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?
Ross Merriam knows very well that competitive Magic is a big deal, but he also wants to talk about the other ways that Magic help and engage the community. Which kind of Magic content do you love the most?
Player of the Year Mike Sigrist wants to get you ready for all the week one Standard formats, not just #SCGCOL! But he also wants to express his gratitude for the honor of voting for the most prestigious Magic achievement of them all: The Hall of Fame!
Chas Andres' regularly scheduled finance review of Eldritch Moon will continue later on this week, but first there's panic to discuss! Chas provides a thorough analysis of the recent high profile Reserved List buyouts!
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax is ready to rule on a number of new spoilers! He's also interested in talking degenerating Standard formats, trouble with tournament procedures, and of course, flavor issues!
GerryT has strategy to talk. He has advice for #SCGDFW's Standard Classic. But today he wants to talk about some of his friends, namely his recent zany adventures with consecutive win addict Tom Ross.
Mark Nestico got run over last weekend. There's no better way of putting it. So why is he in such good...Spirits? Because he's got a deck for the #SCGDFW Standard Classic that's so well-positioned...it's scary!
Magic used to be a game for college and high school kids, but things have changed. The game has been around long enough now that many of us are fathers and mothers, husbands and wives. Player of the Year Mike Sigrist spent Father's Day contemplating his unusual career.
The Players' Champion has a lot going on this week! He has a brew for #SCGORL contention, some updates on his Twitch stream, and most importantly, some news for a truly important cause.
Legacy. It's a Magic format, but it's also what a person leaves behind. Todd Anderson gives his recap of Legacy decks, some "legacy" items putting a barrier between new players and the format, and a legacy of his own.
Sam Black is using this week to open up the discussion about a few issues that have been recently passed around the Magic community! Check out Sam's thoughts on the Platinum payout changes, tournament conduct, and more!
We've all been there. Magic is a combination of luck and skill, but sometimes unsavory opponents see it a bit differently than we do. Mark Nestico studies this phenomenon as only he can!
The Boss had been in a struggle with Magic, and he wasn't sure how to handle it. "Who am I as a player? What changed?" Then, something amazing happened. Read about his incredible weekend at a different kind of tournament, one that helped the two-time Invitational Champ find himself again.
Climb into the way back machine! CVM is crying nostalgic tears down into his fiery beard this week! What are your favorite decks of all-time? Chris is ready with a list of his!
It began with an innocuous statement, but it soon turned into a study. Mark Nestico's life stability has a strange relationship with his Magic success. Does the same apply to you?