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The Colors of Modern – Part Five: Green

Welcome to the final installment of Colors of Modern! This is a five-part series of articles focused on analyzing the varying impact each color in Magic has upon Modern, based on the individual cards that see play in the format and, to a broader extent, the archetypes made possible by these cards. Check out the […]

The Colors of Modern – Part Four: Red

Welcome back to the Colors of Modern! This is a five-part series of articles focused on analyzing the varying impact each color in Magic has upon Modern, based on the individual cards that see play in the format and, to a broader extent, the archetypes made possible by these cards. If you missed the previous articles […]

The Colors of Modern – Part 3: Black

Two weeks ago I began a five-part series of articles focused on analyzing the varying impact each color in Magic has upon Modern, based on the individual cards that see play in the format and, to a broader extent, the archetypes made possible by these cards. If you missed last week’s article on blue, check […]

The Colors of Modern – Part Two: Blue

Last week, I began a five-part series focused on analyzing the varying impact each color in Magic has upon Modern, based on the individual cards that see play in the format and, to a broader extent, the archetypes made possible by these cards. If you missed last week’s article on white, check it out there; I’ll […]

The Colors of Modern – Part One: White

For the past two weeks I’ve been in Rome, experiencing the city and all its wonders through a roughly six-week study abroad program for architecture. Among many things, my studies have dealt significantly in history, be it the bloody history of Rome’s oft-changing seat of Caesar or the general majestic forces at work in Rome’s […]

Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty’s Modern Upgrades

Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty has been fully revealed! Adam dives in and discusses which decks received the best new set of cybernetic enhancements.

Unmuddle Modern with Pillar Thinking

Jordan applies pillar thinking to Modern, identifying five distinct macro-archetypes to carve out a holistic picture of the format.

My Honorable Mentions of 2021 for Modern

Adam takes a walk down memory lane and lists his top 10 honorable mentions for cards new to Modern from 2021.

Modern Banlist Watch List: 2022 Edition

David’s back with his annual Modern ban watch list. What was banned in 2021? The format now appears healthy, but what is on his radar for the future?

Collecting for the Long Term: Modern Format Staples

This week Paul dives deep into Modern, looking at some of the staple cards players should have in their arsenal, and his approach to investing in the format.

Modern Top 5: Overplayed Cards

There’s a reason that stories tend to follow a certain structure. And similarly why studios seem to favor reboots and retreads over actually new movies. Humans are creatures of expectation and habit. We are used to certain things happening a certain way, especially once they’ve been socially reinforced, and when those expectations aren’t met it […]

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