Ross Merriam explores his love of combo decks through an intriguing turn he took at SCG Washington DC! It didn't turn out the way he wanted, but the complexities were beautiful...
What's the flip side of "the fire" in competitive Magic? Burnout, and Peter Ingram was feeling it at SCG Washington DC! But there's always something new to explore, and he turns his eye to the Standard Magic Online PTQ results ahead of Pro Tour Ixalan!
Cedric Phillips shares the many ways you can enjoy Grand Prix Atlanta, from the main event to Inifinite Challenges and the Ultimate Commander experience!
Ryan Saxe returns with a delightfully devilish Draft Digest! Today's dilemmas revolve around hedging. When is it right to take a card that just might lead you to an entirely new deck in Ixalan Draft?
Over/Under returns! Ari Lax and Todd Anderson face down five numerical conundrums and make their call: Over or Under? They seem to be largely in agreement, but that doesn't necessarily mean they'll be correct. That's why you get to weigh in!
It's not as if Shaun McLaren needs an excuse to turn to his beloved Jeskai deck in Modern, but the rise of the Humans archetype sure is convenient! And then he has to go talk about Human Eldrazi decks right before SCG Regionals...
Enjoy a spooky video this week as the Commander VS crew puts on their holiday special! We won't say any more. It's no fun if you know when the scares are coming...
TheMagicManSam goes over the Boogeyman of Magic, and a pun filled comic showdown comes to twitter.
Chris Lansdell's evil Spike side is a vicious, ruthless straw opponent. But as two of Chris's brews get torn apart, it's worth remembering: the Tier 1 decks don't draw perfectly all the time...
Magic players often trick themselves into thinking they're being rational when they're not! Chas Andres discusses the error of fundamental attribution, how to avoid it in yourself, and how to use it to your advantage!
Ari Lax's Modern Matchup Guide was an immensely popular article, but with SCG Regionals on the horizon, it's due for a facelift! Learn which matchups have changed and how thanks to printings from Vizier of Remedies to Unclaimed Territory!
Like a Vampire landing on distant Ixalan's shores, Bennie Smith is ready to discover what the set has to offer Commander fans like him! Today's exploration: Vona, Butcher of Magan!
Grand Prix Atlanta will be here before you know it! Cedric Phillips kicks off the Countdown Blog with his event overview. Whether you're a Standard grinder, a Commander fan, or an art lover, there's something for you!
U/R Gifts Storm has taken Modern by...well, that pun's just way too easy. But amid all the hoopla, the metagame has forgotten about Pyromancer Ascension, and today's deck just might catch the SCG Regionals field off-guard!
With GP Atlanta two weekends away, mastery of Standard is the ticket to the Pro Tour! Watch Tom "The Boss" Ross wield Sultai Energy against Todd Anderson and Abzan Tokens!
Two Rivals of Ixalan cards revealed, plus the Pro Tour Team Series lineups for this year.
Gerry Thompson has plenty of moments he'd take back if he could. Instead, he's shaping a better future for himself and the people around him. No card choices here, just his best tech for the metagame of life and the social currency that needs more attention in Magic.
Brennan DeCandio likes the chatter about banning Deathrite Shaman roughly as much as he does the idea of a Modern Pro Tour! Today he highlights the ways the do-it-all Elf might see action at SCG Washington DC!
Opt has received comparisons to Serum Visions in Modern combo decks like U/R Gifts Storm, but what if the real comparison is Thought Scour? Ross Merriam explores an unusual Esper Control deck from Magic Online!
How does a top player like Worlds competitor Gerry Thompson go about picking a deck for a Modern event like Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan? He and Bryan Gottlieb share their knowledge ahead of SCG Washington DC's Modern Classic!