Monday, September 20th - Stephen unveils a new deck - Snake City Vault!
Tuesday, September 14th - Stephen designs a foil deck to keep Jace/Time Vault in check, and runs you through a game to show you how to beat Jace down!
Monday, September 6th - Vintage is healthier than ever, and yet Stephen wants Gush, Frantic Search, and Burning Wish to be unrestricted. Why?
Monday, August 30th - Vintage maestro Stephen Menendian presents the pros and cons of Workshop decks, and highlights his Vintage Championship performance.
Monday, August 23rd - At a prelim tournament before the Vintage Championships at GenCon, Stephen Menendian played Tezzeret Control to a fine finish. He explains his workings today.
Monday, August 16th - At GenCon, Stephen Menendian rocked an exciting CounterTop Emrakul list in the Legacy Championship. Today, he takes us through his tournament performance in time for the StarCityGames.com Legacy Open in Denver.
Monday, August 9th - With Vintage in the spotlight thanks to last weekendâ€™s Vintage Champs at GenCon, Stephen Menendian brings us the latest article in his excellent Vintage Market Report series. He examines recent results from around the world, provides metagame predictions, shares financial tips and decklists, and more!
Monday, August 2nd - Stephen Menendian and his team prepared well for Grand Prix: Columbus. Their weapon of choice? Lands. Today, Stephen takes us through his tournament experience, and explains why he believes that Lands was a fine contender for the perceived metagame going inâ€¦ [Editor's Note - Patrick Chapin will be appearing on Friday!]
Monday, July 26th - Grand Prix: Columbus is almost upon us, and the Legacy faithful are ready! Today, Stephen Menendian looks at a matchup thatâ€™s sure to be numerous in Columbus: Reanimator versus CounterTop Thopter. If youâ€™re planning on piloting either of these decks, this is the article for you!
Monday, July 19th - Grand Prix: Columbus is fast approaching, and Legacy fans across the world are deep into their preparation. Today, Stephen Menendian tests a pair of Tribal decks that are sure to appear in force at the upcoming event: Goblins and Merfolk!
Monday, July 12th - While M10 sold in record Core Set numbers, it added very little to Vintage. M11, however, is a different story. Today, Stephen Menendian scours the set for the cards thatâ€™ll have an impact on Magicâ€™s most powerful format. He also brings us his latest Complete Vintage Checklist![Editorâ€™s Note: Patrick Chapin will be here later in the week!]
Tuesday, July 6th - Earlier this year, Stephen Menendian presented the Complete Guide to Legacy. Today, he both updates this epic tome and presents exhaustive statistical analysis regarding his thoughts on the upcoming Legacy Grand Prix in Columbus! He also wades into the Mystical Tutor debateâ€¦
Monday, June 28th - Stephen Menendian believes that MUD is in a perfect position in the current Vintage metagame. Today, he talks us through his continuing thoughts on the strategy, and shares some key decisions and plays from a recent Vintage tournament in which he powered to victory!
Monday, June 21st - Legacy has undergone a subtle change this past weekend, with the bannings and unrestrictions from the Powers That Be. Just how will the removal of Mystical Tutor affect the metagame? Even though it doesnâ€™t kick in until July, will the news impact on this weekendâ€™s StarCityGames.com Legacy Open in St. Louis? Stephen shares his initial thoughtsâ€¦
Tuesday, June 15th - MUD, or Mono Brown, has been a Vintage staple for a fair few years. However, while a number of the strategyâ€™s core cards are the same, there is a surprising variety between the separate builds. Today, Stephen Menendian presents a comprehensive look at one of the more aggressive options in Magicâ€™s Broken Format.
Tuesday, June 8th - Each June for the last three years, the DCI has made huge changes to the Vintage format by altering the Banned and Restricted list. Today, Stephen Menendian makes the case for unrestriction for five cards, each of which he believes will only add to the fun that is Magicâ€™s most broken format. Do you agree with his choices?
Monday, May 31st - In this reflective article, Stephen Menendian examines the future of our great game, and considers the average age of a Magic player in particular. While the current push is towards Player Recruitment, is that the best way to ensure Magicâ€™s long-term success?
Monday, May 24th - Stephen Menendian has been to the future. Specifically, heâ€™s flashed forward to the final Legacy match of Grand Prix: Columbus 2010! In an excellent and fun article, Stephen presents a play-by-play recap of the Legacy final, which promises thrills and spills galore! [Editor's Note - Patrick Chapin's article will be here later this week!]
Monday, May 17th - The current Legacy metagame is brimming with playable options, as befits a format with an explosive card pool. Of course, there are some decks that rise to the topâ€¦ One such deck is Lands, an uncommon strategy based around the most simple of resources. Stephen Menendian analyzes whatâ€™s needed to master the archetype.
Tuesday, May 11th - Stephen Menendian brings us an extensive examination of the Grand Prix: Madrid Legacy metagame, including statistical breakdowns of all the top performing archetypes. This exhaustive article also includes the top 64 decklists, unmissable if youâ€™re after a Legacy deck for your next tournament!