Ross Merriam and Sam Black serve up answers to five pressing Standard questions in the wake of Grand Prix Memphis! Is the Monsters deck for real? Is Grixis Energy the top midrange deck? And is Mono-Red done?
After his Top 16 finish with Naya Monsters at Grand Prix Memphis, Ari Lax is ready to share his team's creation with the world! Come for the decklist analysis and sideboarding guide, stay for the embarrassing explanation for his Magic Online account name!
So long, precons! Challenger Decks are the new rage, and they've been getting excellent reviews! Standard finance is going to change as we know it, and it's up to Chas Andres to sort it out!
This Standard isn't just defined by the powerful spells; it's defined by the answers to them and the lands that cast them! Get the jump on the competition with Owen's words of wisdom!
Get in the game with Ari Lax and Brad Nelson! They're studying this suddenly super Standard season strongly, but their approaches are a tad different to this weekend! Who has the better shot at success?
Gerry Thompson is ready to attack! Adanto Vanguard is kind of a weirdo card, but it's super effective! Get the latest strategies and lists for the Standard weekend ahead!
Brad Nelson is nothing if not ambitious! Today he unleashes his comprehensive Standard metagame analysis ahead of Grand Prix Memphis. What does he think people will play in Tennessee...and what should they be playing instead?
Todd still hasn't found the perfect Standard deck for himself, but he knows that he's not seeing enough of these cards! These are seriously great cardboard, and the Magic world should be seeing way more of them!
We've got a deck emerging near the top of Standard! Todd Stevens may hang his hat on Modern, but he's in love with this deck! He answers all your questions about how to pilot and sideboard with it here!
What happens when Brad Nelson, Sam Black, and Ryan Saxe take on five Rivals of Ixalan Pack 1, Pick 1 dilemmas? A little bit of chaos and a whole lot of insight!
Standard may not just be passable; it may be great! The decks just keep going up the mana curve, and Patrick Chapin wants to take a deep dive into the God-Pharaohs and Elder Dinos!
When it comes to different format approaches, Sam Black has spent more time approaching new approaches than just about anyone! That's why he's got a lot of different Approach decks that you should approach testing for your next Standard event!
Shaun McLaren has spent the last week on the Mind Sculptor grind in Modern! Today he reveals his results. What's gained in value? What's on a downswing? And what's the tech card that might crack all the codes?
Jace is blue. Bloodbraid is green and red. This means Temur, and that means Todd Anderson is hyped beyond words! He has loads of decks for the new best cards on the Modern block! Brainstorm, cascade, win!
Ever hear about cards having certain floors and ceilings? It's a common way to describe Magic, but few go into detail on what these things really mean for building a deck! Ross Merriam teaches you as only he can!
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax has tested enough and he's ready to rule! This Standard is healthy, but it's also exploitable. He has an excellent guide that sums up his testing work perfectly for your upcoming IQs and the SCG Worcester Classic!
The Pauper train keeps on rolling! And what's not to love? Affordable? Check! Diverse meta? Check! So what does Chas see financially in this format? Surprisingly, the answer is a lot!
GerryT kicks off his new column with plenty of decklists and attitude to spare! What does he like and not like among the latest Magic Online Standard lists? How broken is Pauper? And why does he think Legacy looks fun again?
It's all the world can sculpt their minds around right now! Jace and his rival are about to be unleashed on Modern, and Patrick Sullivan and Sam Black want to have a few words about it!
The last time we saw Jace he only had a fraction of the tools he has to work with now! Patrick Chapin has Jace'd harder than pretty much anyone the world over, and he wants to re-open the floodgates with all these Jace strategies!