Get the lowdown on one of the archetypes creeping up in the rankings in Rivals of Ixalan Limited! Ryan Saxe takes a minute to explain why this archetype is great (but can also be a trap!)
What happens when Brad Nelson, Sam Black, and Ryan Saxe take on five Rivals of Ixalan Pack 1, Pick 1 dilemmas? A little bit of chaos and a whole lot of insight!
Ryan Saxe sees way too many Rivals of Ixalan drafters getting into tribal trouble! Today's Drafting Digest covers the perils of first-picking a tribal lord and the tough decisions posed by tribal synergy versus premium cards!
Gerry, Cedric, and Ari debate the best picks from packs freshly cracked! Vote for the guy you think navigated the early picks best!
Ryan Saxe thinks players are overdrafting blue in Rivals of Ixalan Limited, so it's switch-up time! Watch him navigate a pair of picks where it seems everyone else will be lining up for Islands at the land station!
With Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan in the books, what have we learned about the Draft format? Matthias Hunt, Ryan Saxe, and Ari Lax take on five Pack 1, Pick 1 challenges. See their selections and vote for the winner at the end!
Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan revealed what many pros think of the Draft format! Ryan Saxe explores the implications for your local events before offering two intriguing picks!
Open wide! You won't be "sharking" anyone with Bennie Smith's latest Commander concoction, but if you're looking for lots of cards drawn and good times, Nezahal, Primal Tide promises good times from start to fin-ish!
Yesterday, Jim Davis gave his predictions for Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan. Today, it's Gerry Thompson's turn! Writing before Round 1 kicks off, he calls his shots on the metagame, the surprises, and why he thinks he and his editor will take some cash home from Spain!
With Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan drawing top players and qualifying hopefuls to Spain, Ryan Saxe turns his eye to the Limited rounds! Would the pros make the picks he makes? Would you?
Last week's Pack 1, Pick 1 was so fun, we're doing it again! See what happens when Sam Black, Brad Nelson, and Ari Lax confront five perplexing picks from fresh Rivals of Ixalan packs!
With Standard radically refreshed by Rivals of Ixalan and recent bannings, Todd Stevens has a whole new metagame to confront! And that can mean only one thing...the return of Deck Rates!
Ryan Saxe makes no bones about it: he thinks Red is the weakest color in Rivals of Ixalan Draft! But with the packs seemingly pushing him that way, can he bring himself to get Mountains at the basic land station?
It's a giant Elder Dinosaur with abilities for days...what's not to love? Bennie Smith brings the ramp with Zacama, Primal Calamity for Commander!
Our fantastic Commander foursome have gotten into the spirit of Rivals of Ixalan! Today they wield decks themed around the four tribes of the set, led by one of its legendary creatures! Who will control the Star City?
Ari Lax and Todd Anderson have invited Drafting Digest's Ryan Saxe over to Premium for a little draft contest! Check out their pick orders on some packs and vote who picked it best!
Ryan Saxe has found Rivals of Ixalan Draft to be unusually deep. Just how many players does he think it can support in a pod of eight? And how much does it affect his picks today?
Vampires, Merfolk: both names of iconic decks of Constructed formats past. So why haven't these tribes or Ixalan newcomers Pirates and Dinosaurs made a splash in recent Standard? Ari Lax examines their circumstances and whether they have a chance at SCG Philadelphia.
At SCG Dallas, Standard became one set larger...and four cards smaller. Patrick Chapin explores the possibilities in the revitalized format and tells whether the results from Texas give him hope! Are this many decks truly viable in the longer term?
You wouldn't think a legendary creature with "Primal Death" for a title would make for a subtle card, but Bennie Smith thinks Tetzimoc has a future in (Commander) politics! Check out his mono-black brew!