With the calendar serving up seemingly nonstop Modern events for a while, Ari Lax is getting back into the groove! Get his survey of the Modern metagame, but be warned: he's hardly unbiased...
While Ixalan previews were going around, competitive Magic players threw a Dinosaur- and Pirate-themed party. But morning has come, and Ari Lax draws lessons from how the hype met reality for next time! What's missing to make these cards good enough?
The Abzan Tokens strategy isn't just for Sam Black anymore! Ari Lax takes a successful Magic Online list into the grinder ahead of the SCG Charlotte Standard Classic! Spoiler alert: This deck is pretty awesome!
Ari Lax saw the signs of SCG Dallas's dominant decks in Magic Online results last week! Get his insights into the cards that mattered and where the metagame goes from here!
What, exactly, does the planeswalker rule change coming with Ixalan mean for Modern? Ari Lax has the first possible answer: Gideons for days! Watch him put it into action on Magic Online!
Ixalan becomes Standard-legal on Friday, and Saturday is SCG Dallas! Don't miss Ari Lax's intriguing explorations of Mono-Blue Winds, U/B Pirates, and Temur Pummeler!
You've just landed on Ixalan, and you're in luck! There are singles in your area. But who's worth your time? As Ari Lax and Cedric Phillips size up notable cards, you'll learn which to ditch and which to take on your date with destiny at SCG Dallas!
Pitching cards, pitching fits: that's just how Ari Lax likes his opponents when he's playing 8-Rack! Watch him in action on Magic Online ahead of the SCG Dallas Modern Classic!
Not Ari! He says the set's impact on Standard is based on cards rather than themes like Merfolk or Pirates, and he's building the SCG Dallas decks to prove it!
Pack Rat has popped up in a handful of Modern lists as a partner-in-crime of Blood Moon! Ari Lax puts the deck to the test to see if it's a real contender for SCG Louisville!
Ari Lax is hoping for a new, less broken era of Standard with Ixalan's arrival! Get the Pro Tour champion's insight into the new set's emerging trends and what he hopes to see in the final week of previews!
Ari Lax shows Legacy some love in his latest video series! Watch him pilot an intriguing Maverick list featuring Hour of Devastation's Ramunap Excavator on Magic Online!
With Pro Tour Ixalan already on the horizon, Ari Lax is on a quest for the latest in cardboard treasure! Already he's found his share of gems, and he's ready to share them with you!
Players are trying hard to find the control deck that answers the rest of Standard! Grand Prix Washington DC will have the best of the best, including Ari Lax! Will you be the player that finds the winning combination? Is this it?
Like Janus, Ari Lax has one eye on Standard's past and another on its future! What does he think of the format for Grand Prix Washington DC and beyond...and what does he think of the cards soon to depart it?
Ari Lax has seen the next evolution of control in Modern, and he's eager to try it out! Watch him pilot Jeskai Tempo through three rounds on Magic Online!
Ari Lax lifts the curtain on what Magic teams talk about all day! There's hilarity, there's senselessness, and in some cases, there's actually some pretty profound lessons for Grand Prix Washington DC! You and your pals are probably more of a testing team than you realize...
It made Top 8 at Grand Prix Birmingham, but does Bant Human Knightfall have legs in Modern? Ari Lax takes the GP list to Magic Online in his quest to find out!
Can't figure out what you'll be against in the huge Modern metagame? That's fine! Ari Lax has the format in a shape that's much easier to manage! Predict each week's metagame with his simple guide!
People can't get enough of the Vengevine deck in Modern, and Ari Lax is no exception! Watch him try his hand at bringing back hasty Plants and casting Hollow One for zero mana on Magic Online ahead of SCG Richmond!