Most of us have heard of the Felidar Guardian / Saheeli Rai combo by now. But what about another combo that can go just as big? Matt Higgs explores the possibilities of Crackdown Construct in his latest brew!
Ari Lax isn't shy about sharing his opinions! Why does he think good Draft development wrecked Standard? What's the best way to pick a team's Modern decks for GP San Antonio? And why is Miracles overrated, even if it's likely to be the most popular deck at SCG Worcester?
Are you on Team Cat Lady or Team Ax Crazy? Todd Anderson wants his Four-Color Saheeli deck to make millions of kitties, while Michael Majors wants his B/G Delirium deck to give Grim Flayer a boost. Who'll win this crucial Standard clash?
Temur Dynavolt claimed its first major title last weekend in Brazil! Will Todd Anderson triumph with the hot new Standard deck, or will Brad "Jund Guy" Nelson take him down with Jund Energy? Let the counters fly!
Where have all the good decks gone and where are all the bans? Todd Anderson has had it with Felidar Guardian in Standard! He reveals how he'd hotfix the format and why he's left holding out for a hero in Amonkhet! And is Death's Shadow too good for Modern? Help us, Todd!
Mardu Vehicles. Four-Color Saheeli. The "Big Two" of Standard aren't going anywhere until Amonkhet arrives, so let Ross Merriam and Brad Nelson show you how it's done!
Gerry isn't really interested in the complaining; he's interested in understand the tools he has to work with now. So is Mardu Vehicles the best deck? What are its weaknesses? What are its next evolutions? Does this list without Heart of Kiran make any sense? Gerry talks shop!
So much for that "two-deck format" Standard was supposed to be! Temur Dynavolt made its presence felt this past weekend, and Patrick Chapin is eager to break down the card choices and present his list for your next tournament!
Blame is always easier said than proved, and Ross Merriam is not convinced that SaffronOlive's recent piece on planeswalkers is the correct perspective to take on the future of Standard Magic. In this excellent series of counterpoints, Ross gives his take on the merits of Magic's mascots.
Patrick Chapin hasn't given up on Grixis Improvise in Standard! He thinks its true potential remains untapped, and today he presents his latest build, the thinking behind it, and how the possible powerhouse might even translate to Modern!
With no new bans in Standard, Michael Majors has some adjusting to do...as does everyone reading this! With no-nonsense advice and one of the wildest Standard decklists seen in some time, this is your survival guide until Amonkhet arrives!
What finance opportunities await in Standard? Chas Andres takes a deep dive into notable recent finishes and turns up some hidden gems among the rogue decklists! He also gives his advice on how to approach Modern Masters 2017!
Dynavolt Tower acts as a shining beacon for would-be control players in Standard! Adrian Sullivan has your comprehensive guide to the two main versions, U/R and Temur, as well as his latest build and tips to make the deck your own!
Brennan DeCandio missed out on flying to SCG Dallas, but he qualified for the Pro Tour in his home state! Check out the deck he used to win, plus his unvarnished thoughts on the decision not to ban either half of the Saheeli Rai / Felidar Guardian combo!
Gerry Thompson thinks he's found the next level of the Standard metagame! Today he showcases eight brews designed to take down the established decks, most of them centered around a surprising core of cards!
Somehow, the Saheeli Rai / Felidar Guardian combo is still Standard-legal, so Brad Nelson has your latest build and sideboarding guide for the Four-Color version of the deck! He also shares his bond with his GP New Jersey-winning brother Corey Baumeister and the lessons he's learned from Corey's climb.
Sick of a seemingly two-deck Standard metagame already? Jim Davis is your hope in the darkness, bringing you decklists from recent high-profile events with proven results. Looking for control? All-out aggro? The Metagame Guru has you covered!
Mardu Vehicles and Four-Color Saheeli are putting the squeeze on Standard, but Todd Anderson has joined the struggle against them! It all starts with a certain two-drop Snake whose time may have come again!
Between the Cat Pack of Four-Color Saheeli and the stop-for-nobody aggression of Mardu Vehicles, it's tough out there in Standard, but Jadine Klomparens has the keys to help you fight the good fight!
CVM is studying up on all that Magic has to offer these days! He's finding a lot of the same in Standard, a mega-diverse metagame in Modern, and even some shifts in what Pauper gets from Modern Masters 2017! What are you playing these days?