Michael Majors knows you need the Standard goods! Anyone who has access to the exclusive SCG Roanoke crew's brews has an edge, and Majors is giving up some of the most promising! No Emrakul. No Copter. Let's go to Ohio and have some fun!
The brews for SCG Columbus have begun! Ross Merriam has enlisted your help with crushing the event, and we're off to a fantastic start with this deck!
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!
SCG Columbus is less than a week away! Watch Todd Anderson and his U/R Control deck try to put Michael Majors and his U/W Statuary Ramp deck on lockdown and get inspiration for your next decklist as you explore the new Aether Revolt Standard!
Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin is ready to crush this format! With SCG Columbus on everyone's radar for the first layer of the Pro Tour metagame, Patrick is going to spend all week long building every kind of deck you can possibly build with Aether Revolt! Which one are you sleeving up?
It wouldn't be a Friday the 13th without a scary premonition! This time, it's Tom Ross with a solemn warning: even after the banning of Gitaxian Probe and Golgari Grave-Troll from Modern, Infect and Dredge remain powerful decks! Get updated lists from "The Boss" or ignore them at your peril!
With the triple banning in Standard, which cards gain the most in the upcoming Aether Revolt metagame? GerryT is throwing his lot in with Tezzeret the Schemer, and today he brings you Standard brews from Aggro to Midrange, Control to Combo, and a couple that are just plain hard to categorize! SCG Columbus, here we come!
Control partisan Shaheen Soorani no longer feels locked out of Standard! The triple banning has removed previously insurmountable obstacles to a true control deck, and he's ready to brew with Aether Revolt!
Enough about the trio of banned Standard cards; Brad Nelson's thinking about the ones Wizards of the Coast left behind! Check out the latest brews from one of the game's true masters, starting with a certain planeswalker and her remarkably friendly Cat Beast...
We didn't predict the Standard bannings last week, but luckily for us, neither Tom "The Boss" Ross nor Michael Majors played a single banned card! Check out their takes on W/B Humans and U/G Metalwork Colossus and watch the new-Standard carnage unfold!
You might just wind up telling Todd Anderson this week's article title to his face after you see the Standard brews he's cooked up! Forget Saheeli Rai and Felidar Guardian. His first brew today is based on...Dynavolt Tower?! Don't miss this love letter to blue and red in the new Standard!
Jadine Klomparens returns with her take on post-bannings Standard, including the remarkable rise of combo decks...and the whys and hows of combating them!
Free spells and infinite combos are certainly possible, but that's not where the format begins and ends! Sam Black is going deeper by taking a look at a mechanic we have a lot of precedent for! How will you use this mechanic to its fullest when SCG heads to Columbus?
We've got brews! Todd Stevens is ready for SCG Columbus, which is coming up sooner than you think! Get ready for Aether Revolt with one of the best Magic minds on the SCG Tour!
Sram may very well spawn some very dangerous archetypes! Chris Lansdell is ready to lend his expertise to both Sram and his spell in this brand new brewing experiment!
Instead of arguing, CVM is all about discussion! Everyone expected something to happen, but nobody expected this! So how do you feel about Standard and Modern now? Chris gives his take and asks for yours!
Now then, with all of that pressure to beat Emrakul, Copter, and Reflector Mage out of the way, Ross Merriam can crack his knuckles and do some fun stuff! Like seeing how many counters he can possibly put on a single monster. Or like winning the game with a giant robot. See? Magic is great.
Was Wizards of the Coast trying to break Standard in half, or did it merely succeed? The appearance of Felidar Guardian in the same block as Saheeli Rai has Patrick Chapin wondering what on Earth is going on. He's seen this movie before, and today he shares his earliest decks that might help you survive the sequel!
Brad Nelson is going full blown little kid on this set! He's head over heels for the drama of Aether Revolt, but that's not enough! The man must brew! He's got a few decklists, lots of card analysis, and plenty of predictions for the return of Magic's biggest villain!
Whenever a brewer sees that they can use a card that allows them to cast another card for free...what a perfect storm of awesome! Chris Lansdell takes the black Aether Revolt sweeper for a test drive!