Scrap Trawler might seem innocuous at first, but if you put a lot of busted artifact tricks around it--many of them with a big fat zero where the mana cost should be--you can go absolutely insane on the battlefield! See how many ways Sam can try to shatter Modern!
Chris Lansdell has his Modern brewing cap on! How could Legacy's infamous Trinisphere lock be ported into Modern? Is Mono-Black Devotion poised for a comeback? And there's more...
Gerry Thompson thinks he's found the next level of the Standard metagame! Today he showcases eight brews designed to take down the established decks, most of them centered around a surprising core of cards!
Todd Stevens had home court advantage in Texas last weekend, and he made the best of it with an incredible brew that ran the tables most of the weekend! For everything related to G/W Company, here's Todd!
Chris went to the near-pinnacle of brewership at Grand Prix New Jersey last weekend. He took his deck, in an impossibly hostile format, and he did things HIS way. And he won a hell of a lot of Magic matches.
The humblest cards can prove surprisingly good in the right context. Brewmaster Matt Higgs explores the possibilities of overlooked Aether Revolt uncommon Gonti's Machinations ahead of SCG Dallas!
When everyone else is playing the same few decks in Standard, that's the brewer's cue to whip up something special! Chris Lansdell shares the vital steps for brewing for fun...and maybe even wins!
Bold brewer Matt Higgs just can't leave Fevered Visions alone! Today he pairs the powerful enchantment with Baral, Chief of Compliance and his Expertise for cost-reducing fun in Standard!
Chris Lansdell is the most reliable source of brewing insanity in the Magic world! He's living up to his reputation by finding the most extreme Modern decks the world has to offer him in his latest piece!
Vehicles started out exciting and new, but now they're as boring as a commute to work. Matt Higgs is here to rev up your Vehicles fun with a clever approach to Magic's newest rides!
It wouldn't be a Judging trip for Chris Lansdell without stories and brews to bring back to his readers! He describes the Modern mayhem he saw in Vancouver and builds a brew of his own. Should you shuffle up that Immortal Coil for SCG Indianapolis?
Sure, you don't have a Disciple of the Vault to go with it, but the little artifact eater can still do some damage! See what Matt Higgs has planned for this iconic creature's latest incarnation!
Even with a large toy box in Modern, you can't play with everything. And that's tragic, because The Boss misses these Modern cards and just wants them to come home! Anyone playing these at SCG Baltimore? Can you share your lists with Tom? To make him feel better?
Brewers gotta brew, and in Chris Lansdell's case, he has to share others' decks too! From a Shadowborn Apostle deck that somehow works to an update for Four-Color Planeswalkers, the LAB is open for SCG Baltimore and the burners are all fired up!
Aggro, control, combo, and midrange are very important. Because when a deck can play basically all of the above at once? Man, that's just not fair!
Fatal Push isn't the important card from Aether Revolt to hit Modern? Is Renegade Rallier that insane? Michael Majors thinks so! And he's putting his money where his SCG Baltimore mouth is with tons of decks and combos you can use this breakout card with!
Patrick Chapin understands how deep Fatal Push has made the Modern format! So much so that he's breaking out new brews, updates for old archetypes, and tons of analysis for the big SCG Baltimore weekend! Modern specialists: take notice!
Matt Higgs can't resist: He is going to try to craft himself a Cruel Ultimatum, and he can't wait for more sets to do it! He's going to work on Standard and Modern this week!
There were plenty of other interesting (and good) Standard builds lurking just out of sight last weekend. It's Chris Lansdell's job to bring them into the spotlight!
Mardu may have been at the top of the mixed format event, but there were a lot of very strong showings that were obscured by Limited rounds! Chris Lansdell tweaks on a few here!