As 2017 draws to a close, Brad Nelson thinks back on his years as a Magic pro, the remarkable last twelve months he's had, and what's yet to come.
Jim Davis took a little break from competitive play, but that's given him time to relax with one of his favorite Magic formats: Cube! Today he breaks down his favorite new additions from 2017.
Modern has a Banned List in the dozens, and for good reason! But some people like things just a little more degenerate. Patrick Chapin has your introduction to the No Ban Modern scene!
Todd Stevens continues his comprehensive Modern Compendium with a look at the control and "big mana" strategies of the format! A must-read ahead of SCG Columbus!
Big mana decks dominated Grand Prix Oklahoma City. Will it happen again when the SCG Tour kicks off 2018 at SCG Columbus? Ross Merriam presents his model of the Modern metagame cycle and calls his shot!
As the last few weekends have proved, there's more than one way to Jeskai your way to Modern success! Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren surveys the scene ahead of SCG Columbus!
Brad Nelson and Ross Merriam have been sentenced to play a 75-card Modern Lantern Control mirror match. May God have mercy upon their souls.
Ari Lax made Day 2 of Grand Prix Oklahoma City, but he wasn't interested in going the distance. He was disappointed with his build of Grixis Death's Shadow. What has he learned? What would he do differently for SCG Columbus?
Holiday shopping: it's not just for Christmas presents! Chas Andres has your how-to guide to maximizing your Magic budget by buying the right things at the right time: right now! The Holiday Sale is a great chance to start 2018 ahead of the game!
With Pauper announced as a Grand Prix side event format in 2018, we're getting into the spirit on VS! Watch as Todd Stevens wields Temur Tron against Ross Merriam and Mono-Green Stompy!
The title says it all! Whether you're looking to speed under them or disrupt and clock them, GerryT has the lists and the plans you need for your upcoming Modern events!
Jim Davis had hoped to keep Tron his little secret to Modern success. So much for that! Instead, he's sharing his knowledge in the most comprehensive guide you'll find this side of Christmas!
It's a battle of Standard's present and past on VS! Brad Nelson wields current menace Temur Energy, but Todd Anderson and Innistrad-Return to Ravnica Jund are in the way! Enjoy this quirky holiday clash!
Looking for a one-stop guide to all things Modern? Well, that would be too long for just one article, but Todd Stevens is here to get you started with the midrange decks! Watch for the rest of this series later this month!
So 2017 is almost in the rearview mirror. It's time to make goals for 2018. But are you setting goals that will help you get where you want to go in Magic? Brad Nelson has one goal you should avoid and four you should make!
Todd Anderson thinks the calls to ban Ancient Stirrings are laughable...in fact, he thinks the solution is quite the opposite! Check out the cards he'd be willing to release from Modern Jail!
Sam Black finished with 36 points at Grand Prix Oklahoma City, but that still left him on the outside of a big mana-dominated Top 8. What lessons has he learned...and why does he feel they're so contradictory?
The Mono-Blue Living End deck has announced itself in Modern! But does it have staying power? Shaun McLaren takes a deep dive into the archetype, explains his own list, and gives his prognosis!
The past meets Modern present on VS! Todd Anderson wields one of the most disgusting decks in ancestor format Extended's history, Thopter Depths. Can Ross Merriam and Grixis Death's Shadow put up a fight?
That's a mighty bold title from the Magic Pro Tour Hall of Famer! But don't be too surprised if the game designer and leading theorist has you nodding along by the end. He just hopes Wizards of the Coast has figured all this out by now...