With Veil of Summer, Once Upon a Time, and Oko, Thief of Crowns banned from Standard, what's next for the metagame? PVDDR goes beyond the obvious and offers decklists galore!
Smuggler's Copter decks are taking over Pioneer, and Mono-Black Aggro rules them all! Ross Merriam breaks down why the Invitational-winning deck is so good and provides an extensive sideboarding guide.
With a triple banning in Standard, plus shake-ups in Legacy and Vintage, what are the proper money moves? Chas Andres has must-read insights, plus This Week's Trends!
Ban Smuggler's Copter? No way, says Patrick Chapin! Get why "The Innovator" thinks the Copter is destined to become a Pioneer classic ... and what other card he thinks will be banned instead!
Pioneer as it stood at the Season Two Invitational seemed dominated by who was on the play and who was on the draw. What should you do if you want to break serve? Ari Lax explores decklists to find the answer!
GerryT is hyped for the Season Two Invitational at SCG CON Winter, and why not? He's picked out two powerful, intriguing decks for the event, with nary an Oko, Thief of Crowns in sight!
It's crunch time for the Season Two Invitational! Five Star City Games content creators give the lists they'd run at the big event, both Pioneer and Modern. Don't forget to vote for your picks in the polls!
PVDDR reached the finals of Mythic Championship VI! He breaks down his Draft decks, his Constructed deck, and key moments of the Top 8. A must-read for every competitive player!
After back-to-back Pioneer PTQ Top 8s with Mono-Green Devotion, Todd Anderson thinks it's the best deck despite repeated bans. Get his build for the Season Two Invitational and insights only he can provide!
Green Devotion came to prominence in Pioneer, but now it's turning heads in Modern! Sam Black shares his build, the metagame conditions that make it so good, and his approach to mulligans.
The consensus is clear: something's getting banned in Standard on Monday. But Brad Nelson isn't convinced it's Oko, Thief of Crowns, and no, he hasn't been replaced with an Elk! His reasoning is a click away!
Patrick Chapin breaks down his Oko, Thief of Crowns deck for the just-concluded Mythic Championship. Why did he join the majority of the field in running Oko? And what does he think will join Field of the Dead on Standard's Banned List?
Green decks got hit with the first and second banning waves in Pioneer. Is that enough to stop them? Hardly, says Ross Merriam! He highlights the three key builds, their strengths and weaknesses, and how to fight them ahead of the Season Two Invitational!
Green midrange decks are poised for success in the Pioneer rounds at the Season Two Invitational. Which ones, though? Ari Lax traces their evolution in the new format and offers lists for the weekend!
How will the Mystery Boosters affect your Magic budgeting? And what can we expect in Standard after Mythic Championship VI in Richmond? Chas Andres covers both topics, plus This Week's Trends!
What's in your head? GerryT's is full of ideas for making Zombies matter in Pioneer! Check out two of his latest lists ahead of the Season Two Invitational!
Autumn Burchett almost registered Jeskai Fires for this weekend's Mythic Championship! See their build, get their sequencing tips, and discover the deck they could not ignore for the big event!
It's a different kind of Food deck! After Rakdos Sacrifice made the Top 8 of Grand Prix Lyon, it's worth investigating, and PVDDR offers his own build ahead of this weekend's Mythic Championship!
Monday's Banned and Restricted announcement shook things up, removing three cards from Pioneer. Luckily for us, Patrick Chapin is here to help us prepare for what's next!
Worried about putting money into a Pioneer deck that might get banned? Tom "The Boss" Ross shares a pair of powerful aggro options with solid chances of making it to the Season Two Invitational unscathed!