Patrick Chapin's famous Complete Reviews are among the highlights of any new set! Today he takes a deep dive into the black cards of Amonkhet, and if there's a card to get his creativity going, it's Archfiend of Ifnir! What will he do with it; Liliana, Death's Majesty; and the rest ahead of SCG Atlanta?
In news that will surprise exactly no readers, Chris Lansdell has been brewing with Amonkhet! Get his latest takes on cycling (with bonus Travis Hall decklist), ramp, and Paradox Engine/Cryptolith Rite ahead of SCG Atlanta!
Gerry Thompson put up one of the first big tournament finishes with Jund Death's Shadow in Modern! Watch him revisit the deck on Magic Online ahead of the SCG Atlanta Modern Classic!
Todd Anderson is loaded for Bear...or, in this case, Cat! With four copies of Manglehorn at the ready, he thinks he's ready to U/G Crush Felidar Guardian...but Michael Majors and his Saheeli Reanimator deck might have something to say about that! Watch and get ready for SCG Atlanta!
When Kaladesh was revealed as an artifact block, thoughts turned to Affinity in Modern. Ross Merriam highlights an Invitational Qualifier Top 8 list using a full ten cards from Kaladesh block and plays it on Magic Online ahead of SCG Atlanta's Modern Classic!
Of the three most commonly played Constructed formats, only Legacy saw a change to its banned list! What does Jim Davis think about facing Felidar Guardian and Saheeli Rai at SCG Atlanta? Should Death's Shadow have stuck around? And did Sensei's Divining Top deserve its fate? Get Jim's take and vote in his polls!
A new set means a new installment of the Sullivan tradition: a Red Review! Aether Revolt had slim pickings for the dedicated red mage. Will Amonkhet, a plane set beneath two Sweltering Suns, make up for Aether Revolt and then some? If you're going red for SCG Atlanta, this is a must-read!
Like many players, Brennan DeCandio is waiting for Monday to learn the fate of Standard! But the SCG Tour standout hasn't wasted any time! He's brewed up several decks that may thrive in Atlanta if Felidar Guardian is hauled off to the Cat pound!
It may have shown up without much fuss, but Tom "The Boss" Ross didn't let Bone Picker slip past him! Today he explores the possibilities of a seemingly humble card with a striking resemblance to Delver of Secrets ahead of SCG Atlanta!
Brewing's nice and all, but GerryT wants to win! To that end, he's compiled a list of the Standard decks he thinks have the best shot at taking down SCG Atlanta. Agree or disagree, when GerryT talks the future metagame, he's worth a listen!
In a Modern format where players can fall to rampaging Dragons or epic sequences of sorcery, "death by Faeries" is a particularly cruel end...one that Ari Lax is inflicting on Magic Online ahead of SCG Atlanta's Classic!
The future of Standard is already here! Todd Anderson has spiced up the U/R Emerge archetype with Curator of Mysteries and Drake Haven, but is that enough to make it a contender against Brad Nelson's Mardu Vehicles? SCG Atlanta awaits!
Ross Merriam has a Magical crush on Smallpox in Modern, so when this deck went 5-0 in a Competitive Modern League, he couldn't help himself. Warning for SCG Atlanta attendees: may contain Gideon, Ally of Zendikar.
Long ago, decks had some absurd names, and Jim Davis is inspired by them! He's giving one an Amonkhet update, and of course, he has his own opinions on the viability of the Zombies decks everyone is trying for SCG Atlanta!
Emma Handy has a thousand decks ready to tune on her way to SCG Atlanta! Amonkhet Standard's big debut is coming up fast, and Emma wants your ideas! Check out her latest builds and share yours!
There are some cards that you just know Matt Higgs can't resist! If you want to go rogue at SCG Atlanta, you can always count on Matt to give you...a different viewpoint.
Todd Anderson cannot wait for this ban announcement. As usual, he's telling it like it is! SCG Atlanta is coming our way and bringing Amonkhet with it! What will the format look like? What decks is Todd preparing for both sides of the outcome?
The future-Standard showdowns continue! Tom "The Boss" Ross has used Amonkhet to turbo-charge his Mono-White Humans deck, while Michael Majors has added Approach of the Second Sun to his Naya Aetherworks build. Enjoy this preview of SCG Atlanta!
There is just nothing like a really sweet aggro deck, is there? Ross Merriam plays a round with a Modern deck that harkens back to one of Magic's successful lists of yesteryear!
SCG Tour points leader Todd Stevens is way ahead of the curve on Amonkhet archetypes! Which of these would you use to stay on top at SCG Atlanta?