For Magic Online players, Ixalan Draft is now in session! Ryan Saxe presents a pair of clever conundrums to test your early understanding of the format!
Only a few people outside Wizards of the Coast can say they've played with Ixalan already, and Emma Handy is one of them! Get her thoughts on the Sealed format before this weekend's Prerelease!
Consider yourself warned: Ixalan Draft is not all about the tribes! There are other opportunities to explore, and Ryan Saxe is ready to rock and roll his way through some intriguing picks!
No physical cards yet? No problem! Ryan Saxe has whipped up some imagined packs to start theorycrafting. Do you agree with his picks?
Just as Draft evaluation requires finding hidden gold, it also involves avoiding the shiny yet worthless stuff. Ryan Saxe doesn't think everything is overrated, but these three cards sure are!
Dinosaurs! They're the stuff of little kids' (and some big kids') dreams. But will they prove powerhouses in Limited? Ryan Saxe is on the hunt for early clues!
Weird rares are part of any Limited environment, and their value in Draft can range from "busted build-around" to "just plain bust." Get Ryan Saxe's take on several Ixalan oddballs!
Though dozens of cards are yet to be revealed, Ryan Saxe is already getting a sense of how Ixalan Limited might play out! Today he takes a look at the Merfolk previews. Could U/G Merfolk be a viable archetype?
Ixalan is already taking up the talk of Magic's Limited specialists! Which of these cards are you going to let go, and which are you going to grab up every time? Ryan Saxe starts the education!
A successful controlling Draft deck is a work of Limited art. But how can one pull off this complex trick? Ryan Saxe shares his insights into the essential ingredients and the process of collecting them!
Peter Ingram is discovering new foods and re-discovering the grinder life after his Wizards of the Coast stint! What do oysters and Zombies have in common, and what is the next great Standard deck going into Grand Prix Washington DC?
We've all faced the temptation of a build-around card Pack 1, Pick 1 of a draft. But what makes a build-around card worth the risk? Ryan Saxe has your guide to the good, the bad, and the crazy!
There's way more to Grand Prix Washington DC than the main event! Cedric Phillips breaks down the Challenges, Pro Tour Qualifiers, and much more as he showcases all the side events three days can handle!
Switching colors mid-draft can be dangerous, but sometimes the risk is worth the reward! Ryan Saxe has the not-so-secret formula for figuring out when to speculate on a seemingly powerful card.
The pick order is an essential tool for drafters of all skill levels, but knowing when to deviate is essential for getting better! Ryan Saxe introduces you to the when and the why!
We've all been in a seat where the picks aren't making sense. What went wrong? Is it really the other player's fault? Ryan Saxe gives you a few pointers on getting the most out of your draft!
Ryan Saxe is looking to switch things up! With an intriguing first pick on the horizon, can he build a bizarrely broken blue deck in this Hour of Devastation draft? Can you?