Breaking the Pioneer Meta with Three Underrated Brews

Breaking the Pioneer Meta with Three Underrated Brews

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Pioneer has been heating up over the past couple months as a bunch of premiere events have taken place. For the first time in Pioneer’s history, a solid metagame has… Read more

A Historic Introduction: Archetypes

A Historic Introduction: Archetypes

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It’s really strange to me that no one’s really talking about Historic… As fatigue mounts from the frequency of bannings in Standard, Pioneer, Modern, and Legacy lately, some players find… Read more

(Modern) Bringing the Nature’s Wrath to Copycat

(Modern) Bringing the Nature’s Wrath to Copycat

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2019 was a wild year for Modern and 2020 shows no signs of changing this craziness. With and gone, new decks have risen to the top of the Modern metagame… Read more

(Modern) A Myth Realized

(Modern) A Myth Realized

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Today we’re going to take a look at a seldom-used and often overlooked powerhouse in the Modern format.  After investing just a single white mana, can provide a huge threat… Read more

Dream Trawler is a Better Magic Card than Dragonlord Ojutai

Dream Trawler is a Better Magic Card than Dragonlord Ojutai

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There, I said it. It needed to be said. I personally needed to admit it and quite honestly so did a lot of you. I put it on the proverbial… Read more

Framing the Pioneer Metagame

Framing the Pioneer Metagame

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From his more recent article, “(Pioneer) Esper Hero: The One Who Need, but Don’t Deserve”, Oren Lagziel mentioned one key point that comes with brewing a deck in Pioneer, “When… Read more

(Pioneer) Here Comes the Sun’s Nemesis

(Pioneer) Here Comes the Sun’s Nemesis

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Theros Beyond Death has definitely made an impact on Pioneer. Whether it’s the combo, the / combo, or the / combo, the first new set since the inception of the… Read more

(Pioneer) Esper Hero: The One We Need, but Don’t Deserve

(Pioneer) Esper Hero: The One We Need, but Don’t Deserve

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Pioneer is a great format that has all the benefits of Standard without the mistakes of Modern, likely because its been handled more progressively than Modern. The aggressive bans cleared… Read more

Top 5 Modern Cards from Theros Beyond Death

Top 5 Modern Cards from Theros Beyond Death

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As Darrel and I recorded the Meta-Call podcast in which we tabulated our Modern picks for Throne of Eldraine, we looked back on the set with a bit of surprise… Read more

Locking with Narset in Pioneer

Locking with Narset in Pioneer

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Now that we’re two months into the Pioneer format, things have settled down just enough to sort through the debris left from its numerous initial bans. With all the Oko,… Read more