Raise Your Standards – Fun G/W Cat Tribal Deck

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Raise Your Standards.  With the release of Guilds of Ravnica coming up and rotation looming, innovation in Standard becomes less and less of a factor for people.  It’s often easier in times like this to simply pick a deck that’s fun to play…

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Raise Your Standards – It’s a Chainwhirler World

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Raise Your Standards.  Last weekend Grand Prix Brussels and Grand Prix Orlando took place.  At both of those tournaments, if you only looked at the top 8 decklists, you would think that the dominance of decks was over.  However once you look further…

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Raise your Standards – Here, There Be Dragons !

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Raise Your Standards.  With the Pro Tour happening last weekend, much of the internet has spent the past week complaining about the lack of availability of .  As such, Standard hasn’t been as much fun this week as it should have been.  Well,…

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Raise Your Standards – Standard Decks Featuring Amonkhet Cards

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Raise Your Standards.  Last week I went over five decks currently doing well in Standard that showcase cards from the Kaladesh block.  This week I have five more decks for you that are all centered on cards from the Amonkhet block.  We have…

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Raise Your Standards – Standard Decks Featuring Kaladesh Cards

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Raise Your Standards.  The release of Magic 2019 has shaken up Standard.  Many of the new decks are running cards from Magic 2019; cards that you may not have yet.  For a lot of players, the first few weeks after a new set…

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Raise Your Standards – Tales from a PTQ

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Raise Your Standards.  Last weekend a Standard PTQ took place on Magic Online (MTGO).  This week, we’ll take a look at some of the decks that were played to see how cards from M19 are being utilized.  Let’s get started by looking at…

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Raise Your Standards – M19 Decks from Week 1

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Raise Your Standards.  With M19 being legal on Magic Online (MTGO) for the past week new cards are beginning to see play in Standard.  This week I’ll be bringing you a few of these new decks that you can use with hopefully good…

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Raise Your Standards – Hopeful Cards from M19

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Raise Your Standards.  This weekend is the Prerelease for M19, the latest core set to be released for Magic.  As such, there’s not much of a point in talking about the latest deck that are doing well on Magic Online, since the format…

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Raise Your Standards – Three More Fun Dominaria Decks

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Raise Your Standards.  As we get closer to the release of M19 (the Magic 2019 Core Set), the number of new and innovative decklists from Magic Online (MTGO) begins to diminish.  With that being said, I was still able to find a few…

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Raise Your Standards – Shards in Standard

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Raise Your Standards.  As spoiler season for the M19 Core Set continues, I get more and more excited for this new set.  There are a lot of cool, new cards as well as some exciting reprints.  But, since M19 doesn’t come out until…

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