With his lips firmly shut for Pro Tour secrecy reasons, Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren is taking this week to revive his popular pieces on a few of his favorite things! What does he think of Magic Online Treasure Chests? What are his favorite Magic memories? What inspires him?
A new set means it's time for a flavor review! JDB takes a deep dive into Kaladesh, exploring the contradictions of its setting, flavor text favorites, and a storytelling trend he hopes ends sooner rather than later!
Myr Enforcer isn't part of Affinity anymore...is it? JDB explores an unusual build that pairs the seven-mana robot with Sanctum of Ugin and takes a moment to reflect on his fifteen years playing Magic.
The Magic hive mind can solve formats faster than ever these days, but that comes with a huge cost! Mark Nestico has some of the best advice you'll ever read this week! Think outside the box for #SCGORL!
Brad Nelson didn't take home the Magic World Championship trophy, but he's a long-time collaborator with the man that did! Read about how Brian Braun-Duin and Brad Nelson prepared for one of the strangest and most prestigious tournaments in the Magic Multiverse!
Everyone loves calling the new set shots, but few are willing go as deep as Emma Handy this week! She's got predictions on new artifacts, new counterspells, and...cargo shorts? Sure, why not!
Mark Nestico is going all warm and fuzzy this week! Read how he helped commemorate the store and people who got him into Magic and how you can make your local game store a better place!
We've heard the anger from the naysayers; now it's time for a voice that likes Modern for what it is! Put the pitchforks and the protest signs down. Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax is ready to make a case for Modern being exactly what it needs to be!
Reveal this card as you draft it? Put this into the command zone at the beginning of the game? What even are these cards?! Conspiracy: Take the Crown is an insanely fun set, but it also has some insane rules! Judges! Help!
Being the Players' Champion doesn't make you immune from taking losses sometimes. Jim Davis opens up about a recent crushing mistake that cost him more than a small share of glory! Learning to lose is the first step to avoiding losing at all at #SCGRICH this weekend!
Mark Nestico is no stranger to controversy, and the debates surrounding Modern are no exception! What does he think about the supposed uninteractive epidemic? He lays it all out here!
Modern is a fascinating format. It has philosophies, advantages, and disadvantages we've never seen in a major Magic format before. And Todd Anderson isn't thrilled with it. Read about the interactive ideal that Todd wants for the format...and why it's the opposite of what we currently have!
What does Magic success look like when you look back on it? What are the dangers of achieving too much too soon? In this wonderfully honest piece, Brad Nelson drops his guard and invites you to share in his insecurities as he traversed the bumpy landscape of professional Magic.
With SCG Tour® juggernaut teams dominating, more squads being formed all the time, and a Pro Tour on the horizon, there is more team-based professional Magic going on than ever! Brad Nelson takes a look at the history of Magic team creation and where this trend is headed!
Sheldon has the distinct honor to weigh in on one of Magic's greatest achievements! But with a host of great names just on the borderline instead of a bunch of slam dunks for this year, who will he decide to back?