Strong-Arming Standard – Reviewing GRN Standard

Strong-Arming Standard – Reviewing GRN Standard

Strong-Arming Standard – Reviewing GRN Standard This has been one of the most diverse standard formats we have had in quite a while. The metagame constantly evolved for the first 2 months of the format as people discovered new decks and innovative ways to play...
Strong-Arming Standard – Izzet Drakes

Strong-Arming Standard – Izzet Drakes

Izzet Drakes The Izzet Drakes deck has been around in the format for a while now, but just recently it has started to adapt to shifts in the metagame. Some of the lists have cut the Arclight Phoenixes and added Niv-Mizzet, Parun, moving them closer to the Jeskai...
Top 10 Reprints in Ultimate Masters

Top 10 Reprints in Ultimate Masters

Top 10 Reprints in Ultimate Masters Ultimate Masters is one of the best reprint sets we’ve had in recent years. While Iconic Masters and Masters 25 were a bit of a let down, Ultimate Masters promises some of the best (and most beautiful) reprints Magic has to...
Strong-Arming Standard – Green/Black Midrange

Strong-Arming Standard – Green/Black Midrange

This week I’m going to try and take a look at everything that a standard Golgari deck can play right now (though I might miss some—there are a ton of options for the deck). Lets go by mana cost: 1 mana Llanowar Elves – I would recommend this in almost every...
Strong-Arming Standard – GRN After Week One

Strong-Arming Standard – GRN After Week One

Welcome! We’ve had a few large events for the new standard format, so let’s look at what has been doing well. The 3 events I’m going to be looking at are the Magic Online PTQ, the recent SCG Classic, and the SCG Team Open. The team open will be the...