Welcome to Hour of Devastation season! Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin is going to work on Big Bad Bolas, the sneaky strong rise of Cat tribal, and the big impact you can expect from the Defeat cycle!
Patrick Chapin is hopping in the broadcast booth for the Las Vegas Legacy Grand Prix! But before he gets to commentating, he has plenty to say about updating decks after Sensei's Divining Top's ban...and brews to remind you that Counterbalance is still in the format!
Is Standard solved? Not so fast, says Patrick Chapin! He breaks down the results from the triple Grand Prix weekend, including the surprise winners of Manila and Amsterdam! The innovation for SCG Charlotte's Standard Classic is here!
With SCG Baltimore this weekend, Modern is the name of the game! Patrick Chapin is nicknamed "The Innovator" for good reason, and today he showcases a series of Modern brews featuring underexplored cards from Amonkhet!
The wait is over! Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin has taken a break from his Pro Tour Amonkhet testing in order to bring you the rest of the crazy number of ideas he has for Amonkhet brewers everywhere! Get out your notes, everyone! This is how you Magic!
Patrick Chapin continues his Amonkhet Complete Review with a double feature! Red and white have already proved their viability in Standard with Zach Stern's SCG Atlanta semifinals appearance, but "The Innovator" has more than just Humans on his mind!
The Amonkhet complete review continues! In this first installment after the banning of Felidar Guardian, Patrick Chapin talks blue. With more than a dozen decklists and well over 6,000 words of content, this is the way to start your Magical week!
Patrick Chapin's famous Complete Reviews are among the highlights of any new set! Today he takes a deep dive into the black cards of Amonkhet, and if there's a card to get his creativity going, it's Archfiend of Ifnir! What will he do with it; Liliana, Death's Majesty; and the rest ahead of SCG Atlanta?
The Innovator has more control lists for new Standard than you could possibly handle! Will SCG Atlanta be taken down by a few of Torrential Gearhulk's best friends? Will one of these powerful blue-based decks dominate Amonkhet Standard?
Patrick Chapin has gone Cat crazy over Regal Caracal! But that's not the only surprise lurking in his first Amonkhet brewing blockbuster. Is Manglehorn the unsung key to Standard's future? And the Cartouche and Trial cycles can't be Constructed-worthy...can they? Patrick has it all here!
Seriously, how much did we all miss Essence Scatter? And how many Drakes can we reasonably make with Drake Haven? Are the cycling duals destined for Modern? Is the cycling on Cast Out as insane as it looks? The Innovator has the answers (and the decks) to get the new season rolling!
"The Innovator" has turned his eyes to Modern! Could Gray Merchant of Asphodel, Krark-Clan Ironworks, or Crackdown Construct be the key to winning SCG Worcester's Modern Classic in a stunning combo finish? Let the brewing begin!
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!