's deck the ultimate in Modern griefer strategies.
If you want to win with your control deck, you had better know what you're controlling. If you're a fan of U/B Control, Adrian shares his latest build for #SCGBALT... as well as looking in detail at the deck's progression over the past six months.
Gerard is a huge fan of control decks, and he looks at how Magic Origins shifts things for his favored archetype as well as what he's planning to play at #SCGBALT this weekend.
Standard has turned out to be quite an aggressive format in recent weeks, and the potential for it to stay aggressive is stronger than we may realize. Give this Naya Zoo deck a try before #SCGBALT this weekend!
What is the difference between a good play and a bad one? The answer to that question is far more than just "and then I won," and being critical of your past plays so you make better ones in the future is a key skill among the best players.
So many people took interest in the Mishra, Artificier Prodigy deck Sheldon played against last week that it just had to present itself here. Commander is a puzzle, and solving for a way to make use of a commander whose ability sounds "bad" in a singleton format is awesome.
Cedric Phillips sits down with Patrick "PSulli" Sullivan to go over the results of #SCGINDY, begin analyzing cards from Magic Origins, and give a shout out to some of Indy's finest locales for their hospitality.
Gerry looks back to Modern for a moment to examine an intriguing deck from Grand Prix Copenhagen. Do you like Chord of Calling and Restoration Angel? How about Eternal Witness and Kiki-Jiki? All value all the time, plus a sweet combo finish!
In today's two-player brouhaha, Justin and Stephen battle it out with two different artifact Commanders in a turf war for the mastery of Mirrodin itself!
Michael Majors takes an in-depth look at some of the Magic Origins cards spoiled so far, with a mind to start building new decks around key cards that are bound to shift how the Standard metagame plays out - with a few bonus Modern decks too!
Chris VanMeter went with G/R Devotion instead of G/R Dragons this past weekend, and as good as Devotion is, that is not a mistake he intends to make twice.
In today's Daily Digest, Gerry looks at a new take on the old Eggs archetype, using Krark-Clan Ironworks to put a new engine in a deck so good they had to ban a card out of it.
A trio of Level 3 Judges take questions from both readers and fellow judges alike in this new StarCityGames Select column, to raise awareness about key interactions and the oddments and curiosities you can encounter while playing tournament Magic.
A reader is in desperate need of advice for their Horde of Notions deck, and Cassidy works his magic after being told that he has an unlimited budget to work from to make this Elemental playable for GenCon.