Ari Lax is hoping for a new, less broken era of Standard with Ixalan's arrival! Get the Pro Tour champion's insight into the new set's emerging trends and what he hopes to see in the final week of previews!
The names may be the same, but post-rotation Standard means major adjustments on VS! Will Tom "The Boss" Ross come out on top with Ramunap Red, or will Todd Anderson win with the now-Gideonless Mardu Vehicles?
Is Ripjaw Raptor the next Courser of Kruphix or Tireless Tracker? Gerry Thompson is ready to find out! See his Dinosaur-themed decks, from straightforward Temur Energy ports to the wild Dino Reanimator!
Brad Nelson offers a Mono-White Eldrazi sideboarding guide for those looking to take it to their country's Nationals before giving his insight into the key cards of Ixalan!
What did you think of Rowdy Crew when you first saw it? Did it seem unreliable? Unplayable? Tom "The Boss" Ross is here to tell you why it just might be the best card in Ixalan!
Ixalan has plenty of promising cards for the control player...and several soon-to-be annoyances or worse! Shaheen Soorani has your breakdown of the assets and liabilities he's seen so far.
Collins Mullen had his professional Magic breakthrough this past weekend at Grand Prix Washington DC! He's here to share the secrets of his Standard G/W Ramp deck with anyone competing this weekend!
A new Standard may be coming, but the old one is still relevant for the SCG Louisville Standard Classic! Matt Higgs shares his prizewinning Esper Tezzeret brew and how it could transform with the rotation!
Todd Anderson is watching Ixalan very carefully! This week he's discussing what the Pirates deck needs to be competitive, the flip side of having Opt and Spell Pierce in Standard, and how he sees the new Jace!
What happens when Jim Davis mixes Magic and fantasy football? Only one of the most important articles you'll read this Standard rotation! Make sure you have these formerly second-string cards before their stock soars!
Matt Severa cut Gideon from his maindeck last weekend and got a trophy and a lot of money for his trouble! Read about why the sacred cow had to go, why he thinks the archetype might be doomed, and how he won his astounding fourth GP in two years!
In Standard's last big hurrah, Peter Ingram made Day 2 of Grand Prix Washington DC with Mono-White Eldrazi! While that deck won't survive the Standard rotation, he's here to share what decks just might!
Sam Black is uncommonly enthusiastic about the setting of Ixalan! As for its tribal themes, the jury's still out, but that won't stop him from trying to build a sweet Primal Amulet deck and many more!
Goodbye Eldrazi, and hello Dinosaurs! Conley Woods is ready to brew in this brand-new Standard, but first, he has to see what might survive the rotation. Then, there will be Land Death!
Post-Labor Day blues have you groggy? Patrick Chapin's here to perk you up with some Ixalan-inspired Pirate brews! Come for the decklists, stay for the puns...
Look out, Magic finance! Shaun McLaren is putting on his numbered jacket and power tie and stepping into the pit for Ixalan previews. What's a sell? What's a buy? And why is there a poem in the middle?!
Rotation doesn't mean that every Standard deck will die! New cards are exciting, but don't forget to test against the current metagame! Chris Lansdell takes a look at the archetypes that may hold on for months to come!
With Pro Tour Ixalan already on the horizon, Ari Lax is on a quest for the latest in cardboard treasure! Already he's found his share of gems, and he's ready to share them with you!
Somewhere between the Pirates and the Dinosaurs, Tom Ross got excited for Ixalan! Today he focuses on the single cards he's seen with the power to shape the new Standard!
Temur is not the end all be all story of Grand Prix Washington DC! Adrian Sullivan has a host of strategies that can take down the Bristling Hydra and all his friends, too! Good luck at the GP everyone!