Think Standard is basically a two-deck metagame, maybe three? Sam Black says to think again! The emergence of Aetherworks Marvel decks has revealed the door to a new and less narrow metagame, and Sam Black has the keys that could unlock it going into the #SCGINVI!
#SCGINVI will prominently feature two huge decks, and you'd better be ready to beat them! Is it possible? Sam Black has been pondering that exact question! How would you go about attacking a metagame like this Standard?
Sam Black returns to Magic Online, and his experience is...well...a little twisted. Check out his Twisted Cube video and get ready to join the fun!
Formats are moving around quite a bit these days and as is always true with Magic, the key is to stay on top of the latest tech! Sam Black has a little something special to bring you from all of Magic's big tournament formats at #SCGKNOX!
Learning the ins and outs of positioning will give you a lot of Magic wins all on its own! Sam Black breaks down this critical concept so that you can conquer #SCGCOL Modern weekend and beyond! He also has some important words on the health of the Modern format! Read on!
Sam Black is thrilled to be back where he belongs: locking opponents right out of the game! Will you put #SCGCOL on lockdown this weekend?
Watch Sam Black try to go under the metagame with lightning-fast R/W Tokens in a five-round League on Magic Online! Is this your ticket to #SCGBALT Standard Classic success?
After taking a break from his trademark Modern archetype, it looks like Sam Black is ready to head back into the Lantern driver's seat! What has him excited about locking down a field of Dredge and Infect? See his #SCGBALT Modern Classic preview!
Grixis Control won the Pro Tour, so of course Sam Black had to take Shota Yasooka's Standard deck for a spin! Watch him Torrential Gearhulk his way through four rounds on Magic Online ahead of the #SCGBALT Standard Classic!
If you want Sam to focus on one thing this week, you're in for disappointment! Sam has important things to say about Kaladesh Standard, an important Modern format ban, and what players are messing up when it comes to Kaladesh Draft!
This Pro Tour metagame caught even the best and brightest off guard! We went from a dangerously fast format to...a control-oriented metagame on the brink of a combo meltdown? What is going on here?! Sam Black previews the next evolution of this insanity for #SCGMKE's Standard Classic!
Sam Black thinks there's nothing finer in Modern than putting opponents on lockdown! Watch him pilot the Prison-like Lantern Control through five rounds on Magic Online!
Kaladesh is now out on Magic Online and Sam Black is taking his swing at the new Limited format! Watch him draft and pilot his picks through three rounds of cyber-competition!
How good is this card? Where is its place in history? Can it conquer Modern as much as its conquered Standard? What cards can step up to it...and what cards can step on it? Sam Black studies the strange phenomenon of Smuggler's Copter and its probable place in shaping Standard to come!
Is there a more fun format than Cube drafting? If so, we'd like to know about it! Sam Black puts together a new Cube video for your enjoyment!
Sam Black is hard at work on the newest Limited format on everyone's mind as we approach #GPAtlanta! The Prerelease weekend was only the beginning, and the upcoming Pro Tour will be heavily influenced by this Draft format! Let Sam get you started in the right direction!
Sam Black is running Valakut Delirium back! This time around, he's streamlined the list to a "mere" 93 cards, but there's still plenty of quirky fun to be had! Will you go big at the #SCGINDY Modern Classic?
One of the best ways to crush an unknown format is to have a plan to be proactive! Sam Black is taking what we know about previous Standard and using that to fuel his innovations for #SCGINDY weekend! Which of these decks houses your favorite strategy in Kaladesh?
Sam Black is running U/R Reveler back! His new and improved Modern brew takes the spotlight in a five-round League on Magic Online. Get inspired for the #SCGINDY Modern Classic!
Sam Black's team took down yet another team Grand Prix at #gplouisville! It seems like teams of pros are way more likely to take down these events than their amateur counterparts. Sam Black knows exactly why, and he's telling you how to get on the professional page when it comes to team Magic!