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

The Evolution of BennyHillz UW Control

The Evolution of BennyHillz UW Control

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Before ’s debut in Modern, BennyHillz dominated the UW Control scene with a UW Control deck that would become a new standard for the archetype, known for its versatile proactive… Read more

UW Midrange Primer: Assess, Adapt, and Ascend

UW Midrange Primer: Assess, Adapt, and Ascend

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Inspired by Darrel Feltner’s recent be-all-end-all primer for UW Tron, I’ve accomplished the same for an archetype I’ve known better than any other, UW Midrange. This primer, in collaboration with… Read more

Standard Week One in Arena

Standard Week One in Arena

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The world is finally put to rights! Standard is live in Arena, everyone still hates the economy, and content creators like yours truly are playing a million and one games… Read more

UW Tron Primer: A Fresh Twist on an Old Favorite

UW Tron Primer: A Fresh Twist on an Old Favorite

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Yo! It’s Darrel, seemingly back from the dead (when it comes to writing for the website). It has been a while since I have had some time to write a… 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

Thalia, Guardian of Modern (Intro to Death and Taxes)

Thalia, Guardian of Modern (Intro to Death and Taxes)

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I’m Dylan Lu and this is my first article with Card Knock Life. I’m probably better known as the pseudonym Tomi Yo (Tamiyo) and am one of the admins of… 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

An Introduction to MTG Arena

An Introduction to MTG Arena

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This time last year, I was done with Magic. Having played for 20-some years, it became clear to me that financial barriers and reasons related to my mental health would… Read more