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#TwitterBuildsModern Episode One: Prison Break!

ConstructedBy JohnnyCroat (2019-03-01)

When building a deck with a clear win-condition in mind, it's important to look at the ways that this can be achieved. When that win-condition will take far more turns than is usual in the format, then we need to look at ways to give us that time! Let's build a pillow fort with Maze's End!

The KCI Diaries

ConstructedBy Toffel (2018-09-12)

This time, Toffel delves deeper into his weapon of choice in Modern and points out the key strengths and weaknesses of his Krark-Clan Ironworks deck within an ever-changing (hating) environment.

Three Magic Players Walk into a Bar - KCI At PT25A

Event CoverageBy Toffel (2018-08-14)

After PT 25th Anniversary, it's come time to tell you about the journey of three fierce warriors, set out to conquer the lands of Standard, Modern, and Legacy. Join me for some storytelling about the tournament and how I came to pick KCI as my pick for the Modern portion of the event.

Top 5 Aggro Decks in Dominaria Standard

ConstructedBy Rone (2018-06-20)

Standard is in a pretty rough spot right now. After Pro Tour Dominaria, the format looks solved. Goblin Chainwhirler is the new boogeyman and Red decks are everywhere. So, Rodrigo decided to take a look at Aggro in Standard and ranked his top 5 Aggro decks in Dominaria.

Modern Myths: Debunking the Format's Biggest Misconceptions

ConstructedBy HansD (2018-05-09)

Modern has a lot of things said about it, and I want to tackle in this week's article a few that I find to be myths about the format. I'm calling these four "Modern Myths," and I hope that bringing up these topics will spark a discussion. Do you think you'll agree with these points? Let's dive in and start off with the first one.

Artifact Synergies in Dominaria

SpoilersBy ChristianS (2018-04-17)

Christian is back at it with Dominaria, this time looking at potential artifact synergies for the upcoming expansion. From Djinns to Planeswalkers, and even to the new Saga Mechanic, Dominaria looks to be an artifacts matter set, pairing well with Kaldesh and bringing new and old archetypes to life.

Inner Workings: KCI

ConstructedBy Kumagoro (2018-04-05)

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 KCI, the combo decks that picked up the mantle of Eggs, ensuring the continuous presence in the format of hardcore artifact recursion.

Mardu Vehicles: Past, Present, and Future

ConstructedBy Rone (2018-02-19)

Mardu Vehicles has been a popular archetype in Standard since Kaladesh released. The deck has faced one of the most troublesome metas in Standard history with four separate ban announcements, one format rotation, and yet it has, through it all, managed to be a fairly well represented deck. Let’s crew it!

Highlights in Bilbao: Modern at Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan

Event CoverageBy Rone (2018-02-06)

Last weekend, the best Magic players in the world gathered in Bilbao to fight for the crown at PTRIX. After two years without a Modern Pro Tour, everyone was excited to see if the Pros could shake up the format and bring new strategies and cards from recent sets. Here are the tournament highlights.

The 5 Most Successful Modern Decks of 2017

ConstructedBy Kumagoro (2018-01-19)

For better or for worse, the year that just ended consolidated the current Modern meta. But who were the kings of the season? Meet the five decks that placed more consistently in the Top 8 of Modern events during 2017, while scoring victories at the largest tournaments.

Modern Whirrings

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2017-11-30)

Who is ready for "the ultimate mix of mind-numbing boredom with really difficult gameplay decisions"?

Post Tour Aether Revolt

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2017-02-06)

The Pro Tour weekend lies behind us once again and it had a one-sided but still unexpected result.

Modern Aether

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2017-01-14)

Get your hands on the new cards at the Prerelease!

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Cardmarket Decks

Standard

5-8
Grand Prix Orlando 2018
11.08.2018
2nd
M19 First Battlefield @ Japan
14.07.2018
1st
StarCityGames.com Team Open @ Worcester, MA
14.07.2018
3-4
PPTQ Atlanta @ @ Geex Hobby Store (Brazil)
01.07.2018

Modern

MTGO
MTGO Competitive Modern League
18.06.2019
2nd
Pro Tour London (Mythic Championship II)
26.04.2019
MTGO
MTGO Modern MOCS
22.04.2019
3rd
Star City Games Team Open Cincinnati
23.03.2019

Legacy

3-4
MTA Legacy Invitational @ Guangzhou, China
15.07.2018
3-4
Louisiana Legacy MTG P-Tourney
25.06.2017

Vintage

MTGO
MTGO Vintage Challenge
18.03.2018

Commander

5-8
Snow-Covered Cup 2018 @Moscow
09.12.2018
5-8
ZAP Avril (Palaiseau, France)
15.04.2018
2nd
Gatecrashers'15k Tournament
25.03.2018
3-4
15k Duel Commander Tournamen (Gatecrashers, Anonas Q.C Philippines)
25.02.2018

Highlander

1st
Highlander Spielraum Wien #2
26.05.2018
3rd
Metagame Master 10 Berlin
11.11.2017
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