Reviews for the big Beast mythic that was just previewed are all over the place! If anyone can get mileage out of strange cards, it's Sam Black! He talks Guilds of Ravnica Standard here!
Even without the full set, we can plainly see that graveyards are a big deal! The keywords have spoken, and Sam is listening! Keep your eye on these cards in new Standard!
One of the world's foremost deckbuilders has his first taste of Guilds of Ravnica! Is this closer to Firesong and Sunspeaker? Or is it the next Nexus of Fate? Sam weighs in!
Lots of brewers get lost in the wrong details, and Sam Black empathizes! One of the most prolific deckbuilders around explains how to tell when your deck idea needs to be dropped for its own good!
When Sam Black puts the brews away to play the de facto best deck, you know it's for real! What would Sam play if the PT were tomorrow? Why is R/B still so good? Where is Standard going? Can Bant Nexus last?
Sam has been hard at work investigating a rogue strategy that's growing out of control! Get the detailed insights on the Standard deck you should 100% be testing right now!
This metagame is increasingly hostile toward Sam's favorite deck, but he's still working on the archetype for SCG Indy! How can this tenured strategy stay alive? With Surgical precision...
Sam makes a pretty good case for keeping Ancient Stirrings in Modern! Read his thoughts on the matter and let your voice be heard at the end! Is SCG Philadelphia Modern better with this card legal?
No matter which format you're playing on behalf of your SCG Worcester team this weekend, Sam Black has a two decks for you! One for the fun, one for the profits!
Years ago, Sam Black found a brand new angle of attack and took Legacy over! Sadly, Deathrite Shaman knocked this strategy completely out of the format. But now it's back from the dead in more ways than one!
Sam Black is one of the best boneyard builders in the business! Get his newest brews in trying to exploit the Zombies, Dragons, and legends from new Standard!
What is the difference between strategic and tactical thinking? And how does it help you win more? If you've ever found yourself trying too hard to make a fancy play, this article is especially for you!
Sam Black puts on his dreamer glasses and imagines he's The King of Magic! If you had all control over the game, what would you do? Sam makes his case!
Want a shot at one of the most unique trophies in the game? Sam Black preps you for No Banned List Modern at SCG CON in this handy guide!
Sam Black picked up the hot Lands deck recently and he's very convinced of its power! Get his perspective on how the deck plays, mulligans, and wins before SCG CON!
R/B dominated last weekend, but it's also the color of removal. What happens when you don't have any targets for them? Sam Black thinks outside the box!
Sam Black is feeling the love! Today he shares his happiness about everything from Skittering Surveyor's flavor text to No Banned List Modern at SCG CON!
What if you could crush the creature decks AND Teferi at SCG Baltimore? Sam Black is working on the rogue decks for just the job!
Sam Black used to be a Dominaria doubter, but the Sagas have turned his view around! Today he explores their possibilities with several Modern brews and a bonus Standard list ahead of SCG Atlanta! History of Benalia? He has your list. Rite of Belzenlok? You know it! Song of Freyalise? Play it, Sam!
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.