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 downside to new play, new decks, new contenders when bans happen is that the value of cards take a serious hit! Not just that, but this announcement means a lot in terms of what Standard's philosophy will be going forward! Chas Andres explains just how huge this shift is!
It wouldn't be a Friday the 13th without a scary premonition! This time, it's Tom Ross with a solemn warning: even after the banning of Gitaxian Probe and Golgari Grave-Troll from Modern, Infect and Dredge remain powerful decks! Get updated lists from "The Boss" or ignore them at your peril!
With Aether Revolt coming soon, Bennie Smith checks out its themes for Commander and gives updates on Modern Necrotic Ooze and Standard Mono-Green Ramp!
Got the post-banning blues in Modern? Look on the bright side! With control archetypes ready to shine once more, Ross Merriam has just the list for you!
One color, no fuss! Watch Shaun McLaren take on the Mono-Blue Delver challenge in Modern with his latest Magic Online video! And yes, those are Gitaxian Probes! Judge!
Think the unbanning of Sword of the Meek had no impact on Modern? Magic Online results say to think again! Ari Lax tackles an Esper list that helped its original pilot to two 5-0 League records...on the same day!
A triple banning in Standard promises to shake things up! Matt Higgs takes a look at the consequences and gives his thoughts on why more frequent Standard bans might not be a bad idea!
Cedric Phillips sits down with Patrick "PSulli" Sullivan to chat about the recent Banned and Restricted announcement, Cedric's GP Louisville experience, and why they've been away from the podcast for so long.
Join a Pro Tour Champion and a Player of the Year as they debate everything surrounding Magic with Aether Revolt! Which perspectives do you most agree and disagree with? Who has earned your vote?
It's a bizarre time of year for Daily Digest, which is why Ross Merriam is enlisting you! Have a brew you want spotlighted? Now is your chance!
Everyone agrees that the bans are great and that they did the right thing...right? Wrong! Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren is happy to be the bad guy. Yeah, the two formats probably needed some help, but was this really necessary?
Sram may very well spawn some very dangerous archetypes! Chris Lansdell is ready to lend his expertise to both Sram and his spell in this brand new brewing experiment!
An early update to the banned and restricted list, LoadingReadyRun enjoys Aether Revolt early, and hard times for The Professor. This is Split Second!
Many of us have experienced the pressure of playing in a PTQ Top 8 or an IQ final, but we've never played Magic as long or as under as much pressure as the God of Storms did as he fought for his entire year's worth of work! This is what the SCG Tour is all about!
Don't just dive head-first into your all-in decks! You have plenty of time to kill your opponent with your ridiculous combo! Ross Merriam teaches you some finesse in this completely mad brew!
Standard may have the spotlight, but don't forget that Aether Revolt is good enough to move the Modern needle! Jennifer Long takes a look at some of the cards players may be sleeping on a little too soon!
The new year is a time of great change, and a lot of players think the scheduled ban announcement will be a huge shift in Modern and/or Standard. CVM has played a long time and thinks its worth looking at the historical precedent!
A lot of pros are working themselves hard by trying to go deep on combos and control. Tom Ross just wants his opponents dead. See The Boss in Aether Revolt action as he provides you with plenty of tools to cut the nonsense and just see how fast you can take your opponent from twenty to nothing!
Quick Tron tweaks were the reason for Joe Lossett's #SCGPC win, and Ari Lax wants to see just how good the adjustments were! Join him for a few rounds of Modern testing!