The Lost Caverns of Ixalan Ahoy Mateys Precon Upgrade Guide

The Lost Caverns of Ixalan: Ahoy Mateys Precon Upgrade Guide

Jason KrellCommander

The Lost Caverns of Ixalan has four new Commander decks with classic Ixalan archetypes, meaning pirates have raised their sails once again to raid a pod near you. But even before they start boarding, we’re going to look at the Ahoy Mateys precon and ways to upgrade it. AHOY MATEYS: NEW COMMANDERS The face commander for Ahoy Mateys is Admiral …

Wilds of Eldraine Updated Decks for Standard

Wilds of Eldraine: Updated Decks for Standard

Tom AndersonStandard

I’ve been keeping a close eye on the early Standard decks post-Wilds of Eldraine, and I’m sure I’m not the only one with great expectations. The original Throne of Eldraine was among the most impactful sets ever, immediately reshaping not only Standard but every other format, too.  Wilds of Eldraine doesn’t seem to include must-ban outliers on the level of …

Modern Decks, Now with Preordain

Modern Decks, Now with Preordain!

Mason ClarkModern

Modern had had a week for people to settle into the Preordain unban and explore the format. While it will take more time to figure out the full ramifications, we can take a look at a few decks and get ready for the new Regional Championship Qualifier season that is starting in a week.  Jund saga  Scam (or Rakdos Evoke) …

Commander Masters Planeswalker Party Precon Upgrade Guide

Commander Masters Planeswalker Party Precon Upgrade Guide

Jacob LacknerCommander

Planeswalker matters decks are not one of the more popular themes fo r Commander decks. There simply hasn’t been enough support for Planeswalkers over the years for that type of deck to consistently succeed. However, Commander Master’s Planeswalker Party precon goes a long way towards remedying this, and our review and upgrade guide will take the fun to the next …

Innovation in Modern

Michael RappModern

Last week I spoke about how desperation breeds creativity, and as Modern adapts to the changes brought on by The Lord of the Rings, this has proven to be true. Over the last few weeks I’ve noticed some interesting new innovation in existing Modern decks, and even new decks all together put up strong tournament results.  So much of competitive …

Shelob, Child of Ungoliant Commander Deck Tech

Shelob, Child of Ungoliant Commander Deck Tech

Jacob LacknerCommander

Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle Earth is loaded with legendary creature cards that represent Tolkien’s characters, and many of these make for interesting and powerful Commanders. One of these notable The Lord of the Rings figures, and one who deserves this deck tech, is Shelob, Child of Ungoliant. At one point in the story, this massive spider manages …