Magic Origins has quietly shaken up the settled Modern metagame, so Todd Anderson and Tom "The Boss" Ross explore some of the format's new vistas to prepare for Modern's return to the Open Series this weekend at #SCGCIN!
Tom "The Boss" Ross has had a long string of great finishes at the Invitational, and he came prepared to Infect his opponents this past weekend at the Season Three Invitational in Somerset. But not everything went as planned...
With the StarCityGames Open returning to the Modern format this weekend in Cincinnati, BBD and Tom Ross playtest some of the format's more intriguing decks by exploring the Merfolk versus Grixis Control matchup!
Brad and Tom prepare for the Season Three Invitational by testing one of Standard's most pivotal matchups, current "Best Deck" Abzan Aggro and its critical predator, Bant Heroic.
Standard is a hard nut to crack these days because it keeps changing every time you think you've got it pinned down, but The Boss has some top choices to bring to the Season Three Invitational and take home another trophy!
Tom "The Boss" Ross has been playing Heroic in one form or another for most of the season, and he's well-prepared to stay on top of Standard's ever-shifting metagame. Catch his updates to the Bant Heroic archetype as well as his sideboarding advice to win each matchup!
With the Standard Open returning to Charlotte this weekend, we're also returning to the Modern format which has been shifting wildly during this PPTQ season. Todd and The Boss, Tom Ross, explore some of Modern's more unusual decks in today's Versus Video.
Recent shifts in the metagame have favored recursive morph creatures and powerful death triggers, and if you want to stop their shenanigans you're going to have to exile them from the game entirely.
BBD and "The Boss," Tom Ross, pick up one of Standard's most important matchups to see how it plays out in time for #GPLondon this weekend - which deck is favored when you pit U/R Thopters against G/W Aggro, and why?
Join Brad Nelson and Tom "The Boss" Ross as they battle Legacy to prepare for #SCGDC this weekend! The Boss has his trusty Infect deck, while Brad is giving the powerful 4-Color Delver deck a try for the first time!
Standard has shifted to a new, more aggressively-minded format after #PTOrigins, but Bant Heroic has what it takes to keep up. Check it out as Tom "The Boss" Ross updates the deck for Grand Prix San Diego and beyond!
Abzan Rally has thrown all of Standard for a loop and The Boss, Tom Ross, has his answers for how best to address it in time for #SCGRegionals this weekend.
In today's Versus Video, Todd Anderson and Tom "The Boss" Ross battle with a very different pair of blue-white decks: Thopter Control and Heroic Aggro. Which will come out on top?
Being on the play is great, everyone knows that, but to win an event you'll have to win a lot of games on the draw. Just by losing a die roll, you'll have to break serve at least once to win the match... and Tom "The Boss" Ross examines what you can focus on to do that more often.
Brad Nelson and Tom "The Boss" Ross battle Standard in today's Versus Video, testing out Tom's Tutelage Control deck against Brad's tried-and-true G/R Devotion as they prepare for #SCGHI!
Nobody these days knows how to lift a trophy with a red deck quite like Tom "The Boss" Ross, and he looks at all of the color's gains in Magic Origins to prepare to hoist that trophy at #SCGCHI as well.
8-Rack is an often-underestimated deck archetype in Modern, and those are exactly the sorts of decks Tom "The Boss" Ross likes to pick up and beat you with. Check out his thoughts on the archetype and how it fits into the format and give it a try yourself!
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!
Jace, Telepath Unbound is an intriguing planeswalker - his ultimate is either a do-nothing or a game-winner, and his -3 ability sounds like Snapcaster Mage's but is very different. The Boss puts Jace through his paces in a variety of decks.
With enough of Magic Origins spoiled to get a good feel for what the set might have to offer us in Standard, BBD and Tom "The Boss" Ross start testing out post-Origins Standard in today's Versus Video!