War of the Spark Planeswalkers in Standard

Chantelle Campbell Standard

With War of the Spark spoiler season in full swing, we’ve seen a torrent of new cards – including plenty of planeswalkers. While there’s plenty of room to brew new decks, I can’t help but wonder  how they’re going to slot into the current Standard metagame. Teferi, Time Raveler Teferi, Time Raveler is the most obvious inclusion on this list. …

A Beginner’s Guide to Modern Dredge

Chantelle Campbell Modern

With KCI no longer around to prey on fair decks, we’ve seen a spike in grindier strategies in Modern. This shift, along with the printing of Creeping Chill, has propelled Dredge to the peak of popularity. Dredge attacks on a different axis than other creature-based strategies, using the graveyard more heavily than any other deck in Modern. The Dredge mechanic …

Autumn Burchett on Representation in Magic

Chantelle Campbell Community

In case you missed it, something monumental happened this weekend. It was the 91st Oscars, and attendees did not come to play. Billy Porter rocked the runway in a custom Christian Siriano haute couture gown, Hannah Beachler and Ruth E. Carter earned Marvel its first Oscars (the first African-American women to win Oscars in their categories, and the first to …

Ravnica Allegiance Standard Brews: Azorius

Chantelle Campbell Standard

When brewing with Blue and White, my mind initially went to Teferi, Hero of Dominaria, Absorb and Precognitive Perception. However, my heart was drawn, as it often is, to a more creature-based strategy – and particularly one Dovin, Grand Arbiter. White aggressive strategies were fan favorites last season; they were popular early in the format, and saw continued success with …

Standard Mono-White Aggro

Chantelle Campbell Standard

White Aggro decks invaded the scene at Pro Tour Guilds of Ravnica, putting six decks into the top eight and taking down the entire event in the hands of Andrew Elenbogen. Taking advantage of an incredibly low curve, including upwards of sixteen one-drop creatures, the White Aggro deck utilizes powerful small and evasive threats like Skymarcher Aspirant and Healer’s Hawk …

100 Days of Draft

Chantelle Campbell Limited

You may remember me talking about #100DaysofDraft when I was a youthful upstart, bright-eyed and full of hope (you can read the full article here). Basically, I committed to drafting at least once a day, for 100 days, tracking my progress on Twitter as well as in a spreadsheet. But I wanted to check in now that the draft queue …