To dredge or not to dredge? Ross Merriam answers the question by looking at each deck's speed, consistency, and resilience. He favors Hogaak over Dredge, but why? SCG Columbus awaits!
Pauper started as a way to play with cheap common cards, but as with anything that gets big, there's money to be made! Chas Andres has your guide to Pauper finance, plus This Week's Trends!
With Scapeshift decks making up half the Top 8 at Grand Prix Denver, the archetype went from marginal to mighty in one week flat! Patrick Chapin traces the rise of Bant Scapeshift and how to fight it.
With Mythic Championship IV approaching swiftly, Ari Lax surveys the Modern field! When every deck has its weaknesses, it's time to decide what matters, and information is the key!
Aaron Barich set SCG Worcester on fire and collected a trophy from its ashes! Get her sideboarding guide and her advice for playing with -- or against -- Mono-Red Aggro this weekend at SCG Philadelphia!
There are plenty of viable options in Modern after Bridge from Below's banning! GerryT offers five intriguing builds just in time for SCG Philadelphia, including a green splash in Azorius Control!
It's time to break down the numbers from SCG Worcester! Mox Insights delivers the graphs and plots that make the trends from Standard's first big event easy to see!
Metagaming for a team tournament such as SCG Philadelphia can be tough! Luckily, four of our top content creators have submitted three decks each! See their picks and vote for your winners!
Brad Nelson faces uncomfortable truths about his Modern preparation as he gets ready for Mythic Championship IV in Barcelona! If you've ever clung to a deck too long, this one's a must-read!
The pros may be mostly quiet about Standard heading into the next Mythic Championship, but Magic Online is teeming with experimental lists! Tom "The Boss" Ross covers successful out-there options!
Creatures at instant speed? Sign Patrick Chapin up! With the printing of Nightpack Ambusher, "The Innovator" has his eye on Simic Flash, and he's ready to make the most of this opportunity!
While Field of the Dead and Scapeshift are in Standard together, it's time to have some fun beating opponents with your lands! Sam Black explores this powerful pairing ahead of SCG Philadelphia!
With Modern's apex predator banned, which decks are back on the prowl, and which are still prey? Ben Friedman swaps his cowboy hat for a pith helmet as he takes you into the Modern jungle!
Some packs of Core Set 2020 are tough to draft. So tough, in fact, that even Ryan Saxe doesn't have the answer! One is in his latest. Trust us, you'll know it when you see it...
Learning how to beat the bots is critical to drafting Core Set 2020 on Arena. The Lords of Limited cover underrated cards, their overrated cousins, and a couple of roundtable drafts in full!
We're traveling through time on VS Live! From the earliest days of Magic with cards from Legacy to Magic's latest in Standard, this set of matches between Ross Merriam and Corey Baumeister has it all!
So you want to play Omnath, Locus of the Roil and Yarok, the Desecrated in the same Commander deck, and you want an Elemental theme as well? Bennie Smith sees a job for Morophon, the Boundless!
Corey Baumeister returns to the VS Live! studio, this time battling Todd Anderson in three Standard matchups! Excellent last-minute preparation for SCG Philadelphia!
Shaheen Soorani hasn't given up on Esper Control, even after the Week 1 results! If you're brave enough to cast counterspells in the Standard seat at SCG Philadelphia, this is your last-minute must-read!
Last week, Gerry and Bryan made predictions for SCG Worcester, which were both a hit and a miss. Where is Standard headed? And why is Gerry unhappy with his Modern preparation for Mythic Championship IV?
With Bridge from Below out of Modern, it's time for Modern Horizons cards beyond Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis and Altar of Dementia to shine! Emma Handy shows the many ways they can at SCG Philadelphia!
Two Ember Haulers in the first four packs? Sounds like a Mono-Red deck in the making! But will Ryan Saxe take the Mountain path, or will other cards pull him away? What about you?
Sheldon Menery hasn't forgotten about non-commanders in Core Set 2020! He finishes his review of the set begun two weeks ago and comes to some surprising conclusions, not least about red!
What's big, green (and red and black), and stomps opponents in Standard? Jund Dinosaurs! Join Corey Baumeister for some fierce fun as he sends giant creatures at his foes on Magic Arena!
It's a battle of Core Set 2020 commanders! The Commander VS crew will duke it out with Atemsis, Kethis, Omnath, and Yarok to see whose 100 cards reign supreme!
Brian Coval's Grixis Urza list helped his team reach the finals of SCG Pittsburgh! He updates the archetype for a post-Bridgevine metagame and explores another color option ahead of SCG Philadelphia.
Every drafter has been there: you open a bomb rare and you're feeling good, but suddenly it's getting no support from the packs. What do you do? Ryan Saxe has four choices to chew on!