David E. explores a curious trend among Modern’s top decks: they’re ALL Affinity! Here’s how to beat their strategy of blitzing G1 and powering through hate.
Andrew enlists his Judging expertise to outline a series of best practices for tournament preparation, covering everything from sleeves to lunches to alters.
Andrew takes a step forward in his layers series, looking now to type-changing effects and popular interactions with Blood Moon, Urza’s Saga, and more.
New set, new great expectations. David bursts the bubble by explaining why the latest incoming BROKEN SET isn’t necessarily all it seems, channelands included!
This month’s metagame report is mostly unchanged from last month but includes a new topmost performing deck. What is it? David has the details.
With all the hype from Modern Horizons 2 spoilers, you’re excited to dive into the Modern format for the first time. So where do you begin? Understanding what makes Modern tick as a format, apart from the obvious of what cards are legal, is the best place to start.
This week Sig examines recent pricing trends on some of Magic’s historically most overprinted and under-powered sets: Homelands, Fallen Empires, and Chronicles. Without looking, can you guess what booster boxes of these sets sell for today? The answer may surprise you!
By the time you read this, Strixhaven: School of Mages will have been available on MTGO for six days. And some people even have it in paper. Consequently, results are beginning to trickle in which include the new cards. Which means that I can start seeing how well my psychic abilities are developing. And maybe […]
Alright, no more delays. All the data is finally in, and so it’s time to do November’s Metagame Update. So far, the metagame has generally been dynamic. The top deck hasn’t been consistent between months, though Rakdos Prowess and its descendant Scourge Shadow have been consistently Tier 1 since I started doing these again. Will […]
When you think of the “Four Horsemen” sets, cards from Arabian Nights, Legends, and Antiquities readily come to mind. But lately, Reserved List and other cards from The Dark have been on the rise. This week Sig highlights this recent trend.
The second half of September 2020 brought us swaths of new decks, as Zendikar Rising did more than its fair share in shaking up the Modern metagame. Today, we’ll explore new combo options and view the myriad directions ramp strategies are starting to take. Kombo Krazy We’ll start with Belcher, a deck that recently received […]
Paper Magic is going to come back someday and people are going to start wanting paper copies of cards featured in competitive decks again. Joe takes a look at his top choices from Double Masters for players looking to pick up cheap, competitive reprints before paper tournaments begin again in earnest.
With the recent run on Commander / Old School cards, players have been reaching towards budget, Foreign Black-Bordered option. Suddenly, these cards aren’t so “budget” anymore. This week Sig examines the trend and shares thoughts on how best to sell these once-obscure cards.