One of the most resilient strategies in Magic has been there since day one of new Standard! Brad Nelson came within a match of another SCG Invitational top 8, and he did it by knowing this excellent archetype inside and out! Here's how it's done!
Even with Grixis Death's Shadow taking less metagame share all the time, Ben puts up great numbers with it again and again. How? This is his guide to help you understand the archetype's astounding flexibility in the face of a wildly diverse format!
Episode 76 is here to help you break the UMA Draft format! With 16 drafts and 7 trophies between them in just a few days, your hosts go over everything they have learned so far!
Standard decks don't last forever, but some of the lessons they teach us do! Jadine has gotten more than usual out of her signature Standard archetype this season! She's sharing so you can use the teachings without any of the work! Enjoy, Jadine fans!
Ross Merriam, ever a voice of a reason, isn't a huge fan of the momentum these cards are getting. Here he explains why WotC should be very careful about taking these off the hook! Tread lightly, Modern!
It's been a long few days since the WotC announcement and now! We're overdue for some Chas Andres analysis! Get his reaction and reasoning behind his view on all the major Magic markets here!
Throughout 2018, Modern shifted around! So much so that the rules of engagement for the format are now largely different than before! Are you suddenly not winning much Modern? Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax probably knows why!
Players can debate the merits of the Modern Jeskai deck all they want; we know that the Standard version is legit! Dylan Hand expects this deck to stick around for a long time to come, so learn it ASAP!
It's a brand new Possibility Storm special! This isn't about winning and losing, at least in the traditional sense! Tell us: How much damage can you with this gamestate? Best of luck, damage dealers!
On the eve of SCG CON Winter, Shaheen Soorani gives his picks for Modern and Standard! Will his twosome lead to a triumph at the Season Two Invitational?
GerryT's made some mighty big predictions! But even he isn't sure about his biggest question for the Invitational Weekend: will he even play? Read on to learn why he might not be in the field ... and the decks he has prepared, just in case!
Fair decks were out in force last weekend at #SCGBALT, but Arclight Phoenix took the top two spots. Gerry shares his experience with EdB's Mono-Red Hollow Phoenix, while Bryan goes over his prep with Amulet, and why they'll likely register those decks this weekend.
In a preview of the Modern action at the Invitational, Ross Merriam and his SCG Baltimore-winning Izzet Phoenix deck face a gauntlet of Bant Spirits, Grixis Death's Shadow, and Jeskai Control piloted by special guest Ryan Overturf!
Join a host of SCG writers for their sincere recommendations about two different formats at SCG CON! Modern and Standard are almost equally important for the weekend, so let's dive in with the experts!
Todd has no secrets this weekend! He's going to be in the booth with Cedric, so that means you get all the info he won't use! See the Standard and Modern decks he'd have in his hands were he going for the trophy and the pay day!
Despite a tough 2018, Sheldon Menery is on his way to SCG CON! The respected Commander pioneer is bringing part of his incredible EDH format library to a table near you this weekend! This is what you can expect in The Command Zone!
Infect hasn't been around much lately, but it also has multiple SCG Invitational wins! There's literally no one on the planet better to ask about this than Tom Ross, so we did just that!
Ultimate Masters is about to be released into the wild! Ryan Saxe is your shot to win all the Limited you can play in this new and high powered Draft format! How much of this set will you get your hands on at SCG CON?
Eight players. One Cube. $10,000 in prizes. If you dream of walking away with the trophy, this article from playtester Emma Handy is a must-read!
We spend way too much time focusing on metagaming in Modern the wrong way! Sam Black knows how to do it right, and he's sharing his favorite ideas for getting an edge on a number of decks at SCG CON this weekend!