With Team Constructed on the horizon at SCG Baltimore, what's a Standard, Modern, or Legacy player to do? Jim Davis is channeling his inner Oprah: "You get a Mountain! You get a Mountain! You get a Mountain! Everybody gets a Mountain!" Send those burn spells #Upstairs!
Brad has the latest pointers for the Temur Energy mirror if you need them, but that's not what this week is about. See, Brad's a Standard specialist being tasked with learning Modern in only a week for SCG Baltimore! How the hell does somebody do that? Well, you're about to find out.
Whether you like to admit it or not, Todd Stevens says, the control archetype is Tier 1 in Modern, and not just the Jeskai version! Find out what other decks have the SCG Points leader's eye going into SCG Baltimore!
With SCG Baltimore on the horizon, Legacy gets its turn in the spotlight on VS! This one is for you, Eternal fans! Will Todd Anderson fly to victory with Grixis Delver, or will Ross Merriam wield Four-Color Deathblade with aplomb? Let's usher in the Legacy era of fair decks!
The Innovator loves seeing innovation, and he got a good deal of it this past weekend! Buried beneath Energy mirrors and a format that clearly has its issues--even for a small card pool--were some truly great looks at Standard! Your SCG Baltimore Standard specialist needs this one!
The approach of a chilly Canadian winter has Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren thinking about the hottest decks in Modern! He lists his picks for the format's Top 8 (sorry, Affinity players) and tells the world why they just might tear up SCG Baltimore...or why they might just get torn apart.
As Thanksgiving edges nearer in the USA, Ross Merriam serves up a feast of truly Magical proportions! Whether you're a Standard savant, a Modern master, or a Legacy legend, it's not so far from SCG Baltimore to Plymouth Rock! Let's all give thanks for this one!
SCG Baltimore features Standard, Modern, and Legacy action! If you're looking for the one deck to crush your Team Constructed seat, Ari Lax doesn't have it...but he does have well-positioned cards for the weekend that everyone is ignoring! Get the jump on the other squads!
Magic buyouts: people either do them or grumble about them! But what if someone stopped buying out Reserved List cards and tried buying out Islands? Like, literally all of them. Plus, This Week's Trends!
It's a Modern rumble ahead of SCG Baltimore on VS! Will Todd Stevens prove Sultai Delirium can make the jump to Modern, or will Brad Nelson and new format gatekeeper Humans shut him down?
John Rolf made his Pro Tour breakthrough in Albuquerque, jumping from Bronze to Gold with one great finish! Read about his process, his latest Ramunap Red list, and how to sideboard with it at Grand Prix Atlanta!
Gerry Thompson finished Pro Tour Ixalan 430 places shy of where he wanted. He got unlucky with variance, but that's not the whole story! It's all a matter of perspective, and today, Gerry's teaching you how to look at your worst tournaments!
Jim Davis looks back over his predictions for Pro Tour Ixalan (four out of five, not bad!) and calls out the armchair quarterbacks who tried to tear down Top 8 competitors after they made mistakes! The class on class starts now!
In the not-so-distant future, Todd Anderson confronts the dilemma facing Standard players at Grand Prix Atlanta: to use Attune with Aether or "that other" PT finals deck? Which is actually more likely to win this weekend?
If you're playing a Temur Energy deck of any kind at Grand Prix Atlanta, you'd better know how to handle the mirror! Sam Black has your must-read guide for anyone taking on the challenge this weekend!
Brad Nelson had a middling Pro Tour Ixalan personally, but his teammate won it all! Get Brad's insights on the (somehow) sneaky-good Sultai Energy deck, including a sideboarding guide, ahead of Grand Prix Atlanta!
Today's matchup is anything but "Standard" on VS! Will Todd Anderson claim the crucial games with Esper Gift, or will Ross Merriam run him over with B/R Aggro? Grand Prix Atlanta awaits!
The marvelous multitudes of Modern decks made themselves known in Regionals Top 8s across the USA! Todd Stevens takes a deep dive into the results and what they portend for the format's future!
The U/W Gift archetype Shaun McLaren helped refine didn't get him to Day 2 of Pro Tour Ixalan, but it did propel his teammate to the finals! The cunning Canadian has all the details you need for GP Atlanta and SCG Baltimore to follow!
...that is the question: / Whether 'tis nobler in the grind to suffer / The slings and arrows of the mana creatures / Or to take arms against a sea of hate cards / And by opposing Dredge them?