The Rise of Green

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31 of the top 32 in Indy. Half the Top 8 in New Jersey. Sold-out cards across the Internet, and the hype to match.

Green is real.


I'm not sure if it was ever "gone," but the color is most certainly back this season. Thanks to the versatility and all-around power offered up by the color's staples, players are turning it loose in record numbers, and that should come as no surprise. Whether it's in a mono-green shell powered by Nykthos or a simple shell designed to abuse Courser and half-green monster Xenagos, there's no question it's by far the most ubiquitous color in Standard's early life.

The only real question is, what next?

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Corbin Hosler

Corbin Hosler is a journalist living in Norman, Oklahoma (also known as the hotbed of Magic). He started playing in Shadowmoor and chased the Pro Tour dream for a few years, culminating in a Star City Games Legacy Open finals appearance in 2011 before deciding to turn to trading and speculation full-time. He writes weekly at and biweekly for LegitMTG. He also cohosts Brainstorm Brewery, the only financial podcast on the net. He can best be reached @Chosler88 on Twitter.

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