Of the three most commonly played Constructed formats, only Legacy saw a change to its banned list! What does Jim Davis think about facing Felidar Guardian and Saheeli Rai at SCG Atlanta? Should Death's Shadow have stuck around? And did Sensei's Divining Top deserve its fate? Get Jim's take and vote in his polls!
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?
Between one-mana cycling creatures and As Foretold, Living End got some great potential upgrades with Amonkhet! Ari Lax rebuilds the Modern archetype from the manabase up for SCG Atlanta's Modern Classic and follows with advice for getting the most out of your lands in Limited ahead of GP Richmond!
Todd Anderson is loaded for Bear...or, in this case, Cat! With four copies of Manglehorn at the ready, he thinks he's ready to U/G Crush Felidar Guardian...but Michael Majors and his Saheeli Reanimator deck might have something to say about that! Watch and get ready for SCG Atlanta!
Brewing's nice and all, but GerryT wants to win! To that end, he's compiled a list of the Standard decks he thinks have the best shot at taking down SCG Atlanta. Agree or disagree, when GerryT talks the future metagame, he's worth a listen!
It may have shown up without much fuss, but Tom "The Boss" Ross didn't let Bone Picker slip past him! Today he explores the possibilities of a seemingly humble card with a striking resemblance to Delver of Secrets ahead of SCG Atlanta!
A new set means a new installment of the Sullivan tradition: a Red Review! Aether Revolt had slim pickings for the dedicated red mage. Will Amonkhet, a plane set beneath two Sweltering Suns, make up for Aether Revolt and then some? If you're going red for SCG Atlanta, this is a must-read!
The future of Standard is already here! Todd Anderson has spiced up the U/R Emerge archetype with Curator of Mysteries and Drake Haven, but is that enough to make it a contender against Brad Nelson's Mardu Vehicles? SCG Atlanta awaits!
Brad Nelson is ready for some gunslinging and genre-twisting in the Wild Wild West of new Standard, so saddle up with our honorary Virginian as he puts Amonkhet cards to the test! Who'll reap a Bonanza when the Gunsmoke clears, and who'll be Pushing Daisies after a Failure to Launch?
Todd Anderson cannot wait for this ban announcement. As usual, he's telling it like it is! SCG Atlanta is coming our way and bringing Amonkhet with it! What will the format look like? What decks is Todd preparing for both sides of the outcome?
Long ago, decks had some absurd names, and Jim Davis is inspired by them! He's giving one an Amonkhet update, and of course, he has his own opinions on the viability of the Zombies decks everyone is trying for SCG Atlanta!
The future-Standard showdowns continue! Tom "The Boss" Ross has used Amonkhet to turbo-charge his Mono-White Humans deck, while Michael Majors has added Approach of the Second Sun to his Naya Aetherworks build. Enjoy this preview of SCG Atlanta!
Fact or Fiction returns for Amonkhet! Todd Stevens and Conley Woods face down five pressing questions on the upcoming Standard metagame and the new set. Who will prove more persuasive? Cast your vote in the poll at the end! Will they argue mercilessly? Will they live in harmony?
Gideon of the Trials and Nissa, Steward of Elements may be splashier, but Michael Majors is ready to bow down to Liliana, Death's Majesty! Today he serves up a bevy of Standard decklists featuring the powerful planeswalker ahead of SCG Atlanta!
Sometimes the only way to find out what's possible in Standard is to push a theme to the limit! From Zombie and Human tribal to Nissa, Steward of Elements, Sam Black has your linear deck inspirations for SCG Atlanta!
Are you looking for a gourmet Magic experience at SCG Atlanta? Shaun McLaren has cooked up five delicious Amonkhet Standard decks for you to sink your teeth into! From control to combo and even a Samut, Voice of Dissent deck, it's a veritable feast!
Someone had to say it! Gerry Thompson reminds you that Amonkhet will shake Standard up, no matter what happens to the format's banned list, and he's bringing the brews to prove it ahead of SCG Atlanta!
With all of Amonkhet revealed, the brewers have come out to play! Today, Conley Woods gets clever with Approach of the Second Sun and The Gitrog Monster ahead of SCG Atlanta!
With all the cards of Amonkhet known, Ross Merriam is Magically armed and dangerous! Get his update of Four-Color Saheeli and learn what he thinks could combat that Standard standout!
Ross Merriam is bringing the beats with Mono-Red Aggro! But will his Amonkhet-fueled creation withstand the controlling card advantage of Brad Nelson's Temur Dynavolt? Don't miss this new-Standard clash with SCG Atlanta implications!