Most Four-Color Energy decks are effectively Temur Energy with a small black splash, but what if that's the wrong way around? Ross Merriam highlights a twist on the formula that could shake up Pro Tour Ixalan!
So the Pro Tour is happening well after a set release. Big deal. That can't possibly make a difference in how it shapes out, right? Wrong. Ross Merriam explains why this PT is going to be a different animal entirely and why it's going to change everyone's strategy for Grand Prix Atlanta.
This is an urgent public announcement! A deadly strand of something dangerous has spread throughout the Modern metagame! For more information on SCG Regionals and this situation, we now consult the esteemed Dr. Ross Merriam.
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...
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!
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!
The Rosses are at it again on VS! Watch Tom "The Boss" Ross and Mono-Green Tron take on Ross Merriam and U/G Merfolk ahead of the SCG Washington DC Modern Classic!
Skred Red has a Grand Prix-winning pedigree, but what happens when you take out Skred and the Snow-Covered Mountains? You get this Red Prison deck that went 5-0 in a Magic Online League! Who needs snow with a list like this!
Collected Company is here to stay in Modern, but what goes into the successful decks playing it? Ross Merriam has the essential breakdown for not messing up a card this powerful at SCG's Washington DC Modern Classic this weekend!
Renegade Rallier in Modern is like a hotshot rookie who's now sitting on the bench. Ross Merriam highlights a recent Invitational Qualifier list that could make waves in the Modern portion of SCG Washington DC!
The narrowness of the Standard metagame has been greatly oversold! Ross Merriam highlights a combo-centric R/W Approach deck from the Top 16 of U.S. Nationals ahead of SCG Cincinnati's Standard Classic!
Delve spells in Modern have generally been sorted into "banned" and "unplayable," but today's deck turns Empty the Pits, an infamous bust of Tarkir preview season, into a legitimate finisher for SCG Cincinnati!
Tom "The Boss" Ross pilots fashionable Modern choice Human Knightfall against Ross Merriam and Eldrazi Tron in this crucial matchup for SCG Cincinnati!
After Nationals, Ross Merriam is playing catch-up in Modern! Check out the three archetypes (and several more variants) he's considering for SCG Cincinnati. Will he take the weekend by...Storm?
Jund isn't just for Modern! Ross Merriam highlights a successful Standard list featuring Vraska, Relic Seeker that might provide a change of pace at the SCG Cincinnati Standard Classic!
Temur Energy, Ramunap Red, and U/B Control seem to have a stranglehold on the Standard metagame. Can a tokens strategy break through? Ross Merriam highlights a Top 8 list from the Magic Online PTQ!
An intricate combo deck caught Ross Merriam's attention. Who would've guessed? But this Krark-Clan Ironworks list went 5-0 in a Magic Online League. What could it do at SCG Charlotte? The answer: Win.
It's a battle of signature Modern decks on VS! Watch Tom "The Boss" Ross wield 8-Rack against Ross Merriam and Elves ahead of SCG Charlotte!
Sultai Energy won SCG Dallas. Temur Energy won the World Championship. Ross Merriam explains why it's better to accept Energy's dominance in Ixalan Standard than fight it...and what you can do to adjust.
It's last-names-only like a heavyweight fight on VS! Watch Todd Stevens and Modern Five-Color Humans slug it out with Ross Merriam and Jeskai Delver ahead of SCG Charlotte!