With Modern Masters II on the horizon, Brian DeMars is debating just what the role of Modern will be in long-term Magic. Is now the time to start learning the format inside-out? How much will Modern matter in your Magic success in a few years?
Brian DeMars knows the importance of knowing exactly what are you doing in competitive Magic! Are you trying to metagame yourself out of success at #SCGINVI? Read Brian's advice before you do!
We are living in the golden age of midrange. How did we get here? Brian DeMars compares the oft-maligned strategy with its historical precedent and tells you how to understand it (and beat it) before #SCGPORT.
Brian DeMars has been messing with Jeskai Ascendancy in Modern and winning overwhelmingly. This led him to do some Brainstorming on the ill-balanced color pie in older formats. Have we become so complacent with certain cards that we can't see how much better things would be without them?
Legacy has returned to a blue deck format--presuming it ever wasn't. Brian DeMars isn't having any of it! Check out his incredibly hateful deck that puts a sweet and oft-forgotten card to good use for #SCGRICH!
Should you just assume you'll face a blue deck every round at Grand Prix New Jersey? Brian DeMars thinks it just might be a valid approach! Check out his analysis ahead of the can't-miss Magic event of the year!
Overreacting to a new spell or a few new decks in older formats is one thing, but what about when it becomes difficult to imagine a format's health continuing with certain new cards? Brian DeMars takes a long hard look at Vintage, Legacy, and Modern and opens up the discussion on what must be done to protect them.
Brian DeMars shows you the deck he took to one of the most fun weekends in Magic! Find out about the latest Khans shake-ups to Vintage and where the format is headed going forward!
The day the world's Vintage players have been waiting for is upon us! Brian DeMars looks at the decks running at the front of the pack! Which is your favorite to take down the Championship?
Brian DeMars has been working on a much-discussed archetype update featuring an innocuous Khans of Tarkir rare! See his latest build of the deck and try it out at the $5,000 Premier IQ at #SCGWOR!
Here, in one convenient place, is everything you need to know about the Standard metagame heading into the Pro Tour Weekend! Check out this format's decks, matchups, and pillars as Brian DeMars brings you up to speed!
Two of the big breakout archetypes of the first big Open Series weekend were Abzan Midrange decks and Sultai Graveyard decks. Check out Brian's latest lists of both archetypes and what he thinks of the new format!
It's easy to get caught up in the sheer number of new cards when rotation happens. If you're not careful, you could construct your deck with the wrong ideas in mind for the metagame! Let Brian DeMars help you before #SCGNJ and #SCGINDY!
Brian DeMars lends his Vintage expertise to the world of Tarkir! See which cards will be used in Magic's oldest and most broken format!
What's your favorite fae variety? Brian DeMars has a few he's become attached to. Take your favorite version of everyone's favorite tournament menace to the $5,000 Premier IQ at #SCGATL!
Brian DeMars' Vintage archetype of choice nearly went the distance in a recent Vintage event! See his updates to the deck and why he thinks it is underrated in the format!
Brian DeMars couldn't resist: he had to play some Commander! Here, he throws together a Slivers deck with tons of sweet (but fair) combos. And best of all, it's quite affordable!
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!