Get on Todd Stevens's (Modern metagame) level ahead of SCG Louisville! Where will your deck of choice fall?
A good weekend may yield success in one event, but a good process can deliver results for life! Ross Merriam puts one into practice as he chooses his Modern deck for SCG Louisville!
A lot of us instinctively do certain things when we're battling it out in Modern, but Ross says enough is enough! Don't fall into these common traps!
Brad Nelson continues his quest to find harmony in a format that eludes him! What makes a great Modern specialist? And how is Brad walking the path to being one?
With SCG Baltimore looming, it's time to get your brain in Magic shape! So how do you defeat this frightening row of Knights? Solve the puzzle and win the battle!
Collins Mullen has put on his coaching cap! Today he shares his three-step approach to finding the best line in a situation. Hint: it's probably not the first one you thought of...
There are format truths in Standard, Modern, and Legacy, but people don't always come to the same conclusions. In this episode, Gerry and Bryan agree on the truths of the formats, but take wildly different approaches to adapting to those truths.
How do aggro decks hold their ground against Walking Ballista and a bevy of removal? How do you get an edge in the Hymn to Tourach / Kolaghan's Command grindfest in Legacy? Humans and Hollow One are the best decks in Modern, but how do you beat them? How is everyone else going to beat them?
While this is "just" an episode about deck selection for the coming weeks, it's a fascinating look at how people can tackle the same problems in different ways.
Emma Handy has returned! If you think she's taken a break from Magic content while not producing it herself, think again! Read the article that helps you get the most bang for your buck when...well, reading articles!
Dominaria taking the great lands of Innistrad is going to radically change things when it enters the battlefield! Owen goes into the great detail of what this means and what decks you should be trying! And avoiding...
Todd Anderson is on his way to Seattle with all his tech on the table! He's picked a deck he wants to take on Delver with, and he's explaining the greater Magic purpose of why he thinks it can work! SCG Milwaukee Classic players: take note!
In what could be the greatest episode yet, Gerry and Bryan tackle the subject of greatness. What does it mean to be "great" at something? What does it take to get there? What are some traits shared by people with the capability for greatness?
Inspired by the movie "Whiplash," this is a can't miss "level up" episode, no matter your skill level.
Brad Nelson elaborates on the themes of last week's notable article as he discusses information management, sideboard design, the value of free bluffs, and much, much more!
If you're having trouble in Magic lately, it might be that you're trying to solve the problem from the wrong point of view! Read Jadine's excellent theory piece on how you can metagame, tune, and level up your way to more wins!
Ari Lax has been exploring a variety of ways to play Magic! Today he shares a single tip for each of them that just might ratchet up your win percentage or fun factor! What mistake does he see people making in Modern? Legacy? Commander? Take it away, Ari!
We put our foot down this week: no more writing about The Scarab God, Brad Nelson! So today he's serving up mini-articles with his insights into tournament preparation, questioning one's assumptions, and much more!
Jadine is the epitome of a next level Magic theorist. Get your fill of some of the best Magic knowledge available on your way to SCG Cincinnati! Glorybringer? Jace? Bloodbraid? Not. A. Problem.
Jim Davis came heartbreakingly close to the Top 8 at SCG Dallas! Today he goes over the biggest mistakes he made so you'll have a chance not to repeat them.
In a continuation of his look at how decks function in 2018 Magic, Todd highlights combo decks! Understand the varieties, their history, and of course, a little bit of good healthy Splinter Twin lobbying!
In this excellent breakdown of the role of counterspells (and their helpers), Sheldon Menery talks about the art of saying "no!" He also shares some of his favorite counterspells and permission cards! What are some of yours?
Modern has a spotlight on the recently unbanned, but the format is still all about that Thoughtseize! How do you beat a card that efficient? There are a few ways, and Ross Merriam knows them!