April’s Modern metagame data is deceptive. The tale that the numbers suggest isn’t the story that actually happened. David E has the explanation inside.
April’s Modern Metagame Update shows the top decks settling in while innovation and change rock the lower tiers. And Murktide has a surprise for us, too!
What is the best deck in Modern? There are many possible answers, but David E. has the data-driven case for Murktide being the best deck in Modern today.
While the data is clear, the reasons behind Modern’s metagame trends remains elusive. David E. has a finger on the deck driving the changes, and how to respond.
An article from another site on the rising cost of Magic has David S. questioning “Is Magic really getting more expensive?” Join him as he runs the numbers.
The March Modern Metagame Update is ready. Modern is incredibly stable, and that is translating into highly polarized, and not ideal, data. David E. explains.
Jordan has figured out why UR Murktide just won’t relax its grip on Modern: the deck is hiding in plain sight as an instance of Magic’s most broken archetype.
Proactive decks are tougher to play and design than they look. David E. measures their proactivity and explores how pilots can fatally swerve out of lane.
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.
The February Modern Metagame Update is here, and its data seems deeply at odds with the claims Wizards made about format win rates. What’s the real story?
The Pioneer metagame isn’t changing post-Pro Tour. David E. believes that physics has the answer to why players seem unwilling to innovate or change decks.
The January Modern Metagame Update is here. In this month, the top decks remain stable while the lower tiers show more innovation and experimentation.