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.
Results are in from the largest Modern event since the start of the pandemic. What decks made it to the top tables? David has all the details.
It’s metagame update time again. Is a big hammer still the right tool to smash your opponents with? What other options are on the radar? David has the answers.
How valuable is metagame data? What can it actually tell us? How does studying it translate into winning more games? David answers these questions and more.
Is Lurrus of the Dream-Den the most broken card in Modern right now? David examines the effect this companion has on the modern metagame. Is it banworthy?
With his LGS holding an upcoming 15-proxy Vintage tournament, Paul is looking to the history of the original Magic format for ideas on what to play.
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.
It’s time for spooky season in the US, and for the monthly metagame update. Can anything challenge the boogeyman that is HammerTime?
Paul goes over the concept of a competitive metagame, focusing on the changing landscape of Modern and how it applies to Magic finance.
The new month brings a new metagame update. And this time, there’s nothing disruptive to report. No bannings, no weird and still-unexplained data gaps; just a perfectly normal bit of data gathering. Which means that I’ll be delivering a straightforward metagame update. Which will be nice, since there’s another Modern Horizons coming, and that might […]
First Tuesday of a new month? Must be time for the metagame update. Yes, I realize that there wasn’t one last time, but those were special circumstances. A major ban invalidated more than half of February’s data. There’s really nothing statistically valid from ten days of results. Of course, March wasn’t much better. Thanks to […]
And now, back to our regularly scheduled metagame analysis. Let me just take a look at what’s been winning… oh. MTGO’s reporting system is bugged; there’s been no new data since March 10. Huh. Ok, well, let me just see what’s happening in the community… wait, really? Heliod Company is considered the best deck now? […]
Hot on the heels of my practical examination last week, it’s time to formally close the books on the old metagame. Or at least that expression of the old metagame. Who knows how Kaldheim will actually affect Modern, but regardless, the old metagame will see turmoil and change. I expect whatever emerges from Kaldheim to be similar […]