The Lost Caverns of Ixalan New Modern Cards You'll Want to Play

The Lost Caverns of Ixalan: New Modern Cards You’ll Want to Play

Michael RappModern

There are two indisputably true about Modern right now: the format desperately needs help to solve the Scam/Up the Beanstalk problem and that very soon, The Lost Caverns of Ixalan will become playable. Naturally I’m hoping the second truth addresses the first.  While I don’t think there is much in the way of revolutionizing Modern from LCI, I do believe …

Banned and Restricted Update: October 2023

Banned and Restricted Update: October 2023

Michael RappModern

On Monday, Wizards of the Coast dropped an October Banned and Restricted update of “No changes to announce for formats.” While this was always a possibility, and probably the most likely outcome,  many players were hoping to see things shaken up — at least in Modern. As is natural, there are a number of different outcomes when it comes to …

How to beat modern scam

How to Beat Modern Scam

Michael RappModern

The metagame varies greatly at any given Regional Championship Qualifier, but there is one constant: Scam players will be there. The density of this deck may change, but assuming those players are practiced, they’ll likely be floating around the top tables. So today, we’re going to teach you how to beat Modern Scam. Given that, there are two schools of thought …

Lost Caverns of Ixalan: Early Impressions

Mason ClarkModern, Pioneer, Standard

We continued our descent toward the Lost Caverns of Ixalan during the weekend at MagicCon Las Vegas. While we have still only seen a few previews, they point us in some fun directions, so we’re going to look at the potential standouts.  Ojer Axonil, Deepest Might  Now this is an exciting god. Ojer turns all your burn spells into Boros …

Top Modern Decks to Win Your Regional Championship Qualifier With

Mason ClarkModern

Modern has so many decks, so how are you supposed to know which to play for your next Regional Championship Qualifier? Well, I have you covered. I’m going to cover a few decks today that I think are great choices to win your next event (note that just because your deck didn’t make it on this short list doesn’t mean …