Ramunap Red took five slots in the Top 8 of Pro Tour Hour of Devastation, and by Patrick Chapin's reckoning, it was underplayed?! What happened in Kyoto, and how will that shape Standard's future?
The news from Pro Tour Hour of Devastation is red-hot! What's up? What's down? What was a no-show in Kyoto...and how do the results of a recent Magic Online PTQ with ZERO mono-red decks point to Standard's future? What is going on here?!
An established Standard metagame presents a clear target. After Ramunap Red's resounding triumph at Pro Tour Hour of Devastation, Chris Lansdell is ready to take aim! Lifegain! Value! Ponies!
Adrian Sullivan recaps the top card choices for Temur Control in post-Hour of Devastation Standard and reveals his most recent list!
Bennie Smith is feeling legendary! Today he crafts a wonderful mono-white Commander list featuring Djeru, With Eyes Open at the helm before giving an update on his mono-green Standard deck!
Cryptolith Rite is poised to make a comeback in the new Standard! Ross Merriam highlights an intriguing Magic Online list that makes the most of seemingly innocuous cards like Blisterpod!
It's Standard VS! Ross Merriam pilots a Bant Spirits that made Top 32 in Cincinnati against Todd Anderson and Temur Tower!
Tom Ross won SCG Atlanta with a Built to Smash take on Mono-Red Aggro! Get his comprehensive sideboarding guide and two bonus Standard decklists!
Brad Nelson likes his lists green and midrange. So what led him to a crisis of deckbuilding faith? And is he really playing Mono-Red Aggro in Kyoto?
You had questions, and Emma has answers! In this free-ranging article, nothing is off-limits: not the future of the banned list, not techniques for fighting off impostor syndrome...not even yogurt.
Two words: Sphinx tribal. Two decks: Higgs brews. If you're ready to see one of SCG's top creative minds turn Standard into his playground, this is the article for you!
It may cost seven mana, but Todd Anderson is calling it now: God-Pharaoh's Gift will be all over Pro Tour Hour of Devastation! Todd Anderson shares the archetype's secrets!
What will be the most common Standard deck at Pro Tour Hour of Devastation? What won't make the Top 8? What will? Who will? Jim Davis calls his shots!
It's not an employment dispute at an English country home, but it is Standard VS! Will Todd Stevens triumph while wielding G/R Aggro against Tom "The Boss" Ross and Abzan Tokens?
The Pro Tour is about to collapse the Standard metagame into distinct tiers. Before it does, enjoy the pre-PT freedom...and get Ross Merriam's take on where the pros will go!
The token decks of Standard don't have to be linear! Ross Merriam showcases a successful online list that draws on both Hidden Stockpile and Fumigate!
Pro Tours are fun to watch, but for the competitive player, they also offer plenty of lessons for future events! Jadine Klomparens has your guide to the Standard rounds and how the metagame might shake out!
With hard-won expertise and more than a little of his signature dry humor, Shaun McLaren shares his essential steps to preparing for a tournament when you have no team to back you up!
It's a Todd mirror match on VS! Will Todd Anderson cast his way to an easy Standard win with U/R Prowess, or will Todd Stevens stifle his ambitions with Four-Color Control?
After the SCG Tour showed what was possible in Standard, GerryT is heading back to the brewing! How close is he to solving the metagame? Can he play "protect the queen" and ride one precious card to victory?