Faeries without Bitterblossom?! Ross Merriam is intrigued by a Magic Online list that trades black for red. Can Lightning Bolt make Faeries a contender for SCG Dallas?
Bloodbraid Elf and Jund might have been the belles of the Modern ball this past weekend, but Jace, the Mind Sculptor also came to dance! Read Ross Merriam's ideas for getting aggressive with the four-mana planeswalker ahead of SCG Dallas!
Bloodbraid Elf into Mantis Rider? Yikes that's a lot of damage! Ross Merriam is willing to deal it in the latest Daily Digest! Which deck are you riding into SCG Dallas this weekend?
Through the Breach costs five mana! Surely we can do better than that in Modern! Ross Merriam finds an undefeated list that takes one of Mirage's most enduring rares and puts it to perfect use for SCG Worcester's Modern Classic!
Tribal decks didn't manage to make it? Ha! Nobody bothered to tell Jack Kiefer, who continues to be a rising force in the game! What has he cooked up this time?
Some of the most hyped decks and spells fell well short of their proper glory! Ross Merriam recaps those who should celebrate their success...and those who should be concerned about a potential fall from Standard grace!
All it takes is a lot of oppressive cards getting banned before the real mechanics of Standard start showing up! Ross Merriam travels the dunes of the format to bring you the best thing to desert it up since Siege Rhino!
It's the last day of the week, which means Ross Merriam and Brad Nelson have one more chance to show what they're made of! This mythic feud is delving into the dangerous world of commons!
New idea: You can just put Jace into...whatever! What if you got to Brainstorm two or three times in a row? What if you got to do everything more times in a row? Boy, this format is about to get wild...
We're breaking out the Power 9 on VS! Will Ross Merriam Storm his way to victory, or will Brad Nelson roast his foe with Inferno Oath?
The competition is heating up as these two warriors prepare for one of the most hyped events for SCGCON! We're doing Modern, but the gloves (and the banned list) are off!
There's more than one way to abuse the most powered up wings in Standard! Give them a flock to fly with! Ross Merriam tries out a deck he's sure has some Favorable matchups!
It's Modern time! Both players are ready to battle today, but who will do it best? And who has the best beard? Questions abound on Modern VS!
Ever hear about cards having certain floors and ceilings? It's a common way to describe Magic, but few go into detail on what these things really mean for building a deck! Ross Merriam teaches you as only he can!
It's a matchup of the bold and the beardiful this week on VS! For Standard, Ross Merriam has borrowed a G/R Aggro decklist from Brennan DeCandio. Can it withstand Brad Nelson's Sultai Midrange build?
The most prestigious rogue group in Standard continues to exist after all the bans! The puppet masters never stray from their mastery over one of Standard's most constantly fascinating strategies! Here's the latest version!
Here's one we haven't seen yet! Ross Merriam gives the rogues headed for SCG Indy's Standard Classic something to talk about! Can this deck make it in the big leagues?
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!