Ari Lax has seen the next evolution of control in Modern, and he's eager to try it out! Watch him pilot Jeskai Tempo through three rounds on Magic Online!
What makes a deck work? Emma Handy breaks down the concept of cohesive deckbuilding, the differences between "good stuff" decks and synergy-driven machines, and much more!
We've all faced the temptation of a build-around card Pack 1, Pick 1 of a draft. But what makes a build-around card worth the risk? Ryan Saxe has your guide to the good, the bad, and the crazy!
Jeremy Noell has the promos for Ixalan, as well as the strange new ways that previews will be shown! Treasure hunt, anyone?
For many Grand Prix Washington DC attendees, it's all about the main event! Cedric Phillips has the dates, the times, the prizes to be won, and much more on today's Countdown Blog!
Standard is changing week by week in paper and day by day on Magic Online! Will the Jeskai God-Pharaoh's Gift deck Ross Merriam highlights today peak at just the right time for Grand Prix Washington DC?
What is the single most important quality for brewing in Magic! Chris Lansdell suggests it can be summed up in two simple words: "Be open." But open to what? He explains all!
The four remaining Amonkhet Gods had to wait a week, but they hadn't been forgotten on Commander VS! Who will win this gruesome, gleefully Grixis pod?
A Grand Prix is what you make of it, and Grand Prix Washington DC will be no exception! Learn about the Main Event, Infinite Challenge, and Ultimate Commander registration options you can use to craft your perfect Magical weekend!
Somewhere between Eldritch Evolution, Allosaurus Rider, and Nahiri, the Harbinger, Shaun McLaren's latest Modern build turned into a pile of goofy fun! Watch him go for the combo kill on Magic Online!
Switching colors mid-draft can be dangerous, but sometimes the risk is worth the reward! Ryan Saxe has the not-so-secret formula for figuring out when to speculate on a seemingly powerful card.
It's a flavorful double feature from JDB! He shares his favorite Commander 2017 cards ahead of its Friday release before revealing the unique art experiences you can enjoy on a small budget!
Grand Prix Washington DC will be here before you know it! Cedric Phillips kicks off the Countdown Blog with his essential event overview, including the format, time, place, and Guest of Honor!
If you want your Death's Shadow deck to fight through the hate, you have to change it! SCG Invitational Champion Dylan Donegan has just the way to do it, though be warned: It may involve some serious token bias...
For months, W/R decks in Standard have been dismissed as "worse versions of Mardu Vehicles." As Grand Prix Washington DC looms, Ross Merriam picks up a 5-0 Magic Online deck that has him wondering if that's truly the case!
Mairsil, the Pretender is bursting with flavor...and Necrotic Ooze-like potential that got Bennie Smith's mind racing! Be warned: we're gonna need a bigger cage for this Commander brew!
Two control decks are making waves in Modern right now, and they both fight along a similar axis...but which one is better? When you want to know about control decks, you go to one man: Shaheen Soorani!
How we've missed you, Mantis Rider! Ross Merriam knew someone would bring you back! If you're a fan of Modern brews (or just large, fast insects-- we're not judging), Ross pilots the Lightning Bolt that keeps on giving!
Brennan DeCandio is all about this Standard deck! You can keep your red aggro decks and your Zombies; Brennan is all about this archetype! Learn to play it properly for the upcoming Grand Prix Washington DC weekend!
Chris Lansdell sees Grand Prix Washington DC on the horizon and a healthy Standard! That means one thing: We must brew! Lansdell takes a few cards that have seen some decent play to the next level here!