Emma Handy, fresh off her Standard Classic Top 4 at SCG Syracuse, serves up several mini-articles designed to get you thinking about crucial Magic strategy and fundamentals ahead of SCG Richmond!
At SCG Syracuse, if you want to win the Modern Open, you'll have to beat Death's Shadow at some point. Emma Handy breaks down the deck and its sideboard options here! Know. Your. Enemy!
You had questions, and Emma has answers! In this free-ranging article, nothing is off-limits: not the future of the banned list, not techniques for fighting off impostor syndrome...not even yogurt.
Join Emma Handy for a journey into SCG Cincinnati Standard! How does an SCG Tour grinder prepare for a brand new format? She explains her process here!
Magic is meant to be fun for you and all who play. To maximize that fun, Emma Handy expounds on an Ancient Greek saying: "Gnothi seauton." Know thyself!
Emma Handy doesn't pay attention to new set previews? What?! Turns out, there's a method to her madness, and she explains why her strategy for evaluation will guide her to SCG Cincinnati glory!
By the time the weekend is over, someone's decks will be heralded as brilliant calls. But what about the ones that didn't make it? Emma Handy reveals all the decks she's tried out for the SCG Season One Invitational!
Emma Handy is forever exhorting readers to playtest, playtest, playtest! But all that playtesting won't do any good if you're not doing it well. Get her secrets to proper playtesting ahead of the SCG Season One Invitational!
While some Magic advice is timeless, many of the game's most treasured proverbs are getting stale. Emma Handy takes on three persistent yet pernicious adages, breaking down exactly where they fall apart, and shares the key to testing them on your own!
When the most dangerous decks in Modern are all about skimping on printed mana costs or paying life or cascading, you'd better be ready for some fast hostility! Emma Handy talks about the many ways to get under traditional mana curves at Grand Prix Las Vegas this weekend!
Say goodbye to infuriating play patterns, everyone! Marvel is going, going, gone! Emma Handy stops in to talk about the impact on the format, the decks you should definitely be looking to beat now, and where Modern is now that Death's Shadow is safe!
Got the new-deck blues? Emma Handy is here to help! Most players have trouble switching between decks and archetypes, but advice from an SCG Tour standout who's planning on playing something new at SCG Charlotte is just a click away!
Impostor syndrome can hit anyone, but why suffer when you can keep the fear at bay one Goblin Charbelcher activation at a time? Emma Handy shares her insights from SCG Louisville and how they can apply to SCG Baltimore!
Who is playing for your Modern squad at SCG Louisville? Whoever they are, they need to read this! Emma Handy has priceless advice for people looking to attack the format (or combo it...) this weekend!