Whether it's on HBO shows, in fantasy novels, or this Standard format, one thing is certain: Dragons are never going away. Ross Merriam highlights the latest firebreathing brew from one of the game's most accomplished players!
As spoilers come out and brews come together, Ross Merriam wants to analyze the current format so that we know what kind of future this format has! But first, we need to look at its past. How would you grade Standard since Shadows over Innistrad hit the scene?
"I didn't even get to play Magic." How many times have you heard someone say this after losing a match? Mark Nestico talks about what it means to win, to lose, and the irrelevance of how much Magic you got to play.
Oona, Queen of the Fae means a broken Commander experience, right? Not necessarily! Levi Byrne helps a Dear Azami reader make the Faerie Wizard fun with the often-overlooked power of Eldrazi Processors!
Our last Standard season was loaded with greedy multicolor decks. This season has been much more tame. Until now. Ross Merriam has found a deck so ridiculously and beautifully greedy that...well...see for yourself.
#SCGDFW has shown us just how diverse this Modern format is at the moment! And if Mrs Mulligan is to be believed, there's even more fun and diverse decks lurking just beneath the surface! Check out the head-turning lists here!
Chris Lansdell may be a brewer, but there are a few things about this Shadows over Innistrad lore that trouble him! Whether it's the new Standard structure, the thin plot threads, or the merging of too many Magic worlds, Chris has a little something to say about it!
Erik Tiernan's girlfriend needed some Commander help! She knew what kind of Magic she enjoyed, she knew what she wanted to get out of her games, but she didn't have the means to get there. See the excellent list that Erik gifted her! Ever helped a friend or partner get their Commander game on?
#SCGDFW's Standard Classic will have a lot of decks pulled straight from an evolved Standard format. But it wasn't that long ago that a fresh ramp strategy totally blew away the metagame. Is it the right time to bring it back? Ross shares the tech!
This week, Ross Merriam and Michael Majors square off with some of the heavy hitters of Modern! It's a clash between the all-destroying fun of Bant Eldrazi and the gleeful yet grim Grixis Control ahead of the Dallas Modern Open!
Adrian Sullivan has been around long enough to understand tournament formats, or more importantly, the risks in selecting certain decks within them. He's taking two big cases on current Standard to guide you and your #SCGDFW Standard Classic ambitions!
Bennie Smith is a full-time Commander man now! A published Commander author, a great representative of the veteran Magic community, and now, his most dangerous role yet: a defender of the most controversial card in the format!
Mill players are beautiful. No matter what, they stick to their plan and take great joy in watching their confused opponents play along and grow the graveyard. Ross Merriam has found another of these rare magical creatures. How many will you spot at #SCGDFW?
A lot of big time control cards are no longer around in Standard. That means it's a lot tougher for control mages to get their game on. Luckily, Players' Champion Jim Davis has specifics on how you can control #SCGDFW's Standard Classic!
Innistrad is all about dead things and scary monsters, so why isn't anyone digging things out of the graveyard? Resident brewer Matt Higgs plays in the dirt so that you can enjoy your #SCGDFW Sunday Classic!
Commander master Sheldon Menery had a swing at Ezuri during a recent League, but he's interested in giving a new direction! See the cards he's most excited to sleeve up to make some progress on the Claw of Progress!
Jund will absolutely positively never go away. Ross Merriam is convinced that Jund is the cockroach of Magic decks; it'll be here forever long after other decks are gone, and it might be at the #SCGDFW Standard Classic!
Tom Ross has proven that although G/W Tokens is the biggest deck in the format, things are a lot more complicated than that. Michael Majors tweaks on a few builds that may be the difference in getting you to the top of #SCGDFW's Standard Classic!
There's an archetype that's pretty much way ahead of everything else in Modern: It's called whatever you want. Todd Stevens relishes this new era of Modern diversity, and he's talking his favorite #SCGDFW archetypes here!
Though there are tons of options for Modern this weekend at #SCGDFW, CVM has his eye on one archetype above all others! Chris weighs in on the format, and of course, the latest spoiler on everyone's mind: Emrakul, the Promised End!