Brewers are good friends with their bulk binders by nature, but this is the time of year when some of those cards grow wings and soar into big Standard roles! Which cards do you see getting better in 2017?
Patrick Chapin has spent a lot of time with various incarnations of Magic's most diabolical machinist, and he has two different versions of him to work with for new Standard! If you want brews and analysis, you know that The Innovator is the place to go!
Todd Anderson has had it with these formats. Enough is enough! Be wary of giving Todd the keys to your tournament Magic kingdom. He rules with an iron fist, and he's throwing cards out of contention left and right! Would you ban less cards than Todd? Surely you wouldn't ban even more...
Shaun McLaren doesn't want much. Really! After getting over his disappointment that he won't be getting a million Loonies and a pony for Christmas, he shares his wishes for Wizards of the Coast and Magic in 2017...and ways you can work toward making your own Magical wishes come true!
Chris Lansdell recently found a Bring to Light-Panharmonicon deck that's proved far from evanescent! Check out its journey from a shopkeeper's brew to a Lansdell Special!
There aren't many cards revealed yet for Aether Revolt, but several of them have caught Sam's eye! Get his thoughts on Yahenni's Expertise, Heart of Kiran, Tezzeret the Schemer, and several more potential stars of the next edition of Standard!
Let's face it: Between the Four-Color Rally decks earlier and the Emrakul decks now, Standard has seen better days. But complaining will get you nowhere, which is why Michael Majors has dissected what's going on in detail! So he asks you, dear reader, how do we fix not just this Standard but all the Standards to follow?
CVM had team duties to attend to last week, so he was behind on the Aether Revolt previews. No longer! The Beard has inspected the prospective all-stars for the future, and he's telling it like it is!
It's a clash between past and present Titans of Standard! U/G Madness was a dominant force from Odyssey Block, but how will it fare against current Standard heavyweight B/G Delirium? Tom "The Boss" Ross and Todd Anderson face off in this excellent exhibition match!
The previews may be trickling in slowly, but that just means The Innovator has tons of time to lock in multiple brews for each new Aether Revolt gift we're given! Whether you're a Modern mage or a Standard slinger these days, Patrick Chapin has plenty of sweet lists to get you started in 2017!
A longer Standard means that you can't just wait for a rotation to come help you with your tech! The Delirium crowd is on the downswing, but the innovation needed for a comeback is already underway! Ross Merriam has all the details!
Gruul kids unite! Mrs. Mulligan is bringing you holiday cheer in the form of a great red and green deck in every format you care to play during your December celebrations!
GerryT found his way into the #SCGPC early on in the year, and now he's going to have to shake the rust off! Is he the wildcard? Is he ever in a major event? He details his deck work on the big weekend here! Spoilers: He realizes the decklist deadline halfway through the article.
Smugger's Copter and sorcery-speed removal? That's all you need to know about Shaheen's thoughts on current Standard. See his holiday wishlist for new control cards for Aether Revolt's upcoming release!
Brad Nelson knows what it takes to win the Players' Championship! He also knows how hard it is to do! So what's he putting his competition on for each format? The #SCGPC previews roll on with Brad and his metagaming best guesses!
Michael Majors isn't in the #SCGPC field, but what if he were? He breaks down how he would see his opponents, how they might perceive him, and the lists he'd play in Standard, Modern, and Legacy! Get his insights into the preparation that goes into a small-field, high-stakes tournament!
Cap off 2016 on the SCG Tour with an #SCGPC Preview! Get to know all sixteen competitors in this handy viewing guide for the big weekend! Which competitor will you root for?
Can we please get more previews for Aether Revolt? The set name sounds awesome. The cards we've seen so far are awesome. And Matt Higgs is awesome. And he's here to talk new Magic.
Mike Sigrist is tired of waiting! He wants more Aether Revolt under his tree! But for now, he'll just have to analyze and brew the previews we have, and man, is he doing just that this week! Which of these new Standard builds has the energy to take over?
Sam Black rarely gets a few weeks off from Magic, but when he does, he wants to share with the community everything he can about his views on various formats! From the Magic pro lifestyle to Legacy to Cube and everything in between, Sam is opening up in this delightful read!