The week after a set release is always full of experimentation and surprises. David E. has seen some very unexpected cards in unexpected formats so far.
It seems likely that The Brothers’ War will endanger Karn, the Great Creator in Pioneer. However, whether Karn is too good in Modern is far more complicated.
October has proven to be both a volatile and a stable month for Modern. David E looks into the reason for the contradiction and what to expect in November.
The October Modern Metagame Update has arrived, and the results are simultaneously surprising and expected. Yorion’s ban had some unanticipated consequences.
Sig dives into the vendor dynamics at Magic 30: pictures of hotlists, high-end cards for sale, and insights from his interactions with some vendors.
David E has been struggling with colorless creature lands in multiple formats but wasn’t sure why. He’s finally found an answer that suggests Magic is changing.
Tony attended a Store Championship this past weekend playing one of his pet decks. Did a Yorion-less format help him succeed? Come and find out!
David E. expected 4-Color Omnath to bounce back quickly from Yorion, Sky Nomad being banned. That isn’t happening, and there are surprising reasons why.
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.
Yorion, Sky Nomad has been banned in Modern. David E. breaks down the implications of this ban, which stands to change Modern without changing the metagame.
Modern’s metagame is shifting. Some of it is predictable, but some unforeseen developments are nonetheless returning Modern to a state of heavy flux.
Though Tier 1 remains stable, the September Metagame Update reflects a shaking of the lower tiers as Modern adapts to Leyline Binding. David E. shares the data.
The combo of free elementals and undying effects in RB Scam is so good it feels like we’re scamming our opponents. Adam goes over the deck and how it works.