Not Ari! He says the set's impact on Standard is based on cards rather than themes like Merfolk or Pirates, and he's building the SCG Dallas decks to prove it!
Chas Andres finishes off his Ixalan Finance Review with a look at the last rares and mythics revealed, plus This Week's Trends!
New set, new setting: it's time for Ixalan's flavor review! Which debuting artist likely got his break because of a Dinosaur banner? Why are the coins anachronistic? And what creative choice has JDB genuinely furious?
Ixalan's full of tribal goodies for Merfolk, Pirates, Vampires, and Dinosaurs, but that's not exotic enough for Matt Higgs. He's brewing decks around Aetherborn, Jackals, and Artificers!
Gerry Thompson isn't liking Vampires' chances in Ixalan Standard, but he's ready to feast on the other three main tribes! Get his latest decklists for them, plus another that's remarkably...cryptic.
For a time, Tom Ross and Infect were practically synonymous, but the deck fell out of favor in Modern. Can a cheap cantrip and a new defensive spell put it back on the map?
Hurricane Irma might be keeping Brennan DeCandio from traveling to SCG Louisville, but that just means he has more time to scour the Ixalan previews! Get his takes on the set's mechanics and underrated cards!
Emma Handy's mind is on Ixalan, yet far from the shores of Standard! What will see play in Modern and Legacy? What's overrated? And when is a strictly worse version of a card still worth playing?
Chas Andres completes this week's trilogy of articles with Part 2 of his Ixalan Financial Review! Get his take on what's underrated in the set, what's overrated, and what's going on in the wider Magic world!
The quest for Ixalan's best Standard deck continues on VS! Todd Anderson wields Grixis Control against Brad Nelson and the combo power of Jeskai God-Pharaoh's Gift!
The GAM Podcast comes to SCG! Join GerryT and Bryan Gottlieb as they talk the latest Ixalan news and the rest of the Magic world!
Just as Draft evaluation requires finding hidden gold, it also involves avoiding the shiny yet worthless stuff. Ryan Saxe doesn't think everything is overrated, but these three cards sure are!
It's a change of pace as the Rosses explore Ixalan Standard! Tom "The Boss" Ross finds himself in the controlling role as he plays Four-Color Energy against Ross Merriam and R/B Aggro!
Flip cards are nothing new in Magic, but cards that flip into lands? Now that has Jim Davis's attention! Get his takes on Search for Azcanta // Azcanta, the Sunken Ruin and the rest!
Bennie Smith is hyped for Ixalan! What discoveries has he made for Commander? How much does he treasure Treasure? And is that a Standard deck?!
The rules change that will make planeswalkers legendary, replacing the old "planeswalker uniqueness rule," has given Adrian Sullivan lots to think about. Today, he speaks his mind.
The Ixalan legendary enchantments that turn into lands have Sam Black flipping out! You'd better believe he wants Legion's Landing for a Tokens deck, but what about Search for Azcanta?
Shaun McLaren is in rare form today! Come for the solid advice on Opt and many more cards in Modern. Stay for the many, many puns. Or because Vraska, Relic Seeker turned you to stone. Either works...
Chris Lansdell dreams of Treasure! And with not one but two alternate win conditions to brew with, no wonder he's smiling. But that's not all that's on his mind!
A series of remarkable reprints in Ixalan will reshape interaction in Standard! Jadine doesn't just go card-by-card, though; she has your essential framework for thinking about upgrades and downgrades!