Cabal Stronghold may be great without being totally broken. But which is it? Sam Black does the math and the work behind potential payoffs and brews up the decks that will want it for SCG Atlanta.
Wow. And we thought we'd seen all the brews for Dominaria! Sam Black is going in a ton of directions, and none of them have gotten their proper respect yet! Get your hands on all of them here!
Sam Black is really intrigued by two of the strangest spells we've seen yet! Dominaria is on its way, and Sam has tons of decks to get you going in new Standard!
There is a lot of joy about the prospect of the Brawl format! Sam Black, a secret lover of all casual Magic, has already brewed up a lot of decks! He can't wait to build more once Dominaria hits!
If you're in the Modern seat for SCG Cincinnati, the Top 8 from Grand Prix Phoenix must look overwhelmingly diverse! Luckily for us, Sam Black is here to break down the eight archetypes' strengths and weaknesses!
Sam Black nearly won himself a Magic tournament this past weekend, and that has him thinking: how insane is this Mox Amber card? The mastermind puts a few brews together to exploit the explosive power of the newest Mox!
With Jund gaining stock, Sam Black is looking for a new path through SCG Dallas Modern! We're used to Sam doing new and strange things, but this time he's outdone himself! Learn the deckbuilding process of one of the best!
With a solid 11-4 finish at Grand Prix Memphis, Sam Black sees plenty to like about the Mono-White Ascend deck he piloted! Get the inside scoop on this intriguing new archetype!
When it comes to different format approaches, Sam Black has spent more time approaching new approaches than just about anyone! That's why he's got a lot of different Approach decks that you should approach testing for your next Standard event!
Many of SCGCON's attendees will have the goal of conquering the most degenerate format of them all! So how do they do it? Sam Black gets you started on the road to running over your opponents in some crazy fast games of Magic!
B/G/X Midrange brims with promise (make that an Hour of Promise!) in Standard, but what's the best way to build it? Sam Black applies his cluster technique to explore the possibilities of Dinosaurs, token strategies, and more!
Sam Black was one of the most famous champions of the Lantern deck as it gained momentum! But now that it has won a Pro Tour, he knows there are many looking to gain an edge against it! Today he tells you what cards Lantern players fear most!
The Standard metagame seems pretty diverse so far, but Sam Black wants to go even further! If you're not (somehow) into the dozen and change decks that are showing up, Sam is here to dig deeper for SCG Philly!
You may not get a better look at the new metgame than this. Sam Black goes levels deep, gives you his process, and ultimately, settles on the decks he'd start with! The Pro Tour is Modern, so he's not holding anything back!
Looking for different ways to use and abuse Vampires and Pirates? Sam Black can always be counted upon to go for the cool, new angle in deckbuilding! Join him for an unorthadox look at these Rivals of Ixalan tribes!
When you want a card that people are sleeping on to get all kinds of busted up, you go to world class deckbuilder Sam Black! The man enjoys sacrificing creatures and comboing, so it's only natural we go to him for this Rivals of Ixalan haymaker!
Sometimes a small piece of advice is all you need to take your Modern game to the next level. Sam Black shares choice tidbits on Lantern, Burn, Affinity, and more ahead of SCG Columbus!
"Practice makes perfect." "No, perfect practice makes perfect." Sam Black brings up the platitudes only to sweep them away as he gives you no-nonsense playtesting advice!
Sam Black finished with 36 points at Grand Prix Oklahoma City, but that still left him on the outside of a big mana-dominated Top 8. What lessons has he learned...and why does he feel they're so contradictory?
Sam Black went a perfect 8-0 in the Modern portion of the SCG Season Two Invitational with Whir Lantern! Today he gives all the details you need to wield the deck at Grand Prix Oklahoma City!