What if there were an easier way to think about deckbuilding, a way that helped keep your card choices in context and your thinking flexible? Sam shares how he thinks about cards when building decks and shares a few examples.
Sam Black is a huge fan of Magic Origins so far, and he wants to take its flavorful protagonists out for a deckbuilding spin to see just how good they are and what they want to be doing.
Sam Black is well-known for his synergistic small-creature decks that generate incremental advantage, and this four-color Ghostway deck is right up his alley. Try it out this weekend at #SCGBALT's $5,000 Modern Premier IQ!
Sam really likes building around new cards, and he has some interesting thoughts about all of the new Magic Origins cards, complete with decklists to go with them.
With an unusual-looking artifact-based Prison deck making it to the top sixteen at Grand Prix Charlotte this weekend, Sam just had to take it out for a test drive and see how it works.
Kolaghan's Command has been breaking out all across Modern, and Sam pushes it to its logical extreme in this Grixis Control shell.
Sam takes an in-depth look at the results from the Season Two Invitational and projects where he thinks the metagame will turn for Grand Prix Charlotte - while also exploring some lesser-known brews that have been popping up on Magic Online!
Sam explores Modern from the pyromancer's perspective, taking R/W Burn out for a spin in order to get a feel for the deck ahead of Grand Prix Charlotte this weekend!
Recent articles have been somewhat dismissive of the Amulet Bloom deck's game plan and consistency, and Sam offers a revealing look inside the head of an experienced Bloom player as he surveys the rest of the format.
One of the most anticipated Draft formats in history is arriving in time for the big three Grand Prix weekend! See Sam Black try his hand in this MM2015 GP weekend preview!
Sam Black had a rocky start to his MM2015 Draft testing, but now it's full speed ahead! Find out what made him shift gears into winning and beating the format before you take on one of the big Modern Masters GPs!
Sam Black takes one of Legacy's biggest decks through its paces in this #SCGWOR prep video, but be warned: Round 4 is something you have to see to believe!
Sam Black finds himself very interested in the 11th-place four-color deck from Grand Prix Paris, and today, he tests it out before #SCGDFW's Standard Open!
With the complete spoiler being just days old, Sam Black has already assembled an incredible compendium for you to do archetype studies with! If you plan on hitting the big Limited Grand Prix events for MM2015, you can't miss this!
Grand Prix Atlantic City is approaching, and if you're attending (or if you just want to check out some sweet Dragons Sealed), then it would benefit you to watch Sam Black navigate the process of assembling a great Limited deck!
Is there a more underrated competitive Magic skill than deck tuning? Sam Black shows you his process for card selection, data mining, and getting to know a deck inside out!
A Whip-based Reanimator deck would be too conventional for the brain of Sam Black. See the crazy alternate graveyard brew (complete with development notes!) before #SCGPORT!
Standard has been everywhere lately, and Sam Black is ready with a list to take down the latest metagame at #SCGPORT! But that's not all! He also tells you how to improve your Dragons of Tarkir Limited game!
The possibilities with morph in this format are becoming endless, and nobody is better at experimenting with new combinations of interesting deck dynamics than Sam Black. Today, he prepares you to turn cards face up for value at #SCGCLE.
Sam Black offers up his latest Standard technology for #SCGCLE! The format is trending towards Esper Dragons and red decks. How in the world do you beat both?