Patrick Chapin is curious: Wouldn't some "Legacy style" cards play really well in this Modern world of combo? You know things are strange when Humans is as fair as you can get! The Innovator picks his prospective Modern favorites here!
The Innovator explores possible directions for Modern! Unclaimed Territory without Humans? Karn, Scion of Urza in Affinity? Why not?
Patrick Chapin pays tribute to all the Standard decks that never had a chance against Goblin Chainwhirler before considering whether an unbanning is in the cards!
Pro Tour Dominaria is going to be a lot of fun to watch, but it'll be even better to play in! Patrick Chapin is combing the metagame and looking at all the options! What deck would you play?
Between Goblin Chainwhirler, The Eldest Reborn, and Sorcerous Spyglass, Standard is wild! Patrick Chapin scopes the MOCS results ahead of SCG Minneapolis!
The Innovator takes a look at this incredibly diverse Standard format and picks out the most likely cards to break through next! And of course, he has some decks to go along with them!
Patrick Chapin wants to break Standard in general and Lich's Mastery in particular. After surveying the field, he's going deep. Really deep...
Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin examines the unbelievably diverse metagame that occupies Standard as we look toward SCG Baltimore weekend!
Patrick Chapin's been around the block a few times, and his sixth gaming sense is telling him Lich's Mastery is broken until further notice! Come for the Lich's Mastery brews, stay for the insight on Lyra Dawnbringer!
Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin has brought tons of lists for you to take up for upcoming Standard! Dominaria is right around the corner, and these decks are a great place to start your journey toward SCG Atlanta!
Cruel Ultimatums come in many forms, but they all bring a lot of damage to an opponent and a lot of advantage to you! The Innovator brews up decks that use Dominaria's darkest weapon to build an incredible advantage!
Guess who's back! For a set so steeped in Magic's past as Dominaria, who better to explore and brew with previews than Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin? First up: Lich's Mastery!
It's safe to say that the Wizards in Dominaria are a bit...pushed. Check out The Innovator's work on taking a scary tribe into the stratosphere! Blue mages and tempo deck fans: gather around! This is your time to shine!
Standard may not just be passable; it may be great! The decks just keep going up the mana curve, and Patrick Chapin wants to take a deep dive into the God-Pharaohs and Elder Dinos!
The last time we saw Jace he only had a fraction of the tools he has to work with now! Patrick Chapin has Jace'd harder than pretty much anyone the world over, and he wants to re-open the floodgates with all these Jace strategies!
If you're a fan of formats with diverse metagames, then it's hard to argue against Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan being anything other than the best ever. The Innovator combs the results just for you! What. A. Format!
The Standard metagame is running deep these days! Patrick Chapin revels in the diversity but points out an underlying and very strange thread running through this metagame! The answers are yours!
At SCG Dallas, Standard became one set larger...and four cards smaller. Patrick Chapin explores the possibilities in the revitalized format and tells whether the results from Texas give him hope! Are this many decks truly viable in the longer term?
Search for Azcanta made a giant impact in competitive Magic, and we could be looking at a similar scenario with the new flip cards from Rivals of Ixalan! Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin makes the case and gives you new ways to attack with those Dinosaurs!
Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin is all over Rivals of Ixalan! The two big projects at the moment? Finding the perfect Merfolk list...or maybe the perfect Pirates list! Join him for a number of new lists that utilize tempo to gain the early new Standard edge!