With Team Constructed on the horizon at SCG Baltimore, what's a Standard, Modern, or Legacy player to do? Jim Davis is channeling his inner Oprah: "You get a Mountain! You get a Mountain! You get a Mountain! Everybody gets a Mountain!" Send those burn spells #Upstairs!
Team Constructed is a collaborative endeavor, and Todd Anderson wants to make sure everyone on his squad is happy! Today he rattles off the decks he hopes he and his teammates play in each format at SCG Baltimore!
Brad has the latest pointers for the Temur Energy mirror if you need them, but that's not what this week is about. See, Brad's a Standard specialist being tasked with learning Modern in only a week for SCG Baltimore! How the hell does somebody do that? Well, you're about to find out.
Whether you like to admit it or not, Todd Stevens says, the control archetype is Tier 1 in Modern, and not just the Jeskai version! Find out what other decks have the SCG Points leader's eye going into SCG Baltimore!
In today's Daily Digest, Ross Merriam highlights...a Tron deck?! The same archetype he calls Modern's "Nickelback of the format," no less? Yet he promises this one is different. Well, if it can help you do well at SCG Baltimore...
As Thanksgiving edges nearer in the USA, Ross Merriam serves up a feast of truly Magical proportions! Whether you're a Standard savant, a Modern master, or a Legacy legend, it's not so far from SCG Baltimore to Plymouth Rock! Let's all give thanks for this one!
The approach of a chilly Canadian winter has Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren thinking about the hottest decks in Modern! He lists his picks for the format's Top 8 (sorry, Affinity players) and tells the world why they just might tear up SCG Baltimore...or why they might just get torn apart.
SCG Baltimore features Standard, Modern, and Legacy action! If you're looking for the one deck to crush your Team Constructed seat, Ari Lax doesn't have it...but he does have well-positioned cards for the weekend that everyone is ignoring! Get the jump on the other squads!
2017 had plenty of cards that promised to shake up the Modern format...and a few that actually did! Emma Handy passes out dubious digital trophies by the armful ahead of SCG Baltimore!
It's a Modern rumble ahead of SCG Baltimore on VS! Will Todd Stevens prove Sultai Delirium can make the jump to Modern, or will Brad Nelson and new format gatekeeper Humans shut him down?
Peter Ingram has his eye on Standard for Grand Prix Atlanta, but the Invitational will be here before you know it! Get his latest takes on Modern (and, yes, Standard) for the coming weeks!
Collins Mullen has turned his bold deck choice of Modern Humans into a Regionals win to go with his SCG Tour trophy! When he talks about how tournament players convince themselves to play the popular deck instead of the best one, it's on you to listen!
...that is the question: / Whether 'tis nobler in the grind to suffer / The slings and arrows of the mana creatures / Or to take arms against a sea of hate cards / And by opposing Dredge them?
The marvelous multitudes of Modern decks made themselves known in Regionals Top 8s across the USA! Todd Stevens takes a deep dive into the results and what they portend for the format's future!
U/W Control can just counter spells, remove creatures, and eventually win, but what's the fun in that? Ross Merriam revs things up with a deck sporting both Monastery Mentor and As Foretold!
Todd Anderson and Ross Merriam square off in a wide-ranging Fact or Fiction! Was the Pro Tour metagame a delight or a disappointment? Is the Modern Humans deck for real? And will Deathrite Shaman help win SCG Baltimore? Cast your Vote!
The Tezzerator archetype has lain dormant for a while in Modern, but a recent Magic Online result has restarted the hype machine! Get Ross Merriam's take on the list and watch it in action!
Not in the main event for Grand Prix Atlanta? Only have time for a few rounds? Hey, any Magic is good Magic! Cedric has the massive schedule for all the side events you'll find all weekend long!
It seems like every color combination has gotten a shot at the Modern big time at some point. So why hasn't this one, especially with the help of Thoughtseize and friends, not made it to the top of the standings? The answer is simple, and Stevens wouldn't be surprised if someone found it at SCG Regionals.
This is an urgent public announcement! A deadly strand of something dangerous has spread throughout the Modern metagame! For more information on SCG Regionals and this situation, we now consult the esteemed Dr. Ross Merriam.