Mark has been hearing a lot of echoes going around the echo chamber, all of them saying Magic Origins stinks and the cards are bad. But what if the only thing that's bad is the lack of thought going into forming that firmly-held opinion?
For his hundredth article here at StarCityGames.com, Mark takes a retrospective look at his growth as a player and as a writer since he started this series, sharing his favorite works and poignant thoughts.
Mark sees Standard right now as G/R Devotion Versus The World, and he knows which side of that fight he'd rather be on as he prepares for a big event this weekend!
When a lot of players lose the fire, they force themselves through it and push harder. Mark doesn't always believe that's the best way to go. Find out how he's recovering from the post-Pro Tour blues and what advice he has for the burnt out Magic player in all of us!
Mark Nestico delivers the sequel to one of his most pot-stirring and controversial articles! For a swift discussion on Grand Prix Charlotte, the #SCGINVI, and the Modern format, you've come to the right place!
Everyone loves a comeback story, and Mark Nestico thinks it's time to bring back Hornet Queen for the #SCGWOR $5,000 Standard Premier IQ! See his latest list and why he think it's poised to dominate!
Mark Nestico had to learn good Magic the hard way. Read about some of the assumptions you make every game of Magic you play and how breaking the habits can help you at #SCGDFW!
Mark Nestico was sure, as many of us were, that the big three decks in Standard were all that really mattered now. Then we have Mono-Green Aggro popping up. The crazy blue Devotion deck. It appears this Standard isn't as solved as we thought. It's possible we, like Mark, know absolutely nothing.
#SCGPORT is approaching, and Mark thinks it's morphin' time! Join us for a look at Mark's latest list and his unsuppressed love of 90s childhood nostalgia!
Mark Nestico reflects on his Pro Tour adventure and preaches the importance of keeping yourself in check regardless of your Magic successes. Don't let pride get the best of you at #SCGCLE!
Recount the adventures of Mark Nestico as he returns home from Belgium and his first PT! Discover what he discovered about Standard before #SCGPROV!
From FNM to the Pro Tour, Mark Nestico is taking a break from his PT testing to tell you how to approach each level of competitive Magic! Good luck in Belgium this week, Mark!