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.
Double Masters 2022 is guaranteed to shake up prices in a big way. But which cards are the winners and losers? David S. has the scoop!
David E. continues his series on fringe Modern decks, getting in some reps with Wishshift and Showdown of the Skalds. Do they have what it takes?
This month David is digging into the data and highlighting fringe decks that appear. This week he looks at a new take on the Glimpse of Tomorrow deck.
Paper Magic is going to come back someday and people are going to start wanting paper copies of cards featured in competitive decks again. Joe takes a look at his top choices from Double Masters for players looking to pick up cheap, competitive reprints before paper tournaments begin again in earnest.
Earlier this week, David dissected RG Ponza, the format’s sleeper centralizer that may well overtake other Modern decks in the numbers soon. The deck exploits a peculiar vulnerability of Modern manabases: their softness to turn two Blood Moon. Of course, reliably powering out Moon effects isn’t something any old deck can do with great consistency. […]
Recent history has disproved the community hypothesis that Modern Horizons singles had bottomed. Prices on all but the most desirable foils have pulled back considerably from recent highs. Sig ponders whether he should hold or avoid opportunity cost and cash out.
July in brewing? More of the same. More copies of Unearth, to be sure. And more of what’s become known as Modern’s calling card: novel experiments bursting with hot tech. Today we’ll look at some of the month’s breakout strategies: Elemental tribal, White Weenie, and the return of old-school Miracle Grow. Disentombed Again Unearth continues […]
Adam dives deep on current trends, using QuietSpeculation’s TraderTools to monitor the “spread.” Knowing the difference between what stores sell a card for and what they buy it for can help you make smarter specs.
Last week, we began taking stock of the novel decks appearing in 5-0 dumps post-Modern Horizons. With a ban in the books and M20 entering the card pool, the coming weeks are sure to feature even more upheaval. But lots of new tech is already out in force. Perhaps June’s innovation bears signs of what’s to […]
Have you ever stopped to think about how much time you actually spend on MTG Finance on a weekly basis? This week Sig considers this and makes some personal commitments on how he’ll strategically cut back.
Patrick continues his Getting Started series, this time covering the primary avenues of selling your Magic products in the secondary market.