Modern has been shifting steadily ever since Magic Origins entered the format, but one thing we didn't expect to see was the return of a super-fast Elves combo deck. CVM shares his build from #SCGCHAR and his thoughts on how to improve it for future events.
Catch up with BBD and CVM as they prepare for #SCGCHAR this weekend, battling with some of Modern's powerful new decks to explore the shifting metagame!
CVM almost went with his heart and played Stormbreath Dragon at Grand Prix London, but instead he went with the safer calculated choice and played Bant Heroic. Read about his entire weekend within, and what he'd do differently if he could do it all again!
Catch up with BBD and CVM as they battle in preparation for Grand Prix London this weekend, pitting two of the more unexpected top decks from Grand Prix San Diego against each other in their quest to master the Standard format in time to bring home a trophy!
Chris VanMeter has been a fan of Stormbreath Dragon for some time now, and to see it make a Grand Prix Top Eight the week before he's flying to #GPLondon with the rest of the VS Series crew just warms his heart - and warms up his sleeves.
Todd Anderson and CVM prepare for #SCGDC this weekend by battling with two of Legacy's sweeter decks in a complicated dance of Brainstorms and beatdown tempo. Check it out!
Chasing new information and decklist tech over video streams can be haphazard at best, and CVM had to "only" play last week's best deck, Abzan Rally, because he couldn't get a decklist for U/R Thopters in time for #SCGRegionals. Check out his thoughts on the shifting Standard metagame inside!
With #PTOrigins and #SCGRegionals this weekend, the question on everyone's mind is "How do you beat Abzan Rally?" Our illustrious CEDitor represents the Patrick Sullivan wing of Magic by shuffling up the red cards to try and blow "the best deck" out of the water.
CVM and Todd Anderson both played Bant Heroes at #SCGRICH, and they met in the semifinals with the same build. Read all about it here, and give it a try before #SCGRegionals this weekend!
Todd Anderson and Chris VanMeter battle Standard today with the intent of figuring out how good the Five-Color Rally deck is under pressure, so they put it up against another key deck from #SCGCHI to see how it holds up against R/W Aggro!
This week Chris VanMeter looks at the top decks and final results of the new Standard format's Week One metagame by digging through an entire weekend's worth of stories and decklists out of #SCGCHI.
In today's Versus Video, BBD and CVM battle with a pair of exciting Week One decklists as they playtest for #SCGCHI this weekend. Check it out!
While CVM may not be making it to #SCGCHI, his G/R Dragons deck is updated for this weekend and ready to battle. He also shares his thoughts about the rules shift to be more lenient when penalizing unintentionally-drawn extra cards.
It's time to get testing Magic Origins Standard in today's Versus Video and put some of those new cards to work. Check it out as BBD and CVM crash two new archetypes into each other!
CVM is an early fan of the new Elves from Magic Origins, and he shares his initial thoughts on that archetype and how to build it after a week's worth of experience now that the full spoiler is out.
It's time for the Versus Series to get up to speed with Magic Origins, and today BBD and CVM take the new set's Tribal cards head-to-head in a battle of Elves Versus Goblins.
Chris VanMeter has really settled into a solid groove this season with G/R Dragons, but Magic Origins is about to shake things up drastically and he's got to figure out what comes next for him and his beloved Stormbreath Dragons.
This past weekend really shook up the Standard format, and for today's Versus Video BBD and CVM battle with two of that event's breakthrough decks, Bant Megamorph and G/B Dragons, to prepare for #SCGBALT this weekend!
Chris VanMeter went with G/R Devotion instead of G/R Dragons this past weekend, and as good as Devotion is, that is not a mistake he intends to make twice.
BBD and CVM prepare for this weekend's events by battling with two of Standard's more important archetypes, trying out Mardu Aggro to see if it can withstand the aggressive power of Abzan Aggro!