Brian DeMars knows there are two sides to every story. Here, he tells you his side of the big organized play changes for 2015. If you're interested in the ongoing discussion, this write-up will be music to your ears.
Brian DeMars breaks down each of the big decks in Standard and explains what it takes to succeed with and defeat each of them. Check out one of the most diverse Standard seasons of all time!
Brian DeMars takes a few minutes to appreciate the good the Magic community has done this summer. He then shares a few Legacy lists featuring some old tech that's been brought back to the forefront in time for #SCGNY!
Brian DeMars has taken the recent success of G/W Aggro and coupled it with the staying power and removal of Mono Black! Test this Junk Midrange build for #SCGDAL's Standard Open!
Grand Prix Winner Brian DeMars learned a lot from former National Champion Michael Jacob. In this nostalgic read, he tells you about saying thank you and goodbye to his Magic: the Gathering mentor.
Brian talks about one of history's greatest minds and what he can teach us about improving our game. What percentage of Magic games are won by your opponent as opposed to being lost by you?
Brian has tracked the digital Vintage metagame, and having stalked his prey carefully with data and spreadsheets it is time to build new (or old favorite!) decks to dissect it. Workshops are on top - and that kind of predictability creates its own opportunity.
With the Power Nine now legal on MTGO, Brian checks in on the digital metagame's development in search of sweet tech and with an eye out for developing metagame trends and cycles.
Brian DeMars just missed a Grand Prix Chicago Top 8! Read about his new favorite Standard deck and about how you can take his advice toward a #SCGPORT Standard trophy!
Brian has been eagerly anticipating the release of Vintage Masters on Magic Online, and looks at the state of the metagame in paper Vintage as he waits for powered Daily Events to start firing.
There has been quite a bit written about Conspiracy's effect on Commander and Legacy, but what about Vintage? Today, Brian DeMars takes a look at the impact Conspiracy will have on Magic's oldest format.
Brand new variants are all-too rare in Magic. Fortunately, Brian DeMars has dialed in one that should delight cubers and casuals alike! Come read about The Danger Room!
Brian DeMars takes a look at the May 2014 Vintage metagame, including important results from Bazaar of Moxen in Europe and multiple U.S. tournament results!
Naya Hexproof continues to fly under the radar, but Brian DeMars is ready to expose all the deck's dirty little secrets! Read on to learn why Naya Hexproof is the format's true combo deck, how to play against the major decks of the format, and much, much more!
Brian DeMars has reached Archmage rank in the Planeswalker Points system! Today he looks back on a Magical journey almost two decades in the making that ended, not at a Grand Prix or Pro Tour, but at Friday Night Magic.
Brian DeMars had mixed success at #SCGCIN. Why did his Standard Open with Naya Hexproof go wrong and why did Legacy with RUG Delver go right? Read on and get solid advice heading into #SCGKNOX!
Would you like to play Athreos, God of Passage this weekend at SCG Standard Open: Cincinnati? Then take a look at the four decks Brian built with the card.
Find out which new Journey into Nyx cards might see play in Magic's oldest format by reading Brian DeMars' Vintage review of the upcoming set.
Brian tells you about an exciting Vintage match he got to watch this past weekend in Philadelphia between two fixtures of the format's community!
Join Grand Prix Boston-Worcester winner Brian DeMars as he expands upon the importance of context throughout the game of Magic: The Gathering.