David E. unpacks Modern’s only month post-Lurrus and pre-Streets, hinting at the dominance of Murktide and Omnath while unveiling a sleeper Phyrexian hit.
Joe AKA Beardy takes a look at the current Commander ban list and the rationale for determining bannings. Is there anything that is safe to unban?
This week Paul dives deep into Modern, looking at some of the staple cards players should have in their arsenal, and his approach to investing in the format.
Sig’s records aren’t perfect, but he has recently just passed his 500th MTG finance article–nearly ten years of writing! This week Sig reflects back on his MTG finance journey, the key decisions along the way, and what makes Magic the greatest game in the world.
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 more popular decks from the Modern meta that are full of prime speculation targets.
COVID-19 has certainly taken its toll on the MTG economy. This week Sig examines pricing trends over the past 8 months and attempts to predict what may happen once the pandemic ends and in-person paper events can once again take place.
Ah, spoiler season. The time when I don’t have to stretch myself doing statistical work. Just looking at the new cards, doing some basic analysis, and speculating about whether there’s a place in Modern for them. Simple and low-pressure, just what this year’s called for. Then, something had to come in a ruin everything: a […]
This week brought a ton of new information about Zendikar Rising and the roadmap of Magic up to 2021. David breaks down the highlights.
“Comp-letely Nuts,” or the apparent consensus surrounding Ikoria’s flagship mechanic. Two weeks back, we looked at the interesting new decks popping up using companion, because why wouldn’t they? Today, we’ll explore the rest of May’s entrants in a final goodbye to companion in Modern as we know it. Mo’ Mana, Mo’ Problems You of anyone […]
In a time where we’re all homebound, there’s no better opportunity to sit down and pick through bulk! Brady combs over War of the Spark to find the best bulk picks in the next update of his Bulk to Bayou series.
*Sigh* Oh, Magic Online. It is only now, with paper Magic shut down, that I am forced to regularly use you. And remember that I love/hate you. The ability to pick up and play my preferred format anytime, and against anyone in the world, is a true joy. Having to navigate your stubbornly obtuse command schemes […]
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Despite recent bannings, the targeted decks are rising up again, reinventing themselves in novel ways. Axing Once Upon a Time from the format heralded an imminent paradigm shift for Amulet Titan, an enduring archetype that had redesigned itself around the free cantrip so drastically as […]