You may have heard of the term “flavor draft.” This concept, popularized by Luis-Scott Vargas and friends, involves modifying the rules of a draft based on flavor concerns. A classic example: should a One-Eyed Scarecrow be allowed to equip a Blazing Torch? Or, with Dark Ascension: how would a Headless Skaab wear an Executioner’s Hood? […]
Zac Hicks, prolific podcaster and champion of giant robots, has managed a double top eight at SCG Memphis. Read on to find out how his matches played out, changes he would make, and more!
Josh is excited about Naya, Modern, and tapping Vengevines sideways. Read his article to find out why!
Peter Johnson has some tips on Pod for anyone trying to win a Modern PTQ. His tournament report goes into lines that are useful for playing with and against the archetype. Meanwhile, his primer explains his unconventional card choices, such as zero discard and some spicy new cards from Dark Ascension!
The sealed format is a fickle mistress and I am only beginning the journey of learning the key to her heart. Today, I will bring you a tale of two launch parties. In the first act, things go well. In the second act, things go horribly awry. By the end, the protagonist and the audience hope to learn something important about life.
Anthony Talks about why UW Delver decks are so good and what you can do to beat them.
Bernie Wen made Top 8 with his take on Esper Blade at the SCG Cincinnati Legacy Open. Check out his thoughts on the archetype.
Alex Horn takes you through a Block Constructed Primer as he looks forward to Dark Ascension releasing on Magic Online.
Justin Duewel-Zahniser tells you how to properly taste Chocolate and gives you his first impressions of Dark Ascension Limited.