Let’s Metagame – The Future of Humans

If you didn’t know already, I’m a huge fan of Humans in Modern. I love it’s ability to adapt to most of the matchups in the format. The disruptive and aggressive natures work wonders together, being able to effectively hinder your opponent’s gameplan while furthering your own is something I…

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Let’s Metagame – B/W Midrange 2.0

M19 is officially here, and Standard is still changing! I touched on the B/W deck several weeks ago. And while it seemed to vanish for awhile, it has gone through some changes. The new set also added some much needed juice to power it up. So, let’s take a look…

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The Pauper Place: SCGCon and the Pauper Classic

Hello everyone and welcome to the first edition of  my Pauper articles, The Pauper Place!  What I will be going over in these articles will be very similar to what I write about in my Making It In Modern articles but of course, for Pauper.  Anything related to the Pauper…

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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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Idle Thoughts – Grix-IS the way to Modern

Hello and Welcome to the first issue of Idle Thoughts! To start things off, I want to tell you a little about myself. I’ve been playing with Magic cards for as long as I can remember, but first started reading them as soon as Portal came out!  I still remember…

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Raise Your Standards – Aether Revolt Week 2, Electric Boogaloo

Hello and welcome to another episode of Raise Your Standards.  Last weekend was our second round of Star City Games Standard Open and Classic tournaments.  And surprise, surprise, the winning decks look very familiar to the decks from last week.  Let’s take a look at the deck that won the…

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Raise Your Standards – Let the Revolt Begin!

Hello and welcome to another episode of Raise Your Standards.  Now that we’ve had a couple of major tournaments post-banning and post-Aether Revolt, this week we’re going to take a look at the frontrunners of Standard. Last weekend, Star City Games both the SCG Classic and the SCG Open, which…

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Many Flavors of R/W Decks

Hi everyone, and welcome back to Raise Your Standards.  For me, White/Red decks are my favorite decks to play.  In the current Standard environment, there are multiple ways to build a competitive White/Red deck.  This week we’ll take a look at a few of these builds. Let’s start with a…

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Epiphany at the Drownyard – Researching the Field

Hello and welcome to my new column Epiphany at the Drownyard!  Here we will be discussing standard and understanding the fundamentals of the decks within standard and how to attack them. Let us take a look at one of the two current bogeymen of standard, U/W flash. Emma Handy’s U/W…

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