Modern has a Banned List in the dozens, and for good reason! But some people like things just a little more degenerate. Patrick Chapin has your introduction to the No Ban Modern scene!
That's a mighty bold title from the Magic Pro Tour Hall of Famer! But don't be too surprised if the game designer and leading theorist has you nodding along by the end. He just hopes Wizards of the Coast has figured all this out by now...
Modern shows no signs of getting stale, even with a number of events in the past month! Patrick Chapin takes a deep dive into recent results, exploring the risers, the falls, and the strange new builds that have been unleashed on an unsuspecting metagame!
Whether you're looking to get beyond the basics of Magic or you need a refresher before the SCG Season Two Invitational, Patrick Chapin's latest on the essentials of advanced Magic is a must-read!
Patrick Chapin's quest for the perfect Search for Azcanta deck continues! He's going to find the list that gets the enchantment banned in Modern if he has anything to say about it...but not before it helps win the SCG Season Two Invitational!
The Innovator loves seeing innovation, and he got a good deal of it this past weekend! Buried beneath Energy mirrors and a format that clearly has its issues--even for a small card pool--were some truly great looks at Standard! Your SCG Baltimore Standard specialist needs this one!
Patrick Chapin played W/R Approach to a Day 2 finish at Pro Tour Ixalan, but it wasn't all sweetness and light in Albuquerque. In between all the tech, this one just might make you hurt.
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!
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!
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?
Patrick "The Innovator" Chapin continues his popular rundown of all the major (and some not-so-major) blue and black cards of Ixalan. Pirates and Dinosaurs (and more...)? Oh my!
Get Patrick Chapin's ideas on Ixalan's green cards, just in time for SCG Dallas!
Patrick Chapin kicks off his famous set review for Ixalan with the white cards! We've already seen hype for Tocatli Honor Guard, but what will "The Innovator" do with the set's Vampires?