From the Feature Match – Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir Special Coverage Day 2

Day 2 was AWESOME! Yes so awesome that it deserved an underline, capitals, and to be bolded up. The action and the matches that we saw, the storylines that unfolded, and the turnaround days that certain decks had was truly something inspired. I am going to kick this off with saying, if you didn’t see …

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From the Feature Match – Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir Special Coverage

  Wow, it is so hard to believe that not only is Pro Tour Khans of Tarkir upon us; but day one is already in the books and so much has happened already. Normally I write the article Searching Standard but this weekend it is my pleasure to be covering the Pro Tour (#PTKTK for …

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Searching Standard: Card Advantage is the key to Victory

I am currently working on doing a very thorough review of the Jeskai Tempo deck running around standard right now and as spoilers for next week let me tell you that I have had amazing results with this deck. I have been trying things out with a few different spells to see how it works …

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Planeswalkers, Planeswalkers everywhere

  Ever since the first planeswalkers were printed, they’ve been a staple of every format they are legal in. Ranging from Jace, the Mind Sculptor in Legacy to Elspeth, Sun’s Champion in Standard, planeswalkers are premiere cards that have the ability to turn a game into your favor almost every time. The two decks I …

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Razing Minds – A look a Nekusar

Nekusar, the Mindrazer is an extremely powerful and fun commander, who I’ve recently started putting together a shell for. Right away, Nekusar tells us two things: He wants everyone to draw cards, and he wants to make it hurt. So, what are some of the best ways to make players draw cards? Black, red, and …

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Searching Standard: An Enlightened Special

After the completion of the Super Series last week and knowing I had an intense work week ahead of me I had announced that I was going to be taking this week off. One of the points of Searching Standard is to take a look at cards and decks that readers email and see how …

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Fine Gaming: Khans of Tarkir Standard

With the full list of cards revealed for Khans of Tarkir, now comes the most interesting aspect to Magic, deck building. Just like with Theros and with Return to Ravnica, and because I’m unoriginal when it comes to thinking of what to write about, I’ve decided to share some deck ideas like my fellow Roxie …

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Searching Standard Super Series #3 – The Power of Abzan

Today I will be wrapping up my Searching Standard Super Series by looking at a color combination that I have spent most of my magic career playing in; Abzan, formerly known as Junk. I was going to do up four articles, but the other deck I was brewing just didn’t stand up the way I …

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Searching Standard Super Series #2: Aggressively Red

  In our second Super Series article we are going to be looking at another aggressive deck in Monored. Now you may remember at the beginning I said that these articles will be based on decks that Khans of Tarkir has inspired and Monored Aggro is a long standing archetype in Magic the Gathering; however …

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Brewing with Khans

Khans of Tarkir is probably the most exciting set to be spoiled in a long, long time. I can’t remember being so excited for a set since… Innistrad, actually. In the time I’ve been away, I’ve brewed up several lists. The first is an aggressive Abzan deck that I don’t think anyone has really picked …

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