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.
Ryan has Modern on the brain this week as the PTQ season nears an end. Read his breakdown of the Delver deck he’s been playing, a descendant of the Grixis list developed by Zac Hill and Drew Levin.
Mike Lanigan relates his tournament experience last weekend at a Modern PTQ, and examines what we can take away from his matches.
Mathieu picks some targets for people looking to cash out on their Modern profits that should be excellent growth picks as we move out of Modern PTQ season.
David Schumann continues to survey fringe playables in Legacy that are under the radar, but could serve important roles in the future.
The Pro Tour is this weekend and everyone is waiting to see what does well and jumps in price. Corbin provides some preliminary thoughts before the festivities begin.
With Jund strategies sweeping all manner of formats, Jared Elick looks at some archetype staples to find where they might end up.
Ryan checks in with some initial thoughts on the directions Modern, Pauper, and Standard are heading.
Corbin addresses the financial implications of post-Gatecrash Standard, Wizards’ announcement regarding redemptions, and the alleged Modern bubble.
David Schumann describes some playable Legacy cards that only get a little love, but with the right circumstances could jump to tier-one status.
No doubt by now you’ve heard the two announcements Wizards made on Monday. Corbin describes their likely impact on prices and how to react accordingly.
The recent Bannings have left Ryan rather baffled. Read on to learn why he thinks the two formats in question are being led astray.