Like Janus, Ari Lax has one eye on Standard's past and another on its future! What does he think of the format for Grand Prix Washington DC and beyond...and what does he think of the cards soon to depart it?
With the rotation coming, Standard is in its annual strange place. What singles should savvy buyers avoid, and where are the opportunities for a post-Ixalan score? Chas Andres has this week's financial advice and trends!
Eight-set Standard may be in its waning days, but there are still choices to be explored ahead of Grand Prix Washington DC! Can Tom "The Boss" Ross and W/B Procession beat Todd Anderson and Mono-Black Zombies?
Brad Nelson, his best friend, and his brother went 1-2-3 at Grand Prix Denver with the same deck! Today he reveals how he flipped his opinion on Temur Energy in less than a week and shares his sideboarding guide!
Tom "The Boss" Ross isn't content to take a stock list to Grand Prix Washington DC! Today he examines three rogue archetypes seeing success in Standard and pushes them to the maximum!
The swiftly shifting Standard metagame has Adrian Sullivan intrigued! Get his take on the two matchups anyone hoping to become Grand Prix Washington DC champion absolutely must master!
The fringe decks of Modern take center stage on VS! Skred Red may be rare, but it took a Grand Prix trophy in Texas. Can Tom "The Boss" Ross pilot it to victory against Ross Merriam and Mono-Blue Grand Architect?
Gideon, Ally of Zendikar has loomed large over Standard the past two years! But not long after Grand Prix Washington DC is in the rearview mirror, its time will be done. What other cards and decks will feel the pain of the fall rotation?
Todd Anderson's mind is like a cave full of treasure! Today his readers play Aladdin as he reveals his thoughts on Modern's Banned and Restricted list, just how good Standard is going into GP Washington DC, and what Jim Davis did to him one night in Honolulu!
Modern mayhem has broken out on VS! Will Todd Anderson rule the table with his explosive Jund DeathVine deck, or does Todd Stevens have the right four-color formula with Abzan Blue?
Standard has gone through a rough patch the past few sets, but Hour of Devastation has broken the streak! Sam Black investigates how the Standard of Grand Prix Washington DC will be enjoyable...and whether the good times will last after rotation!
Collected Company is in the conversation for Modern's single most powerful card, but what's the best way to build around it? Todd Stevens surveys the many recent successful decks and offers a surprising conclusion!
SCG Premium's resident funnyman is back at it! But amid all the humor, he has some surprisingly serious points about the barriers to entry posed to would-be Magic Online players, would-be Grixis Death's Shadow players, and would-be Harmless Offering petters!
Ross Merriam is thrilled to see the return of a Standard where careful metagaming is rewarded! Get his take on the past few weeks and how the wheel might turn as Grand Prix Washington DC approaches!
Forget the fun-of! When Conley Woods runs one or two copies of a card in his decks, it is with a purpose. He shares the logic behind those decisions by way of his Gitrog Ramp deck from Grand Prix Denver! Take heed, Grand Prix Washington DC players!
This matchup is anything but Standard! In fact, it's a replay of the Grand Prix Minneapolis finals as Ross Merriam wields Mono-Black Zombies against Todd Anderson and B/G Constrictor. Essential viewing for Grand Prix Washington DC attendees!
Ari Lax lifts the curtain on what Magic teams talk about all day! There's hilarity, there's senselessness, and in some cases, there's actually some pretty profound lessons for Grand Prix Washington DC! You and your pals are probably more of a testing team than you realize...
Don't say Chas Andres didn't warn you! Cards in Old School and covered by the Reserved List are soaring to new price heights! Chas explains why and explores what might be the next to spike! Plus, this week's trends in other formats!
Two Collected Company decks and not a Vizier of Remedies in sight! Will Todd Stevens triumph with the all-around card quality of Naya Company, or will Tom "The Boss" Ross and the synergies of Human Company take it down?
Are you trying to make your Magic game more consistent? That's great and all, but The Boss doesn't want any part of it! There's a reason Tom's trophy case is robust, and it's because he doesn't play for anything else! Get his guide to spiking Modern here!