Gerry Thompson knows convoke didn't set the world on fire, but this is an entirely different story and an entirely different format! Where most of the world shortcuts it into "another convoke," Gerry sees the potential for a fun and dedicated synergy for SCG Columbus!
With the triple banning in Standard, which cards gain the most in the upcoming Aether Revolt metagame? GerryT is throwing his lot in with Tezzeret the Schemer, and today he brings you Standard brews from Aggro to Midrange, Control to Combo, and a couple that are just plain hard to categorize! SCG Columbus, here we come!
The only thing better than a new set's preview season is checking in with Magic's best minds to lead us into the new era of our new formats. GerryT is here to do just that. Check out his excellent work in breaking down the hype into layman's terms so that we can get ahead of our opponents during the early days of new Standard!
The multitudinous possibilities of Modern have Gerry Thompson excited, and he's ready to take a walk on the format's wild side! From Seismic Swans to Madcap Moon and beyond, check out the wonderful and just-plain-weird (yet surprisingly successful) decklists he wants to pilot!
GerryT has no sacred cows, but he's starting to have more and more Sacred Foundries! The #SCGPC may just be the beginning of Gerry's new love of all things fiery! Join him as he recaps his deck choices for the event and why he's so excited to Lightning Bolt the universe in 2017!
GerryT found his way into the #SCGPC early on in the year, and now he's going to have to shake the rust off! Is he the wildcard? Is he ever in a major event? He details his deck work on the big weekend here! Spoilers: He realizes the decklist deadline halfway through the article.
Gerry Thompson knows how intimidating the multitude of Modern decks can be! Today he cuts through the complications, giving new and experienced players alike a high-level overview of the format and a way to figure out what archetype is right for them!
GerryT doesn't think of time the same way you or I might. Today he goes nonlinear with his meditations on "The Fire," what it's really like to be immersed fully in Magic for six months, where exactly he's been the past few months, and the states of Standard, Modern, and Legacy!
GerryT is excited about a weekend full of Magic. Why? Because he's mastered the Flash versus Delirium match up? Hardly! It's because he knows that aggro mages everywhere will be torching the #SCGINVI competition with this criminally underrated archetype!
This isn't clickbait. The Truth is a Magic term you need to have in mind if you're playing in #SCGKNOX--or any other event. Gerry Thompson has critical information and analysis on this format, the way we view our own testing results, and the way we look at Magic.
Feel the need for speed? Gerry Thompson has your Standard deck! Check out his five rounds on Magic Online with R/B Aggro and get his insights ahead of the #SCGKNOX Open!
GerryT is putting his fate in your hands! Check out the five Modern decks he's considering for the #SCGCOL Open this weekend and help choose his destiny! Will he be piloting Grixis Control? Dredge? Madcap Moon?! He knows you'll pick a winner!
Here's how you get to the top of Standard: You listen to Gerry Thompson! #SCGBALT's Standard Classic is going to be filled with predictable contenders from the present, decks from the past trying to make a comeback, and the future of the format! GerryT has all of the above here.
Where Spell Queller, Selfless Spirit, and Smuggler's Copter meet, you'll find W/U Flash. This week, you'll also find Gerry Thompson as he takes the deck through a five-round League on Magic Online ahead of #SCGBALT!
Few players love a good control deck as much as Gerry Thompson! This week in Standard, he's all about the red, white, and blue (and a little Dynavolt Tower too!) ahead of the #SCGBALT Standard Classic!
On an absolute whim, GerryT took flight to the latest Grand Prix with the Pro Tour-winning archetype! Things went...interestingly. Gerry has important insights into keeping control relevant, the Standard format to expect going forward, and which cards are a little too dead heading to #SCGBALT's big Classic next Sunday!
Vehicles ran wild on the first week, then the Pro Tour showed us that you could play a true control deck. So what's next? GerryT goes deep on the format that may go deeper than any Standard we've ever known! Going to #SCGMKE's Standard Classic? You'll need this!