The One Ring is driving the metagame changes in Modern. However, the impact isn’t particularly high, and the card’s power remains unclear.
David E. used the MTGO All-Access Pass to extensively test Pioneer, finding closure on Rakdos, disappointment with Greasefang, and renewed faith in Spirits.
Despite data indicating the recession of certain negative trends, Modern’s metagame is moving in concerning directions… and towards becoming solved.
Standard bannings are exciting for two reasons: an improved gameplay experience and a shakeup of the Standard market. Sig examines the latter this week.
This week David S. looks at the values of the current Standard sets. Do any have sealed product worth picking up, or is cracking packs a losing proposition?
This week Sig examines the impact of the new Standard rotation schedule on booster box prices. He is optimistic recent upward price trends may continue.
Beardy’s back from Commander night at a brand-new LGS, where he got in some great games and met a ton of people. But… how did he do it? And how can you?
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.
This week Adam Plays Magic is legen—wait for it—dary, with Esper Legends! These disruptive creatures will put the opponent on the back foot, then in the ground!
Is the Commander Rules Committee wrong about Elesh Norn, Mother of Machines being too powerful? Beardy investigates a troubling trend among new cards.
As the year comes to a close, Adam lists his top 10 Pioneer cards from 2022 and their impact on the metagame. We’ve certainly gotten some heavy hitters!
Yorion, Sky Nomad is BANNED in Modern and so is The Meathook Massacre in Standard. Adam talks about why and predicts the new directions the formats will take.
The lack of non-green devotion decks in Pioneer has always perplexed David E. His experience with Mono-Black Devotion has finally revealed the answer.