How do you measure the health of a metagame? Is the Modern metagame healthy right now? David attempts to unpack these questions, and what their answers mean.
The pandemic persists, and consequently Wizards has yet to restart their premier paper events. Which might not be a bad thing. Considering how badly the MPL went and the lack of clarity over what comes next, it’s better to give them time to figure it out. However, that does mean that many players with the […]
Quiet Speculation is proud to welcome Daniel Goetschel to the team with his first article of tips to improve your Magic game.
What’s Magic’s most popular format? I realize this is the sort of question most ask around the gaming table just to have an argument, but I’m actually curious. The problem is that I can ask 100 players and get 100 different answers. It will frequently come down to what they last played and how much they […]
Sig has seen the set-themed Commander decks at his local Meijer and Target for a while now, but he never really investigated them. Then he received one for his birthday, and it triggered some research on these inexpensive entries into the format.
This week, Kai puts the market under a microscope in preparation for the release of Modern Horizons 2, with a focus on Modern.
What do learning chess and Magic finance have in common? Nothing, in a literal sense. But Sig found some creative ways of reapplying chess strategy to Magic investing. This week, he shares these tips in a fun article that combines his two recent passions.
It would seem that Wizards is growing impatient. The stated beginning of Modern Horizons 2 previews was next week. However, as part of their announcement of the “Summer of Legend” (which trips my marketing gag reflex), Wizards gave us some early spoilers. Clearly intended to whet player appetites for what is to come, the spoilers were […]
Welcome to December! At long last, the year known as 2020 is coming to a close. Huzzah! I had planned to kick this off with the traditional metagame update, but that’s not to be: Wizards hasn’t posted the last few events at time of writing, so the data’s incomplete. Even if that wasn’t the case, […]
Welcome back to the QS Insider Podcast! Chris O’Berry and Joe Davidson discuss new Standard, leaks and rumors from Commander Legends, Eternal Weekend featuring Legacy, and more!
Chroberry and MTGJoeD discuss new Standard specs, more Secret Lair: The Walking Dead stuff, and more!
Zendikar Rising is one of those rare Standard sets that has more than just a few cards with eternal format potential. Joe walks us through five cards he’s got an eye on when considering the future of Modern and Legacy.
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.