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.
Many control players play slowly because they believe that control has to. David E. is here to tell them they’re wrong. Control can and should play faster!
With Pro Tour Phyrexia in the books, David E. starts to wonder if he got Pioneer all wrong. Have Magic’s best managed to crack the format’s secret identity?
Let’s be honest: 2020 was miserable. But rather than dwell on the negative, Sig is attempting to look at some positives from the year. From there, he shifts focus to things he is looking forward to in 2021 in an attempt to bring positivity into a trying time.
Pioneer is set to pop off when paper Magic returns, and this week Joe takes a look at five Pioneer all-stars to speculate on.
Welcome to December! At long last, the year known as 2020 is coming to a close. Huzzah! I had planned to kick this off with the traditional metagame update, but that’s not to be: Wizards hasn’t posted the last few events at time of writing, so the data’s incomplete. Even if that wasn’t the case, […]
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.
New heroes are rising up to fill Omanth’s place in Standard after the bannings and it’s resulted in a healthier standard format than we’ve seen in a long time. Joe takes a look for value amongst some of the new format’s most popular movers and shakers.
In case you haven’t noticed, Magic can be weird. I’m not just talking about cards or mechanics, though mutate, Goblin Game, and Raging River are certainly out there. I’m talking about how counter-intuitive the game can be. Again, not in the Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth still works under Blood Sun sense (though that absolutely qualifies). I […]
Well, I’ve dutifully done my snooping, and am proud to present some of Modern’s new directions in a Snow-less world! Chomping at the bit for more? Ready the sails… if you dare! Nuthin’ But a “G” Thang “One, two, three and to the four / Boggart Harbinger and Conspicuous Snoop is at the door.” In […]
Core Set 2021 offers a variety of attractive pick-ups for both Commander and Standard speculation (should paper Magic events restart). This week Sig highlights a few of his favorites, inspired by others in the Twitter community.
Did you know there was a Players Tour event last weekend? Tournament organizers caught on that successful events can still take place over Arena despite COVID-19. As competitive Magic migrates from paper to online, Sig examines how this may further impact card prices.
The COVID-19 government checks are providing cash to players itching to buy Magic cards. But Sig believes Ikoria may the greatest catalysts for MTG finance in quite some time. This week he touches on the numerous formats impacted by this set.