Ari Lax's Modern Matchup Guide was an immensely popular article, but with SCG Regionals on the horizon, it's due for a facelift! Learn which matchups have changed and how thanks to printings from Vizier of Remedies to Unclaimed Territory!
Brennan DeCandio's misgivings about Modern touched a nerve with Ari Lax! Today he builds his case for Modern deckbuilding "the right way" with a few simple words of advice that we can all learn from!
As a former Development-side member of Magic R&D, Peter Ingram has insights into the Modern Banned List few people can match. Today he offers his takes...wait, he thinks Chrome Mox is safe to unban? Why? How?!
With eight distinct archetypes in the Modern Open Top 8 at SCG Cincinnati, Patrick Chapin thinks the format is amazing. Also amazing? That winning Humans deck. Collins Mullen just might be Magic's next breakout star!
*Record scratch* It seems Brennan DeCandio doesn't share Shaun McLaren's opinion about Modern being the best it's ever been! In fact, he's here with a special plea to Wizards of the Coast: don't ruin Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan!
Merfolk and Humans decks made big gains in Modern with the arrival of Ixalan! Jim Davis breaks down the key cards and interactions ahead of SCG Cincinnati!
Shaun McLaren thinks Modern's in a pretty good place! He didn't think Wizards of the Coast would ban anything, and he was right. But could Modern be even better?
SCG Charlotte showcased a wildly diverse Modern metagame! Patrick Chapin takes a deep dive into the results, showcasing his favorite tech and the possibilities for SCG Cincinnati!
Sam Black saw U/B Control emerge as a challenger to Ramunap Red and Temur Energy at the World Championship! But he doesn't think Standard is just a three-deck metagame. Today he outlines ways to take down The Scarab God and friends!
As Modern prepares to take center stage at SCG Charlotte, Emma Handy tackles the format's Banned List, its shortcomings, and what can be done ahead of Modern's return to the Pro Tour!
Patrick Chapin breaks down the Standard metagame at the World Championship! With just 24 competitors, he expected things to get a little weird...but not this weird! What's the plan if you're bound for SCG Charlotte's Standard Classic?
Two control decks in the Top 4 of the World Championship? That makes for a happy Shaheen Soorani! He shares his control updates, including the decks he's considering taking to U.S. Nationals! What are you taking to SCG Charlotte's Standard Classic?
Brennan DeCandio gives his take on Esper Gift, the deck he took to the Top 8 of the Standard Open at SCG Dallas!
Emma Handy looks beyond the Top 8 of last weekend's Open for the hot new Standard decks currently flying under the radar!
If you're a fan of exciting innovations in Week 1 tournaments, SCG Dallas may have seemed like bad news. Ross Merriam is here to show you the silver linings that point to an intriguing Standard future! We're just getting started!