For today's Versus Video, Todd Anderson and Brad Nelson are battling old-school style with a pair of their favorite retro Standard decks from a bygone age - back when Opposition and Upheaval were considered "fair" blue cards. Check it out!
In today's Versus Video, Todd Anderson and Brad Nelson explore the recent high finishes by Merfolk in Modern by putting it up against a critical nemesis, good old-fashioned Jund.
For today's Versus Video, BBD and Brad Nelson battle Modern to explore a pair of interesting decks that are recent $5K Modern Premier IQ winners.
Brad Nelson has gone so far as to call G/R Devotion "The Fun Police," as in "this is the reason you can't just play whatever you want in Standard." So it comes as no surprise that he and his squad played it at #SCGCHI - or that they did very well for themselves.
Brad Nelson and Tom "The Boss" Ross battle Standard in today's Versus Video, testing out Tom's Tutelage Control deck against Brad's tried-and-true G/R Devotion as they prepare for #SCGHI!
BBD and Brad playtest for #SCGCHI this weekend by updating two powerful archetypes with Magic Origins cards and battling them head-to-head to see which deck will be the right one for Week One of the new Standard format!
In today's Versus Video, Brad and Todd begin testing out Magic Origins Standard by throwing a new problem at the previous format's old solution. Abzan Control is great at keeping creatures off the board, but what does it do against a grip full of burn spells?
We had a powerful Standard format full of strong decks before Magic Origins hits, so it's reasonable to expect that we'll still have a format full of strong decks - and anything you're playing using the new cards will still have to hit that level to compete.
It's time to battle Standard with Magic Origins, and today Brad and BBD explore an interesting pair of new archetypes by pounding them into each other head-first.
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!
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!
After facing off against him in Baltimore's Standard Open, Brad wondered whether Dylan Hysen's Mono-Red Devotion deck was the real deal or not and put it through its paces in this week's Open Series Spotlight!
An intriguing new take on Abzan just won an MTGO PTQ, and to figure out how good it is, Brad Nelson and Tom "The Boss" Ross set it up in the Abzan mirror against a more dedicated control build. Is this the deck you should be playing at #SCGBALT? Find out inside!
Being right is hard, and it is not something you can always control. Bias is just a natural fact of life, and it can get in the way of success. If you want to do well at Magic, don't try to become more right - try to become less wrong.
BBD and Brad battle Standard with a pair of intriguing decks, pitting Naya Dragons against a fast, aggressive Jeskai deck that delivers the beats.
With a big weekend ahead of us for Standard, Brad and Todd battle with two decks that are both well-positioned to handle G/R Devotion to see how well they can handle each other.
Brad and BBD gear up for a big Standard weekend by playing through one of the format's most important matchups, battling format-boogeyman G/R Devotion against the tried-and-true Abzan Control.
With Grand Prix Charlotte this weekend and some lessons learned about the Modern metagame from the Season Two Invitational, Brad and Todd battle to get ahead of shifts in the top decks!
Brad stumbled upon G/R Devotion again in a roundabout way, then realized he'd found the perfect deck for the Season Two Invitational. Read all about it here, and what you need to do to bring it to your next Standard event!
Merfolk was not a deck that was on anyone's radar for the Season Two Invitational, but Brad Nelson takes the list piloted to a Top 4 finish by Richard Adams through its paces in this week's Open Series Spotlight!