Adam played in a Modern PTQ and an invitation-only Standard tournament last weekend, and today he shares select tales from the experiences. Followed by an analysis of his local Standard event and results of GP Utrecht in the wake of PT M15, Adam reaches some startling conclusions about the Standard metagame.
With the upcoming release of Khans of Tarkir, Standard will lose the bulk of its current card pool. Adam outlines which strategies are expected to stick around, what cards may see a rise in popular, and how you can prepare and profit from the rotation.
We’re soon to enter that strange limbo time in Standard when both core sets contribute to a brewer’s paradise. Jason Alt asks how to take advantage of this pre-rotation mayhem.
In prep for the upcoming Columbus SCG Invitational, Ryan returns to his RW Devotion list and shares his updated sideboard.
Standard rotation has a strong effect on MTGO prices. Sylvain graphs out past trends and explains how this period of the year affects Standard speculations, particularly with cards from older sets.
This week Paul shares a list that exploits the synergy between Courser of Kruphix and Underworld Connections before putting the game away with Rakdos’s Return. Is this the best of the BGx options in Standard? Paul thinks so.
Picking up where Sylvain left off, he explores the success of M14 rares in his MTGO Portfolio Management series.
Mike Lanigan is equipped with a brand new Standard brew, G/W Constellation. He shares his thought process building it and the final result.
Mike Lanigan provides his recent thoughts on G/B Dredge, before recounting his rounds at a TCG Player tournament with Mono-Blue Devotion.
Mike Lanigan covers a variety of topics in today’s article, including an update of Standard Dredge with the new Journey cards.
I like Jeff Hoogland. Jeff is a good friend of the Brainstorm Brewery brand and contributed to the site when we first started out. He’s been a guest on the podcast and no matter how he’s getting the word out, the word is “Brew”. Whether it’s the RUG flash deck he popularized a year ago […]
Mike looks at 3 Standard deck lists that break out of the typical metagame, building around a potent and dangerous Archangel of Thune core that can end games in short order.
Pro Tour Competitor Adam Yurchick teaches you the ins and outs (literally) for one of Standard’s most fun new decks! See Mike Lanigan’s article yesterday for a primer on how to play it pre-board.