Potentially broken new cards are usually safe bets to see play. Venerated Rotpriest seems like an exception, but David E. isn’t blaming the card itself.
The first-ever extra set in Standard history is rather underwhelming for Constructed, although some of its cards have niche applications in Modern and Pioneer.
April’s Modern metagame data is deceptive. The tale that the numbers suggest isn’t the story that actually happened. David E has the explanation inside.
April’s Modern Metagame Update shows the top decks settling in while innovation and change rock the lower tiers. And Murktide has a surprise for us, too!
What is the best deck in Modern? There are many possible answers, but David E. has the data-driven case for Murktide being the best deck in Modern today.
March of the Machine may have seemed underwhelming during spoiler season, but David E. has found had surprising luck testing cards in Modern… even a battle!
March of the Machine on the horizon, and Constructed formats are in for a reckoning. Or are they? David E. assesses battles and the set’s standout cards.
While the data is clear, the reasons behind Modern’s metagame trends remains elusive. David E. has a finger on the deck driving the changes, and how to respond.
The March Modern Metagame Update is ready. Modern is incredibly stable, and that is translating into highly polarized, and not ideal, data. David E. explains.
Proactive decks are tougher to play and design than they look. David E. measures their proactivity and explores how pilots can fatally swerve out of lane.
Many control players play slowly because they believe that control has to. David E. is here to tell them they’re wrong. Control can and should play faster!
How much of Modern’s “diversity” is really just the same strategies masquerading as different decks? David E. asks whether the numbers really do lie.