Modern Meta-Call 159: Assessing Post-Bridge Meta

Modern Meta-Call 159: Assessing Post-Bridge Meta

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https://www.cardknocklife.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/CKL-159.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSubscribe to Modern Meta-Call iTunes Feed This week, Corey and Darrel take a look at the weekend’s results to get a… Read more

Post-Hogaak Modern: Some Much Needed Room to Breathe

Post-Hogaak Modern: Some Much Needed Room to Breathe

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Since the inception of the Modern format in 2011, the allure of another non-rotating format with a seemingly endless pool of card selection is simply captivating. Think back to Pro… Read more

Card Knock Life #145 – A New Approach to a Phoenix-Heavy Meta

Card Knock Life #145 – A New Approach to a Phoenix-Heavy Meta

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https://www.cardknocklife.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/CKL-145.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week, Corey and Darrel discuss an approach to a Phoenix-heavy Modern metagame.  It’s everywhere people!  But that doesn’t mean Modern… 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

Card Knock Life #142 – Modern in Toronto, Dallas, and the Challenge

Card Knock Life #142 – Modern in Toronto, Dallas, and the Challenge

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https://www.cardknocklife.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/CKL-142.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week, Corey and Darrel discuss the weekend’s whacky Modern results from GP Toronto, SCG Classic: Dallas, and the MTGO Modern… 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

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

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

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