While Todd played the same deck that won #SCGCHI, G/R Devotion isn't very fun to play - and the likelihood that the format will evolve for #SCGRICH and beyond is very high. Check out what he's considering for this weekend and give it a try yourself!
For today's Versus Video, Todd and BBD battle Modern as they test out some of the format's more powerful new decks. Check them out in time for the $5K Premier IQ at #SCGRICH this weekend!
Modern is a format constantly in transition, but one thing it always has is a set of core rules describing what the format is about. Todd looks at this week's Banned List announcement with a critical eye for recent developments in the Modern metagame.
Todd and BBD battle Magic Origins Standard, testing for #SCGCHI this weekend to see who is most devoted to winning: Todd and his B/G Devotion deck, or BBD and Mono-White Devotion?
In today's Versus Video, Brad and Todd begin testing out Magic Origins Standard by throwing a new problem at the previous format's old solution. Abzan Control is great at keeping creatures off the board, but what does it do against a grip full of burn spells?
Todd has no problem taking a first pass at a new archetype, knowing that whatever he's building is probably awful and might even get him laughed at. Bad decks give way to better ones, and building a great deck means building some bad ones first.
While we all wait for Magic Origins to make its way to Magic Online, Todd takes the opportunity to test out a few tweaks to Patrick Chapin's Grixis Control deck from Grand Prix Charlotte.
In today's Versus Video, Todd Anderson and Tom "The Boss" Ross get to work on Magic Origins Standard by testing out Jeskai Tokens against a new Naya Ramp build!
It's time to battle Standard with Magic Origins, and both Todd Anderson and Brad Nelson have updated their weapons of choice with the new set's cards and are ready to face off!
Magic Origins is promising to have a huge impact in the upcoming Standard format, especially its plethora of Planeswalkers. Todd looks at some of his favorite cards from the set and examines how he thinks they will impact the format.
Todd and BBD begin battling with Magic Origins, showcasing the power of a few new cards as they update key archetypes from the last Standard format in search of the new best deck!
With only middling results playing Jeskai Aggro at Grand Prix Providence, Todd updates the deck to take a more midrange stance and tests it out as he prepares for the main event at #SCGBALT!
Todd and BBD test out Standard decks they'd like to jam against the format boogeyman, G/R Devotion. They know they can stand up to the format's top deck - but how do they do against some of the rest of the format? They find out by battling head-to-head!
With a big weekend ahead of us for Standard, Brad and Todd battle with two decks that are both well-positioned to handle G/R Devotion to see how well they can handle each other.
In search of a few clutch Pro Points at Grand Prix Providence, Todd has been honing his weapon of choice - Bant Heroic - building in more power and finding the right sideboard plans to earn him the wins he needs.
Heroic decks are always floating around the Standard metagame, usually without very much attention paid to them. Todd takes W/U Heroic out for a spin in preparation for Grand Prix Providence!
After so many weeks of grinding for huge events, Todd and Tom Ross want to check out some of the quirkier and more fun sides of Standard in today's Versus Video!
With Grand Prix Charlotte this weekend and some lessons learned about the Modern metagame from the Season Two Invitational, Brad and Todd battle to get ahead of shifts in the top decks!
While Grixis it the "hot" color combination for Twin decks these days, Todd has had a lot of success with Temur Twin - and he shares the format fundamentals that are behind both his build and his wins.
Todd and BBD battle it out in Modern with two of the most important decks in the format as we get ready for Grand Prix Charlotte, good old-fashioned Jund and the format's latest combo craziness, Amulet Bloom!