No changes were made this week to the DCI's banned and restricted list. And that's a big problem.
Second Sunrise is banned in Modern, but that doesn't mean the sun has set on combo decks.
Knowing the power of Seething Song from firsthand experience, Michael wasn't upset when it was banned in Modern. And it hasn't stopped him from playing with interesting combo decks in a thriving format.
Michael Lanier discusses his incarnation of The Epic Storm and recounts a tale of St. Louis. In true mathematician style, there's a chart and a lot of counting.
Standard has had recent two-card combos (Deceiver Exarch-Splinter Twin), but engine-based combos are almost extinct. Could Return to Ravnica reverse that trend?
Affinity took down the Modern GP this weekend, and spewing artifacts onto the battlefield also is a cheap way to forge a Legacy deck.