Posts Tagged ‘Standard’

RUG Tempo in Post-Rotation Standard

One of my greatest fears during Ixalan spoiler season has been that post-rotation Standard will remain largely unchanged. Decks like Temur Energy, UB Control, and Mono Red don’t lose much. In fact, new cards entering the form...


Standard BW Control

The stale nature of Standard has drawn constant criticism from both the professional and casual communities, as there are really only 2.5 viable decks. Mardu Vehicles and 4c Saheeli decks represent 62% of the metagame, which ma...


Traversing Modern & Standard

Developing a new mechanic and understanding how it affects multiple formats is something that even Wizards can get wrong. The best example of this is Delve; a mechanic first introduced in Future Sight. It was Khans block where ...



Energize Your Standard Experience

A moment of silence for our friends, Reflector Mage and Emrakul, who passed away in a tragic accident as their Copter lost power while flying over Kaladesh. Rumors are circulating around the Magic community that it was shot o...


Standard BUG Delirium

In the wake of last week’s bannings, the future of Standard is kind of up in the air right now. Three of the most important cards in the format – Emrakul, the Promised End, Smuggler’s Copter, and Reflector Mage, in or...