Don't just jam all the Dinosaurs you can find into a deck! Show some finesse! Ross Merriam shows a decklist that has done just that for this weekend's SCG Indy Standard Classic!
It's not as easy as just putting them in decks that are already out there! You need to do a little better than that, and Ross Merriam wants to help you understand the whys and hows of doing so!
As befits a deck archetype called "Aristocrats," this Abzan build is downright filthy! Ross Merriam shares what happens when Satyr Wayfinder meets Viscera Seer and Return to the Ranks ahead of SCG Indianapolis!
What comes at the end of Chaos? One more fun game of Mini-Masters VS! Todd Stevens and Ross Merriam shuffle up the last packs standing in a fantastic finale!
Christmas is a few weeks past, but today's list is almost festive! It's red and green and even has Karplusan Forests, but those aren't ornaments on the tree...they're Eldrazi! Ross Merriam has the notes you need.
And you thought yesterday with Unstable was bonkers! Chaos Week just keeps getting better and better. Todd Stevens wants to lock up the series with Ixalan, but Ross Merriam might express Dissension from that plan...
We're hitting the halfway mark on Chaos Week at Mini-Masters VS! And things are getting extra chaotic, because while Todd Stevens has Return to Ravnica on his side, Ross Merriam's getting Unstable...
Mr. Merriam has done the labor of scouring the hidden layer beneath the very tip top of the Pro Tour lists to bring you the rogue brews beneath! And holy cow is this a rogue brew! Talk about thinking outside the box!
The Chaos continues on Mini-Masters VS! After a surprising result in Round 1, what happens when Todd Stevens takes Dragons of Tarkir to battle against Ross Merriam and Kaladesh?
Controversial as it may be, Ross Merriam has this crazy notion that we don't need to ban things all the time. Believe it or not, Lantern might actually be great for Modern! How is that possible? Glad you asked!
Todd Stevens and Ross Merriam are back at it on Mini-Masters VS! This week, it's Chaos as they get dealt ten random packs. So what happens when Todd Stevens gets Iconic Masters...and Ross Merriam is stuck with Amonkhet?
Pascal Vieren made the semifinals of Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan with a U/R Pyromancer deck! Ross Merriam takes a moment to appreciate its simple beauty and ask the question: is this the true home for the Snapcaster Mage / Lightning Bolt shell?
The Eldrazi are no strangers to Modern play, but this isn't Eldrazi Tron or Eldrazi and Taxes! No, today's deck thrives with the help of Distended Mindbender...and Heartless Summoning?!
Just days ago, Ross Merriam was sitting across the table from this masterpiece! Now he demands to take it for a test drive himself!
Some successful players have gone on record as saying it's not necessarily correct to put a Noble Hierarch in its place on turn 1! Ross Merriam is an old school mage who disagrees! He talks about Magic mechanics and Modern Humans this week!
Counters Company had its time in the Modern sun, but its aggro backup plan often fell flat. So what happens when you go all-in on the combo instead? Ross Merriam has the answer!
The colorful expansion symbols have been banished from the room on VS! Watch Todd Anderson pilot U/R Snow Delver against Ross Merriam and Mono-Black Control in this week's Pauper finale!
And here you thought death saved you from taxes! Modern is a strange place where Spirits (and Eldrazi!) can tax your mana better than you ever thought possible! SCG Philly is one day away!
Get out the double sleeves and the power! It's Vintage time on the VS Series! Which of these big money decks will walk away a victor?
We're on to Legacy on VS! Todd Anderson wants to be the Emrakul kid with Sneak and Show, while Ross Merriam and Lands are having none of that nonsense! Who'll win this round with SCG Philadelphia implications?