As a better-late-than-never Festivus present to you all, Ross Merriam airs grievances including tournament etiquette, inefficient playing mechanics, and full-art lands. Bring the popcorn and the pitchforks!
Simic fans, rejoice! Between creatures with the evolve mechanic, Rapid Hybridization, and Pongify, this Modern deck is a mad scientist's dream...and it went 5-0 in a Magic Online League!
With paper Pauper gaining steam in 2018, we're going for broke on VS! Watch Todd Anderson take Affinity into battle against Ross Merriam and W/R Kuldotha!
Ramunap Red is one of the few credible challengers to Energy, but let's face it: the one-drop selection is terrible. Ross Merriam showcases a list that adds a white splash to fortify the low part of the curve!
Enduring Ideal scored a surprise semifinals appearance at the Season Two Invitational Weekend's Modern Classic! Could this build lock down a high finish at SCG Columbus?
Smuggler's Copter got banned from Standard, so it only makes sense that it might be Modern-worthy! Ross Merriam explores a notable Regional PTQ deck that might "smuggle" its way into the SCG Columbus Top 8!
Big mana decks dominated Grand Prix Oklahoma City. Will it happen again when the SCG Tour kicks off 2018 at SCG Columbus? Ross Merriam presents his model of the Modern metagame cycle and calls his shot!
Brad Nelson and Ross Merriam have been sentenced to play a 75-card Modern Lantern Control mirror match. May God have mercy upon their souls.
Monastery Mentor, restricted in Vintage and without Sensei's Divining Top in Legacy, has had a rough go of it lately. Ross Merriam highlights a Regional PTQ Top 8 deck from Australia that brings the Mentor to Modern!
With Pauper announced as a Grand Prix side event format in 2018, we're getting into the spirit on VS! Watch as Todd Stevens wields Temur Tron against Ross Merriam and Mono-Green Stompy!
Unclaimed Territory didn't just open up possibilities for Human tribal in Modern! Slivers have started appearing in Top 8s again, and Ross Merriam is intrigued...
Death and Taxes is getting an upgrade in Modern! What happens when blue cards mix with Etched Champion and Aether Vials? You and Ross Merriam are about to find out!
The past meets Modern present on VS! Todd Anderson wields one of the most disgusting decks in ancestor format Extended's history, Thopter Depths. Can Ross Merriam and Grixis Death's Shadow put up a fight?
Well, that didn't take long! The Grand Prix Oklahoma City results aren't even last week's news, and already folks are calling for an Ancient Stirrings ban. Ross Merriam is here to put the brakes on that talk!
If you've been looking for a new control experience in Modern, you're not the only one! As summer rolls around in the Southern Hemisphere, Ross Merriam showcases a Cruel Control deck for your next big event! Shards of Alara Standard fans: Let's go down memory lane...
Jeff Hoogland makes wild deck choices sometimes, but Ross Merriam has nothing but respect for his latest Modern Eldritch Evolution deck!
What happens when Living End meets As Foretold? One of the coolest Modern decks Ross Merriam has seen this year!
Math runs through every current of playing Magic, whether or not we have a formal understanding of it. But if you're having bad memories of algebra class, don't fear! Ross Merriam will have you slinging terms like "hypergeometric distribution" and "binomial coefficient" in no time!
Things are getting a little weird on VS! Brad Nelson has brought to the table one of the most potentially broken decks in Modern, Grishoalbrand. Can Ross Merriam and Mono-Green Devotion make it a fair fight?
Energy decks are far and away the boogeymen of Ixalan Standard. Could combining the archetype with God-Pharaoh's Gift make for a friendlier but still winning combination? Ross Merriam and you are about to find out...