Card Knock Life #139 – “KCBye” and RNA Modern Predictions (Gold)

Card Knock Life #139 – “KCBye” and RNA Modern Predictions (Gold)

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https://www.cardknocklife.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/CKL-139.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis week, Corey and Darrel talk about today’s banned and restricted announcement, discuss our picks for week one Standard decks, and finish our spoiler… Read more

Bringing the Fight to Phoenix

Bringing the Fight to Phoenix

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When Grixis Death’s Shadow dominated, and basically warped, the format, players, including LSV, were calling for a ban. Now it’s not being talked about nearly as much, even though it’s… Read more

CKL #138 – RNA Modern Predictions (Mono-Colored)

CKL #138 – RNA Modern Predictions (Mono-Colored)

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https://www.cardknocklife.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/CKL-138.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis week, Corey and Darrel begin their spoiler season Modern predictions game with RNA mono-colored cards.  We’ll also check the results of our GRN… Read more

A Look Into Blue-Based Control in Standard with Ravnica Allegiance

A Look Into Blue-Based Control in Standard with Ravnica Allegiance

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Jeskai, Esper, or Grixis? Welcome to Ravnica Allegiance Standard, where the mana is perfect and the colors don’t matter! Control decks got a lot of new tools to work with… Read more

Laplasjan’s KoTR Counters Company Sideboarding Guide

Laplasjan’s KoTR Counters Company Sideboarding Guide

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Happy new year! Its been a long time since my last article so I will not postpone it any longer.  Today I will give you short sideboarding guide for the… Read more

Card Knock Life #137 – Modern Graveyards, Results, and RNA Spoilers

Card Knock Life #137 – Modern Graveyards, Results, and RNA Spoilers

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https://www.cardknocklife.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/CKL-137.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis week, Corey and Darrel talk about the success of the current Standard format and the (perhaps irrational) disgust of a “linear” Modern format. … Read more

Counterpoint: Un-Cracking the Modern Code

Counterpoint: Un-Cracking the Modern Code

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This is a follow-up to Francesco Neo Amati’s “Cracking the Modern Code” (12-18-18). In his article, Francesco Neo Amati discussed how to approach Modern and where UW Midrange stands within… Read more

How to Win in MTG Arena Constructed (While Doing Your Own Thing)

How to Win in MTG Arena Constructed (While Doing Your Own Thing)

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Introduction to Magic Arena Ranked Play On December 13th, 2018, the new Magic: the Gathering Arena (MTGA) ranked preseason began, resetting all previous ranks and ushering in the new golden… Read more

Corey and Darrel’s Best of 2018 (Modern)

Corey and Darrel’s Best of 2018 (Modern)

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The good news is we recorded a episode 137 of Card Knock Life Podcast recapping our ten favorite newcomers to Modern this year.  The bad news; the audio is completely unlistenable. … Read more

CKL Plays (Modern) Grixis Control

CKL Plays (Modern) Grixis Control

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I noticed an old favorite of mine popping up in recent MTGO league results and was hopeful that it might be time to dust off Grixis Control.  Is this meta… Read more