August was… unexpected. Wizards threw everyone off with their Ban Day decisions. Bans were expected in Standard (based on Wizards’ own statements) and hoped for in multiple other formats. Instead, Modern and Legacy saw unbans. The impact this has had will be on display in this metagame update.
The first-ever extra set in Standard history is rather underwhelming for Constructed, although some of its cards have niche applications in Modern and Pioneer.
The end of the year means an update to the Modern Ban Watchlist. The metagame has failed to deal with its outliers and so corrective bans may be incoming.
David E. cracks open New Capenna for Modern, finding a mostly innocent set peppered with bad eggs: unruly singletons that may break older cards wide open.
Andrew enlists his Judging expertise to outline a series of best practices for tournament preparation, covering everything from sleeves to lunches to alters.
Sometimes uncommons go from bulk to a dollar. David investigates.
Modern Horizons 2 is scheduled to be released on June 18, 2021, and the Quiet Speculation team is hyped! Joe takes a look at the highlights from each day of spoilers and helps you prepare for release day.
Recently, Sig tried his luck on some Modern Horizons boosters. The set is filled with value and opportunity, right? Apparently not. After doing research, Sig was shocked at how bad the odds really were. Exactly WHAT is worth opening from that set?
Joe shares a story of some financial #feelbads from his MTG hiatus and offers advice on how people in a similar situation can maintain their collections amid bannings without taking too many losses.
Brady returns with the next part in his Bulk to Bayou series, this time outlining his picks for bulk staples in Throne of Eldraine.
It’s a new year, and that calls for an MTGO market check-in! Kyle examines the MTGO Modern market in a post-Mox Opal world, and what cards you’ll want to keep your eye on in Modern’s lull period.
Well, everyone should have seen another ban coming. There was no way that Wizards wasn’t going to let their last scheduled banned and restricted announcement go by without doing something about Oko, Thief of Crowns. However, I didn’t expect it to go this far. Three cards banned would be a fairly substantial shift by itself, […]
A changing Pioneer metagame, new Modern developments, and Theros Beyond Death spoilers all make for an exciting time in Magic finance heading into 2020.