Gerry Thompson and Matthias Hunt square off in our latest five-question Fact or Fiction set! Get their takes on the state of Modern, the revival of old-school Pro Tour Qualifiers on Grand Prix Sundays, and more before voting for this week's winner!
Last week, GerryT told everyone Modern was broken and they just didn't know it yet. This week, the prophetic Grand Prix Top 8 competitor shares his latest builds of the Death's Shadow archetype that has everyone scrambling to beat it or join it! An SCG Indianapolis must-read!
Tom "The Boss" Ross was surprised to see an 8-Rack deck with a white splash battling for the Top 8 at Grand Prix Vancouver! He shares his insights on the distinctive build and reveals his most recent 8-Rack list for SCG Indianapolis!
Adrian Sullivan went to Grand Prix Vancouver on a mission to crush souls and take names! He compares and contrasts his build of Lantern Control in Modern with the winning Grand Prix Brisbane list and breaks down the options to tailor the deck! Let him illuminate the way ahead of SCG Indianapolis!
Todd Anderson has spent plenty of time grinding games recently against the new Modern enemy: Death's Shadow! So how do you beat it? And what mistakes will its pilots make in learning it? SCG Indy is on its way!
Cedric is in love with this deck, and he wants to tell you about it. If you're going to SCG Indianapolis this weekend, we beg of you: check this lightning-fast deck out before you commit to another archetype!
Brad Nelson believes in this deck. His results are high, even while other players he trusts are struggling! So what's he to do? Easy: He'll teach everyone how to play it as well as he does! Good luck at the SCG Indianapolis Classic everyone!
You're not winning big Modern events like SCG Indianapolis without knowing exactly how to sideboard. Jim Davis knows which cards he wants to be on for this weekend's festivities! He explains here!
Tom "The Boss" Ross wants to get things over with in a hurry, but will his Goryo's Vengeance be able to outpace the tricky tempo of Bant Spirits in the hands of Michael Majors? Get insight on this fascinating matchup ahead of SCG Indianapolis!
Sam Black made his latest Grand Prix Top 8 with Modern's newest powerhouse! Forget the old Death's Shadow with Gitaxian Probe and Become Immense. Sam shows you the ins-and-outs of the format's new best deck in this essential article!
Shaun McLaren brought Eldrazi Tron to battle at Grand Prix Vancouver, and while he didn't win the title, he liked what he saw! Today he offers a comprehensive guide, including sideboarding advice, for one of the strongest potential Modern decks for SCG Indianapolis!
Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle is back in style! Ross Merriam breaks down three related yet diverse decks that win with the "Lightning Bolt land" and helps you decide which one to play for your anticipated metagame at SCG Indianapolis or a store near you!
If you're seeking a combo-tastic deck in Modern, Chris VanMeter just might have your answer! Losing Summer Bloom might not have been enough to stop Amulet Combo. Is this the deck you need to crack the SCG Indianapolis code?
What's the secret to success in Modern? Ari Lax lays out five paths players might take to conquer SCG Indianapolis, from getting one step ahead of the metagame to making seemingly no move at all. Which will prove to be the right combination this weekend?
With a Brain in a Jar at his Beck//Call, Michael Majors set out to conquer SCG Baltimore! While things did not turn out the way he hoped, he gained valuable insight into breaking their interaction, insight he wants to share with you!
It's a battle of eccentric Modern decks! Well, Ross Merriam's Naya Landfall choice is "eccentric." Brad Nelson's build of Death's Shadow, on the other hand? After SCG Baltimore and GP Vancouver, it's less "eccentric" and more "the deck to beat for SCG Indianapolis." Make your predictions now...
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!
Open up the coffers! The reprints are about to rain down! But there's only so much room in the set, which means some cards will be as scarce as ever! Chas Andres has tips and some history to go with them if you're unsure what to do with your Modern collection!
Who'll go off first? That's the key question in today's combo-on-combo Modern matchup. Will Todd Anderson triumph with the novel spell-based power of U/R Gifts Storm, or will Michael Majors carry the day with creature-centric Abzan Company? Get insight into this potential SCG Indy matchup!
The golden age of Modern may be a very short-lived one, as GerryT anticipates we'll be singing a much different tune as soon as Grand Prix Vancouver and SCG Baltimore! It's been a fun couple of weeks, but the more things change...