Posts Tagged ‘Standard’

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...


Controlling the Meta With Aether Revolt

Give me a new Standard legal set, and I’ll build a UBx control deck out of it. This isn’t even a joke – my first priority upon seeing new cards (after evaluating them in Limited) is to build control decks. Even when I...