"Play the most unfair deck that people aren't prepared for." This is the conventional Modern wisdom for spiking events, but what does that actually entail? What determines an unfair deck? How do unfair decks match up against each other? Sam Black has a must-read for anyone looking to win Modern Magic events.
Leave it to Sam Black to take two breakout concepts and put his own innovative spin on them! See the deckbuilding master pilot his newest Modern creation in his latest video!
#SCGINVI will showcase the two biggest competitive formats in the business! Luckily for us, a ton of data from both formats was made available over the weekend! And even more fortunate? We've got a brilliant Magic mind in Sam Black to tell us what it all means!
Modern is the format on everyone's mind coming out of the weekend, and the #SCGINVI will only stoke the fire further! Leave it to Sam Black to brew up another new way to approach the metagame!
Sam Black rarely puts himself out there with the safest deck choice, and Pro Tour Eldritch Moon was no different. Here he provides the logic that led to his metagame call, his fascinating rogue brew, and what he anticipates the future holds for the archetype!
You've mastered the basics of Magic, but now what? Sam Black lays out a few "advanced basics" drawn from his own experiences to show intermediate and even expert players how to rethink their game! Will Sam's advice give you an edge at #SCGBALT?
Sam Black is back with a spicy new Modern number! The Dredge deck he's piloting took down a World Magic Cup Qualifier. How far will he go in his League on MTGO, and is this the deck to play going into the #SCGBALT Modern Classic?
Sam Black is no stranger to innovative builds and hidden synergies! Now that we have all of Eldritch Moon available he's trying to find the perfect Spirits deck for #SCGCOL's Modern Classic on Sunday!
While the rest of the Magic world has its eyes on shiny new Eldritch Moon, Sam Black is keeping it old-school with a Vintage Cube Draft! Whether you're a fan of the format or merely curious what it's like to play with power, this is a can't-miss!
Sam Black is back with a new slate of decks! His testing for #PTEMN has uncovered powerful new options for Standard. Get ahead of the curve for #SCGCOL with Spirits, Zombies, one of the weirdest Ramp decks ever created, and much more!
Sam Black knows you need an edge at the #SCGWOR Modern Classic this weekend, so he's doing his video on a popular emerging archetype! See inside the mind of a master as Sam takes on the Modern metagame!
Creatures may rule the roost when it comes to the format now, but what will the landscape be when Eldritch Moon arrives? Sam Black studies the noncreature spells that we can expect to shape how we think about future formats!
There's more than one way to look at Eldritch Moon. Sam Black takes you through the spoilers tribe by tribe and gives you his take on Eldrazi, Humans, Vampires, and more!
If you think you've seen everything that Collected Company can offer, you are oh so wrong. Sam Black has gone to the absolute extreme in his latest video. This is a can't miss!
Sam Black is back with another sweet video set! This week he takes on a Standard League, showing off the power of Esper Dragons...with a fresh Flash twist!
A lot of players seem sort of down on the latest incarnation of Emrakul. Sam Black isn't convinced they're correct. Read about Sam's ideas for building around the mother of all alien destruction!
See the Draft format that everyone is talking about! Insanely valuable cards, crazy archetypes, and excitement in every pack? Sam Black dives in!
Sometimes the easiest deck to beat is the one with the biggest target on its back. Could that be the case with #SCGORL this weekend? Expert deckbuilder Sam Black has a number of lists that aim to take down public enemy number one!
Who needs Force of Will and Brainstorm in Legacy? Not Sam Black! Watch him take his Post Loam deck through a League on Magic Online and get ahead of the tech curve for the #SCGORL Legacy Classic!
Sam Black is using this week to open up the discussion about a few issues that have been recently passed around the Magic community! Check out Sam's thoughts on the Platinum payout changes, tournament conduct, and more!