Between Modern Masters, SCG Legacy and Standard tournaments, Jason Alt covers all the news from this week.
Modern Masters has been the biggest story in MTG finance this year. With access to the complete spoiler, Corbin Hosler believes now is the time to start looking at its impact in more specific terms. Tune in over the next couple weeks for his full analysis.
WoTC recently announced the details of Modern Masters’s release on MTGO. Matthew dissects the relevant information and explains how it should inform speculative decisions.
Mike Lanigan weighs in on availability of Modern Master’s and the recently-announced rule changes, then provides an update of his B/W Zombies list.
Sébastien Morin examines how reprints on MTGO affect prices in the short- and mid-term. Understanding this dynamic can position you to make handsome profits from the panic-selling that sometimes results.
The recent spoiling of Beck//Call has already impacted Modern prices and is sure to make more waves. Corbin discusses which cards are still ripe to benefit.
Jared Elick is still actively trading for Modern cards he believes are undervalued. Modern Masters will not reprint everything, and staples command consistent prices on the trade floor.
David Schumann explains how our playstyle preferences can affect how we evaluate new cards. Being aware of your own blinders can make you more attentive to cards in spoilers you may be passing over.
Corbin finds himself in the unenviable position of still holding Modern staples likely to appear in Modern Masters. He describes how to minimize losses in this situation.
This year’s Modern season departs with one last huzzah, GP San Diego. Mike Lanigan looks over decklists and discusses the last-minute developments.
Mike Lanigan brought Grixis to a Modern PTQ last weekend. Today’s article describes his matches and the take-away.
Ryan shares the heartbreaking story of a friend who placed 2nd in PTQ’s on back-to-back weekends, and springboards from there into a conversation on special invites and the current ratings structure.
Jared Elick looks at the effect of the increasing popularity of Modern on foil prices and the long-awaited arrival of control as a viable archetype.