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.
There’s a new combo deck in Modern. David E. thinks it’s good enough to carve out a niche for itself, presenting solid opportunities for tournament spikers.
In this long-awaited sequel, Jordan releases his Counter-Cat list, exploring its draw and removal suites while demystifying the manabase and sideboard.
David taps his street smarts for the low and dirty on New Capenna, dishing on badly-named mana fixers, DnT heroes, and one-mana artifacts that go infinite.
Ding Dong, the Cat is gone—and with it, nagging pressure to conform to companion Modern. David dissects post-ban shakeups and foresees the format’s future.
Andrew continues his layers series by delving into triggered abilities, especially missed triggers, and with the murky waters of handling this common error.
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?
Starms a-comin’ in. You know, Modern Horizons 2? As usual, though, Modern players aren’t content to just sit around and wait for the new cards. They’re as busy as ever creating, tuning, and tweaking new creations! Today, we’ll look at a couple of notable developments this month: the propagation of tech from UR Prowess and […]
Final article of the year! Good riddance, 2020. Hopefully, things start to turn around quickly and we can have the gathering part of Magic: The Gathering back again. But, this isn’t about a virus or vaccine. Today, I have business that must be finished before 2021 begins. For the third year running, it’s time to update my […]
Paper Magic tournaments are going to come back someday post-pandemic which will undoubtedly lead to an increase in paper Magic card prices. Modern especially seems like a format prime for price increases, and today Joe takes a look at three popular decks from the Modern meta that are full of prime speculation targets.
When spoiler season started, the community panned the Double Masters for having underwhelming reprints. Since the rocky start higher-value cards have been spoiled, increasing the set’s EV. This week Sig looks at the numbers, making his initial judgment of the set.
Here we are again: another set, another set of problems, and another banning… oh wait, nothing’s getting banned in Modern. Awkward. And more to the point, a waste of a perfectly good rant setup. Why am I even bothering… oh right, something else happened this time around. And it is consequential. Though not in the […]
Modern is on fire. I’ve come to expect this declaration every time there’s a noticeable shift in the format. Sometimes it’s justified. Sometimes it isn’t. And sometimes its semi-literal. Burn appears to be dominating Modern at the moment. Red decks have been doing well since Oko, Thief of Crowns was banned, but it was Prowess […]