No aggressive tribal deck is complete without a suite of quality one-drops. Jim Davis sings their praises as he examines what the offerings in Rivals of Ixalan might unlock!
We've been looking at previews for a while now, but nobody truly gets this mechanic yet! How does ascend end up actually, you know, working? Emma Handy has our blessing for tackling the city's blessing for one and all!
There are sets that are good for Commander, and then there are sets that are great for it! Rivals of Ixalan is one of the latter! So which cards are fueling the fun? And could this be the best Commander set of all-time?
Get a head start on Rivals of Ixalan Draft with Ryan Saxe's Drafting Digest! Early in a format, he often likes to take rares early to test them out. Will that hold true today?
Jace gets his memories back, and Rivals of Ixalan reviews!
It is now time to put away the Standard and Modern cards for a more old school approach! Get your double-sleeves out, because it's Legacy's turn!
There's no other way to put it: This card will do some messed up stuff. The homage to a card still messing with Modern is dubious, and Ben Friedman wants to explain exactly why this is a dangerous, dangerous spell!
Anyone remember when you couldn't play control? Seems like a while ago now because these days you can do it however you want! Ross Merriam spotlights the latest Approach here!
Need a moment to break from the tournament hype today? JDB is always there to lend academic expertise on Magic's deep history! This week, he's talking something very basic...and yet not at all! Put your waders on...
Alright, alright. Standard is out of the way, so let's move on to Modern! Brad and Todd sleeve up Magic's hottest format to go at it again here!
Adventure in Ixalan, and the fate of Orazca lies in your hands!
Rivals of Ixalan is a known quantity on paper, but that's never the full story! If you want to get some excellent advanced thinking on the cards that will make it and why, use Jadine Klomparens as the perfect teacher!
We now have enough Pirates that we can go a few different ways, and Pete Ingram has them all (treasure) mapped out! Check in with him here if you're looking for ships to captain in new Standard!
Ryan Saxe is excited to get his hands on drafting packs at the Prerelease! Check out his early impressions of Magic's newest set and its Limited format here!
A recap of this weekend’s tournaments, and a top streamer makes it to the Pro Tour!
The VS Series returns on Select! Join Todd Anderson and Brad Nelson for some Standard testing! Which Energy list will reign supreme?
The multitudinous Merfolk of Rivals of Ixalan have Collins Mullen brewing up a storm! Get his takes on specific high-profile cards and check out his decklists for Standard and Modern dominance at SCG Dallas!
Which Rivals of Ixalan cards are going to make the largest impact at your Commander tables? There are plenty to choose from, and Mark Nestico is ready to guide you to 100-card victory!
Chandra costs four mana and has four abilities. Yeah, that's inevitably good enough for Modern! Until Jace is allowed in this parts, Chandra runs the show. Ross Merriam has a deck that shows why!
Brennan DeCandio wants to believe Rivals of Ixalan will save Standard from Energy's stranglehold! Today he uses the previews he's seen to craft new versions of Merfolk, Pirates, and more!