Deck Guide of the Day: R/W Humans

The best 2 card combo in Standard continues to find new shells to show off its power. Thraben Inspector and Smuggler’s Copter go together like peas and carrots. An early creature that stays relevant into the late game and turns on your incredibly powerful Vehicle is some serious power. The focal point of this deck, beyond … Continue reading Deck Guide of the Day: R/W Humans

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Cube Card Evaluation: Olivia Voldaren

Hello Everybody today’s cube card is Olivia Voldaren. This is one of those cards that you really struggle to lose with if you get to untap with her in play. This is a card with effects and power that you expect to find on expensive legends, however Olivia costs only four mana, putting her into a … Continue reading Cube Card Evaluation: Olivia Voldaren

Budget Magic Deck: U/R Metallurgic Summonings

Modern UR Summonings is actually pretty straightforward. We stay alive during the early game, stick a Metallurgic Summonings, and then win the game in short order, sometimes by going wide with a bunch of small Construct tokens but more often by going tall with one or two huge Constructs.  When it comes right down to … Continue reading Budget Magic Deck: U/R Metallurgic Summonings

Deck Guide of the Day: 4 Color Rites

Cryptolith Rite decks were a big part of the last Standard metagame. Rite gives you a massive mana jump to deploy creatures and activate your abilities. It also provides excellent color fixing, and there are few main deck answers in the format. If your opponent boards in cards that can kill Rite, they risk leaving them stranded … Continue reading Deck Guide of the Day: 4 Color Rites

Deck Guide of the Day: Sneak & Show

There was a long period of time in the Legacy metagame when Sneak and Show was public enemy #1. The best players in the world all seemed to gravitate toward this powerful strategy, but you don’t see it nearly as often these days. Decks like Death and Taxes helped to slow it down, while powerful … Continue reading Deck Guide of the Day: Sneak & Show

Legacy Power Rankings

After Grand Prix Chiba and its share of constructed decks, here there are the top cards of the Legacy format. Show and Tell  Show and Tell stole the entire tournament this weekend, putting also two copies of the deck in the Top8.This card is bonkers, it lets you cheat into play some stupid giant creature like Emrakul or … Continue reading Legacy Power Rankings

This Week in MTG

RESULTS: Grand Prix Chiba : Take a look at the Legacy Metagame and the decks that dominate the format. SPOTLIGHT ON CONTENT FROM THE WEB: Best Moments from GP Chiba | by Chapman Sim on Magic.Wizards.com : Revive the best moments from the Chiba Legacy Grand Prix. Episode 200: The Musical Episode #2 | by Meghan Wolff and Maria Bartholdi on MagictheAmateuring.com : Have you ever wondered … Continue reading This Week in MTG

Commander 2016 Cube Review

Commander 2016 is designed as a multiplayer set. However there is always something interesting for Cube. Like in the previous articles, I’ll be breaking these down by mechanics and non-mechanic cards. COMMANDER 2016 MECHANICS 4 Color commanders Atraxa, Praetors' Voice, Breya, Etherium Shaper, Kynaios and Tiro of Meletis, Saskia the Unyielding and Yidris, Maelstrom Wielder 4 color aren't explicitly new … Continue reading Commander 2016 Cube Review

Deck Guide of the Day: Ad Nauseam

While this deck may kil with Ad Nauseam, it is still very much a Lotus Bloom deck. The fast mana it provides completely changes the dynamic of how this deck plays out. An opening hand with a Lotus Bloom can commonly win the game on turn 4 even through some of the various forms of disruption Modern has … Continue reading Deck Guide of the Day: Ad Nauseam

Brews for the Weekend: U/B Metallurgic Summonings

Throughout the United States, today is Black Friday. The day after Thanksgiving is a day for deals and savings as people shop for discounts until they drop. Trying to find an off the beaten path deck that has put up any amount of success and features heavy black was no easy task, but I think I found … Continue reading Brews for the Weekend: U/B Metallurgic Summonings