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...
Mark Nestico talks about his Magic homecoming! At Grand Prix Orlando, he faced a variety of decks, an ill-timed illness, and a moral dilemma that he'd love for you to weigh in on.
Mark Nestico is a seasoned Magic veteran and grown man, but that doesn't mean he's never shed a tear. Read his heart-warming sob story about a new Standard deck that just *sniff* *sniff*--I just love Magic so much!
Mark Nestico is going to continue his quest to be an FNM Hero, but first he must conquer Tarkir by way of Grand Prix Orlando! Find out about his Prerelease, his FNM Hero rules, and of course, how he's going to dominate the GP!
Mark Nestico returns to talk about his latest Magic project: one you may get involved in! Check out what Mark has been up to Magically and how you can journey with him on his next big adventure!
In his final column (at least for the foreseeable future), Mark has some big-picture lessons he'd like to impart about what it means to play Magic and how we, as a community, are so very interconnected.
Mark Nestico is quite the riff-master! Check out this MST3K parody where he chooses some of the most hilariously sadistic decks in Standard! #SCGPORT is right around the corner!
Mark Nestico is ready to brew in Modern, ready to talk about Standard, and is all over the place in excitement and preparation for the upcoming #SCGINVI!
Everywhere Mark looks: green mana! This week, Mark examines the plethora of Forest decks we're all so fortunate to have right now. It's never been a better time to be an Island-hater...
Mark Nestico serves up three quick hits: a Grand Prix Atlanta tournament report, his Modern deck and tech of choice, and the Standard staples of the post-rotation future!
Do you lose with grace? Mark Nestico discusses how to approach losses in Magic in a way that builds community, a topic close to his hobbyist's heart.