You're getting twice the formats this week! Grand Prix Memphis is the big topic and the Standard that goes with it, but there's a lot of Modern to be discussed as well! And these guys are the best at doing so!
This Standard isn't just defined by the powerful spells; it's defined by the answers to them and the lands that cast them! Get the jump on the competition with Owen's words of wisdom!
We've got a deck emerging near the top of Standard! Todd Stevens may hang his hat on Modern, but he's in love with this deck! He answers all your questions about how to pilot and sideboard with it here!
Brad Nelson is nothing if not ambitious! Today he unleashes his comprehensive Standard metagame analysis ahead of Grand Prix Memphis. What does he think people will play in Tennessee...and what should they be playing instead?
Todd still hasn't found the perfect Standard deck for himself, but he knows that he's not seeing enough of these cards! These are seriously great cardboard, and the Magic world should be seeing way more of them!
Standard may not just be passable; it may be great! The decks just keep going up the mana curve, and Patrick Chapin wants to take a deep dive into the God-Pharaohs and Elder Dinos!
When it comes to different format approaches, Sam Black has spent more time approaching new approaches than just about anyone! That's why he's got a lot of different Approach decks that you should approach testing for your next Standard event!
There's more than one way to abuse the most powered up wings in Standard! Give them a flock to fly with! Ross Merriam tries out a deck he's sure has some Favorable matchups!
Jadine Klomparens was all set to give up on Winding Constrictor in Standard, but a last-chance League changed her mind. Turns out Miley Cyrus was half-right: it's all about what's on the other side of Hadana's Climb.
It's a matchup of the bold and the beardiful this week on VS! For Standard, Ross Merriam has borrowed a G/R Aggro decklist from Brennan DeCandio. Can it withstand Brad Nelson's Sultai Midrange build?
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax has tested enough and he's ready to rule! This Standard is healthy, but it's also exploitable. He has an excellent guide that sums up his testing work perfectly for your upcoming IQs and the SCG Worcester Classic!
The most prestigious rogue group in Standard continues to exist after all the bans! The puppet masters never stray from their mastery over one of Standard's most constantly fascinating strategies! Here's the latest version!
Here's one we haven't seen yet! Ross Merriam gives the rogues headed for SCG Indy's Standard Classic something to talk about! Can this deck make it in the big leagues?
GerryT kicks off his new column with plenty of decklists and attitude to spare! What does he like and not like among the latest Magic Online Standard lists? How broken is Pauper? And why does he think Legacy looks fun again?
Are you battling with Sultai at the Standard Classic in Indianapolis this weekend? Brad Nelson doesn't want you going in without his expertise! He's got it all here for the taking!
Don't just jam all the Dinosaurs you can find into a deck! Show some finesse! Ross Merriam shows a decklist that has done just that for this weekend's SCG Indy Standard Classic!
Modern has been hiding Standard for a few weeks now, but Ari is on the case! Is it still as healthy as it was weeks ago? And what are the best decks to be playing? Catch up on everything you've missed here!
If you're holding out for a hero in the new Standard, Brad Nelson might have found it! Today he shares his post-banning metagame exploration, ending at an archetype with no Hazorets or Scarab Gods in sight! Try it at the SCG Indianapolis Standard Classic!
A surprise challenger appears on VS! Jim Davis guest stars as he brings his signature W/U Auras Standard deck to battle against Todd Anderson and Mono-Red Aggro!
B/G/X Midrange brims with promise (make that an Hour of Promise!) in Standard, but what's the best way to build it? Sam Black applies his cluster technique to explore the possibilities of Dinosaurs, token strategies, and more!