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Top Cards to Buy, Fall Edition

By Rone (2021-10-29)

On this episode of Top Cards to Buy, we review each format, from Commander via Legacy, Modern, and Pioneer all the way to Standard, in order to find the cards that make for the best investments this fall. Much of this is of course in preparation for the anticipated arrival of Innistrad: Crimson Vow.

A First Look at Midnight Hunt Limited

By FjodorSascha (2021-09-15)

Grab your pumpkins and Halloween costumes, it's Harvesttide and we are going to party on Innistrad! Between Werewolves, Vampires, Zombies, and other devilish creatures, the plane is as spooky as ever, and it's looking like a really awesome draft experience! Here's a summary of mechanics, archetypes, and more!

Daily Deck Tech Hunt: The Undead Now Via(la)ble in Modern?

By ElonThragtusk (2021-09-13)

Every workday ahead of the set's release, Insight is taking a quick look at a deck featuring new cards from the upcoming Innistrad: Midnight Hunt. Today we're checking if a few new cards are enough to bring back a tribe long considered dead. Modern Zombies may be viable now, and they're definitely vialable!

On Video This Week (33/2021)

By CMInsightTeam (2021-08-16)

Every week Cardmarket is running a lot of exciting Magic content that you don't want to miss, on both YouTube and Twitch—from gameplay to deck discussion to the latest news regarding previews and prices. Collecting everything in one place, here's your TV program for the week of August 16–20.

VIDEO: These Modern Creatures Will Not Be Cheap for Long

By IIItygraIII (2021-02-06)

With a huge change in Modern meta over the past few weeks and good recent reprints, Modern is a format that has seen some staple creature cards recline in price. However, these cards will almost certainly go back up in price when paper Magic returns in 2021.

Kaldheim Spotlight: Narfi, Betrayer King

By ElonThragtusk (2021-01-20)

Kaldheim didn't break Magic just yet, but it's full of relatively complex cards that take at least a few seconds to fully comprehend. One card that doesn't betray its true strength at first glance is Narfi. The Betrayer King has more going for it than meets the eye, from snow to Zombie to the graveyard—and back.

Kaldheim Spotlight: Pyre of Heroes

By Kumagoro (2021-01-11)

When Birthing Pod was banned five years ago, Modern lost its most powerful search engine. Throughout the years, several cards have tried to revive the thrill of those glorious activations, but none of them got closer to that promise than Kaldheim's Pyre of Heroes—tribal angle be damned.

A Faithless Looting Eulogy Part 1

By Rone (2019-09-09)

It's time to say goodbye to one of Modern's defining cards, Faithless Looting. Rone does so by singing the praises of each archetype it helped enable, while discussing the futures of these archetypes in a post-looting world. This time, Rone covers the big three - Izzet Phoenix, Dredge, and the Hogaak Menace itself.

#CMWhatTheTrend - Hogaak & Leyline of the Void

By JaminK (2019-07-31)

Hello and welcome to WhatTheTrend, the column where we'll examine current trends on Cardmarket, check out why certain cards are popular, and speculate on future price developments. This week, we're examining the biggest threat in Modern and the most common answer to it.

M20 Cards That Could Make Their Way into Modern

By HansD (2019-07-11)

A new set? Already? Wizards of the Coast have been cranking new sets out at a lightning pace, and with those new sets comes new toys for Modern players to use. Hans picks four cards from M20 that he thinks will find homes in Modern decks!

The Most Powerful Rares of M19 for Standard

By ChristianS (2018-07-12)

Last time, I talked about the new Elder Dragons and Planeswalkers of the latest Core set. This time around, I'm writing about the most powerful rares of M19 for the Standard format. While the best cards of M19 seem to be Elder Dragons, there are still some good rares which could impact Standard. M19 focused a bit on tribals, but there are also other cards with potential.

Merfolk in Rivals of Ixalan Standard

By ChristianS (2018-02-21)

The Ixalan block focused heavily on the vampire, merfolk, pirate, and dinosaur tribe. Merfolk, unfortunately, ended falling behind given a low member pool and limited support cards in Ixalan Standard. This article discusses how Rivals of Ixalan changes this equation.

PT EMN aftermath

By DrHoeh (2016-08-09)

It seems like the first impressions from the PT have sunk in, and players have started to dig deeper into the available information.

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