So much for that "two-deck format" Standard was supposed to be! Temur Dynavolt made its presence felt this past weekend, and Patrick Chapin is eager to break down the card choices and present his list for your next tournament!
Patrick Chapin hasn't given up on Grixis Improvise in Standard! He thinks its true potential remains untapped, and today he presents his latest build, the thinking behind it, and how the possible powerhouse might even translate to Modern!
Patrick Chapin is taking Modern beyond the bounds of its current legal card pool! Today he explores fifteen cards from the distant past and more recent supplemental sets that could add a distinctive dimension to Magic's most rollicking and unpredictable major tournament format!
Death's Shadow was a success this weekend, but it wasn't a big winner or even an overwhelming favorite against the field! We may be in the midst of a great Modern metagame, and Patrick Chapin is ready to discuss what the future holds for the format by looking at its current top decks!
Three Modern events, three radically different results. Does it get any better than this? Patrick Chapin gets you ready for #SCGINDY and all the Modern lists you can handle! Which of these are here to stay? Which are about to fall by the wayside? The Innovator spells it out!
Patrick Chapin understands how deep Fatal Push has made the Modern format! So much so that he's breaking out new brews, updates for old archetypes, and tons of analysis for the big SCG Baltimore weekend! Modern specialists: take notice!
Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin worked on a ton of decks for the big event in Dublin last weekend! This format has plenty of room for more than Saheeli and Vehicles! The Innovator continues his work on breaking some underachievers!
Aether Revolt's SCG Tour metagame has shaped out, but The Innovator is not convinced. He fully believes the Pro Tour will look a lot different, and he has his eyes on the plethora of new set combo pieces that are dangerously close to the brink!
The brewing and new set knowledge aren't over until The Innovator says they are! Patrick Chapin returns to lay down the last of the Aether Revolt landscape when it comes to card evaluation and fresh deck ideas! Best of luck at SCG Richmond, everyone!
Columbus was only the beginning. Saheeli Rai was present but hardly dominant. The previous format's archetypes made good bids, but nothing strangled the format entirely. That means there's plenty of room to explore this format before SCG Richmond weekend! Patrick Chapin is the man for the job!
You know what they say: Week one is all about aggro! If everyone is taking their sweet time assembling combos, a Shock is a great way to get their attention in a hurry! Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin is here to help you bring the fire to SCG Columbus!
Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin is ready to crush this format! With SCG Columbus on everyone's radar for the first layer of the Pro Tour metagame, Patrick is going to spend all week long building every kind of deck you can possibly build with Aether Revolt! Which one are you sleeving up?
Was Wizards of the Coast trying to break Standard in half, or did it merely succeed? The appearance of Felidar Guardian in the same block as Saheeli Rai has Patrick Chapin wondering what on Earth is going on. He's seen this movie before, and today he shares his earliest decks that might help you survive the sequel!
It isn't preview season until The Innovator starts breaking cards and formats in half! Luckily for Patrick Chapin, he doesn't have to try as hard this time because Aether Revolt is pretty powerful to begin with! Let's take a look at the beginning of our very welcome new Standard format, shall we?
The rights and wrongs of unbans and bans are a lot more deep than just looking at decklists or declaring you want that card that always beats you to get axed. It requires critical thinking and a brilliant Magic mind. Patrick Chapin takes you down the rabbit hole of creating and curating Magic formats in 2017!