No aggressive tribal deck is complete without a suite of quality one-drops. Jim Davis sings their praises as he examines what the offerings in Rivals of Ixalan might unlock!
Look out! The Merfolk are angry! Fish fans everywhere are celebrating the new previews featuring lots of fins destined for wins! Jim Davis explains why you should put the Dinos down and get in the water!
Jim Davis took a little break from competitive play, but that's given him time to relax with one of his favorite Magic formats: Cube! Today he breaks down his favorite new additions from 2017.
Jim Davis had hoped to keep Tron his little secret to Modern success. So much for that! Instead, he's sharing his knowledge in the most comprehensive guide you'll find this side of Christmas!
Temur Energy, Temur Energy, Temur Energy. Standard's looking pretty stale...wait, what's this? A glimmer of hope? Turns out the format is littered with cards and decks that just need one or two more pieces to break out. Jim Davis is here to get you prepared for the release of Rivals of Ixalan!
For Jim Davis, Thanksgiving isn't one day a year but an ongoing process. Today he looks back at the past twelve months and gives thanks for the awesome Magical things in his life!
With Team Constructed on the horizon at SCG Baltimore, what's a Standard, Modern, or Legacy player to do? Jim Davis is channeling his inner Oprah: "You get a Mountain! You get a Mountain! You get a Mountain! Everybody gets a Mountain!" Send those burn spells #Upstairs!
Jim Davis looks back over his predictions for Pro Tour Ixalan (four out of five, not bad!) and calls out the armchair quarterbacks who tried to tear down Top 8 competitors after they made mistakes! The class on class starts now!
Yeah, yeah, we've seen the Temur Energy deck and the red aggro deck. Those are easy shots to call. What we want is some predictions with some power behind them! Jim Davis is giving us just that! We're on our way to the Pro Tour with Grand Prix Atlanta just beyond!
Complaining about a format may be fun--and it kind of is--but it won't win you any games, much less tournaments! Jim Davis shows you how to adjust your plans and win various tough matchups, even when things seem bleak!
Merfolk and Humans decks made big gains in Modern with the arrival of Ixalan! Jim Davis breaks down the key cards and interactions ahead of SCG Cincinnati!
Does the narrow Standard metagame at the World Championship have you down? Jim Davis points to Magic Online as the cure for your blues! Three Anointed Procession decks made a PTQ Top 8 there, and he has the breakdown!
Team MGG had a wonderful weekend at SCG Dallas...and with two different decks! Jim Davis split off from his Sultai Energy teammates and piloted U/W Approach to a Top 8 finish in the Open. Today he shares his decklist's deepest secrets!
It's a special Select side edition of the great Jim Davis! This week he's providing plenty of new Standard decks and ideas, along with pointers on how to pilot them! Get ready for Ixalan at SCG Dallas, because this weekend is going to be a barnburner!
Most of the decks players are working on for post-Ixalan Standard are missing at least one key card! Let Jim Davis help you avoid those pitfalls as you prepare for SCG Dallas!
Flip cards are nothing new in Magic, but cards that flip into lands? Now that has Jim Davis's attention! Get his takes on Search for Azcanta // Azcanta, the Sunken Ruin and the rest!
What happens when Jim Davis mixes Magic and fantasy football? Only one of the most important articles you'll read this Standard rotation! Make sure you have these formerly second-string cards before their stock soars!
Gideon, Ally of Zendikar has loomed large over Standard the past two years! But not long after Grand Prix Washington DC is in the rearview mirror, its time will be done. What other cards and decks will feel the pain of the fall rotation?
Sportsmanship or emotion? What is the right thing to do when you win or lose in a match of Magic? Does the camera matter? SCG Players' Champion Jim Davis debates the proper place of excitement and entertainment in Magic.
Standard took center stage last weekend, but Jim Davis is moving on to SCG Syracuse and Modern! Get his take on the four Hour of Devastation cards most likely to make a splash in the format!