Michael Majors knows you need the Standard goods! Anyone who has access to the exclusive SCG Roanoke crew's brews has an edge, and Majors is giving up some of the most promising! No Emrakul. No Copter. Let's go to Ohio and have some fun!
Ross Merriam and his Roanoke squad of SCG all-stars are among the most prepared testers for SCG Columbus! So what kind of weapons does he think are on the table? He's got the lists and the reasons right here!
The clamoring can stop! Magic Finance guru Chas Andres is back with his guaranteed conclusion to Aether Revolt's futures! Which cards are busts? Which are profits just waiting to happen? Chas has never seen a set like this before!
It's a battle to break Aether Revolt Standard! Ross Merriam wants to put +1/+1 counters on creatures, while Brad Nelson wants Saheeli Rai to copy some Cat Beasts! Who'll win this clash of potential Standard decks? SCG Columbus is this weekend!
Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin is ready to crush this format! With SCG Columbus on everyone's radar for the first layer of the Pro Tour metagame, Patrick is going to spend all week long building every kind of deck you can possibly build with Aether Revolt! Which one are you sleeving up?
There are obvious combos that will shape the new Standard format, but Pro Tour Champ Ari Lax wants to find the synergies that aren't in plain sight! Join him as he looks for rogue decks and interesting interactions for SCG Columbus!
The downside to new play, new decks, new contenders when bans happen is that the value of cards take a serious hit! Not just that, but this announcement means a lot in terms of what Standard's philosophy will be going forward! Chas Andres explains just how huge this shift is!
SCG Columbus is less than a week away! Watch Todd Anderson and his U/R Control deck try to put Michael Majors and his U/W Statuary Ramp deck on lockdown and get inspiration for your next decklist as you explore the new Aether Revolt Standard!
With the triple banning in Standard, which cards gain the most in the upcoming Aether Revolt metagame? GerryT is throwing his lot in with Tezzeret the Schemer, and today he brings you Standard brews from Aggro to Midrange, Control to Combo, and a couple that are just plain hard to categorize! SCG Columbus, here we come!
It wouldn't be a Friday the 13th without a scary premonition! This time, it's Tom Ross with a solemn warning: even after the banning of Gitaxian Probe and Golgari Grave-Troll from Modern, Infect and Dredge remain powerful decks! Get updated lists from "The Boss" or ignore them at your peril!
Remember the last time bans happened? Oh man! It's been a minute! Jim Davis isn't interested in just re-reading the same news over and over; he's already planning what it means for the SCG Columbus metagame next weekend!
It wouldn't be review season without a tribute to red! Adrian Sullivan checks out the red cards of Aether Revolt and gives his verdict on the Standard must-plays, the unplayable, and everything in between! Fair warning: one of his ratings just might "Shock" you...
The might-have-beens continue! While Todd Anderson's W/R Vehicles deck uses the now-banned-in-Standard Smuggler's Copter, Brad Nelson's U/B Control deck is banning-free and ready to roll! If it can keep up with W/R Vehicles with Smuggler's Copter, what could it do in the upcoming Aether Revolt metagame?
You might just wind up telling Todd Anderson this week's article title to his face after you see the Standard brews he's cooked up! Forget Saheeli Rai and Felidar Guardian. His first brew today is based on...Dynavolt Tower?! Don't miss this love letter to blue and red in the new Standard!
Enough about the trio of banned Standard cards; Brad Nelson's thinking about the ones Wizards of the Coast left behind! Check out the latest brews from one of the game's true masters, starting with a certain planeswalker and her remarkably friendly Cat Beast...
All of Ari Lax's thoughts on Aether Revolt Limited. All in one week. Covering every artifact, every creature, and every combat trick, this is your can't-miss guide to the Prerelease and beyond!
We didn't predict the Standard bannings last week, but luckily for us, neither Tom "The Boss" Ross nor Michael Majors played a single banned card! Check out their takes on W/B Humans and U/G Metalwork Colossus and watch the new-Standard carnage unfold!
Join a Pro Tour Champion and a Player of the Year as they debate everything surrounding Magic with Aether Revolt! Which perspectives do you most agree and disagree with? Who has earned your vote?
Free spells and infinite combos are certainly possible, but that's not where the format begins and ends! Sam Black is going deeper by taking a look at a mechanic we have a lot of precedent for! How will you use this mechanic to its fullest when SCG heads to Columbus?
Everyone agrees that the bans are great and that they did the right thing...right? Wrong! Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren is happy to be the bad guy. Yeah, the two formats probably needed some help, but was this really necessary?