The Three Ghosts of Standard

I haven’t written an article in a few weeks, not because I have taken time away from Magic quite the opposite.  Since the release of Amonkhet my store has been inundated with new players and new Magic initiatives that I have simply not found the time between my occupational duties…

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Why Amonkhet Standard will be great

I’m back after a week off.  I’m back to tell you why I’m so excited for this new standard format and why it’s going to be so much fun. I don’t believe it’ll be Innistard Ravnica fun, but it is defiantly going to be a good format. So SCG Atlanta…

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Updating the Format for Amonkhet

Now it is incredibly close to the Amonkhet prerelease and I am hyped more than ever. I’m going to show you some decks that I expect to show up in the new format that is Amonkhet standard. I am deliberately going to leave out Mardu Vehicles and 4c Saheeli as…

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Beating the Trials

So it’s 4pm GMT and some of the new Amonkhet spoilers have just been revealed. Man, there is a one card that I’m talking about.  I’m sure everyone knows about him by now. It’s . So just to let everyone in on a little secret, I already love .  I’m…

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Letting the Cat Out of the Bag

Now some people like cats and some people like dogs.  I personally like cats since I’m allergic to dogs, but I digress. Currently one of the most dominant decks in standard is 4c Saheeli, as it took down both Grand Prix events this previous weekend: 4C SAHEELI by COREY BAUMEISTER Creatures (17) 4 4…

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Elder Dragon Recycling – Modern Masters 2017 Review

Modern Masters 2017 Edition is releasing next week, so I thought now would be a good time to review the latest Masters set and it’s impact on Commander. The number one goal of Masters sets beyond draft experience is to get more copies of cards in circulation, either to alleviate…

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Deep Analysis – How Destroying Modern Leads to Magic’s End Phase

Today I want to talk about something serious. Hasbro is slowly killing Magic as we know it.  They have successfully destroyed Vintage and Legacy. Now they are trying to do the same thing to Modern and they are using the same tactics as they did to make Vintage and Legacy…

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