Sam Black details the prep he does for the Pro Tour, how the deck performed as we approach #SCGMKE's Classic, and of course, how he feels about the Platinum payout announcement and its eventual reversal.
Faeries has yet to become a major force in Modern despite Bitterblossom having been around for a while now. Can Sam Black make the archetype work with Red instead before #SCGINVI?
White has positioned itself far above its color competitors in the first week of the new Standard format. Sam Black analyzes the tilted color balance of the format he expects to see at #SCGINVI this weekend in Columbus.
Sam Black takes a break from the Constructed seriousness to enjoy some good old fashioned Cube drafting! See him wrestle with the Legacy Cube in his latest video!
Sam Black knows we've established the format's major players for #SCGBALT elsewhere. He wants to investigate the cards that are lurking just below the surface that have a great chance to break out!
Years ago, Sam Black turned the Legacy landscape on its head with a rare occurrence: a completely rogue Eternal deck that succeeded marvelously! Sam goes back to the archetype he put together to see how his undead friends are holding up!
There's more than one way to battle with Vampires, and Sam Black has traditionally built decks his own way. What does he have planned for the tribe that's brought him success in the past? See just how deep you can go here!
Seasons Past hasn't received enough attention according to Sam Black. Today, he tells you why sleeping on this card is a mistake and why it's the kind of sleeper mythic just begging to be broken!
Dedicated control mages are always clamoring for a way to exercise their craft in Modern, where death comes swiftly. Sam Black's latest idea is as traditional as they come! Is U/W Control just waiting to strike again?
Legacy lovers unite! Sam Black is one of the brightest minds in the game, and he wants to flex his Eternal Magic muscles for you in his latest Legacy video!
Lots of players are studying the impact Shadows Over Innistrad will have on Standard, but don't forget that we're probably looking at a brand new Modern format once the new set hits. Sam Black does some spoiler studies!
Legacy remains the format the traditional Eldrazi decks are most likely to stick around in. Sam Black is curious to see how well this deck performs in the Magic Online metagame!
Sam Black decided against playing Eldrazi at the Grand Prix last weekend! Find out why it's important to not always play the "best" deck and what can happen when a robot version of yourself is also entered into the tournament...
Now on Select! Sam Black seldom writes mailbag articles, but he's received some interesting questions lately. He opens up and discusses important topics on gender, Magic development, and Pro Tour culture.
Sam Black wants to see for himself just how powerful the U/W Eldrazi deck can be. He puts together one of the most dangerous decks in the format for his latest video!
Sam Black learned a lot about Standard this past weekend. Standard is still pretty wide open, with G/W Hardened Scales and Grixis Dragons performing very well. Where is this format going? Sam Black guides you!
Sam Black isn't one for writing mailbag articles, but he's received some very interesting questions lately. Today he opens up and discusses important topics on gender, Magic development, and Pro Tour culture.
Sam Black takes a list provided by a recent Classic opponent through a Magic Online League! If it was good enough for last week's Classic, will it be good enough for this weekend's at #SCGPHILLY?
Sam Black is going over the top in his latest Standard effort! The mana is good. The spells are powerful. What's not to love for the #SCGLOU Standard Classic on Sunday? Sam makes his case!
Sam Black is a foremost analyst of Magic formats, and with all the Modern drama, Standard has been left a little behind. Get up to speed on the inner workings and trajectory of Standard for the #SCGLOU Standard Classic!