Corey Murphy


Modern Impact of Horizons: Creature Combo vs. Hogaak

Modern Impact of Horizons: Creature Combo vs. Hogaak

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I promised a follow-up to the “Impact of WAR” series (begun shortly after the release of War of the Spark) but, as the Modern Horizons release is already here, I… Read more

Modern Impact of WAR: Karn, the Great Creator

Modern Impact of WAR: Karn, the Great Creator

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I think I am speaking for everyone when I say War of the Spark preview season left Modern players with a lot of great expectations for our favorite format.  Its… Read more

(Modern) Izzet Phoenix Primer

(Modern) Izzet Phoenix Primer

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Let’s face it, variance is a big part of the game of Magic.  Our decks are shuffled, our pairings are randomized.  There are, however, many levels of decision making that… Read more

Bant Spirits vs. Modern (Sideboarding Guide)

Bant Spirits vs. Modern (Sideboarding Guide)

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Though I am constantly sleeving up a different deck Modern deck for my weekly local events, I often have one ‘primary’ deck to return to for larger competitive events.  This… Read more

Modern Meta Deck Choice: GW Combo Town

Modern Meta Deck Choice: GW Combo Town

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There are quite a few Modern players who stick to a single deck, tune it as the meta changes, and find quite a bit of success with their tried and… Read more

Know Your Meta! (Modern Manabases)

Know Your Meta! (Modern Manabases)

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There are quite a few Modern staples that care about the number of basic lands your opponent has access to.  In fact, for some decks, this type of information is… Read more

7 Tips to Improve Your Modern Game

7 Tips to Improve Your Modern Game

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As much as I oppose the notion that a play can be “correct” or “incorrect” in a game of Magic, I wouldn’t disagree that mistakes can, undoubtably, be made.  In… Read more

Modern Regionals by the Numbers

Modern Regionals by the Numbers

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Last weekend, Star City Games hosted a series of Regionals events around the country.  Event attendance fell somewhere between 200-400 contestants and each cut to a top 8.  Since Star… Read more

Knight of the Reliquary, Patron Saint of Value

Knight of the Reliquary, Patron Saint of Value

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Yesterday, at my local event, I heard this for the first time… “Damn, I was hoping I wouldn’t have to play against a deck today”.  -Anonymous Discouraged Opponent This one… Read more

Esper Control Follow-Up

Esper Control Follow-Up

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First off, let me just stay, thanks for sticking with us.  As you are likely aware, we’ve been dealing with some website issues lately and I am hopeful that we’re… Read more