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The Top 16 Modern Decks from Cardmarket Series Paris

Event CoverageBy ElonThragtusk (2020-02-13)

The Modern main event of Cardmarket Series Paris this past weekend was the perfect opportunity to witness a fresh metagame in action and in its first steps of evolution. We did see many decks we somewhat didn't expect, not just within the second half of the Top 16, but also among the first half.

The Cat's Whiskers for FNMs

ConstructedBy WileCoyote (2019-08-27)

Do you want an exciting competitive deck for FNM that's relatively inexpensive? Mark's got the answer. Ajani's Pridemate is one of his favorite cards and he's convinced that this humble lion can still roar, even in the world power creep that is Magic: The Gathering.

From the Vault: Kaalia

ConstructedBy RJGiel (2019-07-16)

Kaalia of the Vast might be one of the most iconic Commanders ever printed. Every long-time Commander player has either played a Kaalia deck or died playing against it. M20 had many surprises for commander players old and new alike, one of them was a callback to the infamous Human Cleric.

It's All About Prime Speaker Vannifar

ConstructedBy HansD (2019-03-19)

To say that Standard is thriving would be an understatement. With a multitude of fully-viable build-around cards and a deep pool of supporting cards, this Standard might be one of the most diverse Standards in the history of Magic. Brewers all over the Internet have been sharing new and exciting lists every week, it seems, and the card I want to focus on today is a "fixed" version of a card that's banned in Modern: Prime Speaker Vannifar.

Show Your Colors Part 1 - Picking a Mono-Colored Commander

ConstructedBy RJGiel (2019-02-18)

In this series, I'd like to talk about picking a commander based on its colors. In this article, we will start by looking at the mono-colored options and the challenges that will come with building one.

Myth & Magic: Vampires, Werewolves, and a Bump in the Night

EntertainmentBy JohnnyCroat (2018-10-31)

Lee is back with another take on the myth behind the Magic. Today he's feeling festive, looking at Vampires, Werewolves, and other things lurking under your bed just in time for Halloween.

Inner Workings: Saheeli Evolution

ConstructedBy Kumagoro (2018-09-20)

In each installment of the Inner Workings series, we'll examine a different Modern archetype to find out what makes it tick. This time, it's the turn of a different kind of toolbox deck, featuring the relocation to Modern of the infinite creatures combo that broke Standard last year.

Inner Workings: Creatures Toolbox

ConstructedBy Kumagoro (2018-05-25)

In each installment of the Inner Workings series, we’ll examine a different Modern archetype to find out what makes it tick. This time, it’s the turn of Creatures Toolbox, the only true heir of Pod decks, continuing a long tradition of creature-based combo builds capable of finding an answer to anything.

From Legends to Dominaria and Everything In Between - Part 2

EntertainmentBy Kumagoro (2018-05-04)

Taking our cue from Dominaria’s legendary theme, we keep exploring the past of the controversial supertype, entering the era of the Modern border, the Kamigawa explosion, and all the other legends that populated the sets from the second decade of Magic’s history.

Playing Pauper with the Soul Sisters

ConstructedBy RyanS (2018-05-02)

I came across an interesting Soul Sister’s combo deck at my local LGS. This got me thinking about Soul Sisters in Pauper and, in this article, I take a look at three different version of Soul Sisters for Pauper each a little different from the other.

The Best Angels for Each Era of Magic

EntertainmentBy Kumagoro (2018-04-19)

Magic has existed for 25 years now, and Angels have been around from the beginning, always eager to protect the worthy (the player) and punish the wicked (the opponent). To celebrate their everlasting piety and fury, let’s decide which have been the true paragons of virtue at each stage of Magic’s history.

Dangerous Propositions: Birthing Pod

ConstructedBy Kumagoro (2018-03-28)

The Modern ban list is a maximum-security prison with 33 inmates, some of which pose a potentially serious threat to the meta. But now that Big Jace has been released, anything can happen. I'll cover each offender in its own article to see who is eligible for parole, starting with the godmother of interactive combo decks.

Postmodern Times

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2017-02-15)

MtG Finance between the Double Modern GP weekend, MM17 and the WMC announcement.

Eldritch Standard Evolution

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2016-08-01)

New Standard results have arrived, but they mostly aren't very new at all.

Meat and Eggs

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2020-01-27)

Should you follow those Modern footsteps?

Bear with me!

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2020-01-27)

This deck is great at disabling or at least delaying the most unfair plans the other Modern decks bring to the table.

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Cardmarket Decks

Modern

3-4
Circuito Wild West 2018 Etapa 2
15.03.2018
MTGO
MTGO Competitive Modern League
06.02.2018
5-8
Circuito Wild West 2017 Etapa 7
19.12.2017
5-8
Circuito Wild West 2017 Etapa 6
03.11.2017

Legacy

3rd
Normandy Magic Club (Caen, France)
17.09.2017
1st
CLC: Circuito Legacy Catarinense - Etapa 6
16.07.2017

Vintage

MTGO
MTGO Vintage Daily
18.07.2017

Commander

2nd
Duel Commander @ Jeux Barjo (Bordeaux, France)
10.04.2019
1st
Snow-Covered Cup 2018 @Moscow
09.12.2018
2nd
EDH Noël Gob'l'Ain @ Ambérieu-en-Bugey
15.12.2018
2nd
Volgograd DC daily 6 @ Volgo Games
23.12.2018

Highlander

6th
Metagame Masters #7 Berlin
23.10.2016
8th
Highlander Online League - Season XXVIII Online – Cockatrice
28.09.2016
5th
Highlander FNM Berlin
29.07.2016
2nd
PKP Highlander February 2014
22.02.2014
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