As spoilers come out and brews come together, Ross Merriam wants to analyze the current format so that we know what kind of future this format has! But first, we need to look at its past. How would you grade Standard since Shadows over Innistrad hit the scene?
Whether it's on HBO shows, in fantasy novels, or this Standard format, one thing is certain: Dragons are never going away. Ross Merriam highlights the latest firebreathing brew from one of the game's most accomplished players!
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax is ready to rule on a number of new spoilers! He's also interested in talking degenerating Standard formats, trouble with tournament procedures, and of course, flavor issues!
We've gotten a lot of input about the first batch of spoilers for Eldritch Moon, but we haven't heard from our Pro Tour Player of the Year! Mike Sigrist goes into deckbuilding detail on the legendary creatures that are sure to rock the coming Standard seasons!
Chris Lansdell may be a brewer, but there are a few things about this Shadows over Innistrad lore that trouble him! Whether it's the new Standard structure, the thin plot threads, or the merging of too many Magic worlds, Chris has a little something to say about it!
Our last Standard season was loaded with greedy multicolor decks. This season has been much more tame. Until now. Ross Merriam has found a deck so ridiculously and beautifully greedy that...well...see for yourself.
With all the hype around Emrakul, you'd think it was the only spoiler so far! Not so, as Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin gives the other future Standard all-stars the decklists they deserve!
The semifinalist decks of #SCGORL get their time in the VS. sun! Will Tom "The Boss" Ross make quick work of Todd Anderson with W/U Aggro, or will Todd take control with Abzan Seasons Past?
Sam Black is back with another sweet video set! This week he takes on a Standard League, showing off the power of Esper Dragons...with a fresh Flash twist!
Adrian Sullivan has been around long enough to understand tournament formats, or more importantly, the risks in selecting certain decks within them. He's taking two big cases on current Standard to guide you and your #SCGDFW Standard Classic ambitions!
GerryT has strategy to talk. He has advice for #SCGDFW's Standard Classic. But today he wants to talk about some of his friends, namely his recent zany adventures with consecutive win addict Tom Ross.
As adorable as it is that G/W Tokens is the touted best deck in the format, Tom Ross frankly doesn't care. He's got two weekends in a row that belong to him, and he's letting you know how he did it before #SCGDFW.
#SCGDFW's Standard Classic will have a lot of decks pulled straight from an evolved Standard format. But it wasn't that long ago that a fresh ramp strategy totally blew away the metagame. Is it the right time to bring it back? Ross shares the tech!
Innistrad is all about dead things and scary monsters, so why isn't anyone digging things out of the graveyard? Resident brewer Matt Higgs plays in the dirt so that you can enjoy your #SCGDFW Sunday Classic!
A lot of big time control cards are no longer around in Standard. That means it's a lot tougher for control mages to get their game on. Luckily, Players' Champion Jim Davis has specifics on how you can control #SCGDFW's Standard Classic!
Mill players are beautiful. No matter what, they stick to their plan and take great joy in watching their confused opponents play along and grow the graveyard. Ross Merriam has found another of these rare magical creatures. How many will you spot at #SCGDFW?
Why can't Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren get any sleep lately? Simple: Emrakul is giving him nightmares! Here he lists the thirteen reasons that The Promised End may be keeping us all up in the future! Run for your lives!
A lot of players seem sort of down on the latest incarnation of Emrakul. Sam Black isn't convinced they're correct. Read about Sam's ideas for building around the mother of all alien destruction!
Though there are tons of options for Modern this weekend at #SCGDFW, CVM has his eye on one archetype above all others! Chris weighs in on the format, and of course, the latest spoiler on everyone's mind: Emrakul, the Promised End!
Tom Ross has proven that although G/W Tokens is the biggest deck in the format, things are a lot more complicated than that. Michael Majors tweaks on a few builds that may be the difference in getting you to the top of #SCGDFW's Standard Classic!