Stepping briefly away from 99-card decks to work on 60's, Sean presents his choice for the Modern PTQ season, Kiki-Pod, as well as alternate builds, why you should play it, and how to play it well.
Jadine presents her tournament report for Grand Prix Chicago, where she played Mono-Black Devotion all the way to the finals in her first Grand Prix Top 8 appearance and earned her first-ever Pro Tour invite!
In testing out a variety of Modern archetypes, Ari decided to give G/W Hexproof a.k.a. "Bogles" a spin and see how the deck matched up against the broader Modern metagame. Check it out for PTQ season!
Gerry unpacks his #SCGPORT experience, looking at his deck choices and results for both Legacy and Standard... and what he would do next time for both. Check it out for #SCGWOR this weekend!
Todd looks at the powerful new green cards being added to Standard in Magic 2015, and starts brewing new decks based on previous builds he's had a lot of success with.
Michael takes Yisan, the Wandering Bard out on a test-drive, putting different builds through their paces to see if Yisan has the potential to be the centerpiece of a (good) new deck.
Matt instantly fell in love with Strength from the Fallen the moment he saw it, even though he thought it was just a Lhurgoyf Aura. He has a few experimental builds to find the card a home, from a straightforward beatdown deck to a highly-convoluted control deck.
With PTQ season heavily upon us, Ari takes a look at the current Modern format and breaks down the top archetypes: why to play them, how to beat them, and what they're best against.
Gerry takes his G/b Devotion deck from the Invitational out for a test run (with updates!) in these Standard videos, favoring the green cards over the black ones as he tries to break out of the seemingly-narrow pen that is the current metagame.
Sam really likes brewing up new decks, and in this video he gives Vintage a try with a Bazaar of Baghdad-powered U/G Madness deck. Check it out!
With PTQ season gearing up, Josh dives into Modern and starts testing out decks... both the conventional top-tier ones you already know and the lesser-known brews that operate at the edge of the format.
Patrick Chapin, "The Innovator," takes a look at the seismic shifts that are now possible in Standard because of five little lands we now know are about to be released in Magic 2015. Will enemy painlands change everything?
Brian wandered haphazardly to Chicago for a quilt-off, and got stuck making Top 32 at some Grand Prix instead. Read his tale of woe, joy, peril and food, and try his Naya Tokens deck out for #SCGPORT this weekend!
Adrian has been actively working on U/W Control for some time now, and is eminently rewarded for his efforts and expertise with a Top 4 at Grand Prix Chicago this past weekend.
Gerry is back in a battling mood, and he chose to cut the red from Jund and battle with a B/G Rock deck at his local Modern PTQ. Check it out and give it a try!
There is nothing Drew likes more than to play a deck that is just stuffed full of ALL OF THE COMBOS! Today he explores an interesting vehicle for doing exactly that, building around Disciple of Deceit.
Need a deck to play in an upcoming PTQ? Zac Hill doesn't think his deck choice is the best in a vacuum, but that it nonetheless might be the best deck to actually play in an event - no one lives in a vacuum anyway!
Shaheen Soorani has been extremely consistent at the SCG Invitationals, and here he battles back against the red deck that won the last Invitational by re-shaping his Esper deck to put up a credible fight in a bad matchup.
Tom asked for feedback, and the readers have spoken: they want to see Nyx-Fleece Ram beating down for fun and profit. Join Tom as he introduces Brave Sheep and explains how the deck works... then consider taking it to your next Standard tournament!
It's Brad's birthday and he'll look at sweet Standard decks from this past weekend's State Championships if he wants to! Take a look and see what's piqued his interest and what the biggest surprises were from this year's States!