Channeling his inner Jonathan Swift, Mark Nestico humbly asks for your attention for a modest Modern musing on banlists, format health, and all points in between.
If you've been losing with winning lists, Mark Nestico knows your problem. Before you take on #SCGLA, let Mark tell you what you're doing wrong in Standard!
Mark Nestico took down a PTQ! The new pro is ready to bestow his knowledge of Standard upon you and provide you with greater advice on your way to #SCGHOU greatness!
Mark Nestico was dead set on playing whatever deck was the best one at his last PTQ this past weekend. He did, and it worked... maybe it'll work for you too at this weekend's SCG Regionals!
The Standard world going into the $5,000 Premier IQ at #SCGIndy this weekend is in trouble. What we need now is a hero, and Mark Nestico is ready to crash the party with guns blazing and decklists in hand!
Mark Nestico pops in to bring you the good news about his sweet Prerelease dominance, a new tradition of showcasing your decklists, and of course, a few awesome decklists for #SCGDC!
Mark Nestico was dead set on playing a very powerful deck at a PTQ this past weekend. Unfortunately, a more powerful deck came along! See the Standard deck that has Mark backstabbing, but also winning!
Mark Nestico can't get enough of Fate Reforged! See the card he's most excited to sleeve up for the new Standard, and what deck he'd take to the $5,000 Standard Premier IQ at #SCGPHILLY!
We may be just past Christmas, but that doesn't mean Mark is ready to sleep on who has been nice and who has been naughty! From the sweets (Fate Reforged spoilers) to the lumps of coal (Magic Online), Mark Nestico makes a list and checks it twice for the year in Magic!
Wanting a few byes for GP Miami, Mark Nestico went to battle and succeeded! See the list that wouldn't be denied, and find out why Mark says a hybrid of two philosophies is the next best thing in Standard!
Whether you're new to the competitive side of the game or you just can't seem to find your Magic niche anymore, Mark has a great guide to help you find your way through your deck choices before your next event!
With the #SCGINVI coming up, there's one card flirting with Standard dominance like no other. Mark Nestico examines the journey of everyone's (least?) favorite horned beast and how it compares to prior iterations.
It's becoming apparent that one of the most filthy things you can be doing in Standard is reanimating insects and rhinos. Read Mark's take on the archetype he thinks you should be taking to #SCGPORT!
Mark Nestico is dying to talk about the exciting new Open Series changes! See what he thinks of the newest craziest decks in Standard before #SCGGATL and what he thinks the future holds for competitive Magic!
With lots of Legacy and Modern results coming in over the weekend, Mark Nestico is reflective on the pre-tournament talk of bannings. Read his thoughts on the matter and weigh in on what you think should be banned (and unbanned) in Modern and Legacy!
It's Quick Hit time! Mark Nestico gives his thoughts on Legacy and Grand Prix New Jersey, an FNM Hero update, and advice on coordinating one's basic lands on a budget!
Mark Nestico couldn't help but notice that the Jeskai Ascendancy deck that took down last week's Open looked a little familiar. Check out Mark's history with the deck before #SCGCOL, and check out his first foray into FNM Hero!
Mark Nestico returns to share the results from the FNM Hero poll! Read about which deck you chose for him in his quest to come FNM Hero, and find out if his choice would make a good weapon to tear apart #SCGOAK!
Mark Nestico heard your voices! In keeping with what his readers want, Mark is starting his FNM Hero challenge over to cater more to the spirit of the idea! Help him out with his new deck selection, and work on one of his many deck ideas for #SCGMINN!
Our epic and heroic Mark Nestico finally takes flight with Jeskai in his quest to rebuild his Magic empire! But in a world filled with rhinos and monsters going into #SCGWOR, find out why Mark's secret weapon is another creature type altogether...