SCG Regionals has shown us a lot of just how great Modern is at the moment! You can play what you want! Just make sure it's at least as fast as this deck! Which might be a challenge, after all...
Ross Merriam worked on a deck for the Pro Tour that is surprisingly colorful! Is the mana in this format good enough to do some really ridiculous things? Can you play whatever card you want? Ross Merriam recounts his pushed mana and the event itself!
Mardu Vehicles gets the spotlight because of how many copies there were and where they landed, but man, does this deck deserve some serious attention!
Why did Ornithopter become Ross Merriam's mortal enemy? He can't remember, but that's not stopping him from showcasing a U/R Improvise deck that's pushing Ornithopter to its Standard-legal limits!
After SCG Columbus, W/U Spirits seems to have stalled out, but that hasn't stopped Ross Merriam from taking it into battle against Todd Anderson and breakout Standard deck Jeskai Saheeli! Who'll win this clash as the post-Pro Tour metagame looms?
Is Standard a two-deck metagame? Ross Merriam sure doesn't think so! He's excited for a Four-Color Improvise deck that swept a League on Magic Online this week!
To every player who has died out of nowhere, Ross Merriam knows your pain! Combo can be scary to fight against, but the road to recovery starts with being prepared! And that starts with help from Ross himself.
Remember when the Eldrazi beat everyone to death in Modern? Most of those cards are still legal. Put down your Cats! There's plenty of other great Standard stuff out there!
Every single Magic card--okay, almost every Magic card--has a shot to be competitive at some point. Get out your Limited chaff box. Get out your unplayable Draft trash. Because it just may slot in nicely to this up and coming archetype!
Playing good cards isn't flashy per se, but to Ross Merriam, it's as stark as black and white: Don't you dare sleep on Brian Paolucci's B/W Aggro deck at SCG Richmond this weekend!
Ross Merriam called his metagame shot before SCG Columbus. The results are in, which leaves one simple question: how did he do? Ross talks his hit, his miss, and a third result that's open to interpretation, plus what the future (read: SCG Richmond) holds!
Brad Nelson has four copies of Walking Ballista in his G/W Tokens deck. Ross Merriam has Toolcraft Exemplar as the power one-drop in his Vehicle-free build of Mardu Artifact Aggro. This can't possibly go well for Ross...can it?
Tom Maney has a knack for unconventional deck choices! Today Ross Merriam shows the list Tom took to the Top 32, a finish he owes to some Spirits in the sky...
If one considers the Saheeli Rai / Felidar Guardian combo "the enemy," where else can a deckbuilder go? Ross Merriam showcases a reader-submitted Four-Color Energy list for Standard ahead of SCG Columbus!
Every beautiful beginning has a somber end. Our week-long Mini-Masters VS: Aether Revolt edition comes to its thrilling conclusion! Will Ross Merriam or Jeremy Noell claim the final game? What on Earth will they open?!
Three down, two to go! Who'll win this penultimate Mini-Masters Aether Revolt clash, Ross Merriam or Jeremy Noell?
Let the Mini-Master clashes continue! Ross Merriam and Jeremy Noell continue their week-long Aether Revolt duel!
Tezzeret the Schemer has been underappreciated since Felidar Guardian was revealed, and for Ross Merriam and this reader-submitted Standard control deck, that just won't do!
Thirsty for more Mini-Masters VS with Magic's newest set? Who will take Round 2 in this clash of VS Series Superstars?
Ross Merriam and his Roanoke squad of SCG all-stars are among the most prepared testers for SCG Columbus! So what kind of weapons does he think are on the table? He's got the lists and the reasons right here!