Gerry isn't really interested in the complaining; he's interested in understand the tools he has to work with now. So is Mardu Vehicles the best deck? What are its weaknesses? What are its next evolutions? Does this list without Heart of Kiran make any sense? Gerry talks shop!
Gerry Thompson thinks he's found the next level of the Standard metagame! Today he showcases eight brews designed to take down the established decks, most of them centered around a surprising core of cards!
Don't call it a Death's Shadow article! GerryT gives his take on the Modern decks he fears most going into SCG Dallas, starting with the tempo-taking Merfolk deck and going through a list of increasingly dangerous (and increasingly surprising) archetypes!
When Death's Shadow and Snapcaster Mage can meet, nothing good can come out of it...except a video series from GerryT! Watch his online matches ahead of SCG Dallas!
GerryT can quit writing about Death's Shadow anytime he wants. First, though, he wants to share his latest build and a complete sideboarding guide for the major Modern matchups! If you plan to attend SCG Dallas, no matter what deck you want to play, this is a must-read!
Gerry Thompson and Matthias Hunt square off in our latest five-question Fact or Fiction set! Get their takes on the state of Modern, the revival of old-school Pro Tour Qualifiers on Grand Prix Sundays, and more before voting for this week's winner!
Last week, GerryT told everyone Modern was broken and they just didn't know it yet. This week, the prophetic Grand Prix Top 8 competitor shares his latest builds of the Death's Shadow archetype that has everyone scrambling to beat it or join it! An SCG Indianapolis must-read!
Yesterday, GerryT made the Top 8 of Grand Prix Vancouver. Today he shifts from Modern to Standard, taking a spicy Temur Energy deck through its paces on Magic Online ahead of the SCG Indianapolis Standard Classic!
The golden age of Modern may be a very short-lived one, as GerryT anticipates we'll be singing a much different tune as soon as Grand Prix Vancouver and SCG Baltimore! It's been a fun couple of weeks, but the more things change...
GerryT took a similar list to 7-3 in the Constructed portion of Pro Tour Aether Revolt! Now he takes Four-Color Saheeli to Magic Online for your entertainment! Is this the deck for you for SCG Baltimore Standard?
The testing. The breakthroughs. The twists and turns. GerryT gives his take on the Pro Tour as he experienced it, how he would change his innovative Four-Color Saheeli Aetherworks Standard deck for Grand Prix Pittsburgh, and why he keeps coming back for more Magic.
After the dominance of B/G and Saheeli Rai decks at SCG Richmond, the days of Toolcraft Exemplar must be over, right? Not so fast, says GerryT! He showcases successful Standard aggro decklists from Magic Online and gives them his own spin!
Is Grixis Control well-positioned in the new Modern metagame? Gerry Thompson doesn't really care; he's building it anyway! Will something similar pop up in your path to the SCG Regionals Top 8...or will you take inspiration from GerryT to play fair Magic this weekend?
After one week, do we already know the cards this Standard revolves around? GerryT thinks so! SCG Richmond is on its way!
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!