(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

Deck Spotlight: (Pioneer) Izzet Phoenix

Deck Spotlight: (Pioneer) Izzet Phoenix

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Hello! Cherryxman here again for another deck guide. Last time I wrote about Eldrazi Tron in Modern and Pioneer didn’t exist yet. Ever since it was announced, I have been… Read more

Deck Spotlight: (Pioneer) Izzet Ensoul

Deck Spotlight: (Pioneer) Izzet Ensoul

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Izzet Ensoul is the most underrated deck in the format.  It is incredibly aggressive, versatile, consistent, and can maintain pressure late into a grindy game.  After was banned from Pioneer,… Read more

All Things Azorius in Pioneer

All Things Azorius in Pioneer

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When Pioneer was first announced, I was extremely excited to cast off of . I almost immediately started working on an Esper Control deck because I knew that and were… Read more

Urza or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mox

Urza or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mox

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If you know anything about me, then the following statement will floor you: In the context of 2019’s Modern format, fair Magic sucks. This is going to be long and… Read more

Pioneering a Manabase Using Probability and Statistics

Pioneering a Manabase Using Probability and Statistics

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One of the most difficult things to master in this game is the art of deck building. It is, in my opinion, the most challenging element to the puzzle that… Read more

(Pioneer) Deck Tech: Pioneerios

(Pioneer) Deck Tech: Pioneerios

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I’ll admit it, I love Pioneer. The format feels wide open, just like Modern did back in 2012 where the possibilities were endless and there was so much room to… Read more

Introducing (Pioneer) Esper Dragons

Introducing (Pioneer) Esper Dragons

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Ahhh Pioneer. What a refreshing sight to see. With all that’s been going on in the Modern and Standard worlds, it’s refreshing to see something new, let alone, something as… Read more