Emma has gone from a volunteer in Magic culture to a trusted full-time voice in a short amount of time! So how does that work? Today she opens up about the best advice possible when you're trying to "make it" in Magic: Be good!
Eight players. One Cube. $10,000 in prizes. If you dream of walking away with the trophy, this article from playtester Emma Handy is a must-read!
SCG Baltimore Modern is going to have some decks that are very powerful but also very vulnerable to hate! Emma explains how to leverage your answers in a way to keep the game in your favor! If you think you can just drop that Rest in Peace and win, guess again!
Burn has been right at the cusp of the top since Modern first premiered! Emma Handy has made no secret of her love of Bolts lately, and this is her full breakdown of how to ride the fire to victory!
It's been said some, but it really needs to be repeated: The Top 8 does not make up the format! This is one of the most unusual top 8s, relative to the reality of the format--cough, Tempered Steel, cough--and Emma Handy wants you to get it right this weekend!
Emma saw way too many players make way too many mistakes against her Golgari deck at SCG Charlotte's Standard Classic. Today she's here to fix your Golgari game!
Emma has ruled What We'd Play with her on-point metagame predictions! Today, a bit earlier than usual, she reveals her Modern deck for SCG Charlotte!
Emma has been working on the same thing you are: beating Golgari at the SCG Dallas Standard Classic! Fortunately for you, she's gotten plenty far, and she's sharing all her findings for your big weekend events!
Guilds of Ravnica Standard is getting rave reviews so far, but some of the top tier of the card pool is already rising to the top! Emma breaks down the cards that all the best decks will be packing!
Emma Handy ranks the split cards of Guilds of Ravnica! Which will struggle to find a home, and which may see success in Standard?
Get ready to ramp at SCG Columbus! This set has prepared the Magic world to go bigger and better, and the aggro decks on the bottom had better watch out! Emma explains all here!
Guess what? The world has been so obsessed with debating The Bugler in Humans that they forgot he's Standard-legal! Emma Handy finds ways to abuse the infamous Soldier with Guilds of Ravnica!
We're weeks out, but somehow Emma has next leveled pre-existing Standard! Today she gives you a few options for beating the most powerful card from Guilds of Ravnica!
Well, that's good news! No, really though, Emma is laying out the reasons your fears of a world ruled by Teferi are way out of line. So that in mind, what will dominate new Standard?
If anyone knows how it's done, it's Emma! The most recent Standard Classic champion is sharing all her gameplans for taking down The Chainwhirler, himself!
It's not just for Vintage anymore! Emma Handy explains how to build, play, and theorize with Sai and his toys! The Thopters have booked their flights to SCG Dallas!
Krark-Clan Ironworks may need to go, but Emma is a huge fan of even the most broken cards, including Mox Opal! She'd also like to issue a warning to anyone thinking they can play Standard without worrying about The Chainwhirler!
It's not kneejerk reaction, it's just cold hard fact: Ironworks is bad for tournament Magic. Emma Handy counts the many ways to deal with the most notorious combo deck in Modern!
Emma came within a match or so of making the top 8 last weekend with her team! This was her weapon of choice, and this is how she'd pilot it at SCG Indy this weekend!
Still need more Modern expertise going into SCG Philadelphia? Emma Handy has done you some mega favors! You can play the deck you want, but you'd better understand a few things first!