Where have all the good decks gone and where are all the bans? Todd Anderson has had it with Felidar Guardian in Standard! He reveals how he'd hotfix the format and why he's left holding out for a hero in Amonkhet! And is Death's Shadow too good for Modern? Help us, Todd!
Rare-drafting is tempting in Modern Masters 2017...and plenty dangerous! But what if you could indulge in it while still building a 3-0 deck? Tom "The Boss" Ross offers a possible path toward having your cake and eating it too!
Temur Dynavolt claimed its first major title last weekend in Brazil! Will Todd Anderson triumph with the hot new Standard deck, or will Brad "Jund Guy" Nelson take him down with Jund Energy? Let the counters fly!
Gerry isn't really interested in the complaining; he's interested in understand the tools he has to work with now. So is Mardu Vehicles the best deck? What are its weaknesses? What are its next evolutions? Does this list without Heart of Kiran make any sense? Gerry talks shop!
Good and even great cards don't automatically belong in decks! Jim Davis sounds off on five Modern and Legacy staples that deserve a second thought before they land in your next list! There are no sacred cows in deckbuilding, people!
You asked and Brad Nelson has answered! He's serving up a dozen delightful discussions, from his favorite common of all time to how Wizards could improve players' lives across the board! See if your question was one of the lucky selections!
Mardu Vehicles. Four-Color Saheeli. The "Big Two" of Standard aren't going anywhere until Amonkhet arrives, so let Ross Merriam and Brad Nelson show you how it's done!
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!
Scrap Trawler might seem innocuous at first, but if you put a lot of busted artifact tricks around it--many of them with a big fat zero where the mana cost should be--you can go absolutely insane on the battlefield! See how many ways Sam can try to shatter Modern!
Have you ever looked around a room and thought you didn't belong? Shaun McLaren calls out the cards he thinks don't deserve to hang around with the rest of Modern's infamous Banned List and makes their cases!
So you want to "level up" your Magic tournament game? Chris VanMeter has been there, done that, and flown home with the trophy! Today he serves up two important best practices, three crucial questions, and four key points for you to consider!
Blame is always easier said than proved, and Ross Merriam is not convinced that SaffronOlive's recent piece on planeswalkers is the correct perspective to take on the future of Standard Magic. In this excellent series of counterpoints, Ross gives his take on the merits of Magic's mascots.
We thought Jund was the way to go with Death's Shadow, but Michael Majors has a lot of evidence that makes this...complicated. If you're a fan of playing black cards, it doesn't matter what colors you put around it: Michael Majors has the decklist!
Give us one player to guide us through a Limited format and we'll take Ari Lax every time! The Pro Tour Champion wants to prepare you for the giant showdown of aspiring pros that awaits you in Florida this weekend! If you haven't had time to prep, this is for you!
The "What if Jace, the Mind Sculptor were Modern-legal?" series continues as Tom "The Boss" Ross brings U/W Control to bear against Michael Majors and Sultai Death's Shadow!
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!
With no new bans in Standard, Michael Majors has some adjusting to do...as does everyone reading this! With no-nonsense advice and one of the wildest Standard decklists seen in some time, this is your survival guide until Amonkhet arrives!
What finance opportunities await in Standard? Chas Andres takes a deep dive into notable recent finishes and turns up some hidden gems among the rogue decklists! He also gives his advice on how to approach Modern Masters 2017!
What if Jace, the Mind Sculptor were Modern-legal? Todd Anderson has added the four-mana power planeswalker to Death's Shadow, while Michael Majors has put it in Lantern Control. Let the alternate-reality games begin!
Gerry Thompson thinks he's found the next level of the Standard metagame! Today he showcases eight brews designed to take down the established decks, most of them centered around a surprising core of cards!