Even World Championship competitors sometimes need to go back and adjust the basics of their game! Brad Nelson looks back on his processes, his mistakes, and the flaws in his Magical foundation. And above all, how he's about to fix them.
Sideboarding in Modern is more than just swapping in copies of Stony Silence or Ancient Grudge when facing Affinity! Sam Black illuminates the small details that can swing games at SCG Cincinnati!
The plays that make Jadine Klomparens sit up and take notice separate Modern's best from the rest. Get her valuable insights ahead of SCG Cincinnati!
At any given moment in any game of Magic, you're winning or you're not. How do you know? And that's not where the nuances end! Jadine Klomparens offers up another one-of-a-kind piece of Magic literature! Bookmark this one. You'll need it.
While Ixalan previews were going around, competitive Magic players threw a Dinosaur- and Pirate-themed party. But morning has come, and Ari Lax draws lessons from how the hype met reality for next time! What's missing to make these cards good enough?
Sometimes simple questions have complicated answers! Suppose you have a creature and can damage any of your opponents. Who's getting attacked? Bennie Smith tackles this Commander conundrum!
Tom Ross's article "First Or Dead Last: Play To Win" struck a nerve with Brad Nelson! He thinks The Boss could improve his results at the SCG Dallas Modern Open with a different approach, and so could you!
Learn the fundamentals of brewing with Conley as he explores Ixalan! Come for "Woods" of wisdom and stay for the Axis of Mortality brew! Can this card make it in the new world?
The rules change that will make planeswalkers legendary, replacing the old "planeswalker uniqueness rule," has given Adrian Sullivan lots to think about. Today, he speaks his mind.
A series of remarkable reprints in Ixalan will reshape interaction in Standard! Jadine doesn't just go card-by-card, though; she has your essential framework for thinking about upgrades and downgrades!
With the massive Standard shake-up looming, once-popular cards find themselves looking over their shoulders! Ross Merriam shows you how to compare cards that would otherwise fit in the same niche!
What happens when Jim Davis mixes Magic and fantasy football? Only one of the most important articles you'll read this Standard rotation! Make sure you have these formerly second-string cards before their stock soars!
Magic isn't just about maximizing your cards' impact. Minimizing the effectiveness of your opponent's cards may be even more important! Jadine Klomparens gives examples from Standard ahead of Grand Prix Washington DC!
A successful controlling Draft deck is a work of Limited art. But how can one pull off this complex trick? Ryan Saxe shares his insights into the essential ingredients and the process of collecting them!
We've all faced the temptation of a build-around card Pack 1, Pick 1 of a draft. But what makes a build-around card worth the risk? Ryan Saxe has your guide to the good, the bad, and the crazy!
What makes a deck work? Emma Handy breaks down the concept of cohesive deckbuilding, the differences between "good stuff" decks and synergy-driven machines, and much more!
What is the single most important quality for brewing in Magic! Chris Lansdell suggests it can be summed up in two simple words: "Be open." But open to what? He explains all!
Switching colors mid-draft can be dangerous, but sometimes the risk is worth the reward! Ryan Saxe has the not-so-secret formula for figuring out when to speculate on a seemingly powerful card.
Are you trying to make your Magic game more consistent? That's great and all, but The Boss doesn't want any part of it! There's a reason Tom's trophy case is robust, and it's because he doesn't play for anything else! Get his guide to spiking Modern here!
Storm's resurgence in Modern isn't lost on Emma Handy! She's taken a liking to the deck and wants to teach you how to pilot it! Join her as she talks dead cards, all-stars, and sideboarding with Modern's newest old archetype!