With two cards banned and a potent small set added, Modern has experienced its biggest changes in years! Ari Lax has your guide to the emergent contenders in this strange new metagame for SCG Baltimore and the coming weeks!
It's Eldrazi! It's Tron! It's Eldrazi Tron! Ari Lax takes the mutant mashup deck through its paces on Magic Online ahead of SCG Baltimore. Warning: Do not taunt Eldrazi Tron.
A Pro Tour later and we've got a lot of data on Standard! More importantly than the "what" is the "why" and the "how"! PT Champion Ari Lax knows you've already seen the decks; now you need to actually understand them.
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax can't help but be excited by the new possibilities in Modern! Today, he explains the archetypes he most believes in and why for SCG Regionals weekend!
A variety of decks reached the Top 64 of SCG Columbus, but there are some clear winners. Ari Lax dives into top performers, puzzles over some seeming anomalies, and gives a prediction for SCG Richmond this weekend that you might not expect!
Seismic Swans is the Modern gift that keeps on giving! Ari Lax tries his hand at the wacky deck on Magic Online!
There are obvious combos that will shape the new Standard format, but Pro Tour Champ Ari Lax wants to find the synergies that aren't in plain sight! Join him as he looks for rogue decks and interesting interactions for SCG Columbus!
Think the unbanning of Sword of the Meek had no impact on Modern? Magic Online results say to think again! Ari Lax tackles an Esper list that helped its original pilot to two 5-0 League records...on the same day!
All of Ari Lax's thoughts on Aether Revolt Limited. All in one week. Covering every artifact, every creature, and every combat trick, this is your can't-miss guide to the Prerelease and beyond!
Join a Pro Tour Champion and a Player of the Year as they debate everything surrounding Magic with Aether Revolt! Which perspectives do you most agree and disagree with? Who has earned your vote?
Quick Tron tweaks were the reason for Joe Lossett's #SCGPC win, and Ari Lax wants to see just how good the adjustments were! Join him for a few rounds of Modern testing!
Sealed tournaments aren't as randomly decided as many players think they are! Ever get crushed by a bomb rare? Ever get a pool that just seems worthless? Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax feels your pain, but he has a lot of ways you can solve these seemingly impossible issues here!
"This format is bad." "Ban this card." These are base level solutions that don't truly solve anything. Fortunately, Ari Lax has the podium, and he wants to explore and study the reasons things are what they are right now in order to provide Standard with a much healthier future!
Hold on tight, because this one is a little bit weird. If you've never seen the epic Epic mechanic in action (or a deck that does nothing else), you're in for a special treat this week!
Last week, Ari Lax took on the Swans of Bryn Argoll challenge in his video. That didn't quite work out, so this week he's going deep on another Modern deck. After an extensive Gatherer search and plenty of testing, he's ready to unveil the new and improved...Restore Balance?!
A Daily Digest wasn't enough for a deck this sweet! Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax just had to take it for a spin on Magic Online! Let's see how it went...
Kaladesh is full of surprise powerhouses, and the latest to have its turn in the sun is Metallurgic Summonings! Watch Ari Lax pilot a B/U Summonings deck on Magic Online!
Ari Lax played a lot of events this year! There were wins, losses, and...cowboy hats? Read the hilarious annual review of a Pro Tour Champion that spent 2016 refusing to shake snotty hands, watching cheaters yell at one another, and of course, play the worst Magic game of his entire career.
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?
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!