Jordan has figured out why UR Murktide just won’t relax its grip on Modern: the deck is hiding in plain sight as an instance of Magic’s most broken archetype.
Winning isn’t everything… until it is! Joe aka “Beardy” outlines eight of the best tips and tricks for eking out winning advantages in cEDH pods.
Joe aka “Beardy” discusses retraining a 1v1 duelist mindset into that of a multiplayer master, exploring three skills necessary to win games with more players.
Joe aka “Beardy” examines the critical timing in a Commander game when one player takes a big lead. If the table unites against you, can you still win?
Will Joe aka “Beardy” get to take on Post Malone for $100,000 in a winner-take-all, high-stakes game of Commander? Read on to find out his weapon of choice.
Joe aka “Beardy” discusses some of the finer aspects of diplomacy in games of Commander. Is it ever right to become a kingmaker?
Jordan outlines ten types of articles for Magic writers and readers alike, including nostalgia dives and tech exposés, giving a window into his own process.
The more things change, the more Burn stays the same. David reviews the striking anomaly of Burn’s enduring power in the context of post-MH2 Companion Modern.
Jordan applies pillar thinking to Modern, identifying five distinct macro-archetypes to carve out a holistic picture of the format.
How valuable is metagame data? What can it actually tell us? How does studying it translate into winning more games? David answers these questions and more.
What’s Magic’s most popular format? I realize this is the sort of question most ask around the gaming table just to have an argument, but I’m actually curious. The problem is that I can ask 100 players and get 100 different answers. It will frequently come down to what they last played and how much they […]
Time waits for no man, as they say, and Magic is the same for all players. Good advice will always be good advice, but relevance is relative. By the same token, Magic players need advice that is relevant to formats as they actually exist. And that must be re-evaluated periodically. The second Beginner’s Guide article […]
It’s time, once again, for a return to The Beginner’s Guide to Modern. This my long-running but periodic series where I cover the fundamentals of Modern for those new to the format. Though, as happens with a series that’s four years old at this point, I’ve already covered all the fundamentals and obvious misconceptions long […]