U/R Gifts Storm has taken Modern by...well, that pun's just way too easy. But amid all the hoopla, the metagame has forgotten about Pyromancer Ascension, and today's deck just might catch the SCG Regionals field off-guard!
Opt has received comparisons to Serum Visions in Modern combo decks like U/R Gifts Storm, but what if the real comparison is Thought Scour? Ross Merriam explores an unusual Esper Control deck from Magic Online!
Skred Red has a Grand Prix-winning pedigree, but what happens when you take out Skred and the Snow-Covered Mountains? You get this Red Prison deck that went 5-0 in a Magic Online League! Who needs snow with a list like this!
Renegade Rallier in Modern is like a hotshot rookie who's now sitting on the bench. Ross Merriam highlights a recent Invitational Qualifier list that could make waves in the Modern portion of SCG Washington DC!
The narrowness of the Standard metagame has been greatly oversold! Ross Merriam highlights a combo-centric R/W Approach deck from the Top 16 of U.S. Nationals ahead of SCG Cincinnati's Standard Classic!
Delve spells in Modern have generally been sorted into "banned" and "unplayable," but today's deck turns Empty the Pits, an infamous bust of Tarkir preview season, into a legitimate finisher for SCG Cincinnati!
As Ixalan Limited reveals its complexities, it's showing drafters like Ryan Saxe that "common-sense" picks often lead nowhere. Today's two picks are cases in point...
Jund isn't just for Modern! Ross Merriam highlights a successful Standard list featuring Vraska, Relic Seeker that might provide a change of pace at the SCG Cincinnati Standard Classic!
Temur Energy, Ramunap Red, and U/B Control seem to have a stranglehold on the Standard metagame. Can a tokens strategy break through? Ross Merriam highlights a Top 8 list from the Magic Online PTQ!
Ryan Saxe is putting on a seminar! Sometimes a pack presents a temptation for the drafter like Jace, Cunning Castaway. Should you jump on it, ride with the two-drop, or do something else entirely?
An intricate combo deck caught Ross Merriam's attention. Who would've guessed? But this Krark-Clan Ironworks list went 5-0 in a Magic Online League. What could it do at SCG Charlotte? The answer: Win.
Ixalan may not be as fast a Limited format as triple Amonkhet, but make no mistake: early plays are crucial! Keep that in mind as you navigate this draft alongside Ryan Saxe!
Ten years ago, one of the most broken Legacy decks of all time appeared at a Grand Prix and promptly was banned to oblivion. Ross Merriam highlights its Modern sequel ahead of SCG Charlotte!
Red decks once splashed black for Scrapheap Scrounger. Ross Merriam highlights a deck that reverses the roles!
Ryan Saxe likes power over synergy in Ixalan Draft, but Pick 1 of today's draft doesn't give him much choice! Will Pick 2 tempt him toward an unsteady course?
Zac Elsik used the power of improvise take down last weekend's Standard Classic at SCG Dallas! Get Ross Merriam's take on this Texas-sized surprise!
Sometimes first picks in Ixalan Draft come down to binary choices...and sometimes third picks offer plenty of great options! Ryan Saxe has both scenarios in today's Draft Digest!