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!
Corbin returns fresh from Grand Prix Cincinnati with the newest changes to Standard and corresponding financial take-aways.
No one wants to kill a Lhurgoyf twice, but it sure sounds better than “bloodrush, boros charm, you lose”. Here are a few Standard decks that don’t care about mana symbols for once.
TL: DR; You probably just pack a lot of burn and hope for the best. There. You don’t even need to read this article now.
Danny analyzes the index values of past sets to determine a card’s likely peak value during its time in Standard.
Adam describes the Ins and Outs – literally – of Mono-Black Devotion. Print this off and bring it to Grand Prix Cincinnati if you’re going!