Joe aka “Beardy” explores building around color identities to craft functionally unique Commander decks, proposing ideas for mono-, five-, and four-color decks.
The sequel to Guilds of Ravnica and the 80th expansion set in Magic: The Gathering’s history is due to release on January 25, 2019. Here’s what we know about Ravnica Allegiance (RNA) so far, including any cards in the spoiler, the guilds represented, and cards to speculate on before the full spoiler is released. The Guilds […]
The holidays are in full swing and the new year is right around the corner. And as some of you may know, the stock market has been a bit shaky in the last month or so. But it seems Magic is still doing pretty well during this slightly volatile time. I think a good portion […]
Ultimate Masters is still in full bounce back mode, and the last World Magic Cup has come to a finish. Plus, some sweet Ravnica Allegiance spoilers have hit the market so there’s gonna be a nice mix of things to talk about again in this piece. Owing to the spoilers, this might be a little […]
This is the first article from my new series, MTG Questions. You might be familiar with the Hold ‘Em & Fold ‘Em series (rebranded as MTG Metagame Finance), which takes a tournament-oriented perspective. I decided to start this series to focus on more general aspects of MTG finance. The two series will work together, as when […]
Welcome back, folks. It’s been a while since I last wrote an article, in large part because I’ve been unwilling to make any financial moves on MTGO before reading the December 6th announcement about competitive play on Arena. What is announced there could have major ramifications for investing on MTGO, and so I’ve been very […]
Adam identifies that the cards that are on the move with the impending release of Kaladesh.
Soul Sisters has long been one of those established, lower-tier decks in Modern that attracts its share of fans and die-hard pilots who take it to battle regardless of the metagame prognosis. The fact that a deck built around lifegain exists in Modern should remove any doubts you had about the format’s capacity to support the bizarre and discarded […]
The SCG Milwaukee Open results are in and the new Modern is looking healthier than ever. Join Sheridan for some key financial takeaways.
It’s easy to buy into over-hyped cards in Modern without considering them in the format’s context. Sheridan provides some tips to avoid getting swept up in the next major finance blunder.
With the RPTQ results and October metagame numbers in the books, Sheridan points to the best investments going into next week’s GP Pittsburgh.
The latest round of Regional PTQs provide a solid picture of the Modern metagame. Doug breaks down the collective Top 8’s and discusses financial implications.
Each week, one of the QS founders recaps what went on behind the paywall, summarizing each of the dozen or so articles Insiders get to read each week and nominating a favorite. It’s a great way to get caught up on your reading if you’re an insider or see what you’re missing if you’re not!