COVID-19 has changed the future of Magic: The Gathering forever. Joe takes a look at the changing landscape of the competitive Magic world and how MTG Finance-minded players can prepare for the new normal.
In a followup to last week, UndyingMTG examines another handful of cards flying under the radar in Pioneer.
Another week of data, another update to the Ikoria metagame. The trends had been moving towards companion stabilizing in Modern. Last week, the individual companion cards seemed volatile in terms of usage, but the mechanic itself appeared to have achieved saturation. We observed some signs suggesting that companions might be been fading in Modern, which […]
Modern Horizons Flashback Drafts hit MTGO! Kyle reexamines the key cards Modern Horizons on MTGO, and a few sleeper hits with high upside.
Modern is at a crossroads right now. Between changes in banlist philosophy, the arrival and surging popularity of Pioneer, and the breakout success of Magic: Arena, doomsayers are out in force and quick to declare Modern passé. Today, we’ll explore each of the supposed challenges Modern faces and measure its staying power. Sporadic Banlists Towards […]
The way we’ll be getting foils from packs will undergo some change with the introduction of Theme Boosters with Throne of Eldraine. Kyle breaks down the new distribution levels of foils, focusing on how they might affect the process of MTGO Set Redemption.
Kyle breaks down the state of drafting on MTGO, and shows us some opportunities to make the most out of playing limited on the platform.
It’s been half a month since War of the Spark went live on Magic Online, and we’re already seeing the myriad effects it’s having on Modern—heck, on all non-rotating formats. But of course, being Modern Nexus, we’ll focus on just the one! While I enjoy the Friday writing slot, it occasionally has its detriments. In […]
By the time this piece is published, Mythic Championship London will be streaming, and Modern players will be testing the London mulligan in a high-pressure environment for the first time. The results of that event will have a massive effect on the format’s future. For those who just can’t wait until the Top 8 ends […]
In the week leading up to the release of Ravnica Allegiance some interesting decks have popped up. Eddie covers the new tech and discusses cards he’s picked up from those lists.
Eddie takes a look at some cards to pick up during the winter lull, and prepares us for more Ravnica Allegiance spoiler speculation.
New aggro decks in Modern tend to be streamlined synergy machines full of critters. But “goodstuff”-style creature decks à la Jund, which wield Modern’s known best cards, do slip through occasionally. Perhaps the best-known example of this phenomenon is Traverse Shadow, a deck that blew Modernites away when it first reared its head over a […]
Many people have been saying there’s been a little less movement regarding Magic finance during the past few weeks or months. Some people are saying there’s a slowdown. Others are saying it’s normal because the holidays are around the corner and players have less money to spend on Magic cards. Regardless, Magic continues to move […]