Hexproof is getting a lot of buzz right now. With new threats, better mana thanks to Mana Confluence and a shift from monochromatic lists, it’s a good time to give Hexproof another look. Anything to avoid Standard getting stale. Here is a list from Brian DeMars on Star City Creatures (18) 4 Bassara Tower Archer […]
With the launch of Journey Into Nix, Standard is looking to experience a shift in the meta. Adam outlines how he predicts the next few weeks to look and offers some sideboard choices everyone should consider.
While Journey Into Nyx is unlikely to unseat the top decks in Standard, it does enable a few new strategies. Mike Lanigan investigates.
Ryan launches into another round of spoilers, focusing on a few key cards, including one innocuous-looking 2-drop you might have overlooked.
You didn’t exactly ask for it, but you got it. A Centaur Lord! He is a Hill Giant rather than the Pearled Unicorn that Lords are typically, but he has two abilities both on himself and to impart to other Centaurs. Are centaurs too expensive and slow? Are they going to be too powerful when […]
It’s rare to see anyone brewing this late in the game with a new set about to come out. It feels like a lame duck weekend for Standard so I was surprised to see my buddy Ken Crocker on camera at SCG Detroit for two reasons. Ken is not terribly photogenic. RUG Monsters? What in […]
The spoiler is more spoiled than the single child of a Kardashian. It is like a Dothraki tradition to Irri and Jhiqui- it is known. You get the picture. People are making like prohibition’s on and they’re home brewing. So what are people up to? Atheros, God of Passage looks like a good place […]
Ryan examines the first waves of spoilers for potential gems.
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.
Ryan recounts his experience playing Standard this past weekend at the SCG in Wisconsin.
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.
Over the last few weeks, I have been dredging up old feelings for playing with intricate graveyard based strategies. A handful of years ago, utilizing the graveyard was one of my favorite ways to win games of Magic. Back then, the plethora of powerful tools for graveyard interaction did not exist in every metagame as […]
Adam teaches how to sideboard with ( and against ) the deck that won Grand Prix: Cincinnati and recaps last week’s You Make The Play before posting a new one. Print out this visual sideboarding guide and bring it to FNM!