Throughout 2018, Modern shifted around! So much so that the rules of engagement for the format are now largely different than before! Are you suddenly not winning much Modern? Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax probably knows why!
It's been a long few days since the WotC announcement and now! We're overdue for some Chas Andres analysis! Get his reaction and reasoning behind his view on all the major Magic markets here!
GerryT's made some mighty big predictions! But even he isn't sure about his biggest question for the Invitational Weekend: will he even play? Read on to learn why he might not be in the field ... and the decks he has prepared, just in case!
Join a host of SCG writers for their sincere recommendations about two different formats at SCG CON! Modern and Standard are almost equally important for the weekend, so let's dive in with the experts!
Infect hasn't been around much lately, but it also has multiple SCG Invitational wins! There's literally no one on the planet better to ask about this than Tom Ross, so we did just that!
Todd has no secrets this weekend! He's going to be in the booth with Cedric, so that means you get all the info he won't use! See the Standard and Modern decks he'd have in his hands were he going for the trophy and the pay day!
Tech. The tradition of getting cute in the face of a known metagame to prove your ultimate worth. As Gottlieb points out, the SCG Invitational this weekend could be entirely defined by small, subtle amounts of new tech! Best of luck, innovators!
We spend way too much time focusing on metagaming in Modern the wrong way! Sam Black knows how to do it right, and he's sharing his favorite ideas for getting an edge on a number of decks at SCG CON this weekend!
The champ is here! SCG Baltimore Modern conqueror Ross Merriam made the trip back to Roanoke to get the written word out! Not about some tournament report, but rather a great guide to taking the Phoenix deck through its best paces for SCG CON! Good luck!
Regardless of what else is going on this weekend at SCG CON, Jund Jadine is ready with her Overgrown Tombs! See the work and analysis she's put into both formats so that she can cast removal on the competition all weekend long!
It's been common knowledge for a few weeks that this flyer was destined for Modern glory, but this? Patrick Chapin examines the weekend that was in Baltimore so that you can be ready when SCG CON comes calling!
Ari Lax has spent a lot of columns watching coverage and providing rundown insights. No longer! He was in Baltimore to battle Modern this past weekend, and these are all the lessons he wants to pass on to you for SCG CON this weekend!
The Masters sets may have been too much of a good thing, but we may soon miss them! Modern's price index is about to go wild, and Chas has provided you with an unbelievably thorough guide to the future of the format's finances here!
Players can debate the merits of the Modern Jeskai deck all they want; we know that the Standard version is legit! Dylan Hand expects this deck to stick around for a long time to come, so learn it ASAP!
It's a brand new Possibility Storm special! This isn't about winning and losing, at least in the traditional sense! Tell us: How much damage can you with this gamestate? Best of luck, damage dealers!
In a preview of the Modern action at the Invitational, Ross Merriam and his SCG Baltimore-winning Izzet Phoenix deck face a gauntlet of Bant Spirits, Grixis Death's Shadow, and Jeskai Control piloted by special guest Ryan Overturf!
On the eve of SCG CON Winter, Shaheen Soorani gives his picks for Modern and Standard! Will his twosome lead to a triumph at the Season Two Invitational?
Fair decks were out in force last weekend at #SCGBALT, but Arclight Phoenix took the top two spots. Gerry shares his experience with EdB's Mono-Red Hollow Phoenix, while Bryan goes over his prep with Amulet, and why they'll likely register those decks this weekend.
Eight players. One Cube. $10,000 in prizes. If you dream of walking away with the trophy, this article from playtester Emma Handy is a must-read!
Ultimate Masters is about to be released into the wild! Ryan Saxe is your shot to win all the Limited you can play in this new and high powered Draft format! How much of this set will you get your hands on at SCG CON?
Despite a tough 2018, Sheldon Menery is on his way to SCG CON! The respected Commander pioneer is bringing part of his incredible EDH format library to a table near you this weekend! This is what you can expect in The Command Zone!
Sam Black, Bryan Gottlieb, and Tom Ross gather together for a triple threat of the hottest questions surrounding Standard and Modern going into SCG CON this weekend! Vote for your favorite at the end!
This deck has been a solid contender for months, but no one seems to be taking it seriously for this weekend's SCG CON Standard events! We're happy to have Zachary here to explain why this is a huge mistake!
Some of the most fun Commander decks on the show have come from you, the viewers! The guys express their appreciation with another installment of the acclaimed fan request episodes! The Commander VS team will see you at SCG CON!
With the Invitational, multiple Winter Championships, and a host of other amazing Magic to be had this weekend at SCG CON, Ben couldn't pick just one way to help! Check out the strategies he believes in enough to give you the scoop firsthand!
Almost out of nowhere Arclight Phoenix is making a case for the best creature in two major formats! Well, for one weekend anyway. As Abraham Stein points out here, it can be defeated at SCG CON!
Episode 75 contains everything you need to know about how to crush your first Ultimate Masters draft! Your hosts go deep on the expected main archetype for each color pair as well as possible alternate archetypes! Be ready to battle by SCG CON, Limited experts!
If you only have a few hours to prepare for SCG CON this weekend, this might be the one! Most recent SCG Open Winner Ross Merriam brings in Brad Nelson (fresh off a top 8 of his own) to figure out the best of the best for Standard!
The SCG Invitational will headline the festivities at SCG CON, and Standard will determine our champion! Let Dylan lend a hand to your chances at the money and glory!