Ross Merriam, ever a voice of a reason, isn't a huge fan of the momentum these cards are getting. Here he explains why WotC should be very careful about taking these off the hook! Tread lightly, Modern!
The champ is here! SCG Baltimore Modern conqueror Ross Merriam made the trip back to Roanoke to get the written word out! Not about some tournament report, but rather a great guide to taking the Phoenix deck through its best paces for SCG CON! Good luck!
Things aren't always sunshine and roses in the world of Modern. The climate is changing, and the time is ripe for linear decks to get very unfair! Ross has the somber truths about the combo player paradise coming to SCG Baltimore!
Crackling Drake isn't tearing up Modern (yet?), but it still inspired Ross Merriam to pick up something else with a lot of game! His team nearly won yet another SCG Open team event, and this archetype is one of the big reasons!
No, this isn't a finance article. Some of the hardest decisions in Magic involve blocking, discarding, and other forms of trading resources in-game. But how do you know what to do? Ross Merriam outdoes himself by teaching you to think about this the correct way!
Yeah, you can pile up a lot of hate, but that just takes away from your other matchups! If there's so much sideboard tech going around, why are these decks continuing to win? Ross Merriam explains why Dredge and friends are actually a resilient choice for SCG Regionals!
Sometimes tournament results don't give a clear path forward! Ross Merriam makes sense of the conflicting metagame pictures provided by recent Standard and Modern events.
The SCG Dallas results are in: Dredge is back in Modern! Ross Merriam warned you. Now he shares his secrets to taking Dredge down ahead of SCG Charlotte!
Seeing Golgari Midrange and Jeskai Control take the meta by storm hasn't given Ross doubts! That just means he gets to do what he loves most: adjusting his strategy to prey on the unsuspecting opposition at SCG Dallas's Standard Classic!
This format goes a lot deeper than a given week one top 8! That's why Ross Merriam is breaking out tons of new Guilds of Ravnica lists to give you the most up to date information! Which of these decks can stick around?
Ross is one of the most known players to pick up Dredge in Modern and really put some success under it! But it mostly vanished from the top tier until now. What's changed with Guilds of Ravnica? Ross preps the graveyard fans for SCG Columbus!
It's not clickbait if it's the truth! Ross Merriam believes the Standard seats my have a lot of Selesnya colors in them at SCG Columbus, and no one has figured out why this is true yet! The answer is so simple...
Is it Allies? Is it Slivers? Is is Beasts? Ross Merriam has screened them all for greatness, and he's come away with one clear winner! Battle with them at SCG Baltimore's Modern Classic!
People have the wrong idea about both Elves and Ross Merriam! He's not an "Elves guy," and you don't need a million great Elves to make an Elves deck work! Read more of his wisdom on the impending strategy here!
Ross is back on the Pro Tour! How is he celebrating? With some early deckbuilding, of course! See the three decks he's got so far and why he could not care less about the threat of Goblin Chainwhirler!
Wow! Now this is a new one! Sometimes Ross finds decks that have a new tweak or piece of tech, but this is another Beast altogether! Or should we say...Angel?
U/W Control has always been a bit customized, but we've seen nothing like this! Get your Modern tap out fix by adjusting your list to this one, discussed here by Ross Merriam!
Ross Merriam hates this as much as you do: Cedric may be right. Militia Bugler is everywhere, but Ross is convinced it's wrong to run! So what's the verdict here?
Scapeshift doesn't have to be strictly a combo deck! Today's list encourages you to get aggressive!
Ross Merriam explores a deck his pal explored that was built by someone else. Got that? Here, let's have Ross Merriam explain. SCG Baltimore is starting soon!