We are within two weeks of the next big United States Modern Grand Prix in Pittsburgh and if you are anything like me, you have a lot of preparation to do. For me, the biggest challenge before a big event like this is picking the right deck, making sure it is tuned properly, and I […]
The latest round of Regional PTQs provide a solid picture of the Modern metagame. Doug breaks down the collective Top 8’s and discusses financial implications.
Editor’s note: Clinton Whitehurst is an experienced Bubble Hulk pilot with recent PPTQ and RPTQ Top 8s on the deck. Clinton has also worked with Justin Maguire on the strategy, who piloted Bubble Hulk to a Top 16 finish at the SCG Dallas Modern Open. When most people hear the word “Goryo”, they think of Goryo’s […]
What’s up guys! Welcome back to my Modern Nexus Video Series, where we take a deck in the format and run it through some matches on Magic Online. This week we have Grixis Control, my one true love, my pride and joy, my constant companion. Grixis Control is my favorite deck in Modern, and I’m […]
The Legacy GP in Seattle-Tacoma begins this weekend. Adam identifies the best options for attacking the field, and shares his picks for cards with the most potential to win in the marketplace.
The way you prepare for a large event can have big implications for your competitive and financial success alike. Mike discusses some important details that may be easy to overlook.
Every once in a while technology appears, not with a flash and a bang, but quietly, calmly, and patiently, waiting to strike from the shadows. Armed with such technology, a prepared competitor could easily leap from these shadows, crushing the field and standing victorious on the mountaintop of his enemies, basking in glory. We saw […]
Brian DeMars recently picked up Four-Color Rally and played it at GP Indianapolis. He provides an overview of the deck and explains some of its odder nuances.
Mike has been developing Temur Company in the new Standard, a deck looking to operate on the opponent’s turn. He discusses his build before covering the latest news on BFZ prices.
It seems that the more things change, the more they stay the same and for Modern that means that Affinity is a tier 1 deck again. Affinity is one of the longest-standing decks in Modern and one of the biggest surprises about that statement is that Affinity has not gained much in the last two […]
Hey guys! Welcome to Episode 5 of our Modern Nexus Video Series, where we pick a sweet list and run it through some matches on Magic Online. This week we have Luis Scott-Vargas’ Bringing Gifts deck, which he talked about a little while ago on the Mothership. This deck features the traditional Four-Color Gifts Ungiven […]
The Top 8 at Pro Tour BFZ was full of established decks. Mike Lanigan digs into the Top 16 to discuss some more interesting decks that nearly made the cut.
Hey guys! Welcome to Episode 4 of our Modern Nexus Video Series, where we pick a sweet list and run it through some matches on Magic Online. This week we have our very own Retreat to Coralhelm/Knight of the Reliquary combo deck; Knightfall! We talked about this list and gave a walkthrough and some strategy […]