Is there a topic that Jadine Klomparens can't preach on? She's outdone herself yet again with another new piece that will change how you view aspects of the game you should be taking a closer look at! Let's draw some cards!
Why are hate cards like Stony Silence and Grafdigger's Cage so effective in Modern, and how should you include them in your sideboard? Emma Handy has your guide for SCG Baltimore and events beyond!
Celebrating a little format diversity is good and all, but the new philosophy on Standard bans goes a lot further than that. Jeff Cunningham isn't a base-level thinker, and he believes this new era deserves a little more scrutiny.
There isn't a player on the planet that hasn't been in a discussion about right and wrong plays; however, Sam Black has a very important question: What if your "right" and my "right" are different? Can a play be both right and wrong? Mark my words: This is a must-read piece of Magic writing!
In the follow-up to last week's excellent article on deck selection, Brad Nelson provides you with plenty of advanced and professional thinking about some of the things in your tournament game that desperately need more attention!
What's your goal, and how will you get there? Your mentor Shaun McLaren shares his secrets to the Magic Mindset and puts you on the path to success...with a few helpful hints to keep you from losing hope along the way!
It's a familiar feeling: late in the game against control, with hope slipping away. But is that really cause for despair? Jadine Klomparens thinks otherwise, and she's here to share her take!
To every player who has died out of nowhere, Ross Merriam knows your pain! Combo can be scary to fight against, but the road to recovery starts with being prepared! And that starts with help from Ross himself.
SCG Tour star Jeff Hoogland has never been one to just pick up the deck everyone else is playing. That isn't his style, and that's why he's been so successful! So how does he do it? He answers the question himself!
Brad has had it: Why don't we talk about deck selection more?! He studies this phenomenon in the first of an excellent two-part series here!
When commentators and players say that a deckbuilder or player has included "a package" in their decklist, what does that mean? Emma Handy talks about the house Stoneforge Mystic built before SCG Richmond!
Have you selected your SCG Columbus deck yet? How hard is it to conquer week-one formats? Emma Handy talks about the strange process of outdoing a metagame you can't even see!
Great players have terminology most of us have never even heard of. What is a breakpoint? How can learning this concept win you Magic games at SCG Columbus? Jadine is happy to help with your Magic education!
Do you play aggro decks? Are you a dedicated control mage? Why do these distinctions matter? How much can they actually change week-to-week? Mrs. Mulligan has an excellent study on this questions here!
The tension between the want to be great at Magic and the time it takes to do it is a problem Emma Handy can help you solve! Join her for some excellent advice this week!
SCG is proud to welcome Jadine Klomparens! She's beginning her work here by asking you an important question with an equally important answer: Why do you play?
With most sets, Modern gets an influx of potential candidates for manabases! Which lands are right for your favorite archetype? Jennifer Long breaks down the real estate!
Emma Handy picks up right where she left off! For the final entry in her chronicle as a rookie grinder in 2016, read her road diary and the lessons that came with the adventure!
Is Magic: The Gathering a sport, electronic or otherwise? Either way, Ross Merriam has imported a useful sports analytics tool to help you with deckbuilding! How can Value Above Replacement improve your Limited game, and why is "nothing" sometimes a better card than Lightning Bolt?
Players come and go, but tilt is eternal in the Magic community. Mark Nestico doesn't think you should suffer it, though! He revisits a classic article and gives new tips for avoiding tilt.