Sam Black is uncommonly enthusiastic about the setting of Ixalan! As for its tribal themes, the jury's still out, but that won't stop him from trying to build a sweet Primal Amulet deck and many more!
Goodbye Eldrazi, and hello Dinosaurs! Conley Woods is ready to brew in this brand-new Standard, but first, he has to see what might survive the rotation. Then, there will be Land Death!
What's it really like being a professional Magic player? Ross Merriam talks the highs, the lows, the grind, and above all the necessity of finding balance when Magic is work instead of a release.
Look out, Magic finance! Shaun McLaren is putting on his numbered jacket and power tie and stepping into the pit for Ixalan previews. What's a sell? What's a buy? And why is there a poem in the middle?!
Before Ixalan arrives, the SCG Tour is heading to Louisville for a Modern Open! Watch Todd Stevens and Bant Eldrazi spar with Brad Nelson and TitanShift to get you ready!
Somewhere between the Pirates and the Dinosaurs, Tom Ross got excited for Ixalan! Today he focuses on the single cards he's seen with the power to shape the new Standard!
With Pro Tour Ixalan already on the horizon, Ari Lax is on a quest for the latest in cardboard treasure! Already he's found his share of gems, and he's ready to share them with you!
An alleged real-world theft led Wizards of the Coast to start preview season like never before! Chas Andres serves up Part One of his Ixalan finance review and covers this week's trends! Hint: lots of Pirates and Dinosaurs lie ahead...
SCG Louisville may be two weekends away, but Todd Anderson and Tom "The Boss" Ross are already preparing! Will U/W Control be able to contain Eldrazi Tron? There's only one way to find out...
Temur is not the end all be all story of Grand Prix Washington DC! Adrian Sullivan has a host of strategies that can take down the Bristling Hydra and all his friends, too! Good luck at the GP everyone!
Todd Anderson hasn't put this deck down! He thinks it might be time for the metagame to come around again to his side! If you're operating this archetype at Grand Prix Washington DC, you need this ASAP!
This is your last opportunity to get in all the testing you need for Grand Prix Washington DC! The final hours of this Standard are upon us! Will your name be the one that goes down as its final victor?
Brad crushed DC back in 2010, and he can't wait to get back this weekend! He's on absolute fire and has re-established himself as the world's foremost master of Standard! So how does he do it? He tells you here, plain as day.
Let the wild arguments begin! Ixalan is amazing looking, but it isn't without early controversy! Two of the most respected Magic minds debate the new set and what deck they believe will win Washington DC this weekend!
Shaun McLaren wants more Tron! Or less! He can't decide! How many years have people been slamming turn 3 giant monsters? It does sound awesome, but how much is too much? Shaun speaks of bannings, Spiders, and other such rubbish.
After Ross Merriam wrote his thoughts on the first batch of Ixalan previews, Sam Black had some...mild disagreements. Get the Worlds competitor's take on the future of Standard!
Todd Stevens may not be in the classroom anymore, but he's ready to take Standard to school! Which decks will make the grade at Grand Prix Washington DC, and which will get sent to 0-X detention?
The race is on to finish preparing for Standard in time for Grand Prix Washington DC! Watch Tom "The Boss" pilot Ramunap Red against Ross Merriam and the unusual yet successful W/R Midrange deck!
Ixalan previews started with a bang, and Ross Merriam was right there to record his take! Get his thoughts on Pirates-and-Dinosaurs, why Jim Davis isn't a fan of a certain card, and the brew to beat going into SCG Dallas!
In recent Magic years, Ramp is Green and Green is Ramp. But what if that doesn't have to be the case? Conley Woods brews up an exotic Mono-Black Ramp deck to shake up Standard just ahead of Grand Prix Washington DC!