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!
What will be the most common Standard deck at Pro Tour Hour of Devastation? What won't make the Top 8? What will? Who will? Jim Davis calls his shots!
The town is Atlanta and the occasion is team Magic on the SCG Tour! Jim Davis puts together a hilarious exercise in God-Pharaoh destruction here!
Jim Davis thinks he's found the perfect deck for SCG Cincinnati...and, since he and Team MGG aren't going, he's sharing it with Premium readers! Take it away, Jim!
Nicol Bolas this. Nicol Bolas that. Big cards are big. But what about all the important cards that nobody is talking about?! Which will see more play in Standard? The giant marquee monster...or the sleeper cards everyone forgets?
We see a lot of different players at tournaments, and we make a lot of different friends; however, there is one group that we don't see often enough! Jim Davis explains the importance of cultivating Magic for the future!
Now, I wouldn't say Jim Davis is in a slump, but he has a high standard for himself (being a Players' Champion and all). How do you keep going when Magic isn't going your way?
Jim Davis completes his comprehensive look at Modern Dredge with sample keep-or-mulligan decisions, sideboarding tips, and advice on physically playing the deck, all just in time for SCG Charlotte!
Dredge is a strange animal, but it's also very powerful! Jim Davis takes you through the knowledge you need to blow away the Modern competition with a kind of Magic you never dreamed of! Join the Dredge brigade!
Once royalty among Modern cards, Lightning Bolt saw itself overthrown by metagame shifts and the usurper Fatal Push. But with Counters Company looming as a force at SCG Baltimore, Jim Davis thinks it's time for Lightning Bolt to reclaim the throne!