Outside of a Modern Masters set, Guilds of Ravnica might have more impact on older formats than any other expansion since Khans of Tarkir! Check out Ari's look on the new cards you can expect at SCG Charlotte!
We now have a healthy dose of metagame for Standard, but Pro Tour champion Ari Lax doesn't think we've gone far enough! See the many archetypes that are finding success and how they can improve drastically!
Magic Online's first Guilds of Ravnica Pro Tour Qualifier saw eight different archetypes reach the elimination rounds! Ari Lax offers his take on each of them!
It's going to be a few weeks until we get some really perfect Standard lists, but SCG Columbus is this weekend! What are you to do? PT Champ Ari Lax explains how to pick up easy wins by having better mana than the field!
With the Guilds of Ravnica set in full view, Ari Lax thinks the world should be worrying about a triple color mana cost creature, just not the one they were thinking of! Check out how Ari's attacking the format, literally!
There have been a lot of uncommons that pushed the game to its breaking point, but is this really one of them? Ari Lax wants to explain to you exactly why Izzet is!
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax loves being the fun police! He's got his usual harsh truths for brewers combined with some excellent theory on the beginning of new Standard!
A lot of decks are totally defenseless against this archetype, and Ari Lax thinks it's ready to become much more important! Players just need to learn to play it! He's helping you do exactly that today!
Ari Lax pays grudging tribute to a Standard metagame that wound up interesting (but not too interesting!) with a range of curiously flawed decks.
Hardened Scales Affinity has caught the attention of Ari Lax! Today he offers a primer on Magic Online's breakout Modern deck.
Is there truly a top tier in Modern now? Was there ever? Do tournaments have metagames unto themselves? Ari Lax is cutting through the fabrications and simplifications to get to The Truth!
Count PT Champion Ari Lax among those not in the Jeskai Control camp! He's a much bigger fan of the other control strategy, and this is his guide to piloting it!
It's the sequel to one of the most helpful Modern articles around! Are you sideboarding in hate but still losing? Why does this happen? Not all archetypes require the same hate, and Ari can help you figure it all out here!
Just playing any given hate card in your deck will lose more games than they win. Learn which tools to use against which decks so you can do what works at SCG Indianapolis!
Ignore this one at your own peril! Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax is giving SCG Philadelphia's Modern players the tools they need to succeed in one easy place!
Now these are some oddball Modern decks! Are you the designated Modern warrior for SCG Worcester this weekend? Make sure these are on your radar!
29 matches later, Ari Lax shares what he's learned about G/U Infect in Modern! Come for the insights, stay for the results table!
There are new ways to fight the top tier of Standard, and Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax is ready to get you prepared! Get his lists and the strategies beyond!
Ari Lax's advice to stop keeping bad hands kicked up a bit of a fuss! Today he reverses the formula: what hands should your deck keep?
Seven cards are on the Standard banned list, and Ari Lax finds the situation just a touch absurd. Today he explores what unbanning each card could do!